KCC offering “A Day in the Life” career exploration camps for teens in Hastings

A collage of six photos of youth participating in trades activities.

Kellogg Community College’s youth summer camp offerings continue with two “A Day in the Life” career exploration camps for middle school and high school students focused on careers in advanced manufacturing and skilled trades.

Both camps – for ages 12 to 18, described below – will be held at the College’s Fehsenfeld Center campus in Hastings, which is located at 2950 West M-179 Highway just minutes from downtown Hastings.

Camp scholarships offered in partnership with INNOVATE Albion through a grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation are available to cover up to 50% of the camp fee for eligible campers. Scholarship applications can be completed online at https://forms.office.com/r/Wmf6gQUf7g.

A Day in the Life: Bruins Industrial Trades (BIT Mobile) Experience
1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 22

Campers will experience KCC’s Bruins Industrial Trades Mobile Trainer, highlighting portable training units related to the different trades they can study at KCC. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, campers will experience welding, electricity, machining and HVACR.

A Day in the Life: KCC Advanced Manufacturing Assembly (KAMA) Training Camp
1 to 4 p.m. Monday, July 17

The perfect camp for youth who like to fix things or take things apart! It’s an awesome new camp that includes hands-on assembly activities. Campers will practice using basic measuring and manufacturing tools and will take home a project they make during camp. Careers in skilled trades are in high demand. This camp is a fun way to gain valuable skills and find a path to a future career.

For a full camp schedule, more information about each camp or to register online, visit kellogg.edu/youth.

Additional Hastings Summer Camps

In addition to the “Day in the Life” camps described above, KCC is offering the following youth camps in Hastings this summer. For more information or to sign up online, visit kellogg.edu/youth.

Camps for Ages 8-12

Super Scientists
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 29

Water Works Art
9 a.m. to noon Monday, July 17

S’more Fun! Camping Crafts
9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 1

Dinosaurs and Paleontology
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2

Camp for Ages 10-14

Writer and Illustrator Camp
9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, June 21- July 19

For more information about Bruin Youth Programming at KCC, contact KCC’s Lifelong Learning Department at ll-info@kellogg.edu or call 269-965-4134.

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