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2022 Summer Teen Tech Camp

Create your own path of discovery this summer at Rockland BOCES! Choose from our extensive industry offerings listed below. Our Summer Teen Tech Camp engages and inspires campers as they hone 21st century skills. 

DATES:
One-week sessions – July 11, 18, 25 & August 1 (start dates)

TIMES:
9am-1pm, Monday-Friday

LOCATION:
Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC)
Rockland BOCES (Bldg. 3)
65 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994

AGES:
Students entering grades 7-10

COST:
$275/week

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
For more information, please call Lucy Gelman at (845) 627-4770.

WEEK 1 – JULY 11  

Power to Build – Make it with Wood: Plan, measure, cut, build and decorate a project to be used at home. Must first complete a safety test.

Car Repair 101 – What Every Teenager Should Know: Learn the basics of automotive upkeep including oil change, tire rotation and brake, steering and suspension systems.

International Cooking: Prepare popular dishes and desserts from around the world. Create an imaginative dish on the last day using skills learned and a secret ingredient. 

Welding & Sculpting: Learn basic welding concepts related to manufacturing and fabricating as well as design concepts for metal sculptures.

Digital Illustration: Create/recreate artwork using digital drawing tools and Apple computers. Final products will be displayed on the last in the CTEC gallery.

 

WEEK 2 – JULY 18 

Power to Build – Make it with Wood: Plan, measure, cut, build and decorate a project to be used at home. Must first complete a safety test.

Salon 101: Learn the basics of hair styling (blowouts, straightening, curling), manicure/pedicure techniques, make-up application and skin care. 

Character Animation: Animate characters using expressions, movements, Apple computers and Adobe Character Animator (equipped with automatic lip sync, face and body tracking). 

Culinary Tour Around Asia: Explore and prepare Asian cuisine (dumplings, pho, kimchi, sushi and more). 

Animal Care & Training: Care for a variety of pets (dogs, cats, small animals and more) with a focus on a different animal group each day. Field trip included.

 

WEEK 3 – JULY 25 

Dirt Bikes & Quads: Learn mechanics behind two- and four-stroke engines. Introduction to transmissions, steering, suspension and brakes.

Salon 102: Building on Salon 101 (not a prerequisite). Dabble in all areas of salon work (hair styling, manicure/pedicure techniques, make-up application and skin care) OR choose 1-2 to concentrate on. 

Italian Cooking: Prepare the eggplant parmigiana recipe that Beat Bobby Flay. Explore the different regions of Italy and the cuisine each is known for. 

Digital Photography: Take pictures as an art form using a digital camera/phone and the Rule of Thirds. Introduction to Photoshop (manipulation and touch-ups). Digital cameras provided for those unable to bring their own. Photos will be displayed on the last day in the CTEC gallery. 

 

WEEK 4 – AUGUST 1 

Car Repair 101 – What Every Teenager Should Know: Learn the basics of automotive upkeep including oil change, tire rotation and brake, steering and suspension systems.

Cooking for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: Prepare menu items inspired by Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. 

All About Drones: Learn how drones are used in different industries before building and flying your own.

NEW – Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Welding/Manufacturing Camp: Learn the basics of welding and CNC manufacturing through this project-based learning opportunity. Industry partners Wazer (waterjet cutting), Bantam Tools (machining of aluminum) and Awisco (welding/CNC plasma cutter) will join us. 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

FAQ #1: Will lunch be provided?
A:
Campers need to bring their own lunch, snacks and drinks. They will be given a 30-minute break to eat and socialize.

FAQ #2: Will transportation be provided?
A: Campers must provide their own transportation to and from camp.

FAQ #3: What is the payment/refund policy?
A: Full payment ($275) must be received upon registration. Refund requests will be  honored on a case-by-case basis up to the Friday before the registered week. A $75 processing fee will be charged. No refunds will be issued once camp begins. Please contact Kim Bell at kbell@rboces.org or (845) 627-4772.

FAQ #4: Is there a discount for siblings?
A: If you are registering more than one child, the cost for the second will be $250. If you qualify, please call Lucy Gelman at (845) 627-4770.