Try a Trade

For those out there that like to work with their hands. Those that like to build, bang, and weld. Or draw, design, and click. Whatever it is, these camps help bring vision to life.


  • Week 1 July 4 – 7

    Home Builder's Drafting

    Grades: 7 - 12

    Discover the technical components of home building and floor plans and turn up the detail-level on home design through the use of computer-aided drafting software to produce full construction drawings.

    Theme: Try a Trade

  • Week 1 July 4 – 7

    Weld-a-Saurus, Introduction

    Grades: 7 - 12

    Use a MIG welder and learn techniques such as beading, padding and the gas metal arc welding process.

    Theme: Try a Trade

  • Week 2 July 10 – 14

    Exploring Trades, Intermediate - WAITLIST ONLY

    Grades: 7 - 12

    Learn the basics of various trades in the construction industry such as carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, tile setting, and painting and finishing.

    Theme: Try a Trade

  • Week 2 July 10 – 14

    Home Builder's Design

    Grades: 7 - 12

    Explore the fundamentals of design and look to the future with green building methods and model your dream design, inside and out, using 3D computer software.

    Theme: Try a Trade

  • Week 2 July 10 – 14

    Weld-a-Saurus, Introduction

    Grades: 7 - 12

    Use a MIG welder and learn techniques such as beading, padding and the gas metal arc welding process.

    Theme: Try a Trade

  • Weeks 2-3 July 10 – July 21

    Weld-a-Saurus, Advanced - WAITLIST ONLY

    Grades: 7 - 12

    Build on your welding skills you learned in Weld-A-Saurus, Intermediate and apply them to fabricate a series of more complex projects.

    Theme: Try a Trade

  • Week 2 July 10 – 14

    World of Electricity

    Grades: 7 - 9

    This is a hands-on beginner camp exploring how electricity is used to make our lives easier.

    Theme: Try a Trade

  • Week 4 July 24 – 28

    Exploring Trades, Advanced

    Grades: 7 - 12

    Take on the next level of theory and hands-on skill development necessary in various trades in the construction industry and gain an understanding of the residential construction process

    Theme: Try a Trade