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POWER LOGOThe ECU/PCS AIG camp is an annual summer camp for Pitt County AIG students.  This camp began in 2005 and has grown each year. We will host 120 gifted students this summer. Along with PCS master teachers, ECU faculty and students will offer a week of rigorous enrichment for your child.

This summer's curriculum theme is POWER. Whether the students are learning about wind power, media's impact on body image, poetry, solar energy, creating documentaries or other exciting topics they will investigate numerous aspects of odyssey in our world. Following an opening morning session, students will participate in odyssey-themed sessions. Students will be able to select topics that match their interests and all topics will include hands-on activities and interactive use of technology. Snacks will be served daily.

Camp Location

Ridgewood Elementary School
3601 South Bend Dr
Winterville, NC 28590
School website:
School phone number: (252) 355-7879

Directions to Ridgewood

From Memorial Blvd. heading toward Ayden, turn right on Thomas Langston beside Pizza Inn.  One mile from Lowes and Home Depot, turn right on South Bend Road at the entrance to Langston West.  Ridgewood is at the end of South Bend.

Comments from Past Participants

  • "The first morning, Melissa wasn't sure if she wanted to get up early each day to attend. After the 1st day at camp she was excited and couldn't wait till the next day's activities."-Parent comment
  • "It challenged him in new ways to keep him interested. It was very positive for him and motivating. The topics were interesting and to be able to see the outcome was wonderful. Thank you."-Parent comment
  • "I liked the ECU buddies, cool topics, snack, and opening session."-Participant comment
  • "I liked being able to choose my own classes and participate in hands on activities."-Participant comment
  • "I liked all the computers and other technology we were able to use during camp."-Participant comment

For More Information

For more information about camp, please visit

For questions about the registration process, please contact Camp Director Carmen Webb at or call 252-328-4945 for more information.

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College of Education Faculty share Research at National CAEP Convention

On: 05 Oct 2015 15:12
GREENVILLE, N.C. (9/29/15) — The success of ECU’s recent Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation visit led to four COE faculty being invited to share their research at the Fall 2015 CAEP Convention in Washington, D.C. Two presentations highlighted the on-going efforts from ECU’s Pirate CODE (Continuum of Developing Expertise), its Transformation […]

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From the TRC…3D Printing Now Available to ECU Community

On: 01 Oct 2015 12:31
It’s the first Thursday of the month and a new edition of From the TRC is published to highlight an instructional technology resource Joyner Library’s Teaching Resources Center (TRC) has to support the College of Education’s faculty and students. Our first post of the school year highlights a new service in Joyner Library, 3D printing! Do you know how common […]

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Reading Education Faculty Highlights

On: 30 Sep 2015 19:30
At this time in the semester, students are showcasing what they have learned through papers, projects and mid-term exams. We thought we would share a few highlights of what the ECU College of Education Reading Faulty have been doing since the start of the fall 2015 semester. Dr. Caitlin Ryan has presented multiple professional development […]

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College of Education hosts Margaret Blount Harvey Literacy Institute

On: 29 Sep 2015 16:21
East Carolina University’s College of Education hosted its second Margaret Blount Harvey Literacy Institute on Sept. 12 for close to 100 pre-service and in-service teacher educators from the Latham Clinical Schools Network, a privately funded partnership program that supports the enhancement of 39 school systems in eastern North Carolina. As an expert in the field […]

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Elementary Science Alumna Receives WITN’s Teacher of the Week Award

On: 17 Sep 2015 19:31
Congratulations to Dail Berry who received this week’s Teacher of the Week award from WITN. Last May, Berry graduated from East Carolina University, receiving the Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Elementary Science. In the summer of 2014, she was an innovative camp counselor for the East Carolina Summer Science […]

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