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FCS career pathways holding technical summer camps
SPRING BREAK CAMPS

Forsyth County Schools’ career pathways are known as some of the best in the state.

In an effort to keep local students engaged in their education and give them the opportunity to participate in a pathway they might not otherwise have the chance to, FCS’s career and technical education teachers are holding several week-long summer camps in the month of June.

Culinary Arts Camp

Want to be a chef? For rising seventh-ninth grade students who would like to lear basic cooking techniques, the first Forsyth County Culinary Arts Camp is an option this summer. The camp theme is “A Whole New World of Food!” Days will be filled with hands-on cooking, emphasizing international cuisine and including demonstrations from local chefs and various cooking techniques. Registration includes all cooking supplies and equipment. Each camper will receive a chef’s hat, apron and a T-shirt. A $20 consumable fee is due on the first day of camp to cover the food that the students will prepare for lunch each day. Camp will meet in Lambert High School’s culinary arts lab. To register or for more information, visit parks.forsythco.com.

AGES       DAYS     TIME                 DATES          LOCATION                                    INSTRUCTOR       FEE

12-14          M-F       9a.m.-3p.m.   Jun 19-23     Lambert High School                Laura King           $300.00

Automotive Camp

In this camp, students will learn how to maintain an automobile with auto basics and preventative maintenance, including brakes, tires, oil changes and more. They will also learn what to do in emergency roadside situations, such as how to change flat tires and operate a jack. This camp will also increase general automotive knowledge. Parents are welcome to attend the class for free with a paid registration for their child. Campers will receive a T-shirt. The camp will meet in Forsyth Central High School’s automotive lab. Marlo Miranda, an ASE master accredited teacher and 2016 FCS Teacher of the Year, will lead the camp. To register or for more information, visit parks.forsythco.com.

AGES      DAYS   TIME                      DATES          LOCATION                                               INSTRUCTOR       FEE

13-18       M-F      8:30a.m.-12p.m.   Jun 12-16     Forsyth Central High School            Marlo Miranda      $150.00

13-18       M-F      8:30a.m.-12p.m    Jun 19-23    Forsyth Central High School            Marlo Miranda     $150.00

Vex IQ Robotics Camp

Team OTTO is holding a summer robotics camp, OTTObotics, at Forsyth Central High School. Sign up for one or two weeks, where students will learn how to build, program and operate VEX IQ robots. The end of the week will culminate in a fun, awards-

filled competition where campers’ creations will compete against other student’s creations. To register or for more information, visit team1746.com/robotics-camp.

AGES       DAYS      TIME                DATES            LOCATION                                                INSTRUCTOR          FEE

7-12          M-F        9a.m.-2p.m.    Jun 5-9           Forsyth Central High School             Jonathan Lillie       $375.00

7-12          M-F        9a.m.-2p.m.    Jun 12-16       Forsyth Central High School             Jonathan Lillie       $375.00

Vex IQ/VDR Robotics Camp

This summer, South Forsyth High School will be hosting its first annual SFHS VEX IQ/VEX VDR robotics camp. The camp is designed to pique the interest of a student in the area of robotics. Rising third-fifth graders will be introduced to VEX IQ robotics, while rising sixth-ninth graders will be introduced to VEX EDR robotics. Students will be able to learn about robot design, build aspects, programming and competition of VEX robotics. To register or for more information, visit files.constantcontact.com/.

AGES       DAYS     TIME              DATES       LOCATION                                   INSTRUCTOR      FEE

8-14         M-F        9a.m.-2p.m.  Jun 5-9      South Forsyth High School    Jeff Olney             $150.00/$175.00

Vex IQ Robotics Camp II

The North Forsyth High School Robotics Team will be offering 22 spots for VEXIQ students from fourth-seventh grade. The camp will be working on the 2017-2018 competition game.

To register or for more information, visit files.constantcontact.com/.

AGES       DAYS     TIME            DATES            LOCATION                                   INSTRUCTOR          FEE

9-12          M-F        9a.m.-3p.m.   Jun 12-16   North Forsyth High School    Jodie Marshall       $195.00