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Career Camps for Kids

Future Ready Career Camps for Grades 5 to 8

This year Career Camp will be a little different! Camp will go Monday through Friday and we are offering campers as many different sessions as we can for the best career exploration experience! Campers will attend two sessions on Monday and Tuesday and then two different sessions on Wednesday and Thursday (morning and afternoon). On Friday, campers will report at 8 am, but parents & family are invited to return at 11:30 am for Camp Showcase! The Showcase will end at 1 pm on the 7th.

Camp Details

Dates + Times
Monday, June 3 through Friday, June 7, 2024

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday:  8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a Camp Showcase at 11:30 a.m.

Lunch will be provided for all campers.

Open to
Kids in grades 5 to 8

Scholarships available, contact Dr. Noeth for information

Registration opens Thursday,  February 1.
Registration closes Friday, May 3.

Camp Schedule

7:45 a.m. -  Drop Off at Main Entrance, report to cafeteria

8-11 a.m.  -  Morning  Sessions

11 a.m.  - 12 Noon - Lunch and team-building activities. Lunch is included for all campers.

12 - 3 p.m.  -  Afternoon Sessions

3 p.m.  -  Pick up at Main Entrance

Your Future Is Waiting!

Please read through the camp options listed below and then proceed to the camp registration at the bottom of this page.

Cooking 101

Are you ready to become a chef extraordinaire? At Cooking Camp, you'll embark on a delicious adventure where you'll learn all about the magic of cooking. From mixing ingredients to creating tasty dishes, get ready to unleash your inner chef!
Instructor: Mr. Kameron Slusher and Ms. Brandilyn Leonard , Food Services, Springfield-Clark CTC

Flying Drones: Legally and Safely!

Come join us for a session where technology takes flight, and young minds soar to new heights! This thrilling camp is designed for students in middle school who are eager to explore the exciting world of drones and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Campers will embark on a journey to become drone enthusiasts, learning about the principles of flight, drone technology, and the jobs drones have in today's world. Certified drone instructors will guide participants through hands-on activities, ensuring a safe and educational experience.
Instructor: Mr. Rob King, Teacher, Springfield-Clark CTC

Future Ready Career Challenges (Career Exploration)

Campers get ready! Take a journey of self-discovery, curiosity, and the exciting exploration of various professions! This camp is designed to ignite the spark of curiosity within young minds as they delve into the vast world of careers and discover the possibilities that lie ahead. This Career Exploration session will offer you a chance to find your future interests and to work with Career Kits that you can take home! Campers will get a chance to explore their future careers and to have some fun completing team challenges and career kits across all career fields.
Instructor: Ms. Kaitlyn Tyler, Talent & Education Coordinator, Greater Springfield Partnership

Junior Achievement: Entrepreneurship Camp

Welcome to the world where creativity meets business! Get ready for a week full of inspiration, hands-on learning, and the chance to turn your big ideas into reality. Throughout this exciting session, young entrepreneurs will dive into the world of business with engaging activities and real-world challenges. From brainstorming unique business concepts to developing a business plan, our campers will gain a firsthand understanding of what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.
Instructor: Junior Achievement of Clark County

Mock Trial

Step into the thrilling world of the courtroom to experience the excitement of legal drama, critical thinking, and the art of persuasive argumentation! This immersive camp is perfect for young minds eager to explore the fascinating realm of law and the justice system. Engage in a hands-on experiences designed to introduce you to the courtroom trial. Guided by experienced legal professionals and educators, campers will learn the fundamentals of the legal process, courtroom procedures, and the roles of attorneys, witnesses, and jurors.
Instructor: Ms. Abby Williams, Teacher, Springfield-Clark CTC

Outdoor Survival Skills

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our Outdoor Survival Skills Camp and get ready to explore the great outdoors, discover the secrets of nature, and learn essential skills that will make you a wilderness whiz! This course will cover packing for the outdoors, building shelter, making a fire, acquiring food, drinking water safely and much more!
Instructor: Mr. Jeremiah Pennington, Teacher, Springfield-Clark CTC

Programming & Web Design Fundamentals

Dive into the captivating world of digital creativity and learn to program and craft your own corner of the internet! This hands-on camp is tailored for tech-savvy minds eager to explore the basics of web design, programming, user experience, and the art of bringing ideas to life online.
Throughout this dynamic program, campers will embark on a creative journey, guided by experienced instructors passionate about web development and programming. From understanding the essentials of HTML and CSS to exploring user-friendly design principles, campers will gain practical skills that empower you to program computers and design your own web pages.
Instructor: Mr. Sean Fadden, Teacher, Springfield-Clark CTC

Young Actors Theatre Camp

This dynamic summer session is a perfect blend of creativity, collaboration, and theatrical excitement, offering young talents the opportunity to explore the captivating world of acting and the big stage. In addition to the creative aspects of theater, the camp promotes personal growth and self-expression. Through games, exercises, and group discussions, participants will discover the power of storytelling and gain valuable insights into the world of theatre!
Instructor: Ms. Michelle Carn, Curriculum Coach, Springfield-Clark CTC


Registration is for the 2024 camps is currently closed. 

For More Information

Pamela Noeth

Senior Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Innovation

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