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2013 Summer Camps

What are your plans for the summer? Summer is not only a time to take a break from the day to day routine of going to school, but it is an excellent time to LEARN A NEW SKILL! By participating in one of the summer camps listed below you can learn a new skill, make new friends, while at the same have fun and create lasting memories. See which camp interests you and register today. Talk to your school counselor or CTE teacher to locate other summer camps in your area.

Utah Summer Camps
JuneAugust
Learn a new skill at one of the many Utah summer camps.
Location: Varies
Ages: All ages
Cost: Tuition varies
Enrollment deadline: Varies

Youth Education
June 10—August 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 10-14
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 – registration fee includes T-shirt, book/software, and lunch
Enrollment deadline: May 31, 2013

4-H Summer Camps
June 10—August 5
Learn how to build and program a robot using Lego NXT Mindstorm at the NXT Robotics Camp. Learn outdoor survivor skills at the Roughin It Outdoors Camp. Learn how to perform fascinating experiments at the Investigating Science Camp.
Sponsored by: Utah State University Cooperative Extension
Location: Varies
Ages: All ages
Cost: Tuition varies
Enrollment deadline: Must register at least one week before camp.

Young Entrepreneurs Startup Camp (YES Camp)
June 12-21
A summer day camp to start your own business! Learn to find and recognize good ideas and then make them happen. Build your network (translation: make new friends and connect with people who can help you.) Receive mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs.
Location: Utah Valley University
Ages: High school sophomores, juniors, seniors
Cost: $149 — Earn 3 college credits
Enrollment: Applications are currently being accepted.

Biotechnology Summer Academy
July 8-12
Learn how research is done in labs through planning and practice of daily research experiments and activities. You will conduct hands-on experiments that impact actual scientific projects at Utah State University.
Location: Utah State University
Ages: High school juniors and seniors
Cost: $200 — registration fee includes five-days of room and board
Enrollment deadline: June 15, 2013

Girls Code @ CTEC – Summer Programming Workshop
July 8-12
Girls Code @ CTEC is a weeklong program designed to encourage high school age girls to learn and be involved with computer science. Learn how to create applications for Android phones and tablets using MIT’s AppInventor.
Location: Canyons Technical Education Center
Ages: High school girls, grades 9-12
Cost: $25
Enrollment: Applications are currently being accepted.

Biotechnology Camp
July 15-16
(Session 1)
July 17-18
(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 7th and 11th grade students
Cost: $10.00 — registration fee includes T-shirt and lunch
Enrollment deadline: July 8, 2013

Engineering Camp
July 29—August 1
(Session 1)
August 5-8 (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 Incoming 9th and10th grade students
Cost: $10.00 — registration fee includes T-shirt and lunch
Enrollment deadline: June 1, 2013

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.

 Have a wonderful summer!
Learn, play, discover, and have fun!

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