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Summer Camps

Hands-on summer camp options for middle school and high school students. We offer a variety of high-tech, engaging summer camp options for middle school and high school students, all at a reasonable cost.

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Beginning French Through Song & Games

Introduction to French language culture for beginners through songs, games and other fun activities.

Dates: July 11-15, 2016
Time: 9-11:50 a.m.
Ages: students entering grades 6-12
Location: Appleton Campus
Cost: $65
More info: Contact: 920-735-4810 or email

Bot Camp

Experience electronics and robotics by building, programing and competing with the VEX Clawbot.

Session A | Oshkosh
Dates: July 11-14, 2016
Time: 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, 4200 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
Ages: 12-15 
Cost: $50 
More info: 920-735-5782 or email 

Session B | Appleton | Morning
Dates: August 1-4, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Ages: 12-15
Cost: $50
More info: 920-735-5782 or email 

Session C | Appleton | Afternoon
Dates: August 1-4, 2016
Time: 12:30-4:30 p.m. 
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Ages: 12-15 
Cost: $50
More info: 920-735-5782 or email 

Construction Skills [ FULL ]

Explore the variety of careers in Residential Construction, Electricity, Wood Manufacturing Technology, and Construction Management. You’ll gain basic knowledge of wood framing techniques, installation of electrical devices, proper use of hand and power tools, how electricity is used, its application, and proper safety techniques. You’ll also learn to operate wood manufacturing equipment such as CNC machines, AutoCAD and its application in manufacturing and architecture, and how to develop a material list and estimate the cost of a project. There are many careers out there for you to choose. Take a test to find out what your interests are and which career might be the best fit for you.

Dates: June 20-24, 2016 | Sorry, this camp is now full
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Location: S.J. Spanbauer Center, 3601 Oregon Street, Oshkosh
Ages: Students entering 7th and 8th grades
Cost: $65
More info: 920-996-2907 or email

Electric Guitar Building [ FULL ]

Learn about design and manufacturing principles and techniques through the process of designing and building an electric guitar. Topics include: body and headstock design, basic woodworking, finishing, fretting, electronics assembly, hardware assembly and guitar setup. Discover the processes that go into creating a consumer product and walk away from the class with a beautiful solid body electric guitar that you designed and built yourself.

Session A | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: June 20-24, 2016
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: 11-14
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $249
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session B | FOR GIRLS ONLY | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 11-15, 2016
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: Girls ages 15-18
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: Free, due to a donation from Bemis Corporation
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session C | FOR GIRLS ONLY | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 25-29, 2016
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: Girls ages 11-14
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: Free, due to a donation from Bemis Corporation
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session D | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: August 8-12, 2016
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ages: 11-18
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $249
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Exploring Transportation Careers

Explore the many opportunities in the transportation industry, including automotive and collision repair, diesel and heavy equipment repair and transportation and logistics.

Dates: July 18-22, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location: J.J. Keller Transportation Center, Appleton Campus
Ages: Students entering 8th-10th grades
Cost: $75*
More info: 920-993-5221 or email
*Price includes t-shirt

GirlTech

Participate in hands-on activities with computers, welding, science and much more, all taught by professional women. Registration fee includes a camp t-shirt, daily snacks and take-home projects.

Dates: July 18-22, 2016
Time: 7:45 a.m.-Noon
Ages: Girls entering grades 6-8
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $50* 
More info: 920-735-5605 or email
*Price includes t-shirt

Girls In The Shop

Girls will gain confidence in the shop as they participate in hands-on learning using a variety of manufacturing equipment from the Welding & Fabrication Program to produce a finished take-home project (end table/nightstand). Girls must wear close-toed shoes and long pants (jeans) to work in the shop. Additional safety equipment will be supplied. Registration fee includes a camp t-shirt, daily lunch and take-home projects.

Dates: July 11-15, 2016 
Time: 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: 14-18 
Location: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, 4200 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
Cost: $59* 
More info: 920-232-6055 or email
*Price includes t-shirt

Japanese Language & Culture

Learn Japanese language and Japan’s unique culture through a variety of activities such as making sushi, origami, calligraphy, savoring Japanese sweets and green tea, enjoying Manga, Anime and more.

Dates: July 11-15, 2016
Time: 9-11:50 a.m.
Ages: students entering grades 6-12
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $65
More info: 920-735-4810 or email 

Jewelry Design & Fabrication

Learn digital modeling and fabrication techniques using computer controlled tools and laser equipment. Learn to engrave or cut materials to produce models and/or finished jewelry focusing primarily on acrylic, wood and/or stone materials.

Session A | Appleton | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: June 6-10, 2016
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Ages: 11-14
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $65
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session B | Oshkosh
Dates: August 1-3, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Oshkosh Riverside Campus, 150 N. Campbell Road
Cost: $45
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session C | Appleton
Dates: August 22-26, 2016
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Ages: 11-14
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $65
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Metal Form & Fusion [ FULL ]

Explore the design, forming and welding of metal. Participate in the production of a metal project that you can take with you at the completion of the camp. Field trips to local metal manufacturing facilities and exposure to these careers will complete the camp experience.

Dates: August 1-5, 2016 | Sorry, this camp is now full. 
Time: 8:45 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Location: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, 4200 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
Ages: 14-18
Cost: $59
More info: 920-232-6055 or email

Power of Manufacturing

Build and race a power tool dragster! Learn about computer-aided design, welding, CNC operations & much more. Sponsored in part by the Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Foundation.

Morning Session | Sorry, this session is now full
Date: August 8-12, 2016  
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Ages: 12-14
Cost: $59 
More info: 920-735-4887 or email 

Afternoon Session
Date: August 8-12, 2016  
Time: 1-5 p.m. (8 a.m.-Noon on Friday only) 
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Ages: 12-14
Cost: $59 
More info: 920-735-4887 or email 

Professional Baking [ FULL ]

Learn about different bakery and baking techniques in this hands-on culinary course taught by up-and-coming chefs! Your registration includes substantial sampling every day.

Session A | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 11-14, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $75*
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

Session B | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 18-21, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $75*
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

Session C | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 25-28, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $75*
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

*Price includes t-shirt

Professional Cooking [ FULL ]

Learn about different foods and cooking techniques in this hands-on culinary course taught by up-and-coming chefs! Your registration includes substantial sampling every day.

Session A  | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 11-14, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $75*
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

Session B  | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 18-21, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $75*
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

Session C | Sorry, this session is now full
Dates: July 25-28, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $75*
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

*Price includes t-shirt

Public Safety Camps | in Partnership with UW-Oshkosh

Camps are offered in partnership with UW-Oshkosh. Located at the FVTC Public Safety Training Center, W6400 County Road BB, Appleton.

CSI Adventure Academy
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Discovery Firefighting: Basic Academy
Discovery Firefighting: Advanced Academy
Discovery Firefighting: Middle School Academy
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For More Information:

Jenny Fuerst, Coordinator - K-12 Partnerships
920-560-1439  |  fuerst@fvtc.edu