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Summer Camps 2019

 

Summer Camps 2019Photo of 2017 summer camp

Summer camps are back in June!  Spend a week getting hands-on experience in a career!

(Summer camps are open to students living in a Great Oaks-affiliated
school district and who will enter the 9th or 10th grade in fall 2019.)

Comments from parents:

  • Outstanding job by all instructors - enthusiasm and great student interaction!
  • Thank you for this incredible opportunity!!  School can be a very hard place for my son and this gave him another perspective.  Every kid can be successful...they just need to explore and find their passion!  We're on our way!!
  • Thanks for all you time and effort this week.  My daughter had a great experience and it has left us both with an amazing impression of the opportunities available through Great Oaks!

Diamond Oaks

Kitchen Creations - Culinary Careers Camp  This session is now full.  Space is available in other great camps at all four campus locations!

Start your Engines - Automotive Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Do you look at cars with beautiful body work and wonder how it is done?  Do you enjoy figuring out how cars can run their best?  Learn from ASE Master Certified Technician and ICAR Auto Body Specialist to operate the technology and tools used in their daily work.  Explore the many career pathways within the high tech automotive industry. **For safety purposes this camp recommends students to wear jeans, and steel toe boots**

Heavy Metals - Welding & Machining Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Are you interested in designing and building with metal?  Then come join us for an insider's look to the world of welding and precision machining.  Learn how automated advanced manufacturing machines are programmed and controlled by computer numerical control (CNC).  Get basic MIG welding experience while creating something artistic or practical to take with you.  Experienced professional machinists and welders will guide you through hands on projects as you learn to create iron art.  Spark your interest in these hot career pathways while exploring the amazing opportunities out there in this high tech, fast paced industry.  **For safety purposes this camp requires students to wear cotton shirts, jeans, and steel toe boots**

Fun with Raspberry Pi! -  Web Applications Careers Camp (June 3-7)
In this coding camp you will investigate and play retro games on the RPi.  Use the RPi for making games with MIT Scratch (block-based programming) and Python, learn coding GPIO.  Explore web design through HTML5 and CSS 3.  Sign up for this camp run by a Microsoft certified educator to learn new languages that will take your programming skills to the next level.

Mini Makeover - Cosmetology Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Do you enjoy helping people look their best?  Whether you would like a mini makeover or want to learn professional techniques of hair styling, manicures, and more.  Sign up for this camp run by licensed cosmetologists, each with 30+ years of experience, to learn basic beauty salon procedures for hair, skin, and nail care as you explore careers in cosmetology.  Learn to take care of yourself and look your best!

 

Laurel Oaks

Start your Engines - Automotive Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Do you look at cars with beautiful body work and wonder how it is done?  Do you enjoy figuring out how cars can run their best?  Learn from ASE Master Certified Technician and ICAR Auto Body Specialist to operate the technology and tools used in their daily work.  Explore the many career pathways within the high tech automotive industry.  **For safety purposes this camp recommends students to wear jeans, and steel toe boots**

Communicate with Art - Design & Art Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Are you creative?  Ever wonder what art and creativity look like as a career?  Creative careers do exist and this design camp will introduce you to the elements used in art professions.  Spend the week with professional graphic artists to unlock your imagination.

I Built That - Construction & Heavy Equipment Careers Camp (June 3-7)
If you like to build and are interested in how roads, building sites, and neighborhoods are prepared, come to this camp.  From small hand tools to large earthmoving equipment, you'll learn the basics of construction and site preparation from construction industry professionals with 46 years of combined experience.

 

Live Oaks

Start your Engines - Automotive Careers Camp This session is now full at Live Oaks.  Space is still available for Automotive Careers Camp at Diamond Oaks and Laurel Oaks!

Communicate with Art - Art & Design Careers Camp This session is now full at Live Oaks.  Space is still available for Art & Design Careers Camp at Laurel Oaks!

Mini Makeover - Cosmetology Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Do you enjoy helping people look their best?  Whether you would like a mini makeover or want to learn professional techniques of hair styling, manicures, and more.  Sign up for this camp run by licensed cosmetologists, each with 30+ years of experience, to learn basic beauty salon procedures for hair, skin, and nail care as you explore careers in cosmetology.  Learn to take care of yourself and look your best!

 

Scarlet Oaks

Mission Medical - Exercise Science & Dental Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Explore the medical field in this interactive camp.  Learn medical terminology, vital signs, infection control, fitness testing, nutrition, practice bandaging and wound care, and so much more.  A certified athletic trainer and professional dental assistant will explore with you the amazing careers available in the health science career pathway.  By the end of the week you can earn ECSI lifesaving training certification in AED, CPR, and First Aid.

Camp Broken Bone –Health and Surgical Technology Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Interested in a medical career?  This camp will teach the skeletal system, different fractures that occur and how they are fixed.  Focus will be on orthopedic instruments, learning what they are and how they are used.  You will also learn to make splints and how to apply a cast.  Help prepare yourself for a career in orthopedic surgery by stepping into the Surgical Technology lab with professionals for the week.

Be a Teacher -Early Childhood Education Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Remember your favorite book that you made your parent read over and over again to you?  How much fun would it have been to have games to go with that book?  Learn to enhance a story through exploration and areas of learning such as math, science, and writing.  In this camp, you will learn teaching strategies, go on field trips, and plan activities to bring a story to life for children.  Teachers with 20 + years of experience will guide you through exploring careers in education.  Learn what is needed to teach the future.

Wired for Success - Electrical & Construction Careers Camp This session is now full.  Space is available in other great camps at all four campus locations!

Kitchen Creations - Culinary Careers Camp  This session is now full.  Space is available in other great camps at all four campus locations!

Mini Makeover - Cosmetology Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Do you enjoy helping people look their best?  Whether you would like a mini makeover or want to learn professional techniques of hair styling, manicures, and more.  Sign up for this camp run by licensed cosmetologists, each with 30+ years of experience, to learn basic beauty salon procedures for hair, skin, and nail care as you explore careers in cosmetology.  Learn to take care of yourself and look your best!