Brecksville, OH - Summer Career Camps will be held June 10 through 14 and June 17 through 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) campus. Camps are $195 per week for in-district students and $205 per week for out-of-district students, with one $10 Early Bird Discount available for registration before April 26. Students in 7th, 8th and 9th grades during the 2012-13 school year are eligible to attend. Online registration with payment by credit card is available at www.cvccworks.edu beginning February 4th.
Camps offered June 10-14 only are Care 4 Kidz ‘n Petz, Chef for a Week, CSI: Cuyahoga Valley, Discover IT, Pulp to Paper to Art! (NEW), LEGO® Robotics and Video Game Design. Camps offered June 17-21 only are Gourmet Chef for a Week, Camp Med, Create It! Print It! Wear It!, Advanced Video Game Design (NEW). Three popular camps returning for both camp weeks are Movie Makers, Tool Time and Beautiful You.
Camp activities allow campers to “try on” a career before committing to it, teach 21st Century Skills such as collaboration and communication, creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving; and use state-of-the art technology. Camp counselors (two per camp) are certified teachers from CVCC and district schools. The small-group setting facilitates self-discovery and provides an opportunity to meet campers from other schools.
On Fridays, a free parent session from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. provides advice and printed materials on helping students plan future careers. From 11 a.m. to noon, parents are invited to camp rooms to see demonstrations and displays prepared by the campers. Camps end at noon on Fridays.
CVCC is located at 8001 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, one mile east of the I-77/Wallings Road exit; the school drive is opposite Wallings Road on Brecksville Rd./Rt. 21.