Plan Now for 2017 Summer Camps at TVCC

Computer, STEM, Robotics, Coding and Aviation camps still have openings. They will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Calvin Hiatt at 541-881-5814 to register.

Partial list of TVCC 2017 summer camps

Note for camps which are NOT athletic camps: The camps are funded by a grant from the Oregon Department of Education. Because of that, students who live in Oregon, and members of partnering non-profits will receive priority admission.

Breakfast and lunch are included for day campers and all three meals are included for overnight campers.

Camps begin with breakfast at 8:30 a.m., followed by a camp activity at 9, lunch at noon, camp activity at 1 p.m. and checkout at 4.

Space is limited in all camps. Campers should bring this form, signed by parents, to the first day of camp.

July 5-8 Computer Camp for High School Students

Campers will learn the basic components of a computer. Competitions will be based on the basic parts of computer composition and networking. Camp highlight will be each camper building a basic computer. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814.

July 11-12 TVCC Hoops Camp

Elementary and middle school girls will have the opportunity to grow their basketball skills with the help of current Chukar coaches and players. First through fourth grades will camp from 9 a.m. to noon, with fifth through eighth grades taking the court from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Athletes will need to bring gym shoes (no shoes worn outdoors), shirt and shorts, and will receive a camp shirt at the end of the second day of instruction. Cost is $35. Camp slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. More information and a registration form can be found here.

July 17-18 Middle School STEM Camp

Camp emphasizes the fun activities which can be experienced through STEM-related content. Specifically aerospace, with rockets, drones, engineering and meteorology as part of the experience. Guest instructors will be utilized, as will TVCC instructors. Camp highlights will be building and firing rockets, building miniature roller-coasters, and flying drones. Industry partners will present how trouble-shooting and problem solving lead to a high demand employee, and careers in these activities are readily available. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814.

July 19-21 Middle and High School Robotics Camp

Basic robotics will be introduced. Components from VEX robotics and the national competition hosted by VEX will be used. Students will build a robot that can operate both autonomously and manually. Industry partners will present elements of engineering, coding and troubleshooting. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814. View the flyer here. Like our Facebook page to keep up on all the news and updates.

July 24-25 High School Challenge Camp

The ultimate challenge for campers who want to test their problem-solving skills. Campers will be challenged to take basic materials found commonly in the home and engineer machines and structures. Camp challenges will vary in size, from large to small, in material, and will be across multiple content areas. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814.

July 24-26 Volleyball: Incoming 6-8th Grade Camp

9 a.m. to noon, Cost is $55, includes T-shirt. For more information, contact Kathy Creech at kcreech@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5890.

July 24-27 Volleyball: Incoming 9-12th Grade Camp

1 p.m.-5 p.m., cost is $80, includes T-shirt. For more information, contact Kathy Creech at kcreech@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5890.

July 26-27 Middle and High School Coding Camp

Students will learn on a Raspberry Pi unit the fundamentals of coding and programming. Instructor Randy Seals has worked in both the private and public sector and will draw from his career to teach how coding and programming skills are valuable and desirable to employers as well as high wages available to workers with these skills. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814.

July 28-29 High School STEM Camp

Camp emphasized STEM in aerospace and the fun activities which can be experienced in STEM-related content. Rockets, drones, engineering and meteorology will be experienced. Guest instructors will be utilized including TVCC instructors and industry partners. Camp highlights will be building and firing rockets, building miniature roller-coasters and flying drones. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814.

July 28-29 Volleyball: High School Team Tournament (welcoming Oregon and Idaho schools)

Cost $125 per team, capped at 10 teams. For more information, contact Kathy Creech at kcreech@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5890.

Aug 7-10 Aviation Camp

Camp will focus on discovery of basic pilot skills, weather study, aerodynamics and mechanical aircraft systems that every student pilot needs as part of their pre-solo ground school. Students will receive 2-4 hours of flight time with a fixed-wing instructor in a Cessna aircraft and observe 2-4 hours as a passenger during the duration of the camp. Industry partners will be used to discuss careers available, especially in fixed-wing aviation. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814. View flyer here. Due to FAA regulations, campers must be 14-19 years old before Aug. 7, 2017. Cost is $25. For more information, contact Calvin Hiatt at chiatt@tvcc.cc or 541-881-5814. View flyer here. Application form is here, this form must be filled out and returned prior to the beginning of camp, and this is additional information about Aviation Camp.

Registration for the Career and Technical Education Camps is now open!

Register for High School camps.

Register for Middle School camps.