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Summer camp offered at NTC

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WAUSAU – There’s still time to sign up for summer camps at Northcentral Technical College. Registration is  underway for several camps that engage kids through hands-on activities in a variety of topics, including agriculture, manufacturing, IT, STEM and health.

For details and to register, visit www.ntc.edu/k12events.

IT Summer Camp:

July 22 – 25 from 9:30 a.m. – noon | Wausau Campus | Cost $25
For students entering sixth – eighth grade

Ever wonder why certain apps are successful and others flop? NTC’s IT Summer Camp inspires students interested in unlocking the power of user experience design. Participants will learn the fundamentals of the user-centered design process to understand how to design an app that will stand out in a crowded market. Students will research, design and test prototypes during this hands-on class. No programming experience? Perfect! This course is designed for the beginning coder.

LEGO Mindstorms Summer Camp:

July 22 – 25 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Wausau Campus | Cost $25

For students entering sixth – eighth grade

Introduces students to the LEGO Mindstorms robotics system as a means of learning logic, computer programming, electronic embedded systems, engineering design and mathematics. Participants will build LEGO robots that will be able to navigate obstacle courses and respond to light, touch, color and sound sensors. This team-based camp also reinforces the practical skills of time management, resource allocation, teamwork, problem-solving and communications.

STEMing Innovation Summer Camp:

Aug. 5 – 7 from 9 a.m. – noon | Wausau Campus | Cost $25

For students entering sixth – eighth grade

The NTC STEM Center will host a three-day camp designed to foster innovation and excitement in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of hands-on experiments, engaging activities and projects. College engineering students and regional STEM industry professionals will reinforce how the skills learned in this camp are transferable to post-secondary opportunities and career readiness.

Careers Camp

Aug. 5 – 8 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Phillips Campus | Cost $10 per day | Lunch provided

For students entering sixth – eighth grade

Explore careers in welding, health, culinary and information technology during this summer camp. Participate in one or all four days of hands-on activities while also getting a behind-the-scenes tour at area businesses.

 

Aug. 12 – 16 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Wausau Campus | Cost $10 per day | Lunch provided

For students entering sixth – eighth grade

Explore careers in agriculture, culinary, graphics, health and STEM during this summer camp. Participate in one or all five days of hands-on activities while also getting a behind-the-scenes tour at area businesses.

 

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