May 8, 2013 10:47 AM by MELISSA CANONE
LAFAYETTE - This summer, South Louisiana Community College in conjunction with the Lafayette, St. Landry, and St. Martin Parish school districts, will be offering free Career Pathways Summer Camps.
Students can earn ½ Carnegie unit of high school elective credit towards graduation.
Camp dates are June 3 - June 14, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students can register at http://www.solacc.edu/cc_summer_camps. The deadline to register is May 24, 2013.
The camps will highlight various careers such as those in healthcare and emergency medical services; information technology; architecture and construction; transportation, distribution and logistics; advanced manufacturing, business and much more.
Students will also learn about the education and training programs for these careers, increase their knowledge of career opportunities with interactive, hands-on activities, and become better informed to make wise career choices.
Camp activities will include:
• touring business sites and medical facilities;
• college and university campus tours;
• job shadowing opportunities at business sites;
• visits to local community agencies; and
• guest speakers.
For more information on the camps, contact Betty Delafosse at 521-8988 or firstname.lastname@example.org.