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Camp Med

June 26-29, 2017

Lead instructors: Brad Rabquer, Assistant Professor of Biology and Co-Director of Institute for Healthcare Professions and Laura Loman, Health Professions Advisor and Co-Director of Institute for Healthcare Professions For High school students, Camp Med is a medical school preparatory camp for rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. Student participants will have the opportunity to learn in hands-on environments, such as our anatomy and physiology labs, while working with Biology, Chemistry, Kinesiology, Physics, and Psychology faculty on cardiology-themed topics. Students will also take part in sessions on college and medical school admissions, with a focus on how they can better prepare themselves for a career in medicine. Participants will receive college credit for this four-day experiential learning camp on Albion College's campus.

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Lego Robotics Camp

August 7-11, 2017 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Build and program LEGO robots to think, move and react through a series of automation challenges. Kids use dedicated laptops and LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics kits to learn aspects of engineering, automation, problem-solving, and programming. LEGO robots remain at camp; pictures of robots and LEGO creations are sent home after camp. Space is limited.



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Conference Services

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Albion College is the perfect venue for your next special event.

At Albion College, we have more to offer you than just a space for hosting an event. We have a multitude of venues located on a beautiful historic campus where everything you need is easily accessible. Our buildings have character, our campus is intimate, and our staff is exceptional at what we do. From football camps to band camps, business meetings to weddings, equestrian outings to youth group getaways, and from 25 people to 1200 guests, we will provide you with everything you need to make your function a success.

Plan your next event at Albion and enjoy the following:

  • Quality. A staff that cares about the success of your function, just as much as you do.
  • Convenience. We're centrally located between Detroit, Kalamazoo and Lansing. On campus, you can easily walk to different amenities within a matter of minutes.
  • Satisfaction. Bon Appetit, our on-campus restaurant company, cooks healthy and sustainable meals made from scratch.
  • Variety. Choose from a wide range of venues in order to match your surroundings to the style of your event.
  • Support. Our technology staff is here to help! Our spaces offer audiovisual equipment and free Wi-Fi.
  • Safety. Public safety officers are on duty 24 hours a day patrolling our campus.
  • Beauty. As you walk around our campus, canoe down the river that runs through our small town, or take a group outing through our nature center, you can't help but feel inspired by your surroundings.

Please call 517/629-0502 or contact us online to inquire about a having your next event at Albion College.

Meal Plans: You Decide!

For Students in the Residence Halls

Students that live in the Residence Halls are required to purchase a Meal Plan. We have replaced the Traditional Meal Plan with the Residential Block Meal Plans in order to provide our students with more flexibility when selecting a plan that's best for them. To enroll, contact Residential Life at . If you're interested in changing your Meal Plan selection, the deadline is 5:00 p.m. on the tenth class day of each semester.

Residential Block Meal Plans

Enjoy carry-out, dine-in and late-night dining at Baldwin Café, The Eat Shop, Read Between the Grinds and The Dub Box. Choose from one of the options below:

15 Block Plan

  • 15 meals (card swipes) per week
  • $50 in Dining Dollars
  • Cost: $5,930 for two semesters

18 Block Plan

  • 18 meals (card swipes) per week
  • $75 in Dining Dollars
  • Cost: $6,020 for two semesters

21 Block Plan

  • 21 meals (card swipes) per week
  • $150 in Dining Dollars
  • Cost: $6,170 for two semesters

The number of swipes reset each Monday at 12 a.m.

Blocks do not carry over at week's end and Dining Dollars expire at the end of each semester.

Card swipes are not to exceed more than four swipes in one day.

Each of the Residential Block Meal Plans includes four guest passes.

For Students Not in the Residence Halls

Students who do not live in the Residence Halls (Fraternity Houses, Briton House Apartments, Burns Apartments, 416 Erie Street Apartments, The Mae, 507 Erie Street Apartment and Commuting) are not required to purchase a Meal Plan. However, The Weekender and Commuter Meal Plans were created specifically with these students in mind. To enroll, contact Residential Life at . If you're interested in changing your Meal Plan selection, the deadline is 5:00 p.m. on the tenth class day of each semester.

The Weekender Meal Plan

If you're set for the week, but looking to get food at your convenience over the weekend, then consider signing up for The Weekender Meal Plan.

  • Six swipes per weekend
  • Valid Friday at 4:00 p.m. through Monday at 12:00 a.m.
  • Cost: $525 per semester
  • May be used at any dining location on campus.

Fifty swipes per semester.

Swipes do not carry over at week's end.

Those individuals who already have a Traditional or Block Meal Plan are ineligible for the Weekender Meal Plan.

Commuter Block Meal Plans

This plan is for students who are looking for the benefits of a Residential Block Meal Plan, but aren't required to be on a meal plan. The following options are available:

75 Commuter Block Plan

  • 75 meals (card swipes) per semester
  • Cost: $1,980 for two semesters

100 Commuter Block Plan

  • 100 meals (card swipes) per semester
  • Cost: $2,530 for two semesters

125 Commuter Block Plan

  • 125 meals (card swipes) per semester
  • Cost: $3,080 for two semesters

Blocks do not carry over at semester end.

Those individuals who already have a Traditional or Block Meal Plan are ineligible for the Commuter Block Meal Plans.

Balances for all meal plans can be reviewed at Albion1Card

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