Summer Arts and Technology Camp at Stafford Technical Center is designed for current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Participants will engage in many different activities each related to a specific area of arts or technology. Having the ability to work independently under the supervision of a skilled instructor is essential.
June 27th – July 1st
9:00am – 2:30pm
The cost for 2016 is $55 for the week (includes lunch).
Transportation available upon request.
Registration and Payment Deadline: June 10, 2016
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The Art of Celebration: Celebrate Independence Day & put your organizational skills to use through cooking activities, games and activities that you will learn and can then share with your family and friends.
Computer Animation: Do you like to draw? Like animation? Learn how to make an animation using Flash.You will design your own characters and backgrounds and see them move!
Design and Build for Sustainability: Ever wonder what an engineer really does? Believe it or not, it really comes down to two words: Design and Build. Students will take part in both the designing and building of some really cool, sustainable products. Utilizing computer controlled (CNC) and rapid prototype (3D-printing) machines, every student will make at least one complete project to take home.
Health Careers: Did you ever wonder what those big medical terms mean? Practice technical skills such as vital signs, taking blood pressure, and how to prevent the spread of infections. Use critical thinking skills and teamwork as you learn some basic first aid techniques. Learn what it takes to work in various health careers.
Nails in a Salon Setting: Cosmetology is one of the most rewarding businesses to be in. Your job is to make people happy and feel good about themselves every day. One of the sections of Cosmetology that is very popular in today’s society is nails – artificial nails, gel polish that lasts twice as long on natural nails, and basic manicures.
Storytelling: Learn about the art of storytelling. Create storyboards, puppet shows, or flannel board stories. This is a useful skill for working in education, psychology, or just for fun.
Welding/Metal Craft: Learn how to cut metal with a plasma cutter and try your hand at some welding! A fun filled day of metal crafts that will give students an introduction to the welding industry.
Woodcraft: Campers come and put your hands on tools that will help you build a project that you can be proud of. Learn some basic carpentry skills that could open your eyes to your future. Woodworking can be safe and fun, creating a piece of furniture with your hands and mind.
Yeast Breads & Desserts: Do you like to explore with your taste buds? Well now is your chance to explore breads, pizzas, calzones, and desserts. You will have fun creating delicious foods that will be both a work of art to your eyes as well as your tummy!
Music: Explore various styles ranging from Rock and Jazz to Funk, R&B and more. You will learn about developing rhythm, musical improvisation and audio recording.
What’s Next?: Find out how to take the next step towards pursuing your goals. You will use games and interactive software to learn more about your strengths and interests and find the right career for YOU!