Summer Camps

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Blue Ridge Community College Summer Camps offer fun, affordable, high-quality learning opportunities for middle and high school students.

Your budding actor, filmmaker, game developer, car enthusiast, future welder, entrepreneur, or engineer can explore and develop their skills in one, three and four day Camps.

Contact Us

(828) 694.1712

summer-camps@blueridge.edu

*Scholarships Available

Register EARLY:

  • Registration Deadline is May 30, 2020
  • Registration opens March 2, 2020

 


ArcStrong*
Design. Fabricate. Weld.

A One-Day Introduction to the World of Welding

Open to rising 9th through 12th graders

Students will receive an introduction to the world of welding with an emphasis on gas metal arc welding (MIG) and plasma cutting. This one-day camp includes learning a new skill, while having fun at the same time. Students will be shown how to safely turn molten metal into some very cool projects, including a project they can take home with them. Now, let’s get to melting some metal!


C.A.R.
Cool. Automotive. Repair.

A One-day introduction to the world of automobiles

Open to rising 7th through 9th graders

Students explore the basics of automotive maintenance through a review of car design, roadside safety, and basic car care. This one day C.A.R. camp is full of hands-on lab
activities including changing oil, checking tire pressure, and identifying parts. Participants will wrap up the day with a Pit-Crew Challenge.


Game Creator
Create. Design. Play.

A four-day workshop for digital game creators
Open to rising 9th through 12th graders

Students will learn a generalized workflow in game creation and receive an introduction to Game Engines and how to design a game. During the camp, students will use pre-made art and programming assets to build the main character, develop the level, and finally play the game. By the end of the camp, the student will be able to take a fully playable game home with them.

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ScreenX
See your ideas on the big screen!

A four-day filmmaking and acting camp

Open to rising 9th through 12th graders and 2020 graduates

Students choose between acting and film crew tracks and work together to make short movies. Over the course of the week, guest filmmakers and actors will mentor students on everything from film/theatre history to technology 101 to set etiquette. Students will have access to exclusive film screenings and Q&A sessions with film professionals. At the end of the week, family and friends can join in for a world premiere of these student films.


Shark Tank
Explore. Create. Present.

A three-day camp introducing students to the world of entrepreneurship.

Open to rising 9th through 12th graders.

Students will explore what it takes to start a successful business in a fast-paced and fun atmosphere. Students will learn idea formation, decision making, business modeling, marketing, planning, and presentation skills. Come meet and hear real life success stories from local entrepreneurs.  Participants will receive awards based on presentations to a panel of Sharks!

Students will explore what it takes to start a successful business in a fast-paced and fun atmosphere. Students will learn idea formation, decision making, business modeling, marketing, planning, and presentation skills. Participants will receive awards based on competitions.

Registration Fee:  $150
Register for Shark Tank June 15-17  |  Henderson County Campus  |  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 


Young Engineers Experience (YEE)*
Solve. Explore. Experience.

A Four-Day STEM camp introducing students to the World of Engineering

Open to rising 7th through 9th graders

Students will be introduced to the exciting world of engineering! The YEE camp is full of hands-on lab experiments in electronics and AutoCAD, as well as team design projects and competitions in robotics, bridge building, and even a ping-pong launch.

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Summer Camps Information

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Register Early! Some camps have a maximum number of registrants.

Registration Deadline is May 30, 2020
 

Campers will be responsible for their lunch, drinks, and snacks with the exception of ScreenX who will provide lunch and snacks. All campers should bring a refillable water bottle with a lid each day.

 

 

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Contact Us

For more information about the Summer Camps:

Amy Allison

(828) 694-1712

summer-camps@blueridge.edu