Oakland Schools Technical Summer Camps – Skilled trades and technical career education day camp experiences in Pontiac, Clarkston, Royal Oak, and Wixom for 8th and 9th grade students.
Comprehensive 1-week summer camps across a variety of fields to choose from are held at each of the four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses – OSTC-NE (Pontiac), OTSC-NW (Clarkston), OTSC-SE (Royal Oak), and OTSC-SW (Wixom).
1 week of career education in exciting fields costs just $25 per student!
OSTC Student Summer Experiences Include
Automotive Technology – Available at OSTC-NE, OTSC-SE, OTSC-SW
Collision Repair & Refinishing – Available at OSTC-NE and OTSC-SE
Computer Programming – Available at OTSC-NW and OTSC-SE
Culinary Arts / Hospitality – Available at OTSC-NE, OTSC-NW, OTSC-SE
Cybersecurity Networking – Available at OTSC-SE
Entrepreneurship & Advanced Marking – Available at OTSC-SE
Health Sciences – Available at OSTC-NE and OTSC-SW
Machining – Available at OTSC-NE
Medium / Heavy Truck & Equipment – Available at OTSC-SW
Welding – Available at OTSC-NE and OSTC-SE
Oakland Schools Technical Summer Camps 2023
Dates and Times
- June 26 – June 29 from 8:30a-11:30a
Grades / Ages
- For boys and girls entering the 8th or 9th grade for the 2023-2024 school year
Camps Take Place at all Four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses (OSTC)
Locations and links to register
OSTC Northeast – 1371 N Perry Street, Pontiac, MI 48340 – https://www.ostconline.com/northeast/student-summer-experiences
OSTC Northwest – 8211 Big Lake Road, Clarkston, MI 48346 – https://www.ostconline.com/northwest/student-summer-experiences
OSTC Southeast – 5055 Delemere Avenue, Royal Oak, MI 48073 – https://www.ostconline.com/southeast/student-summer-experiences
OSTC Southwest – 1000 Beck Road, Wixom, MI 48393 – https://www.ostconline.com/southwest/student-summer-experiences
OSTC Courses and a Sample of Skills Taught Include (vary by campus)
Automotive Technology Safety and fundamentals, Tools and equipment, General maintenance and Quick Lane Service, Career outlook and growth opportunities for Maintenance/Quick Lane Service Tech
Collison Repair – Minor body repair, Car detailing, Paint a panel
Computer Programming – Learn Java Basics including variables, loops and conditional statements, Learn how to program a Finch Robot, Apply your Java coding knowledge to make the Finch do various activities
Culinary Arts / Hospitality – Breakfast foods, sandwiches, desserts, baked goods, salads & garnishing
Cybersecurity Networking – Learn how to secure vulnerability points on PCs and other devices, Create functioning computer networks in a virtual workspace, Get hands-on experience with enterprise-grade Cisco routers and switches, Work with the Cybersecurity-friendly Linux operating system as an alternative to Windows, Learn how hackers will target your systems and how to spot and minimize those attacks
Entrepreneurship & Advanced Marking – Describe marketing’s role and function in business, Plan product/service management activities to facilitate product development, Develop concept for new marketing project and/or business venture, Obtain and convey ideas and information in marketing to facilitate business operations, Understand the use of an advertisement’s components to communicate with targeted audiences.
Health Sciences – Human anatomy, Human physiology, Vital signs, Diet and exercise, First aid
Machining – Learn safe shop practices and machine operation, Learn to operate the band saw to cut raw materials, Learn to use the drill press to perform basic drilling operations, Learn to operate a vertical milling machine to make a cool project! Learn to operate a metal lathe to make your own spinning top! Set up and operate a CNC milling machine to make your own monogrammed keychain!
Medium / Heavy Truck & Equipment – Safety, heavy-duty diesel engines, electronic controls, rail fuel systems, career exploration
Welding – Welding Safety and proper PPE, Stick, MIG and TIG welding, Welded horseshoe project, Plasma and oxy fuel cutting
If you have any questions about the OSTC Summer Experiences, please call your local campus (listed above) or visit www.ostconline.com/about-ostc.
Oakland Schools Main Campus
2111 Pontiac Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
For more info on Oakland Schools Technical Campus Summer Experiences, please call your local campus (listed above) or visit www.ostconline.com/about-ostc.
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