Registration & Costs

All Camps

Blackhawk Technical College | Careertek Sponsor
  • $50 per student for a week camp
  • Scholarships may be available after May 1, 2017 to families based on need
  • Registration will open May 1, 2017
  • Seating limited to the first twelve registrants per camp
  • Parents/guardians can sign up via the Blackhawk Technical College website

For more information:
Kerry Osmond

Exploratory Camps

Curious about investigating a crime scene?  Want to explore the world of foods? Ever wondered if you have what it takes to be successful in the health field? Come explore some of the hottest careers today in public safety, culinary arts, health sciences, and manufacturing.

These  week-long exploratory camps are designed to provide students in grades 6-9 with hands-on learning experiences, exposing them to a range of skills and careers to expand their knowledge and understanding of high demand careers.

One day a week is devoted to a field trip touring a local business to help students see firsthand what it takes to be a success. Join us for a week of exploration and fun!

Exploratory camps run the following weeks

Camp activities will be the same each week.

  • June 19-June 23 | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • June 26-June 30 | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • July 10-July 14 | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Specialized Week Long Camps

Manufacturing Nuts & Bolts

July 17-July 21
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Prefer to be up and working with your hands? Like to tinker? Ever take gadgets apart and then put them back together? Students attending the week-long introductory camp to manufacturing learn the various design skills necessary to bring life to a new items along the specialized machinery necessary to create a product. This week also includes a tour of a local manufacturing facility to help students learn what types of careers exist in our area.

Culinary: Bon Appetit!

July 24-July 28
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Hooked on TV chef shows? Spend your free time watching the Food Network?  Love to show off in the kitchen? Cooking is more than a necessary life skill–it’s also an opportunity for a career. Join us for an exciting, interactive, week-long course that teaches basic skills in food preparation for various occasions. The best part—you get to eat what you create!

Game Design/Coding

July 31-August 4
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Why spend your time just playing when you can also create? Video games and interactive media comprise a growing $20 billion industry with a range of jobs in game design, animation, music, programming, marketing, technical support and more. Students can immerse themselves in our week-long camp and experience hands-on learning focused on skill development while exposing them to the range of career opportunities in the field of game design and coding.

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