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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. 

Important Information for Parents 

  • Payment for each camp is due upon registration. Online payment can be made by credit card,debit card, or with a PayPal account. 
  • Arrival/Drop-Off Policy: Parents need to bring children directly to the camp classroom and pick them up there at the end of every day. Children should not be dropped off more than 15 minutes prior to the start of camp and need to be picked up within 15 minutes of the completion of the camp.  Children cannot be left unattended on the college premises. College Policy (PDF)

Detailed Camp Information for Parents (PDF)


2019 Summer Camps (Listed Alphabetically)

Adult & Child Small Engine Maintenance | Ages 12-14

Learn how to maintain and repair small two and four stroke engines used on today's outdoor power equipment. Bring in your lawn mower or other small engine equipment that you and your son or daughter can work on together. We will learn how to sharpen and balance blades, complete oil changes and tune up your engines.

Ages: 12-14

Dates: July 30-31

Time: 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus-Agriculture Building

Cost: $80 per child (no cost to adult participants)

Cop Camp | Ages 13-15 | Camp Full

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

In Cop Camp you will have the chance to make a traffic stop, be part of a SWAT Team and ride-a-long on our Emergency Vehicle Operations course.  You will also have an opportunity to tour a local police department, meet real police officers and have a whole lot of fun. If you're curious about being a police officer, or just looking for a fun, action-packed camp, Cop Camp is for you!

Ages: 13-15

Dates: June 24-26

Time: 
June 24-25: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 26: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: FVTC Public Safety Training Center

Cost: $75

 

CSI Adventure Camp | Ages 12-18

Learn from real crime scene investigators and get practical hands-on applications and experience with criminal investigations. Build individual knowledge and confidence in managing a crime scene, including how to search, identify, document, collect and preserve evidence. This adventure includes, but is not limited to the following: Impression evidence (fingerprints, footwear, tool marks), use of an Alternate Light Source, trace evidence (hairs, fibers, paint, building materials), DNA and biologicals, crime scene scenarios and courtroom testimony.

Ages: 12-18

Dates: June 10-14

Time: 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location: FVTC Public Safety Training Center

Cost: $85

Diesel Technician Camp | Ages 12-18 | CAMP FULL

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Explore careers in heavy-duty diesel truck repair. Students will gain hands-on experience working in a heavy truck repair shop. You will also have an opportunity to tour a local shop, meet real technicians and have a lot of fun.

Ages: 12-18

Dates: July 16-17

Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus – JJ Keller Transportation Building

Cost: $50

Drag Racer Timing Camp | Ages 13-16

Learn how to create a system to time and start a drag race! In the drag racer camp, you will set up a drag strip, install sensors and controls, and help create computerized software to calculate attributes of each run. You will also help create a visual display showing the statistics of each drag race. And the best part: we will drag race each other using electrically operated drag cars made from 7" or 9" electric angle grinders.

Ages: 13-16
Dates: July 31-August 2
Time: Wednesday: 12:30-3:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus – JJ Keller Transportation Building

Cost: $40

Exploring the Automotive World | Ages 9-18 | Camp Full

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Learn about life in the world of automotive repair. Tour FVTC's state-of-the-art facility, explore the cars and trucks and play with the high-tech equipment. 

Ages: 9-18

Dates: June 17-21

Time: 8-11 a.m.

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus – JJ Keller Transportation Building

Cost: $50

Fire Camp | Ages 10-14 | CAMP FULL

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Challenge yourself, make new friends and learn about the firefighter life: Join us for this outstanding middle school firefighting camp! Get hands-on experiences by performing tasks and training exercises alongside local firefighters and get a sneak peek behind the scenes at a local fire department.

Ages: 10-14

Dates: June 24-27

Time: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

Location: FVTC Public Safety Training Center 

Cost: $100 

Girls In The Shop | Ages 15-18

Explore and learn about welding and metal fabrication at FVTC's new Wautoma Regional Center. Learn basic welding skills and the process of completing a welding and metal working project that you get to keep. A tour with a local manufacturer rounds out this 3-day camp geared towards female students. 

Ages: 15-18

Dates: June 17-19

Time: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: FVTC Wautoma Regional Center

Cost: $59 (Full scholarships available, based on economic need)

Transportation from FVTC's Appleton and Oshkosh Riverside campuses to Wautoma is available. Please note on the registration form if you are interested. An FVTC will follow-up with with additional details closer to the camp start date. 

GirlTech | Ages 9-13

Participate in hands-on activities with computers, welding, science and much more, all taught by professional women. 

