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Frequently Asked Questions 2018-02-20T14:45:58+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Airline policy tickets and pricing 2018-03-13T06:41:33+00:00

Camp10 works to keep the cost of airfare as minimal as possible. Through special pricing, group discounts and advance reservations, we have kept the international flight cost to $1,350 per person, round trip. Group flights are probably a savings of $500 or more. We do have limited space and offer the choice of departure airport on a first-come first-served basis.

High School Session flight details:

  • For High School Session 2018, round-trip airfare will be $1,350 per person. Students will gather and depart as a group from a major U.S. airport (to be determined, but most likely Atlanta or Chicago).
  • Please do not book international flights on your own.
  • Program staff will meet students in the Departures area of each respective departure airport (Seattle or New York City). Students will travel with program staff and/or Resident Assistants on to Johannesburg.
  • Soon, Camp10 will provide High School Session students with a choice of departure airport. Students who have been accepted to Camp10 High School Session may then make payment for the international flights to and from Johannesburg (JNB). Upon receipt of payment, Camp10 will offer each student the choice of departure airport (most likely Atlanta or Chicago).
  • High school students from South Africa and Africa are welcome to submit application for the 23rd June to the 13th July session. Special pricing is available on request and to get an application form please email manny@teacheverynation.org.

College Session flight details:

  • Please do not book international flights on your own. Flights have already been reserved and paid for. Use the attached link to pay for flights. Students who have been accepted to Camp10 College Session may visit https://store.corban.edu/products/camp10-summer-program-international-flight to make a payment for the international flights to and from Johannesburg (JNB).
  • Once payment is received, Camp10 will contact you to request your first preference of departure airport, whether Seattle or New York City.
  • Program staff will meet students in the Departures area of each respective departure airport (Seattle or New York City). Students will travel with program staff and/or Resident Assistants on to Johannesburg.

Seattle Option:

  • 14 July, 2018. Depart from Seattle (SEA) to Dubai (DXB) at 17:50. Arrive at 19:00 (+1 day, on 15 July)
  • 15 July, 2018. Depart from Dubai (DXB) to Johannesburg (JNB) at 23:20. Arrive at 05:30 (+1 day, on 16 July).
  • 4 August, 2018. Depart from Johannesburg (JNB) to Dubai (DXB) at 19:10. Arrive at 05:25 (+1 day, on 5 August).
  • 5 August, 2018. Depart from Dubai (DXB) to Seattle (SEA) at 08:30. Arrive at 11:50.

Students who choose Seattle Option must secure their own flights (1) from home to Seattle (SEA) on July 14, arriving no later than 14:50 and (2) from Seattle (SEA) to home on 5 August, departing no earlier than 14:50.

New York City Option:

  • 14 July, 2018. Depart from New York City (JFK) to Dubai (DXB) at 11:20. Arrive at 0750 (+1 day, on 15 July 2018).
  • 15 July, 2018. Depart from Dubai (DXB) to Johannesburg (JNB) at 10:05. Arrive at 1625.
  • 4 August, 2018. Depart from Johannesburg (JNB) to Dubai (DXB) at 13:40. Arrive 23:59.
  • 5 August, 2018. Depart from Dubai (DXB) to Johannesburg (JNB) at 0250. Arrive 0850.

Students who choose New York City Option must secure their own flights (1) from home to New York City (JFK) on July 14, arriving no later than 08:20 and (2) from JFK to home on 5 August, departing no earlier than 11:50.

Is there medical care available at CAMP10 and do I need medical insurance? 2016-08-16T05:15:50+00:00

All participating students are required to have medical insurance which will cover medical emergencies. More details will be sent after you are admitted to the program. Medical facilities equal the best in the world and in many medical disciplines South Africa is a global leader. A network of private hospitals is available and offer excellent and professional service.

