2019 CTE Career Exploration Summer Camp
The purpose of the CTE Summer Camp is to expose middle school students to careers in the Energy & Utilities, Information Technology and Transportation industry sectors, as well as opportunities in higher education. All modules address applied mathematics/science involved in the selected fields. A pre-culminating experience will be a college/career orientation that will include a campus tour and student panel.
- Participating middle school students will work in teams to develop projects within three California Industry Sectors. Each activity is facilitated by college faculty assisted by current college students. All activities are hands-on and contextualized.
- Participating districts: Bassett Unified School District, El Monte City School District, Little Lake City School District, and Mountain View School District Students must be transitioning to eighth grade in August 2019.
Important information for students participating in Summer 2019:Information for Parents
Summer Camp Module descriptions
Crystal Radios: Build your own from scratch
Students will assemble a crystal radio and learn the basics of radio transmission and related topics
Fuel Cell Cars
Students will disassemble and assemble a new working small engine and test run it after assembly. They will adjust and test the different operating systems in the engine and learn how each is related to overall engine efficiency. Students will also learn about electron theory and basic concepts of electrical theory, electrical calculations, and application.
Basic First Aid/CPR/AED
Gabriel Solorio and Patricia Luna
Students will learn basic first aid techniques and at the completion of the module students will receive the certificate of completion.
All students participate in a career/counseling workshop. Students learn about higher education, non-traditional careers, and soft skills.