posted May 30, 2017, 4:40 PM by Robyn Hilton

This summer camp is designed to provide CCPS rising 8th and 9th graders an opportunity to experience a career field. Campers can select from seven career fields. The camp will provide hands-on experience and career information.

Dates: June 19-29, 2017     Monday - Thursday    Time: 8:00 - 12:00 noon

Site: CTC @ Courthouse,  10101 Courthouse Road,  Chesterfield, VA 23832

Register: Online at:   Click STUDENTS. Then click SUMMER SESSION. Contact: Steve Dimmett at 

768-6160 for addition information.

Students should select ONE of the following career fields (Seats are limited and subject to minimum enrollment requirements)

  • 1.      Automotive - Explore careers in the automotive industry. Hands-on experience in automotive technology and collision.
  • 2.      Construction Trades - Explore careers in construction, including electricity, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and learn introductory            hands-on skills in wall layout, framing, electrical safety, small circuits, shop safety, brazing, and the refrigeration cycle.                      A field trip to a power plant is included.
  • 3.      Cosmetology - Explore careers in cosmetology and nail technology.
  • 4.      Fire Fighting - Explore careers in Fire Service and Emergency Medical Care.
  • 5.      Information Technology (IT) - Explore careers in IT field, to include computer assembly, databases and visual media                            applications. A field trip is offered for this career field.
  • 6.      Medical - Explore careers in the medical field, including dental, nursing and medical biotechnology and learn introductory                    hands-on skills in first aid, medical asepsis, dental care, dental lab procedures, and investigative laboratory procedures.
  • 7.      Veterinary - Explore proper animal care and grooming techniques for small animals. (This is a one-week course only from                    June 19-22, 2017.