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Summer Camps

 

Summer Camps icons: science, engineering and math, technology, business

SUMMER Camps

at Blue Ridge Community College
for Middle and High School Students

 

Summer Camp icons: film, theatre, computer gaming, business

 

STEM Camps

ArcStrong logoArcStrong
Design. Fabricate. Weld.
A one-day introduction to the world of welding
Open to rising 9th through 12th graders

Choose one of two sessions.

1st Session:
June 28, Henderson County Campus
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


2nd Session:
June 29, Brevard High School
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students will receive an introduction to the world of welding with an emphasis on gas metal arc welding (MIG) and plasma cutting. This camp is all about learning a new skill safely, while at the same time having fun. Students will be shown how to safely turn molten metal into some very cool projects and work on a project they can take home with them. Participants will receive a t-shirt as well. Now, let’s get to melting some metal!

For more information, contact Shanda R. Bedoian:
shandab@blueridge.edu
, (828) 694-1756

Register Online

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YEE1 logo

Young Engineers Experience1 (YEE1)
Solve. Explore. Experience.

A four-day STEM camp introducing students to the world of engineering
Open to rising 7th through 9th graders

Choose one of two sessions.

1st Session:
June 12-15, Henderson County Campus

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2nd Session:
June 19-22, Transylvania County Campus
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students will be introduced to the exciting world of engineering! The YEE1 camp is full of hands-on lab experiments in electronics and AutoCAD as well as team design projects and competitions in robotics, bridge building, and even a Ping Pong Launch. Participants will receive a t-shirt and take home cool projects.

For more information, contact Shanda R. Bedoian:
shandab@blueridge.edu, (828) 694-1756

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YEE2 logoYoung Engineers Experience2 (YEE2)
Think. Create. Build.
A one-day STEM, project-based camp

Open to rising 10th through 12th graders

Choose one of two sessions.

1st Session:
June 26, Henderson County Campus
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2nd Session:
June 27, Henderson County Campus
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Be a Maker!  Students will learn what it takes to bring a concept to life using advanced technologies in software and state-of-the-art equipment at Blue Ridge Community College.  Participants will receive a t-shirt and take home a pretty cool project.
 

For more information, contact Shanda R. Bedoian:
shandab@blueridge.edu
, (828) 694-1756 

Register Online

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Other Exciting Camp Opportunities

computer game screen says "START" and "GAME OVER"Game Creator Summer Workshop
A two-week workshop for game creators
Open to rising 9th through 12th graders

June 19, 20, 22, 26, 27, and 29, Henderson County Campus
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
 

Students will learn a generalized workflow in game creation and receive an introduction to 3D modeling programs, 2D image manipulation programs, and Game Engines. During the camp, students will use pre-made art and programming assets to build a main character, develop the level, and finally play the game.  By the end of the camp, the student will be able to take a fully playable game home with them. Workshop participants should bring a USB thumb drive and headphones to all sessions.

For more information, contact Patrick Roeder:
dp_roeder@blueridge.edu
, (828) 694-1771

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ScreenX: Yippee-ki-yay, Moviemaker, cowboy on movie with drama masks logoScreenX
A four-day filmmaking and acting camp
Open to rising 9th through 12th graders and 2017 graduates

June 12-15, Henderson County Campus
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

See your ideas (or yourself) on the big screen! Campers choose between the acting and film crew tracks and work together to make short movies. Over the course of the week, guest filmmakers and actors will mentor students on everything from film/theatre history to technology 101 to set etiquette. Students will have access to exclusive film screenings and Q&A sessions with film professionals. At the end of the week, family and friends can join in for a world premiere of these student films.

 For more information, contact:
Charlotte Taylor, ce_taylor@blueridge.edu,  (828) 694-1855
or Jennifer Treadway, js_treadway@blueridge.edu, (828) 694-1849 

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Shark Tank
water and sharks swim inside a lightbulbA four-day camp introducing students to the world of entrepreneurship
Open to rising 9th through 12th graders

June 12-15, Henderson County Campus
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Students will explore what it takes to start a successful business in a fast-paced and fun atmosphere. Students will learn idea formation, decision making, business modeling, marketing, planning, and presentation skills. Participants will receive a t-shirt and awards based on competitions.

For more information, contact M.C. Gaylord:
m_gaylord@blueridge.edu
, (828) 694-1779

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All summer camps are free.

 

Register Early! Some camps have a maximum number of registrants.

 

Registration Deadline is May 12, 2017

 

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Important: Boxed lunches and snacks are provided for all summer camps except Game Creator Summer Workshop. Students with allergies or dietary restrictions should plan to provide their own lunch and/or snacks. Please bring a refillable water bottle with a lid.

 

 

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For more information about the STEM camps:

Contact Us

Shanda R. Bedoian
Director of Corporate &
Customized Training

(828) 694-1756
shandab@blueridge.edu


For more information about the other camps:

Contact Us

Game Creator Summer Workshop:

Patrick Roeder
dp_roeder@blueridge.edu

(828) 694-1771

 

ScreenX:

Charlotte Taylor
ce_taylor@blueridge.edu
(828) 694-1855

or Jennifer Treadway
js_treadway@blueridge.edu
(828) 694-1849

 

Shark Tank:

M.C. Gaylord
m_gaylord@blueridge.edu
(828) 694-1779

For more information about the STEM camps:

Contact Us

Shanda R. Bedoian
Director of Corporate &
Customized Training

(828) 694-1756
shandab@blueridge.edu


For more information about the other camps:

Contact Us

Game Creator Summer Workshop:

Patrick Roeder
dp_roeder@blueridge.edu

(828) 694-1771

 

ScreenX:

Charlotte Taylor
ce_taylor@blueridge.edu
(828) 694-1855

or Jennifer Treadway
js_treadway@blueridge.edu
(828) 694-1849

 

Shark Tank:

M.C. Gaylord
m_gaylord@blueridge.edu
 (828) 694-1779