June 20, 2022
June 23, 2022
Surry Community College will be offering free career exploration camps this summer for middle and high school students. Choose from areas in the Arts, Science, Technology, Math & Engineering, Hair, Makeup & Nails, Medical & Health, Public Service, or Skills Exploration. Camp Days will be Monday, June 20, 2022, through Thursday, June 23, 2022.
Join us for fun-filled and exciting learning opportunities.
Each camp takes place from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, with lunch taking place from 11:15 am to 11:45 am. Lunch will be provided on the last day and will take place from noon to 2:00 pm for parents to attend. Each camp group will hold 24 students with additional students added to a waitlist.
High school participants will receive an Employability Skills certificate upon completion of the camp they attend, with training focusing on Employer Expectations, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Interpersonal Skills, Team Work, and Job Readiness Skills.
Disclaimer: Funding for this program is being supplied by Elkin City Schools, Mount Airy City Schools, Surry, and Yadkin County Schools. First priority is given to their students. If spaces are available for students that are not in one of these four school systems, the cost will be $50, and you will be notified if a spot is available for you.
Arts-based Camp is for students that have an interest in the Arts and would like to develop and showcase those skills. They will enjoy class with our instructors and other students their age. Students will work on activities and projects in Ceramics, Visual Arts, and Creative Writing, while also learning about possible careers. Student work will be displayed for their parents and campmates to enjoy on the last day of camp.
STEM Camp will allow students to explore careers and enjoy fun activities with our Science, Physics, and Math, Computer and Business Technologies, and Engineering instructors. These in-demand fields are interesting to learn about and the camp will provide exciting opportunities to understand concepts in the fields and careers to which they can be applied to. Examples of student learning will be shared for their parents and campmates to enjoy on the last day of camp.
Hair, Makeup, & Nails Camp is for any student interested in improving skills and learning about careers in the Cosmetology field. Much of that work is on campus to inspire new student creations that will be displayed on the last day of camp for all to enjoy.
Medical and Health Sciences Camp is an exciting way to learn about in-demand healthcare careers and the learning opportunities at Surry Community College. Students will learn through experiences and participation in activities with our instructors. Career areas and subjects covered are Nursing, Certified Nursing Assisting, Health and Fitness, Emergency Medical Science, Physical Therapy Assisting, Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacy Tech, Phlebotomy, Central Sterile Processing, and more. Examples of students' new knowledge will be shared in parent & student showcase on the last day.
Public Service Camp will allow students to learn about exciting careers as Fire Fighters, Educators, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Certified Nursing Assisting, and Emergency Medical Services. Instructors and others employed in these fast-paced and essential careers will guide students to understand what is involved in their jobs through activities and experiences. Examples of student learning will be shared for their parents and campmates to enjoy on the last day of camp.
Skills Exploration Camp is a great way for students to learn about hands-on careers with instructors from our Welding, Autobody, Automotive, Electrical, and Construction programs. Learning projects will be shared during the last day showcase for their parents and campmates to enjoy.
Choosing a college is an important decision, and we’re pleased that you’re interested in Surry Community College.