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Summer Career Camps

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Explore what you've always dreamed of becoming...

Pasco-Hernando State College's Summer Career Camps are a captivating way to spend the summer, that will provide both exciting and educational experiences! 

Designed for middle and early high school students (those entering sixth through ninth grades), these inspiring sessions will provide an opportunity for students to explore some of the popular career programs offered at PHSC, while enjoying a stimulating and interactive learning environment.

Camp participants will: 

  • Develop new friendships
  • Gain a clear understanding of future career opportunities
  • Learn life lessons in leadership, teamwork and responsibility
  • Have fun

PHSC is offering four academic career-themed summer camps designed for middle and early high school students (those entering seventh, eighth and ninth grades). The sessions will provide an opportunity for students to explore popular career programs that are offered at PHSC. The Business and Technology and Health Careers Camps are held on the West Campus in New Port Richey. The STEaM and Fire Science Careers Camps are held on the East Campus in Dade City. 

Business and Technology Careers Camp

Female drafting studentCampers will become entrepreneurs by creating a plan for a new business, experience the legal world by preparing and participating in a mock trial from the viewpoint of a paralegal, and expand their virtual world by creating a mini version of the Internet. They will also take part in mock interviews, identify personal strengths, discover ways for blending their strengths with the professional world, and create a personal resumé.

Business and Technology Careers Camp is held on the PHSC West Campus in New Port Richey. Session I: June 23 –26, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Session II: July 14 – 17, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ​Students must be entering seventh through ninth grade. Camp fee is $90 per student.

STEaM Careers Camp

Boys and girls giving thumbs up sign STEaM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) Reality Career Camp participants will be working as part of a simulated community emergency rescue team. Campers will use the latest technology to “save” their community from aggressive invaders and, by assuming various professional roles, will discover why cooperation and training lead to success.

STEaM Careers Camp is held on the PHSC East Campus in Dade City, July 7 – July 10, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students must be entering sixth through eighth grade. Camp fee is $110 per student.

Health Careers Camp

Male EMT/paramedic studentsCampers will participate in simulations and other hands-on activities related to PHSC’s paramedic, nursing, dental and radiography programs. Everything from taking basic vital signs to capturing X-rays will be covered in the College’s state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. Campers also will become CPR certified.

Health Careers Camp is held on the PHSC West Campus in New Port Richey. Session I: June 16 –19, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Session II: July 21 – July 24, 1 to 4:30 p.m. ​​Students must be entering seventh through ninth grade. Camp fee is $100 per student.

Fire Science Careers Camp

Boys and girls in firefighting jackets with fire hose Campers will experience the exciting world of emergency planning and response while interacting with firefighters, paramedics and arson and bomb squad personnel from local and state agencies as they learn about and practice the skills used in real life emergency response situations. Participants also will gain an understanding of the preparation and training necessary for emergency personnel to successfully respond to the day-to-day challenges they encounter.

Fire Science Careers Camp is held on the PHSC East Campus in Dade City, July 28 – July 31, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students must be entering sixth through eighth grade. Camp fee is $110 per student. 

 

Registration for the Summer Career camps is now open

Please complete our registration form or call 727-816-3256 for additional information.