Dunwoody College Summer Camps
Youth Career Awareness Program (YCAP) College Prep Summer Camp
YCAP Summer Camp is a six-week camp that helps prepare high school juniors and seniors for college.
At the Summer Camp, you will:
- Explore career opportunities available through the technical programs offered at Dunwoody
- Take college-readiness courses
- Go on field trips to places like the Walker Arts Center, the Wabasha Caves, and the St. Paul Cathedral
- Visit job sites and talk to industry partners about what everyday life is like on their job
- Receive $100 weekly stipend, free bus pass, and free lunch for the duration of the camp
If you find a career path that interests you during camp, you’ll have the opportunity to attend Dunwoody after high school graduation. Those accepted into a Dunwoody program will receive a scholarship of up to $10,000/year for two years.
AGES: Students completing their junior or senior year in Spring 2018
WHEN: June 11-July 21, 2018
TIME: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
PLACE: Dunwoody College of Technology
CONTACT: Peggy Quam, Assistant Director of Special Initiatives | firstname.lastname@example.org | 612.381.3067
REGISTER: Register for the YCAP Summer Camp
Design and build projects as you explore topics in STEM-related fields. Join us for an exciting week learning about design, engineering, and programming. Experience 3D printing, electronics, code writing, CAD modeling, manufacturing, and more! Campers will also take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of Boston Scientific, the camp’s sponsor.
REGISTRATION: The 2018 camp is full! For other STEM-related opportunities this summer, see the Star Tribune summer camp guide.
CONTACT: Janet Nurnberg, Industrial Engineering Technology Program Manager | email@example.com | 612.381.3351
Hosted at Girl Scouts River Valleys, campers will be able to create new projects, practice hands-on construction and welding, and perfect their DIY skills. Dunwoody women will also help campers to build a Tiny House.
AGES: Students entering 4th and 5th grade. (The 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade camp is full.)
WHEN: June 24-29, 2018
PLACE: Offsite at Camp Lakamaga
MORE INFORMATION: Register for Power Girls.
Discover Interior Design
Hosted by Dunwoody’s Interior Design department and RSP Architects, campers will study color, materials, architectural drawing, and digital media with professional designers. Campers will also visit design firms and beautiful spaces throughout the Twin Cities.
AGES: Students entering freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in Fall 2018 or Spring 2018 graduates
WHEN: June 25-28, 2018
TIME: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
PLACE: Dunwoody College of Technology and RSP Architects
CONTACT: Nada Sarraf-Knowles, Interior Design Assistant Professor | firstname.lastname@example.org | 612.381.3352
REGISTER: Register for the Discover Interior Design Camp.
Arts-n-Crafts, Robots & Computing Camp
Hosted by Dunwoody’s Computer Technology department, campers will learn the basics of computing through arts and crafts projects. Build and program robots with LEGO Mindstorms®, learn about Artbotics, and program with Scratch and other tools. Dunwoody faculty and staff will lead the activities.
REGISTRATION: The 2018 camp is full! For other STEAM and computer-related opportunities this summer, see the Star Tribune summer camp guide.
CONTACT: Rob Bentz, Dean of Computer Technology | email@example.com | 612.381.8117