General Application Form
Give yourself 20-30 minutes. To be safe, you might want to cut and paste long answers from a savable word doc.
Your application is complete when we receive your non-refundable deposit. Upon completion of this form, you'll be directed to make that payment.
We'll also require the Mentor Reference Form from first-time applicants.
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State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Arab Emirates
Papua New Guinea
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Sao Tome and Principe
United Republic of Tanzania
Country / Region
Parents' names (if under 18)
Date of birth MM/DD/YYYY
Voice part(s) you usually sing
What is the lowest note you can sing well and is it below, in the lower, mid, upper or above the bass clef? For example an Alto might say "G, upper bass clef" whereas a Bass might say "A, lower bass clef." Get help if necessary.
What is the highest note you can sing well (excluding falsetto)and is it below, in the lower, mid, upper or above the treble clef? For example a Soprano might say "A, above treble clef" whereas a Baritone might say "E, lower treble clef." Get help if necessary.
How well do you learn music by ear?
(rank yourself one to ten: 1 = can't, 10 = can easily) add comments.
How well do you read music?
(rank yourself one to ten) add comments.
How well can you hold an independent voice part?
(rank yourself one to ten) add comments
If given a recording of a song with 4 parts and the sheet music could you somehow learn your part?
Do you need someone to sing/play your part to you?
Do you like to move when you sing?
List any vocal, instrumental, dance, theater or other performing experiences you've had.
Do you author any of this work, making stuff up, writing, composing, or choreographing?
What instruments do you play and at what level (beginner, intermediate, advanced)?
Our meals are easier to prepare if food preferences are kept to a minimum. Excepting medical conditions, we will choose two of the following three menu options. Please indicate which diet you would like to eat.
In addition to your choice above, please indicate if you absolutely CAN NOT eat any of these foods:
No red meat
No wheat gluten
Please indicate any food/pet allergies or special health conditions or needs.
Please be complete here so we don't have any scary surprises.
Our camps feature rigorous, yet moderately paced hiking experiences attended by everyone. (2–8 miles in high and sometimes rugged conditions) Please indicate if your fitness level or any other condition would prevent your participation.
Please note that there is to be no smoking at Ooolation camps.
We will be sending you an emergency medical and insurance form that you MUST fill out (with your parents if under 18) and return to us BEFORE you can come to camp. Sierra campers will also receive an insurance/waiver form to fill out and return. Will you make sure this happens?
The Sierra camp has a few cabins, however most staff and campers prefer tent camping in the aspens, usually opting for sleeping out under the brilliant Milky Way. Do you intend to tent-camp?
For Returning Campers
Please indicate the year(s) and camp(s) you have attended:
Please offer any ideas you think might improve those Ooolation experiences you've had:
Some writing for First-Time applicants only:
Returning campers please type N/A in the fields below.
Why do you want to come to Ooolation Camp?
Is there anyone (Parent, teacher, or friend) who wants you to attend Ooolation camp more than you want to attend Ooolation camp? If the answer is yes, please talk about their influence and how it's likely to affect your attitude in the first days of camp.
Write about someone who has moved or inspired you. What was it about them?
Tell us about any other unmentioned skills or qualities you have that could be an asset to Ooolation: Sense of humor, poetry, juggling, culinary talents, outdoor skills, or anything you'd care to mention.
Great! You've completed the Camper Application Form.
We will process the form when we receive your non-refundable deposit (and Mentor Reference Form for first-time applicants). Click Submit below and you'll be guided back to the Ooolation site.
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