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Career Camp for 7th & 8th Graders 2022


Dates: Monday, June 13, 2022 through Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


NOTICE: Students may choose to wear a face mask, but they are not required.



Registration is $60.00.


Lunch is included.


NOTE: Payment by Credit/Debit Card is due at the time of registration.


Scholarships are available for students whose household income qualifies them for Free or Reduced Lunch. The registration form will automatically apply the discount if you qualify.


Registration open through 6/3/2022 11:59 PM EST


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Current seventh and eighth-grade students are invited to choose four exciting hands-on career exploration classes at the Career Tech Center!


Printable flyer available here.


Class Descriptions

(See availability during registration, must choose a separate class for each day.)

Animals and Plants, Oh My!

Learn about animal behavior, health, and wellness. Explore bee hives and learn about beekeeping, and hive management. Students will also work with plants through landscaping, floral design, and propagation.

(Students will be given protective wear, but those with bee allergies should not attend.)

Auto Collision Repair

Find out how to repair cars that have been damaged in an accident. Work with Bondo filler, practice sanding, and paint a project with a real spray gun and automotive paint. Learn how to weld plastic too! Closed-toe shoes and long pants are required.

Carpentry & Design with Birds in Mind

Learn about basic construction practices and safety while building small-scale take-home projects. Students gain hands-on experience with hand and power tools. Closed-toe shoes and long pants are required.

Electrical/Computer Tech

Learn how solar power is used to create energy. Explore the inner workings of an electric motor and how it creates horsepower. Even build a model solar car to race and take home!

Engines 101

Find out how an engine operates as you build a model engine to take home. Then, use engine scanners to find out if an engine is causing pollution, analyze engine performance, and determine repair solutions. Closed-toe shoes required.

Got Ink?

Explore the world of graphic production and printing by designing and creating projects to keep! Use Macintosh computers and Adobe professional software such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Hospitality and Food Management

Explore hospitality careers like lodging, amusement parks, cruise ships, and food service. You'll also practice food preparation in a professional kitchen. Closed-toe shoes and hair ties required.

Law & Order

Operate radar and portable radios as you learn the basics in field operations, forensics, legal services, and emergency response in this hands-on class. You'll even meet real police officers, firefighters, and other public safety officials as you find out what it's really like to work in criminal justice.

Programming with Python

Learn basic programming as you build your own Raspberry Pi minicomputer! Interact with buttons and switches to control lights, sounds, and motors using simple electronic circuits you build yourself.

What's Your Style?

Do you enjoy helping others look their best? Learn basic hairstyles, braiding techniques, skin care, make-up application, and nail care as you explore the career opportunities available in Cosmetology.


For questions on this event, contact:

Ashley Ferrier
(231) 767-3600

Muskegon Area CTC Conference Center

200 Harvey Street
Muskegon, MI 49442

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