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Summer camps are back in June at Great Oaks!  Spend a week getting hands-on experience in a career!

(Summer camps are open to students living in a Great Oaks-affiliated
school district and who will enter the 9th or 10th grade in fall 2019.)

Complete class list coming soon!

Comments from parents:

  • Outstanding job by all instructors – enthusiasm and great student interaction!
  • Thank you for this incredible opportunity!!  School can be a very hard place for my son and this gave him another perspective.  Every kid can be successful…they just need to explore and find their passion!  We’re on our way!!
  • Thanks for all you time and effort this week.  My daughter had a great experience and it has left us both with an amazing impression of the opportunities available through Great Oaks!

Diamond Oaks

Start your Engines – Automotive Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Do you look at cars with beautiful body work and wonder how it is done?  Do you enjoy figuring out how cars can run their best?  Learn from ASE Master Certified Technician and ICAR Auto Body Specialist to operate the technology and tools used in their daily work.  Explore the many career pathways within the high tech automotive industry. **For safety purposes this camp recommends students to wear jeans, and steel toe boots**

Heavy Metals – Welding & Machining Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Are you interested in designing and building with metal?  Then come join us for an insider’s look to the world of welding and precision machining.  Learn how automated advanced manufacturing machines are programmed and controlled by computer numerical control (CNC).  Get basic MIG welding experience while creating something artistic or practical to take with you.  Experienced professional machinists and welders will guide you through hands on projects as you learn to create iron art.  Spark your interest in these hot career pathways while exploring the amazing opportunities out there in this high tech, fast paced industry.  **For safety purposes this camp requires students to wear cotton shirts, jeans, and steel toe boots**

Fun with Raspberry Pi! –  Web Applications Careers Camp (June 3-7)
In this coding camp you will investigate and play retro games on the RPi.  Use the RPi for making games with MIT Scratch (block-based programming) and Python, learn coding GPIO.  Explore web design through HTML5 and CSS 3.  Sign up for this camp run by a Microsoft certified educator to learn new languages that will take your programming skills to the next level.

Mini Makeover – Cosmetology Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Do you enjoy helping people look their best?  Whether you would like a mini makeover or want to learn professional techniques of hair styling, manicures, and more.  Sign up for this camp run by licensed cosmetologists, each with 30+ years of experience, to learn basic beauty salon procedures for hair, skin, and nail care as you explore careers in cosmetology.  Learn to take care of yourself and look your best!

Laurel Oaks

Start your Engines – Automotive Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Do you look at cars with beautiful body work and wonder how it is done?  Do you enjoy figuring out how cars can run their best?  Learn from ASE Master Certified Technician and ICAR Auto Body Specialist to operate the technology and tools used in their daily work.  Explore the many career pathways within the high tech automotive industry.  **For safety purposes this camp recommends students to wear jeans, and steel toe boots**

Communicate with Art – Design & Art Careers Camp (June 3-7)
Are you creative?  Ever wonder what art and creativity look like as a career?  Creative careers do exist and this design camp will introduce you to the elements used in art professions.  Spend the week with professional graphic artists to unlock your imagination.

I Built That – Construction & Heavy Equipment Careers Camp (June 3-7)
If you like to build and are interested in how roads, building sites, and neighborhoods are prepared, come to this camp.  From small hand tools to large earthmoving equipment, you’ll learn the basics of construction and site preparation from construction industry professionals with 46 years of combined experience.

Live Oaks

Start your Engines – Automotive Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Do you look at cars with beautiful body work and wonder how it is done?  Do you enjoy figuring out how cars can run their best?  Learn from ASE Master Certified Technician and ICAR Auto Body Specialist to operate the technology and tools used in their daily work.  Explore the many career pathways within the high tech automotive industry.  **For safety purposes this camp recommends students to wear jeans, and steel toe boots**

Communicate with Art – Art & Design Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Are you creative?  Ever wonder what art and creativity look like as a career?  Creative careers do exist and this design camp will introduce you to the elements used in art professions.  Spend the week with professional graphic artists to unlock your imagination.

Mini Makeover – Cosmetology Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Do you enjoy helping people look their best?  Whether you would like a mini makeover or want to learn professional techniques of hair styling, manicures, and more.  Sign up for this camp run by licensed cosmetologists, each with 30+ years of experience, to learn basic beauty salon procedures for hair, skin, and nail care as you explore careers in cosmetology.  Learn to take care of yourself and look your best!

Scarlet Oaks

Mission Medical – Exercise Science & Dental Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Explore the medical field in this interactive camp.  Learn medical terminology, vital signs, infection control, fitness testing, nutrition, practice bandaging and wound care, and so much more.  A certified athletic trainer and professional dental assistant will explore with you the amazing careers available in the health science career pathway.  By the end of the week you can earn ECSI lifesaving training certification in AED, CPR, and First Aid.

Camp Broken Bone –Health and Surgical Technology Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Interested in a medical career?  This camp will teach the skeletal system, different fractures that occur and how they are fixed.  Focus will be on orthopedic instruments, learning what they are and how they are used.  You will also learn to make splints and how to apply a cast.  Help prepare yourself for a career in orthopedic surgery by stepping into the Surgical Technology lab with professionals for the week.

Be a Teacher -Early Childhood Education Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Remember your favorite book that you made your parent read over and over again to you?  How much fun would it have been to have games to go with that book?  Learn to enhance a story through exploration and areas of learning such as math, science, and writing.  In this camp, you will learn teaching strategies, go on field trips, and plan activities to bring a story to life for children.  Teachers with 20 + years of experience will guide you through exploring careers in education.  Learn what is needed to teach the future.

Wired for Success – Electrical & Construction Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Like to watch DIY or HGTV renovation shows?  With this camp you will learn skills to help avoid DIY disasters.  A licensed electrician and construction professionals with over 35 years of design, architectural, and building experience will introduce you to safety and construction skills.  You will learn the basics of how to remodel and wire electrical circuits using the tools and tips of the professionals.  Get enlightened about the amazing careers in the construction trades.

Kitchen Creations – Culinary Careers Camp (June 10-14)
If you like watching the Food Network and love to create, prepare and serve beautiful delicious food, this camp is for you.  You will learn how to properly use and maintain kitchen and baking equipment used by professional chefs to master new baking and cooking skills to impress your friends and family.  Discover the secrets of our experienced American Culinary Federation Executive Chef through hands on instruction in cooking basics, kitchen safety, and nutrition while creating and tasting delicious recipes.  Plus you will get a recipe book of the week’s creations.

Mini Makeover – Cosmetology Careers Camp (June 10-14)
Do you enjoy helping people look their best?  Whether you would like a mini makeover or want to learn professional techniques of hair styling, manicures, and more.  Sign up for this camp run by licensed cosmetologists, each with 30+ years of experience, to learn basic beauty salon procedures for hair, skin, and nail care as you explore careers in cosmetology.  Learn to take care of yourself and look your best!

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