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Summer Adventures for Kids

Build your own rocket! Paint a masterpiece!

Get ready for a fun and hands-on adventure at any one of Gateway’s summer camps designed for students entering grades 6-8. 

Register for one or multiple camps below. Once your registration is submitted Gateway Technical College will send you an invoice for your camps via US mail. Please note that refunds for camper cancelations will only be issued up and until three weeks prior to the camp start date. After three weeks prior no refunds will be issues. Should Gateway cancel a camp due to low enrollment a full refund will be issued. 

Any questions regarding camps or payment should to be directed to Sabrina Morgan at morgans@gtc.edu

Select your summer camp(s):

Learn about life as a forensic scientist examining crime scenes, analyzing evidence, performing scientific tests and going through court proceedings. Then, become a forensic examiner as you investigate a mock crime scene and recover evidence.

June 19   9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Kenosha Campus
Fee: $30

Put your creativity to work and create nail designs. Learn how to do manicures, pedicures and apply your nail art designs.

June 12 – 13   9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kenosha Campus
Fee: $50

Do you love trying new hair styles? Learn the proper ways to use a curling iron and flat iron as well as braiding techniques and how to style basic updos.

June 14 – 15  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kenosha Campus
Fee: $50

Use cutting-edge design programs and tools including 3D printers and lasers in Gateway’s Fab Lab to design and create your own projects.

SC Johnson iMET Center
Fee: $120

Learn how to use professional CNC equipment to manufacture your own model of a rocket.

June 23  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Elkhorn Campus
Fee: $30

Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft Office and Google tools that can help you prepare for success in high school.

Fee: $30

Learn to type like a pro! You’ll become familiar with the standard QWERTY keyboard and learn proper typing techniques that will help you develop typing speed and accuracy.

Fee: $30

Discover the ins and outs of a career in nursing. You’ll learn about the human anatomy, explore nursing as a profession with hands-on activities in the nursing skills lab, and earn your CPR certification.

June 13 – 14 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (6/13) & 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (6/14)
Kenosha Campus
Fee: $50

Do you love games that make you think? Learn about various strategy-style games and how to plan your moves to win the games while playing them against other students.

July 17 – 21   9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kenosha Campus
Fee: $60

Create your own masterpiece. Learn basic design concepts, composition and acrylic painting techniques as you create your own painting.

June 23   9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Kenosha Campus
Fee: $30

Explore your creative side. Experiment with advanced graphics techniques as you create personal projects.

June 21 -22   9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Racine Campus
Free: $45

Explore photography and develop a personal style. Learn about photography techniques you can use with any camera, including cell phones, and explore software editing and phone app editing.  Students will need to bring their own camera or phone.

June 19 – 20   9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Racine Campus
Fee: $45

Learn how 3D printing is transforming our world. Learn how to create your own 3D model in CAD computer programs, then bring your idea to life using the 3D printer.  Students are welcome to register for one or more sessions. Cost is by session.

SC Johnson iMET Center
Fee: $25 

Spend time learning about all facets of manufacturing and work hands on in the CNC, Welding and Engineering labs at the Racine and iMET Campuses. You’ll also explore the creative side of manufacturing in the Fab Lab designing and making creations come to life.

June 26 – 30   8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Racine Campus and SC Johnson iMET Center (campers will spend time at both locations)
Fee: $25

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