The Ohio Wesleyan University and Junior League of Columbus OWjL Camp has announced candidates accepted to participate this year. OWjL Camp is a weeklong residential camp for gifted students currently in grades 6, 7, and 8. Campers come for one of three weeks. With more than 80 classes to choose from, students are immersed in an academic program that includes mathematics, logic, computing, science, and the humanities. A large emphasis is also placed on diversity and global perspectives and artistic expression as well as traditional camp experiences such as the annual OWjL dance, swimming, campus tours, crafts, and games.
Approximately 540 campers are selected to attend the OWjL program representing some 120 middle schools in the Central Ohio counties of Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway and Union. Westerville City Schools campers are:
- Blendon Middle School – Kai Gonchar, Samuel Goodman, Emma Lee, Andrew Smith, and Ava Stofel
- Genoa Middle School – Cora Bang, Ella Borton, Landon Fulkerson, Donovan Johnson, Jasmine Leeman, Isaac Leigh, Ellie Luba, Ava Manno, Kevin Sullivan, Liliana Winkler and Adrianna Young
- Heritage Middle School – Gianna Gooden, Mollie Kinkead, and James Weaver
- Walnut Springs Middle School – Kaylana Logan and Savannah Sherrill.
For more information, please visit www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/owjl-camp/.