Robotics, IT and Cosmetology in Focus at Free CTE Summer Camps at OAOC; Sign up by June 2

| May 18, 2017

ONC BOCES is once again hosting summer CTE camps for students going into grades 7 through 9 next school year.

The camps are designed to be an introduction into areas covered by some of the CTE programs offered at the occupational centers for high school juniors and seniors. With a focus on experiential learning in a safe, fun environment, the programs are designed to introduce students to disciplines they may choose to pursue later in high school

For Cooperstown students, the camps will be hosted at Otsego Area Occupational Center in Milford. The camps are free of charge, although transportation is not included. Applications may be picked up in the Counseling Office and returned no later than June 2.

Students should pick up the application in the Counseling Office and return it no later than June 2. The camps are free of charge. Transportation is not included.

The courses, locations, dates and times are as follows:

Cosmetology, AM/PM

Students will be able to experience life behind the scenes in a salon. There is a focus on proper techniques with hair and nail services, with an emphasis on how to provide shampoo services, detangling hair and blow drying techniques/. Proper manicure procedures and nail art practices will also be explored. Student will work with the latest implements and technologies. A special presentation will be given on make-up. Review of business and career opportunities will be discussed in both the hair and salon industry.

(OAOC Dates July 17 through July 21)

New Visions Engineering Summer Robotics, AM/PM

Students will be introduced to basic robotics using Lego EV3 Robotics Kits. They will learn the basics of building and programming robots. The theme this year will be Sustainable Food Systems. Students will plan, problem solve and work as a team to construct and program a robot to complete the specific tasks related to the theme. At the end of the week, the students will present their ideas and thought processes to the entire group and will attempt to complete as many of the tasks as they can in a friendly competition.

(OAOC Dates July 31 – August 4)

Information Technology, AM/ PM

“LEARN TO BUILD A COMPUTER SYSTEM IN A WEEK.” Enjoy the opportunity to assemble computers and computer components in a relaxed, fun setting. Learn about ESD Control, Tools of the Trade, Install User Apps, System Tune-Up and Malware Prevention.

(OAOC Dates July 24 – 28)


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