Monday – December 09, 2019

MATC to Offer Summer Camps for High School and Middle School Students

See individual listings for contact information:

May 30, 2019

Milwaukee Area Technical College will host eight summer camps for high school and middle school students at its Downtown Milwaukee, Mequon and Oak Creek Campuses in June and July. Some are free; others have a fee, but scholarships are available. All are hands-on and career focused. Register now, space is limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

See details below or visit matc.edu/summer/.

Automotive: MATC RevUp Auto Body for Students Ages 15+
Monday-Thursday, June 24-27 and Monday, July 1
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Oak Creek Campus, free
Participants learn techniques to prep, paint and assemble their own projects in a fully equipped body shop setting. Students will be able to keep parts of their projects created in the shop. Lunch will be served. Email: transportation@matc.edu or call (414) 571-4712 for registration materials.

Automotive: MATC RevUp Automotive for Students Ages 15+
Thursday, July 18 and Monday-Thursday, July 22-25
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Oak Creek Campus, free
Geared toward high school students who have previous in-class auto shop experience or just have a passion for cars. Participants will work on hands-on, interactive in-shop activities with experienced master technicians. Projects will focus on performance modifications and include a trip to a hot rod tuning shop. Lunch will be served. Email: transportation@matc.edu or call (414) 571-4712 for registration materials.

Automotive: MATC RevUp RC Nitro Camp for Students Entering Grades 7-9
Monday-Friday, July 8-12
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Mequon Campus, $125 (scholarships available)
Students work on automotive-themed lessons as they relate to 1/10 scale Nitro RC cars. They will learn about the transportation servicing industry with field trips to employers with hands-on activities. Campers also design and paint their own race body while learning how to drive a Nitro RC car. The week culminates with timed racing of the student-prepared cars on a fun track. Must attend all days of the camp. Lunch will be served. A short student-written interest statement is required with the application. Email: transportation@matc.edu or call (414) 571-4712 for registration materials.

Automotive: MATC RevUp Diesel for Students Ages 15+
Monday-Thursday, July 8-11
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Oak Creek Campus, free
Participants explore the technology behind modern diesel engines, and do interactive hands-on activities in a shop setting. Lunch will be served. Email: transportation@matc.edu or call (414) 571-4712 for registration materials.

Culinary Arts for Girls for Students Entering Grades 9-12
Monday-Thursday, June 10-13
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, free
Participants learn the basics of a restaurant kitchen and will experience the career of a chef. Lunch will be served; students eat what they cook or may bring lunch. Call (414) 297-7334 for registration.

Drones Technology and IT for Girls for Students Entering Grades 9-12
Monday-Thursday, June 10-13
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Mequon Campus, free
Participants use IT concepts and drones technology. Call (414) 297-7334 for registration.

Girls Who Bot, Build and Code for Students Entering Grades 9-12
Monday-Thursday, June 17-20
8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, free
Participants learn basic source coding components using robotics. Call (414) 297-7334 for registration.

Manufacturing: Swiss Connection (CNC) for Students Ages 12-16
Sponsored by Nuts, Bolts, Thingamajigs Foundation and area manufacturers
Monday-Friday, June 17-21
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, $59 (ask about available scholarships when you call).
Designed for students who like to make/create things, campers will use state-of-the-art technology on CNC Swiss machines. Programming and industry tours will be part of the experience. Call 414-297-6315 for registration.
 

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