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2012 Summer Camps

Ah, summer. . . A time to relax, play, make new friends, and LEARN A NEW SKILL! Below is a list of summer camps taking place across the state. See which camp interests you and register today. Talk to your school counselor or CTE teacher to locate other summer camps in your area.

Manufacturing Camp
June 11-15
Learn how things are made and how businesses develop by participating in the nuts, bolts and thingamajigs manufacturing camp. You will design and manufacture a catapult, learn computer-aided design, and tour a local manufacturing facility and learn what kinds of jobs exist, what skills and training are required, and how that business developed.
Location: Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College
Ages: 14-18
Cost: $60.00
Enrollment deadline: May 31

Youth Education
June 4-25
The University of Utah hosts a variety of classes for students of all ages. From graphic arts, to 3D game design, to exploring engineering, students will learn lifelong skills.
Location: University of Utah
Ages: All ages
Cost: Tuition varies
Enrollment deadline: varies

2D Video Gaming Camp
June 11-15
Learn how to create video games by participating in hands-on exercises. Learn about pursuing a career in video game development and how to obtain the right education to get a job.
Location: Weber State University
Ages: Grades 9-12
Cost: $30.00 – fee includes textbook and training manual for each camp participant.
Enrollment deadline: May 31

4-H Summer Camps
June 12-August 9
Learn about chemical properties and pressure at the Science Camp. Learn about the basics of digital photographic and video at the Photography Camp. Learn outdoor survivor skills at the Survivor Camp. Learn how to make a solar oven at the outdoor cooking camp.
Sponsored by: Utah State University Cooperative Extension
Location: varies
Ages: All ages
Cost: $60 a week
Enrollment deadline: varies

Summer Youth Experience
June 18 – August 19
Learn basic skills in culinary arts. Explore the aerospace industry. Use Auto-CAD to produce detailed designs. Learn how to automate and program robotic arms. Develop your own Web page using code. There many classes to choose from, so register today.
Location: Davis Applied Technology College
Ages: 14-18
Cost: $10.00 per session
Enrollment deadline: varies

Youth Summer Science Workshops
June 25-28 (Session 1)
July 9-12 (Session 2)
July 16-19 (Session 3)
July 30 – August 2 (Session 4)
Participants will have hands-on experiences and activities in civil engineering, mathematics, physics, robotics, engineering, and more!
Location: Salt Lake Community College, Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $100.00
Enrollment deadline: varies

Biotech Summer Camp
July 9-13
Learn how research is done in labs through planning and practice of daily research experiments and activities. You will explore everything from plants, soils, food, nutrition, animal veterinary science, to current topics in chemistry, biology, biological engineering, and genomics.
Location: Utah State University
Ages: High school juniors and seniors
Cost: $200 – includes five-days of room and board
Enrollment deadline: June 18, 2012

Bytes of Brilliance Technology Camp
July 16-19
Learn Photoshop, Animation, L3, and Scratch.
Location: Salt Lake Community College
Ages: For girls ages 12-17
Cost: $30.00
Enrollment deadline: Call 801-957-5150 for information

Biotechnology Camp
July 16-17 (Session 1)
July 18-19 (Session 2)
Learn about careers in biotechnology by participating in hands-on laboratory experiences. Extract and analyze your own DNA and learn about careers in biotechnology.
Location: Jordan Applied Technology Center (JATC)
Ages: Incoming 9th and 10th grade students
Cost: $10.00
Enrollment deadline: June 24

Engineering Camp
July 30-August 2 (Session 1)
August 6-9 (Session 2)
Learn about the engineering behind what makes things work by participating in hands-on activities.
Location: Jordan Applied Technology Center (JATC)
Ages: Grades 8 – 11
Cost: $10.00
Enrollment deadline: June 1

What summer camp did you register for? Tell UtahCTE.org about the camp you attended, what you learned, and the hands-on experiences you participated in. Send your stories to UtahCTE@schools.utah.gov.

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