Registration Deadline June 5 for Summer Camps at Penn College

Published 05.19.2015


Pennsylvania College of Technology offers fun, interactive and hands-on summer camps that reflect the unique academic majors offered across campus.

The registration deadline is June 5 for the camps, five of which are overnight and two that are day camps.

The camps are:

Business for the 21st CenturyBusiness for the 21st Century Career Camp (New for 2015)
June 16-17 (overnight) for students entering grades 9-12

Discover what management and marketing careers look like in the 21st century. Digital media is becoming a significant marketing tool, and careers in digital marketing are growing along with those in the sports and/or event environments. Penn College faculty will introduce participants to marketing careers in the digital world and the exciting opportunities in the sports and events management field.


Designing a Digital FutureDesigning a Digital Future Camp
June 16-17 (overnight) for students entering grades 10-12

Explore a variety of digital media-based fields including gaming, Web design, product design, mobile applications and graphic design. Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in labs and classrooms and participate in gaming, simulation activities and Web development workshops. Hands-on workshops will guide students to develop their own games and mobile apps.


Future RestaurateursFuture Restaurateurs Career Camp (New for 2015)
June 17-18 (overnight) for students entering grades 9-12
Love to cook or bake? Dream of owning your own restaurant or becoming a famous chef? Join chefs from Penn College’s Hospitality Department for a camp focused on the ins and outs of becoming a chef. Students will experience hands-on activities centered around menu planning, cooking, baking and more!


Health CareersHealth Careers Camp
June 17-18 (overnight) for students entering grades 9-12

Love helping people? Ever thought about a career in the health care industry? If “Yes” is the answer, learn more about this exciting camp presented by Penn College and Susquehanna Health. This camp introduces students to a variety of health careers including nursing, physician assistant, dental hygiene, radiography, emergency medical services, and more! Students will participate in hands-on activities and tour the region’s new state-of-the-art hospital.


SMART GirlsSMART Girls Summer Camp
June 22-25 (overnight) for students entering grades 9-11

Penn College developed Science and Math Applications in Real-World Technologies (SMART) Girls to counter an alarming academic and social trend: Girls tend to shy away from math and sciences as they enter adolescence and their important high school years. This year's hands-on camp will focus on 3-D printing, with students working in teams to design, print and ultimately demonstrate their creations to the community in a “Shark Tank”-style atmosphere. Students need no knowledge of 3-D printing or design – just a willingness to work together in a team, learn new technology and have a great time!


CreativityCreativity Art Camp (New for 2015)
June 22-25 (day camp) for students entering grades 4-6

This camp provides youngsters the chance to explore art and creativity through a variety of media. Students will work with professional artists to produce unique works of art, focus on the creative process, and develop imagination and creativity. Activities include creating a miniature fantasy clay structure, exploring the basics of Photoshop, and learning the art and development process for making a short book. All art supplies are included. Seats are limited.


Youth Training for Athletic DevelopmentYouth Training for Athletic Development Camp
June 22-July 15 (day camp); two sessions for 12- to 14-year-olds and 15- to 17-year-olds

Young athletes looking to learn how to train smarter – as well as those ready to combine proper strength conditioning techniques, nutrition education, and functional sport application for optimal performance – will benefit from this age-appropriate day camp. The camp is specific to youth training based on the National Strength and Conditioning Association guidelines and is taught by exercise science faculty. Training sessions will emphasize injury prevention and agility/speed progression.

For more information or to register, visit the Summer Camps webpage.

For more about Penn College, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.