2017 Summer Camps

Join us for a week long summer camp designed for students entering grades 7 - 10.  

Exploratory and specialized camps are available!

Registration and Cost:

  • Registration opens May 1, 2017
  • Limited space available: Each camp session has 12 openings
  • $50 per student per camp
  • A limited number of scholarships may be available to families that qualify 

Contact Information:

Kerry Osmond, Community Enrichment Manager
(608) 757-7728  kosmond1@blackhawk.edu

Exploratory Camps

Exploratory Camps run the following weeks:  Camp activities will be the same each week.

June 19 - June 23

June 26 - June 30

July 10 - July 14

1:00pm - 4:30pm

1:00pm - 4:30pm

1:00pm - 4:30pm

Curious about investigating a crime scene?  Want to explore the world of foods? Ever wondered if you have what it takes to be successful in the health field? Come explore some of the hottest careers today in public safety, culinary arts, health sciences, and manufacturing.  These  week-long exploratory camps are designed to provide students with hands-on learning experiences, exposing them to a range of skills and careers to expand their knowledge and understanding of high demand careers. One day a week is devoted to a field trip touring a local business to help students see firsthand what it takes to be a success. Join us for a week of exploration and fun! All exploratory camps will be held at our Central Campus. 

Specialized Camps

Manufacturing: Nuts and Bolts

July 17 - July 21 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)

Prefer to be up and working with your hands?  Like to tinker?  Ever take gadgets apart and then put them back together?  Students attending the week-long introductory camp to manufacturing learn the various design skills necessary to bring life to a new items along the specialized machinery necessary to create a product.  This week also includes a tour of a local manufacturing facility to help students learn what types of careers exist in our area. This camp will be held at our Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, Milton campus.

Culinary: Bon Appetit!

July 24 - July 28 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)

Hooked on TV chef shows? Spend your free time watching the Food Network?  Love to show off in the kitchen? Cooking is more than a necessary life skill--it’s also an opportunity for a career. Join us for an exciting, interactive, week-long course that teaches basic skills in food preparation for various occasions. The best part—you get to eat what you create!  This camp will be held at our Central Campus.

Game Design/Coding:

July 31 - August 4 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)

Why spend your time just playing when you can also create? Video games and interactive media comprise a growing $20 billon industry with a range of jobs in game design, animation, music, programming, marketing, technical support and more. Students can immerse themselves in our week-long camp and experience hands-on learning focused on skill development while exposing them to the range of career opportunities in the field of game design and coding.  This camp will be held at our Central Campus.