Trade Camps for Career Exploration

Trade Camps offer many career exploration opportunities. Older kids will enjoy the hands-on experience of welding, carpentry, and more. Younger kids will love learning about all the different jobs in fun and creative ways. Camp information is updated annually.

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Army & Navy Academy Leadership Camp
Carlsbad Array
Your child will enjoy a summer of activities that will focus on building leadership and self-discipline skills. Whether they are looking at collage, a trade career, or to enter the military - this is a camp that will help them enhance the skills the...(view details)
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Beam Camp
Strafford Array
Beam Camp is located in beautiful New Hampshire and offers a variety of activities that encompass not only some trade related activities, but also art and physical activities. It is a sleep-away camp that is about four weeks in length. Kids ages 11-...(view details)
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Beaver Summer Camp
Chestnut Hill Array
Beaver Summer Camp offers a woodworking camp called Walker's Workshop. The kids will enjoy a weeklong carpentry experience that will show them the basics of woodworking skills. The kids will work in a fully equipped workshop and each camper will...(view details)
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Kansas City Array
A special camp just for the girls who want to learn about the construction industry! The program is a partnership between the National Association of Women in Construction and the members of the Kansas City construction industry. This is a free ...(view details)
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Celsius and Beyond
San Francisco Array
Celsius and Beyond offers a variety of career exploration camps both in science as well as some trade careers. The camps are meant to inspire creativity and build skills within kids that are transferrable to a variety of paths - all while being fun....(view details)
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Electric Girls
Metairie Array
When Flor Serna found herself as the only female recording engineer at Vital Sounds Recording, she wanted to make some waves. She, and Maya Ramos, joined forces to create Electric Girls, a special program to help girls learn electronics and computer...(view details)
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Excite Camp
Application deadline: June 5, 2022
Flemington & Califon Array
Excite Camp is hosted by the Hunterdon County Polytech Career and Technical School located in New Jersey. It is specifically created for kids entering 6th to 9th grade. The program is a 5 day program that runs from 9am-2pm each day and can run a...(view details)
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Girls Build Summer Camps
Various Array
Girls Build™ summer camp is a non-profit organization and are based out of Portland, Oregon. It offers girls 8 - 15 years old the opportunity to work in the world of building and enjoy various experiences in trade services. The community is strong...(view details)
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Hofstra Construction Camp
Westbury Array
Ready to get a feel for construction work? Does the smell of wood make you happy? Then Hofstra University has a wonderful construction camp for students entering grades 7 - 11. The construction camp features two different programs. Introduction...(view details)
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Let’s Build Construction Camp For Girls
Application deadline: May 2022
Allentown Array
Sorry boys, this one is just for the girls! Located in Allentown, Pennsylvania this innovative camp is a great way for girls to try out the trade field and see if they may be interested in a career in the trades. The camp is a week-long camp that...(view details)
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Madison College Career Discovery Camps
Various Array
Career Discovery Camps at Madison College in Wisconsin offer a variety of fun opportunities for kids to learn age appropriate trade skills. Camps are for kids entering grades 5-12 and offer hands-on fun, labs and experiences to get the excited a...(view details)
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Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs®
In an effort to excite kids about fabrication and manufacturing, the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association created this amazing program. Their programs were created to engage kids at a time in their lives when their career choices are starti...(view details)
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Pennsylvania College Technology Programs
Williamsport Array
With their belief that tomorrow begins today, the Pennsylvania College of Technology has created a variety of summer programs for teens. These programs are geared towards kids looking to explore career opportunities in a variety of sectors. Belo...(view details)
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Rosie’s Girls
Various Array
Rosie's Girls® is a part of the Vermont Works For Women organization and is a program just for middle school girls. The camp features experiences in the trades and allows girls to experience careers across a variety of disciplines that are consider...(view details)
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Skills Ontario Skilled Trade Camps
Application deadline: Rolling
Ontario Array
Skills Ontario summer camp offers camps in the skilled trades for girls and boys entering grades 7-9. They run Monday-Friday from 9 am - 4 pm and are one week in length. Kids can learn so many great skills like communication, teamwork, and of cou...(view details)
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Tools & Tiaras
NYC Array
Their motto "Jobs don't have genders" says it all! Tools & Tiaras is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that hopes to make the trades more inclusive for girls. They offer a variety of programs in fully-equipped workshops for women and girls to ...(view details)
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Wehinahpay Mountain Camp
Sacramento Array
Boy Scout Troops will come from all over the Southwest to learn about Welding, Auto mechanics, Black Smithing, Electrical and Plumbing skills, and Robotics/STEM. We're looking for youth ages 14 to 18 who would be interested in gaining training an...(view details)