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2014 Summer Manufacturing Camps

Below are manufacturing camps funded by NBT in the summer of 2014.

Date/Time 2014 Manufacturing Camp
06/02/2014 - 06/05/2014
Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs®
North Georgia Technical College, Clarksville GA
06/02/2014 - 06/06/2014
Tek2Go Advanced Manufacturing Camp
Itawamba Community College, Tupelo MS
06/09/2014 - 06/13/2014
Tek Starz
Arkansas State University Newport – Jonesboro Campus, Jonesboro AR
06/09/2014 - 06/13/2014
2014 Summer STEM Experiece
Northeast Alabama Community College – NACC Campus, Rainsville Alabama
06/09/2014 - 06/13/2014
Introduction to Design & Manufacturing and Advanced Design & Manufacturing
Science + Technology Education Innovation Center, St. Petersburg FL
06/16/2014 - 06/20/2014
Toolin' It
Moraine Park Technical College, West Bend WI
06/16/2014 - 06/19/2014
Camp Renegade
Prairie State College, Chicago IL
06/16/2014 - 06/20/2014
Earth Wind and FIre
Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College, Ogden Utah
06/16/2014 - 06/26/2014
GADgET(Girls Adventuring in Design, Engineering & Technology)
Triton College, River Grove IL
06/16/2014 - 06/20/2014
Sinclair Community College, Dayton Ohio
06/23/2014 - 06/26/2014
I am the Future: Advanced Manufacturing
Anoka Technical College, Anoka MN
07/07/2014 - 07/11/2014
Future Inventors Manufacturing Camp
St. Charles Community College, Saint Peters MO
07/07/2014 - 07/18/2014
InZone-Manufacturing Careers and Entrepreneurship
Harper College, Palatine IL
07/07/2014 - 07/11/2014
What STEMs From Here?
Henry Ford College, Dearborn MI
07/09/2014 - 07/11/2014
I am the Future: Biomedical Technology
Anoka Technical College, Anoka MN
07/14/2014 - 07/25/2014
3D Printing Summer Camp
Robert C. Byrd Institute, Huntington WV
07/21/2014 - 07/25/2014
Thingamajigs @ MCC
Manchester Community College, Manchester NH
08/04/2014 - 08/09/2014
Imagineering & Creative Technology
Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA
08/11/2014 - 08/15/2014
Power of Manufacturing
Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton WI

Campers design and build a product experiencing the start to finish satisfaction of creating something they can show off with pride. Throughout the process, they learn how to do CAD design and operate various kinds of manufacturing machinery under the close supervision of expert manufacturing trainers.

They will also tour local manufacturing facilities learning what kinds of jobs exist, what skills and training are required, and how those businesses developed. They will have the opportunity to hear directly from local manufacturing company owners how they started their businesses, applying basic entrepreneurship principles to understand how a single product idea becomes a business.

Whether a young person aspires to work in manufacturing or medicine or law or any other field, having a basic understanding of how things are made and how businesses develop will make them more appreciative of the world around them and the "tools" they will use in their adult life.

Each camp is unique in its own way and addresses local needs. All are aimed at ensuring the future of manufacturing by changing the image of manufacturing for today's youth. For more information on these camps or to make a contribution in honor of one of the camps, call 888-394-4362.