Camp Opportunity

Registration Deadline 

McDowell County Schools is partnering with McDowell Technical Community College to offer Camp Opportunity to middle school students June 27-30, 2022. The day camp provides campers with the opportunity to learn about a different career each day through exploration and hands on activities. Sessions will be held at McDowell High School, McDowell Technical Community College, Universal Advanced Manufacturing campus and other area locations.

Camp will begin each day at McDowell High School and transportation will be offered through an abbreviated bus route.

WHO: Middle grade students (rising 6th through 8th grades) from McDowell County Public Schools

WHEN

WHERE: McDowell High School, McDowell Technical Community College, and other area locations.

COST: FREE! Includes lunch and snacks!

TRANSPORTATION: Camp will begin each day at McDowell High School; transportation offered through an abbreviated bus route. Transportation to the off-site sessions will be provided.

REGISTER ONLINE: Camp Opportunity Registration Page

Contact Information:

Dr. Beverly Watts, 828-652-0669 or beverlywat@mcdowelltech.edu

Mary Finley, 828-460-3011 or mary.finley@mcdowell.k12.nc.us

Sessions Offered

  • Advertising/Graphic Design
  • Agriculture
  • Art/Painting/Drawing
  • Automotive Technologies
  • Biology/Anatomy/Physiology
  • Blacksmith
  • Chemistry
  • Construction/Masonry
  • Cooking/Culinary Arts
  • Cosmetology
  • Creative Writing
  • Cyber Security
  • Drafting
  • Drones
  • Electricity
  • Emergency Services/Fire Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Esthetics
  • Fitness/Nutrition
  • Forestry
  • Game Art & Design
  • Gizmos & Gadgets
  • Healthcare
  • Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Law Enforcement/Forensics
  • Legos
  • Machining/Welding
  • Meteorology
  • Music
  • NJROTC
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Robotics
  • Theater Arts
  • Veterinary Medicine