Career Discovery Youth Camps at Madison Truax
1701 Wright Street, Madison WI 53704
Madison College's Career Discovery youth camps offer fun, interactive educational experiences for children in grades 5-12. Our camps are designed to enhance your child's knowledge and personal growth with exciting hands-on classes, labs and experiences customized for youth.
We had a wonderful group of camps for summer 2023. All camps were full with many on the waitlist.
Check out the list of camps we had for summer 2023 and some of the pictures from the camps.
Summer 2024 camps should be list on this site in early January 2024.Registration will open on February 28, 2024 at 8:00 am.
Learn how to make delicious baked items from scratch. You will learn how to take base recipes and change them into many different varieties. You’ll bake in the state-of-the-art Baking Lab at the Truax campus to create your own tasty treats! Explore careers in the baking industry, such as baker, cake decorator and more.
Learn how to decorate delicious cookies, cakes and cupcakes from scratch. You will learn how to take base recipes and change them into many different varieties. You’ll bake in the state-of-the-art Baking Lab at the Truax campus to create your own tasty treats! Explore careers in the baking industry, such as baker, cake decorator and more.
Everything your child needs to feel confident on a sewing machine and ready to take on more projects.This kids intro to sewing camp will cover all of the fundamentals that will introduce your child to the basics of sewing and build their sewing skills.This is great for beginners who want an in-depth introduction to sewing and the confidence to take on more projects. What You'll Learn: Common sewing terminology, patterns and the information they contain, basic operation, parts, and functionality of a sewing machine, fabric grain lines and direction, seam allowance, straight stitching, seam matching, sewing circles using a free arm and alternate techniques for sewing cylinders, introduced to interfacing, and pattern matching.
Learn about careers in tech theater, the new Stage and Entertainment Certificate program, and get hands-on training in fundamentals of rigging, lighting, sound, and wardrobe that you can use in your school productions. Yes, you can earn a living as a live events technician! Come learn how!
Explore how the digital worlds of mechanical and electrical engineering collide to produce many of the products we see today. In this camp you will build your own machine while learning design, programming, and electrical skills. 3D print your device and customize it with laser engraving. No experience needed, but imagination is encouraged.
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Auto and Truck Dealer’s Association Build, test, and drive remote controlled vehicles! Learn new technical, mechanical, and electrical skills. Explore careers in the transportation industry.
8:45 - 9 am: Drop off in Gateway with breakfast available9 - 11:15 am: Morning session11:30 - 12 pm: Lunch break, provided by Madison College Catering12:15 - 3 pm: Afternoon Session3:15 - 3:30 pm: Pick up in Gateway
Help your child explore the world of WELDING with our FUN and HANDS-ON summer camps! Campers will design and build projects from start to finish, creating pieces they can show off with pride! They’ll also visit local manufacturers for behind-the-scenes tours and demos.
Are you interested in a career in healthcare? Come to Madison College to experience a day in the life of several health occupations! The occupations include Nursing, Emergency Medical Technician, Respiratory Therapy, Dental Assisting, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Radiology Technician, Optometric Technician. In this week-long camp, you will participate in hands-on activities that simulate real life experiences in a healthcare setting.
Designed for students in grades 8-11, this camp will explore emergency services including CPR, trauma and medical emergencies, fire and police, and first responder wellness. Participants will work with our instructors to differentiate between minor and major injuries, and provide emergency treatment in some life-threatening situations. They will also get to explore the different opportunities for careers in firefighting, EMS, and law enforcement. Students will receive certificates for CPR and Stop the Bleed.
Help your child continue exploring the world of WELDING with more advance welding techniques! Campers will design and build projects from start to finish, creating pieces they can show off with pride! They’ll also visit local manufacturers for behind-the-scenes tours and demos.
Contact us if have any about Career Discovery Camps at Madison Truax.608.745.3103 | [email protected]
Follow @CareerCampMATC on Facebook!Madison College's Career Discovery youth camps offer fun, interactive educational experiences for children in grades 5-12.8:45 - 9 am: 9 - 11:15 am:11:30 - 12 pm: 12:15 - 3 pm: 3:15 - 3:30 pm: Beginning WeldingA week in the life of a Healthcare ProfessionalEmergency Services ExplorationAdvance Welding