Lancer U - GEAR UP Summer Enrichment CampJune 17, 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We are so thrilled to have your child enroll in the GEAR UP Summer Enrichment Camp!

We have an awesome, adventure-packed summer planned that will both engage students and spark their interest in Language Arts and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

McKnight Middle School

Bus Arrive:

8:10 am

1200 Edmonds Ave NE


8:10-8:30 am

Renton, WA 98056


8:30-11:30 am

Dates: July 8th – August 1st, 2019


11:30-11:50 am

Days: Mondays – Thursdays

Bus Depart:

11:50 am

School doors open at 8:10 am, so students can come early and spend time with their friends before the day starts. Breakfast and lunch are provided, and students can bring their own lunch.

As a reminder, some of our activities will take place outside. We encourage the students to bring sunscreen, hats, rain jackets and other forms of protection as you see fit. We ask that you follow school policy regarding dress code and headwear restrictions.

Each school will have field trip opportunities to local areas, and we have attached a parent permission slip stating that you are allowing your young person to participate. Please complete the Field Trip Permission Form and return it with your student by the first day of camp!

Site coordinator:

Wendell Ellis


Please contact Mr. Ellis if you have any questions. He will be the point of contact for all aspects of SEC.



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Brian Teppner


Student Rules and Expectations

Teachers will review and discuss safety on the first day of class with frequent review throughout the camp. Parents and participants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Renton School District from all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, demands, costs or suits of any nature whatsoever, including property damage or personal injury caused by the negligent acts or omissions of participants and families participating in the GEAR UP Summer Enrichment Camp. All necessary school supplies will be provided but students are encouraged to bring a water bottle.

Please note the following guidelines will be in effect:
Standard MMS school rules and guidelines will be in effect for the duration of the program.

Participants will show respect for and follow the directions of the instructors:

  • Failure to obey classroom rules and expectations will result in the student losing their opportunity to continue in the program.
  • School appropriate clothing is required. No tops that show significant portions of a student’s chest, back, stomach or shoulders. Hats are permitted but no hoods or other head coverings are allowed inside the classroom.
  • Attendance is expected for the full duration; however, if you know that you are going to be absent please inform the teacher.
  • Photos and video will be taken during the camp for grant reporting and media purposes.


  • Username is their student id (same number they use at school for lunch usually a 6 digit number)
  • Password is their students birth date 02112010  2 digit birth month 2 digit birth date and 4 digit birth year no spaces

Please contact Elsa if you have any questions regarding transportation.
Elsa Biscaino
Routing Coordinator