Who is eligible to enroll in CAMP10? 2018-03-05T06:47:50+00:00

Students who enroll at Camp10 simultaneously enroll at Corban University for 12 credit hours. If it’s wrong, please let me know and I will change it! Corban University welcomes students who are followers of Jesus Christ and who demonstrate their ability to complete college level courses by having a GPA of 2.7 or higher on their current high school transcript. If there is space available, freshman students can register in January 2017 after they forward their GPA results from their Fall 2016 semester. Please contact Corban admissions if you need help creating a transcript.

What precautions can be taken in respect of medical emergencies? 2016-08-11T09:26:39+00:00

It is required that you include this in your travel insurance policy when traveling. Medical facilities equal the best in the world and in many medical disciplines South Africa is a global leader. A network of private hospitals is available and offer excellent and professional service.

What are the electrical requirements in South Africa and how will load shedding affect my stay at Mackouwkuil? 2018-03-05T06:55:10+00:00

The South African electricity supply is 220/230 volts AC 50 HZ. Most plugs are 15 amp 3-prong or 5 amp 2-prong, with round pins. Adapters should be purchased before arriving in South Africa. US-manufactured appliances may also need a transformer. Mackouwkuil is equipped with standby generators in case of electricity fluctuations.

Will I be safe among the wild animals at the resort? 2018-03-05T06:55:59+00:00

The lodge area is separated from the more dangerous animal species on the farm by electrified fencing. It is generally safe to walk around in this area. Visitors must be very cautious of the crocodiles and hippos inhabiting the lake and rivers. Safe open sites for fishing are elevated for students Upon arrival, students will receive a briefing on all necessary safety measures.

Is the tap water at the resort safe to drink? 2016-08-16T05:18:45+00:00

The tap water is clean and used by locals but we always recommend that you make use of the purified bottled water that is available at the resort at no extra cost.

Do I need to take malaria medication before and during my visit? 2016-07-21T11:54:00+00:00

Mackouwkuil is situated in a malaria-free area, therefore no medication is required.

How do I get to camp after I land in South Africa? 2018-03-05T06:56:31+00:00

Camp10 will provide transportation upon arrival, and all students will be welcomed by a dedicated Camp10 representative. Instructions will be emailed to you before you leave for South Africa.

Do I need a passport and visa to travel to South Africa, and if so, is it my responsibility or would you be able to assist? 2018-03-05T06:57:16+00:00

For the majority of foreign nationals travelling to South Africa for vacation, entry is straightforward and hassle-free. US citizens obtain a 90-day visitor visa upon arrival. Any specific documentation needed for minors (children under 18) will be provided.

Is there a minimum age for the program? 2016-08-16T05:19:15+00:00

The program is for sophomores, juniors, seniors, high school graduates and home-schoolers between the ages of 15 and 19 in June 2017.

How do I apply? 2016-07-21T11:51:48+00:00

It’s simple – just complete the online registration form and check your e-mail for further instructions.

When can I enroll? Is there a waiting list? 2016-08-16T05:19:57+00:00

Enrollment opens for everyone on September 1st. Students are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, so register early to avoid disappointment.

Are you able to cater for specific dietary requirements? 2016-07-21T11:50:49+00:00

Yes, specific dietary requirements must be communicated to Camp10 upon confirmation of your booking. This will enable the management team to meet your needs and ensure that supplies are available in time for your arrival.

What does the CAMP10 fee cover? 2018-03-05T06:57:51+00:00

The camp fee covers all the activities during the three-week camp, academic courses, evening programs, transportation for the duration of the program, lodging, meals, and equipment usage. Students should bring additional money to cover personal expenses and optional activities. The fee does not include transportation to and from your home to the airport in Johannesburg.

What’s the weather like? 2018-03-05T06:58:30+00:00

Winter in South Africa begins in May and ends in July. In the high areas of the interior plateau weather is characterized by dry, sunny, crisp days and cold nights, sometimes with heavy frosts (minimum 3°C/38°F). It’s a good idea to bring warm clothes, especially for the evenings. The Limpopo Province, however, has fantastic winter weather with sunny, warmish days and virtually no wind or rain.