Thingamajig Fabricators

Pre-College Program

Thingamajig Fabricators is designed for students who want to experience modern manufacturing. Learn how we design and fabricate the objects you take for granted each day. Throughout this program, you'll have the opportunity to use 3D design software, run mills and lathes, and weld varying projects. In addition, you'll get to tour modern manufacturing facilities to truly learn what it means to be "Made in America.”

Summer Overnight Pre-College Program

July 17-21, 2022

Age Group: Students entering grades 9-12

Fee: $400
Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing.

Registration for this program is full.

Industry Partnerships

Industry Partnerships

Sincere thanks and appreciation to our program sponsor, The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. Their generous support has enabled Penn College to offer this program to students at a reduced rate by providing scholarships for all attendees. Penn College thanks The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. for helping to offer a modern manufacturing experience in state-of-the-art labs for our Pre-College Programs students.

Field Trips/Special Events


Get a glimpse into the world of manufacturing by visiting two local manufacturers.

Please Bring

Long pants and closed-toed shoes are required.


Earn up to $2,000 off Penn College tuition

Did you know you can save money on your Penn College tuition if you attend one of our Pre-College Programs? 

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Here's how it works:

Here's how it works:

  • Complete a Pre-College Program during the summer before entering 9-12 grade. 
  • Or better yet, come for two Pre-College Programs. Pick a different program the second time around or come for the same one twice. Each year we mix things up.
  • Attend Penn College and receive $1,000 off your tuition each year if you came for one program. 
  • Or, get $2,000 off your tuition each year if you join us for two programs.