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Tweens and teens participate in tech, career exploration camps at WCTC

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The College campus was buzzing with activity during the summer months, as numerous four-day and weeklong day camps gave students ages 10- through 18-years-old insight and hands-on experience in a variety of technical areas.

  • Discover Camp: Youths ages 11-17 from Waukesha-area schools participated in this Department of Public Instruction-funded weeklong camp, which focused the exploration of different careers.

  • Beginning Robotics Programming Camp: Youths ages 10-13 used LEGO EV3 Robots to explore automation and programming.

  • Discover Me/Discover Me 2: Students were introduced to a variety of careers in manufacturing, health, business, information technology and more! Two sessions were offered – one for middle school students and one for high school students.

  • Nitro-X Camp: Youths ages 10- to 13-year-olds, participants learned how to operate remote-controlled vehicles. They also gained insight to careers in the automotive and trucking industry and took field trips to local auto dealerships.

  • Python Programming: This four-day camp gave teens and tweens a first look at computer programming using the Python programming language, including problem-solving techniques, sequential commands, decisions and loops.