Summer Skilled Trades Camps Offered at NMU

Northern Michigan University will offer summer skilled trades camps at its Jacobetti Complex for middle school and high school students. One-day camps July 11-13 will cover either two topic areas at age-appropriate levels for grades 5-8 and 9-12 or one topic for all ages. A three-day camp with an engineering focus will be offered July 18-20 for students in grades 5-8.

The day camps will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and include free lunch. A detailed schedule follows:

July 11: Dual program of bicycle repair and maintenance and automotive/small engine repair; or a full day devoted to building design and construction using 3D software.

July 12: CSI-Crime Scene Investigation and Challenge Camp team-building activities; or a full day of cosmetology.

July 13: Industrial maintenance, using tools that keep machines running, and welding; or a full day of culinary arts. 

At the three-day engineering camp July 18-20, students will gain hands-on experience building a bridge and developing an electronic game.

Registration is $65 for each one-day camp or $195 for the three-day camp. To sign up or for more information, call NMU Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 227-2103 or visit

Prepared By
Kristi Evans
News Director