Academy-themed Summer Camps Offered
April 17, 2017
Please note: This article was originally published on 4/17/2017. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System will be offering five different college and career academy-themed camps for students this summer. They include: a Coding and Technology Camp at Northeast High; a Criminal Justice Camp at West Creek High; a MediCamp at Northwest High; a Create Workshop at Rossview High; and a STEM Exploration Camp at Kenwood High School. All of the three-day camps are $40 each. Dates and contact Information are below:
Coding and Technology Camp
June 12-14 from 8 a.m. – Noon
All campers will receive a unique technology experience that encompasses all of the offerings of the Computer Information Technology Academy (CITA). Create your own technology based scavenger hunt while learning about important aspects of cyber security. Campers will receive hands-on robotic engineering training with our award winning robotics students. Participation will also include crucial team-building skills that are relevant to current technology industry standards. Join us and experience the fun of CITA without the stress of grades!
Camp is open to students entering grades 6-8.
For information contact Bridget.email@example.com or 931-648-5640.
WCHS Criminal Justice Camp
June 13-15 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
The Academy of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security at West Creek High School is accepting applications for incoming 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-graders with an interest in the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security career fields. Interested students can get a hands-on introduction into the Law Enforcement side of the Criminal Justice System. Students will participate in investigating mock Driving Under the Influence violations, collecting rolled impressions and lifting latent fingerprints, conducting mock traffic stops, and processing and investigating mock crime scenes. Cadets from the Academy of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security will facilitate the camp.
For more information contact James.Moore@cmcss.net or 931-553-1788.
Northwest Health Science MediCamp
July 26-28 from 9 a.m. – Noon
Camp participants will spend three days at Northwest High School immersed in all things medical. Participants will spend time learning about nursing activities, emergency medical personnel responses to events, and medical professionals’ protective gear. Students also will spend time in a real ambulance. Camp is open to students entering 6th – 9th grades.
For more information contact Elizabeth.McDonald@cmcss.net or 931-648-5675.
July 31 – August 2 from 9 a.m. to Noon
Facilitated by Rossview’s Academy of Media Arts & Technology, the Create Workshop offers students a focused three-day training and development experience in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Students will enter as Interns and leave as Junior Designers, possessing a better understanding of and appreciation for the field of digital art & design. Skills in typography and photo editing developed over the course of the workshop will lead students to graphically reimagine a popular movie poster design into something of their very own! Please note that this is a fast-paced, hands-on design experience, and basic computer skill and understanding is needed for students to receive full benefit from our workshop. The Camp is open to current 5th-7th grade students (who will be in 6th-8th grade for the 2017-2018 school year).
STEM Exploration Camp
July 31-August 2; 1:00-4:00 p.m.
This is an introductory camp for incoming 9th-grade students in the STEM Academy at Kenwood High School to help students understand the foundation of the academy. Students will participate in challenges, experiments, and team collaboration to build critical thinking, problem-solving, and 21st Century skills. Targeted for incoming 9th-grade STEM Academy students.
For information contact Catherine.Shelton@cmcss.net or 931-905-7900.
The $40 fee must be paid in cash or by money order.