Power of Us Camp

young woman wearing a welder's maskParticipants of this week-long camp will discover career options and transfer pathways in Information Technologies, Electrical Systems Technology, Computer-Integrated Machining, Automotive, Biomedical Equipment Technology, and Welding, participate in hands-on activities, observe live lab demonstrations, and create projects using the latest technology and equipment in our Makerspace. The camp’s objective is to provide exposure and generate interest in male-dominated fields to female-identifying youth. The camp is ideal for students to learn from our faculty and have conversations with industry leaders.

Open to: Rising 10th, 11th, or 12th graders.

Location: Durham Technical Community College, Main Campus. Newton (Building 4) and Ingram (Building 11), 1616 Cooper St. Durham, NC. View map and directions

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   grant number 2100014

Dates: Monday, June 17 Thursday – June 20, 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. with a lunch break (a lunch is provided). Students must attend the entire week. The camp is free but participants must provide their own transportation.

Note: The Power of Us Camp is now full for 2024

Durham Tech contacts:
Maryah Smith,  smithovermanm@durhamtech.edu or 919-536-7200, ext. 4008
Jacequeline Mitchell, mitchellj@durhamtech.edu or 919-536-7200, ext. 4013

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