Summer Career Camps
July 9-10 & 17-18, 2019
For students entering grades 5-7
The Wilson Talent Center will once again be offering Summer Career Camps for students entering grades 5-7 in the fall. These camps will provide students the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities in career fields such as photography, cosmetology, healthcare and automotive just to name a few. Camps will run from 7:30 am – 4:00 pm and include lunch and a snack each day. The first round of camps will be held July 9-10 and the second round will be held July 17-18. The cost of each camp is $110. Space is limited, so register early!
Summer Career Camps during July 9-10, 2019
Introduction to BioScience
In this exciting camp, you will learn and use new science skills to solve a crime, make a biofuel and test to make sure your food is safe! We will spend two days exploring and learning how to use the different skills and tools used in a modern laboratory environment. We will also explore some of the different careers that are available to you in world of BioSciences!
Campers will have the opportunity to experience all aspects of Cosmetology. They will braid and style hair using hot tools such as curling irons and flat irons. They will also learn about hair coloring, manicuring and pedicuring. Please note: Campers will NOT color their own hair. They will use mannequins for all hair services. However, they will be manicuring and pedicuring their own feet and hands.
Digital Art camp is the best place for students to get their start as photographers, designers, musicians, filmmakers and creators. Discover how Hollywood makes block buster movies from concept to final movie. Mix, mashup, and master your own musical creation. Learn professional techniques and tools used by industry pros to unlock your potential as a designer/illustrator. Unlock your potential with the power of experiencing photography through concept to post-processing.
Summer Career Camps during July 17-18, 2019
Ladies & Gentlemen, start your engines ... if you can! This will be a hands-on experience similar to the NASCAR Engine Challenge. In this camp you will learn basic engine theory and then disassemble, inspect, reassemble and start a V8 engine on a stand.
Hands-on experience with carpentry, survey work and heavy equipment. Students will be engaged in activities in building a shop project on the first day. While on the second day, we will perform activities in civil construction, and will have the opportunity to operate our backhoe and mini excavator.
Prehabilitation to prevent common injuries and enhance athletic performance. Students will understand common athletic injuries to the knee, ankle and shoulder and perform exercises intended to reduce the likelihood of occurring. Students will gain a greater understanding of accepted strength and conditioning principles and be able to apply them to enhance their athletic experience. Students may also have the opportunity to learn from guest speaker(s) including Dr. Robert Norris, team physician at Michigan State University, who is tentatively scheduled to speak.
Students with special dietary needs are welcome to bring their own lunch and snacks. Refrigeration is available. Students must be dropped off at Wilson Talent Center between 7:15 and 7:30 am, and must be picked-up promptly at 4 pm. If you have questions, please contact Lonnie Thomas. Thank you.