April 29, 2014


More information about
summer STEM activities

Summer Career Camps
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Northeast Alabama Community College will offer a variety of summer career camps intended to allow students to discover career opportunities in a variety of fields, including healthcare, public safety, salon and spa management, and manufacturing. Each of the camps will be offered the week of June 9–13 (9 am to 4 pm) on the NACC campus, with the exception of the Salon & Spa Management camp, which will be held at the college’s Salon Institute facility in Scottsboro. The cost of each camp is $59 and includes lunch each day.

Salon & Spa Management
Careers in Salon & Spa Management Camp is open to students in grades 8-12 and will be held at the Salon Institute in Scottsboro. In this camp, students will get a taste of the salon and spa industry through hands on activities in therapeutic massage, cosmetology, hairstyling, esthetics and nail care. In addition, students will learn to dress for success and how to make decisions regarding appropriate dress and makeup for various business and social situations.

Health Care
Students in grades 9-11 may attend Adventures in Health Care Careers Camp and enjoy a week of exploring various careers in healthcare. Guest speakers and visits to health care facilities will expose participants to a variety of careers in healthcare, nursing and medicine.

Public Safety
High school students in grades 9-12 will learn about careers in law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services in the  Public Safety Careers Camp. Participants will enjoy an exciting week of first aid training, fire equipment demonstrations, and crime scene processing. There will be great field trips and each participant will learn some valuable life and safety skills.

Bryan Amezquita of Pisgah High School assists
two students in the 2013 Robotics Camp
as instructor Gus Hembree looks on.

As part of the college’s Summer STEM Experience, students in grades 6-8 will learn to build, program, and operate simple robots in Robotics Camp. A field trip to local industry will allow students to see industrial robots in action.

Manufacturing Careers Camp is open to students in grades 9-12. Here, students will be introduced to the world of modern manufacturing through hands-on projects and site visits to manufacturing facilities. Students will walk through the manufacturing process and will go home at the end of the week with a great project that they design and produce. This camp is co-sponsored by GH Metal Solutions, Fabricators and Manufacturers’ Association (FMA) and the Nuts, Bolts and Thingmajigs Foundation.

For more information, contact Julie George in the Skills Training Division at college ext. 2214. Details and registration materials are located on the college website at Click on Summer Career Camps. Early registration is recommended, as seating is limited. The deadline to register is May 15.

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