CAMP WHAT IF @ HOME-DAY 5
Your ideas have the power to change the world.
We believe middle schoolers have the great ideas of tomorrow in them today. You don’t have to wait till after college to launch your ideas into the world. You can start today.
Your mission today is to get inspired to change to your world.
From small acts of kindness to big projects, creative ideas have the power to help others in powerful ways.
What’s your creative idea? What if… your idea became real?
Check out today’s Adventure Plan and join us on the video call!
CAMP ANYWHERE FIND YOUR SMALL GROUP!
CANTON FIND YOUR SMALL GROUP!
Amy’s Canton Group | Morgan’s Canton Group | Ryan’s Canton Group | Stephen’s Canton Group | Zane’s Canton Group
AKRON FIND YOUR SMALL GROUP!
Amy’s Akron Group | Morgan’s Akron Group | Ryan’s Akron Group | Stephen’s Akron Group | Zane’s Akron Group
BIG QUESTION OF THE DAY
Who do you see as a community hero?
CAMP WHAT IF PLEDGE
I will be curious because curiosity open windows. I will ask questions!
I will be a co-hero because I am a part of a team. Together, we will be co-learners, co-explorers, and co-creators. I promise not to follow the counselors lead! I will follow my imagination!
I will give respect. I will respect people, technology, myself and our ideas!
I will engage my “What if…” powers. This week, I will SQUINT. I will not SQUELCH!
Would you rather… eat no candy at Halloween or no turkey at Thanksgiving?
1 Word descriptions:
- 1 word to describe…your bedroom
- 1 word to describe…your style
- 1 word to describe…your city
YOUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOUR IDEAS
Camp What If is about putting your imagination and empathy into action in the real world! These community hero’s are calling on you to create the next amazing ideas for your community.
Deputy Mayor James Hardy from Akron wants to hear your ideas!
SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS
Share your expertise! Your mission is to share your idea, thoughts, and feeling about your community.
EXPLORE WITH COMMUNITY HEROS
Pick 3 of these videos and learn from Real Community Hereos!
Watch and report what you learned to your group!
- Why did they start?
- Who are they helping?
- How are they doing it?
- Then ask yourself… What if that was me? What would I do?
Learn how YWCA of Stark County helps infants, toddlers, and families!
Learn how Officer Lamar Sharpe’s ‘Be A Better Me’ Mentoring Program helps kids!
Learn how the Akron-Canton Food Bank helps fight hunger!
Learn how Akron Soul Train helps local artists make and share art!
Learn how Nimi on the Fly teaches kids to fly fish and care for the river!
Learn how the Akron Rubber Ducks Baseball Team helps Downtown Akron!
Learn how Deli Ohio helped turn an old building into an amazing restaurant!
CREATE THE FUTURE
Imagine you were running for Mayor. Make your own campaign poster and show what programs you would start for the city.
Head to Sketchpad and draw your winning idea for your city!
Hero challenges are your chance to test your superpowers by completing these hands-on, creative super challenges and sharing your results with us. The more challenges you complete, the more points you earn, and the more prizes you and your camp can win! You can complete and share your Hero Challenges either by using your phone or by using your computer.
Conquer your Hero Challenges using augmented-reality on your phone
Download the Metaverse app
Today’s Metaverse Portal Password is “communication”
Conquer your Hero Challenges using your computer and Google Classroom
Use your TomTod email to log into Gmail and your camp’s Google Classroom
Use the Google Suite to create your work
Submit or work or take picture to earn your Hero Points
Hero Challenge #1 – Community Capture Photo Challenges
Today’s first mission will have you using your powers of observation to tell a story of how things are in the world right now. Draw a photo (or take photos) of what it looks like in your community right now.
What’s happening in your community? What are things in your community that need to be improved? What are the positive things about your community?
Need some inspiration?
Hero Challenge #2 – Mini-Mural Design
Your next mission is to create a mini-mural for your city? All great ideas start small as prototypes. Prototype your mural and share your design with us!
On the canvas you received in today’s Adventure Pack, use your sharpies to draw a picture of what you love about your community or what needs improved in your community. When you’re done, take a photo and share it with us!
Need some inspiration?