Ages: 9-13

Dates: July 15-19

Time: 7:45 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus

Cost: $55

Grilling, Smoking & BBQ | Ages 14-18 | Camp Full

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

In this course, students will learn to "tame the flame” as we grill, smoke and BBQ different products on various types of outdoor grills. This course is intended for the serious student that has a sincere interest in pursuing a career in culinary arts and food preparation. 

Ages: 14-18

Dates: July 15-18

Time: 8 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus

Cost: $100

Healthcare Immersion | Ages 11-14 | CAMP FULL

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Explore a variety of skills performed by various healthcare professionals. Participate in hands-on experiences, including learning and practicing first aid skills, taking vital signs, laboratory procedures and more. 

Ages: 11-14

Date: June 18

Time: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: FVTC Oshkosh Riverside Campus

Cost: $55

Japanese Language & Culture | Ages 12-18

Practice Japanese language through intuitive, interactive and visually engaging activities. The camp effectively utilizes technology to accelerate language learning. Interact with a native speaking language instructor. Accommodates various beginning language levels.

Ages: 12-18

Dates: June 10-14

Time: 9 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus

Cost: $70

Kids' Passport to the World | Ages 11-18

Get ready to travel the world by exploring six foreign languages: German, Italian, Spanish, French, Latin and Greek. Multilingual FVTC World Language Instructor, Maria Carone invites you to learn some of the basics of these modern and ancient languages. Savor new cultures and different cuisines through games, crafts, songs, interactive learning and hands-on cooking!

Ages: 11-18

Dates: June 17-21

Time: 9 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus

Cost: $70

Metal Form & Fusion | Ages 14-18 | Camp Full

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Explore the design, forming and welding of metal. Produce a metal project that you can take home with you. Take part in field trips to local metal manufacturing facilities and learn more about these high-demand careers. 

Ages: 14-18

Dates: July 8-12

Time: 8 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC), Oshkosh

Free transportation available from FVTC's Appleton Campus to the AMTC daily. See registration form for more details. 

Cost: $59 (Full scholarships available based on economic need)

Power of Manufacturing | Ages 13-16 | CAMP FULL

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Design and construct a metal working project that you will keep. Learn about computer-aided design, welding, CNC operations & much more. Field trips to local manufacturing facilities and exposure to these careers will complete the camp experience. 

Ages: 13-16

Dates: August 5-9

Time: 8 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus 

Cost: $59 (Full scholarships available based on economic need)

Russian Language & Culture | Ages 10-18

Learn basic Russian through a variety of activities exploring Russian folklore, music, dancing, and culinary art. Enjoy learning about cultural traditions through arts and crafts. This camp is led by a native Russian speaking instructor.

Ages: 10-18

Dates: August 12-16

Time: 9 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus 

Cost: $70

Sports Marketing | Ages 11-14 | CANCELED

THIS CAMP HAS BEEN CANCELED

Explore how to turn your passion for sports into a viable career off-the-field. Star athletes don’t gain fame and fortune accidentally, and big time sporting events don’t just happen. It’s a lot of hard work and you’ll see why, as you get an insider’s view of the twists and turns of the world of sports marketing.

Technology Camp - Appleton | Ages 13-18

Take part in hands-on activities in various areas of Information Technology. This will include Computer Security using a Rubber Ducky, Sphero gyro-ball programming, exploring the Internet of Things, and more.

Ages: 13-18

Dates: June 17-20

Time: 8:30 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus

Cost: $75

Technology Camp - Oshkosh | Ages 12-17

Take part in hands-on activities in various areas of Information Technology. This will include Computer Security using a Rubber Ducky, Sphero gyro-ball programming, exploring the Internet of Things, and more.

Ages: 12-17

Dates: June 24-26

Time: 8:30 a.m.-Noon

Location: FVTC Oshkosh Riverside Campus

Cost: $83

Women in Agriculture | Ages 13-17

Explore all the amazing careers for women in agriculture. Women offer unique perspectives and traits that make them a huge asset to agricultural producers and service companies. Female instructors from FVTC's Agriculture Department will lead hands-on activities in their field including: veterinary science, animal science, precision agriculture, and horticulture equipment operation with Roxanne Rusch-Oleson. We will debunk myths and empower young women to pursue careers in agriculture.

Ages: 13-17

Dates: July 15-18

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location: FVTC Appleton Campus - Service Motor Company Agriculture Center 

Cost: $88

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Please note: Payment for each camp is due upon registration. Online payment can be made by credit card,debit card, or with a PayPal account. 

If you are unable to pay with these methods, please contact Jennifer Fuerst. 

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For More Information:

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