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Career Camp for 7th & 8th Graders 2021


Dates: Monday, June 14, 2021 through Thursday, June 17, 2021

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


NOTICE: Due to COVID-19, safety protocols including wearing masks, staying six feet apart whenever possible, and washing hands often will be in place. Catered box lunches will be served in classrooms to allow social distancing. Registration includes a reusable face mask.


The registration period has closed for this event.


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 6/4/2021 11:59 PM EST



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.)

Animal Planet

Love animals? Learn about animal behavior, health, and wellness. Work directly with goats, chickens, and rabbits. Experience beekeeping, and hive management for yourself with our own bee hives.

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

Auto Collision Repair

Learn 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 required.

Building for Beginners

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 required.

Electrical/Computer Tech

Explore electronic devices including the creation of electricity and its transformation. Use state-of-the-art equipment to examine electricity and how it is used. Then build a model solar car to race and take home!

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 the many career opportunities in this industry such as lodging, amusement parks, cruise ships, and food service. You'll also practice food preparation in our professional kitchen. Closed-toe shoes and hair ties required.

Internet, Network & Security

Spend a day learning how to build a computer, secure a computer network from hackers, build network cables to allow computers to talk to each other, and even write code for video games!

STEM–Put it all together: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Separately they're fun, but put them together and that's how things get done! Participate in hands-on activities and learn how STEM relates to different careers. Students will explore rockets, architecture, and plastics. When STEM is involved, the sky's the limit!

Welding Technology

Choose a career you can take anywhere– even under water! As a welder you can do all this and more. Learn about the safety and quality of welds, set up a welder, practice weld joints, and use a plasma cutter to create designs. Long pants and closed-toe shoes required.


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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