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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. 

Electric Guitar Building

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. If you'd like to be added to a waiting list, send us an email.
Dates: June 15-19, 2015
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: 11-14
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $225
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session B | REGISTER >>
Dates: July 6-10, 2015
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: 14-18
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $225
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session C | REGISTER >>
Dates: July 20-24, 2015
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: 11-14
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $225
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

Session D | REGISTER >>
Dates: August 17-21, 2015
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: 14-18
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $225
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

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.

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Date: July 13-17, 2015 
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

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.

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Date: June 15-19, 2015 
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: Girls entering grades 9-12 
Location: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, 4200 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
Cost: $59 
More info: 920-232-6055 or email

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.

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Date: July 6-10, 2015
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
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.

Sorry, this camp is full. If you'd like to be added to a waiting list, send us an email.
Date: July 13-17, 2015
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Ages: 11-14
Location: D.J. Bordini Center, Appleton
Cost: $65
More info: 920-831-4321 or email

LETTIE (Latinas Empowered Through Transformative Ideas in Education)

LETTIE is a free two-week summer camp available to female Hispanic students who are eligible for free or reduced lunch and attend school in the FVTC district. Girls will participate in hands-on activities and career exploration sessions. Free bus service, lunch, snacks, t-shirt, take-home DVD and all camp activities to those who qualify.

LETTIE (Latinas fortalecidas a través de ideas transformadoras en educación)
LETTIE es un campamento de verano gratuito de dos semanas ofrecido a estudiantes hispanas que son elegibles para almuerzo gratis o a precio reducido y asisten a escuelas en el distrito de Fox Valley Technical College. Las niñas participarán en actividades prácticas y sesiones de exploración de carreras. Este campamento es un servicio gratuito que incluye transporte, almuerzo, refrigerios, camiseta, DVD y todas las actividades del campamento para las estudiantes que califiquen.

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Date: July 6-17, 2015
Time: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Ages: Girls entering grades 6-10
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: Free to eligible applicants
More Info: 920-735-4878 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.

Both sessions are now full. If you would like to be added to a waiting list, send us an email.
Date: August 10-14, 2015 (2 session choices) 
Time: Morning session 7:30 a.m.-Noon | Afternoon session 1-5 p.m. (8 a.m.-Noon on Friday only) 
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Ages 12-14
Cost: $45
More info: 920-735-4887 or email 

Professional Baking

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.
Sorry, all sessions are now full.

Session A (FULL)
Dates: July 6-9, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $65
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

Session B (FULL)
Dates: July 13-16, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $65
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

Professional Cooking

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.
Sorry, all sessions are now full.   

Session A (FULL)
Dates: July 6-9, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $65
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

Session B (FULL)
Dates: July 13-16, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Ages: 11-14
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $65
More info: 920-735-2564 or email

VEX Robotics Camp

Discover the excitement of robots! Work with VEX Robotics equipment, program and drive robotic vehicles. This camp features engineering activities, team projects and friendly competition. 

Session A | Sorry, this session is now full.
Date: August 3-7, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Ages: 12-15
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $50
More info: 920-735-2557 or email

Session B | Sorry, this session is now full.
Date: August 3-7, 2015
Time: 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Ages: 12-15
Location: Appleton Campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Cost: $50
More info: 920-735-2557 or email

Session C | REGISTER >>
Date: August 10-14, 2015
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Ages: 12-15
Location: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, 4200 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
Cost: $50
More info: 920-735-2557 or email

Fire Science Camps

In partnership with UW-Oshkosh

Explore careers in fire and emergency response services. Registration for these camps is coordinated through UW-Oshkosh.
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