Chippewa Valley Exploring

Exploring provides exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. Whether you’re a local organization looking to strengthen the community or a young person wanting to uncover the possibilities of your future, Exploring is a great place to start.

June 16
PHD Academy

June 16, July 14, & August 18- Must attend all three. Grades 6-12.

Participating students will gain knowledge and experience in the topics of hair styles, make-up, nails, skin care, and more.

Meets at Professional Hair Design Academy
3408 Mall Dr, Eau Claire, WI 54701

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June 22

Grades 8-12.

Students will learn about a variety of careers in the medical field.

Meets at the Chippewa Valley Council Boy Scouts of America Service Center - 710 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI 54701


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June 22
Malisko Engineering

For students in Grades 6-12. Two sessions available on 6/22.

Students will get to explore different aspects of the Information Technology career field.


Meets at Malisko Engineering
3610 Oakwood Hills Pkwy #2, Eau Claire, WI 54701

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June 28
WI Army National Guard Armory

For students Grades 6-12

Students will get to see what it is like to in the military from different aspects of being active duty to being a reservist. They will also get to see a few different careers within the military including artillery and infantry.

Meets at the National Guard Armory
1730 North Ln, Eau Claire, WI 54703

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Open house June 22 at 6:30 PM Chippewa Valley Regional Airport

The Aviation Explorer post meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Are you interested in a career or hobby in the aeronautics industry? This is a program for young adults 14-20.

Activities may include: airport operations, meeting air medical transport pilots, aircraft construction, meeting State Patrol pilots, meeting air traffic controllers, meeting corporate pilots, meeting mechanics, and learning more about different aircraft types.

EXPLORE with us!

Complete hands-on projects

Develop aviation interests

Exposure to flight activities

Discover various careers in aviation

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June 28

For students Grades 6-12.

Students will learn about careers in physical, occupational, and speech therapies from professionals in the field. Students will learn about careers in physical, occupational, and speech therapies from professionals in the field.

Meets at the Chippewa Valley Council BSA Service Center
710 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI 54701

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July 12
Eau Claire Express

For students Grades 6-12.

Students will explore player experiences, sports management, press box operations, commenting & audio board, food & beverage, and sports promotion.


Meets at Carson Park Eau Claire Express Stadium
702 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire, WI 54701

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Starts July 12
Riverside Machine & Engineering

For students Grades 6-12. July 13, July 20, July 27, & August 3. Must attend all four sessions.

Students will get to explore different aspects of manufacturing, machining & engineering, and the career opportunities in the Chippewa Valley.

Meets at Riverside Machine & Engineering
2445 Alpine Rd, Eau Claire, WI 54703

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Chippewa Falls, WI

Exploring is partnering with Chippewa Falls High School as well as local restoration professionals to complete a car restoration of a ‘67 Mustang Coupe. Students will start with introduction to safety, PPE, and tools, then move to welding, metalwork, automotive maintenance, engine rebuild, paint, and interior. Students will work alongside professionals to rebuild, then sell, this car!


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