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Career Exposure Summer Boot Camps!

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Explore potential career paths, learn new skills and earn high school credits this Summer with NGPS' Career Exposure Boot Camps!

Career Exposure Boot Camps are free, and are open to students in Grades 9-12 (currently completing Grade 9).

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Two separate one-week sessions: July 4-8 and July 11-15
  • These very popular camps offer students hands-on opportunities to learn about different career paths in health sciences, technology, trades, business and so much more! 
  • All classes, with the exception of Yoga, will be held in-person at Hilltop Jr/Sr High School in Whitecourt. Registration is open to students, in Grades 9-12 (currently completing Grade 9), from any school division/community.
  • School bus transportation will be offered from Fox Creek and Mayerthorpe.

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS:

Week 1 - July 4-8

Aesthetics/Hairstyling
Discover your passion as an Esthetician with a fun filled week of makeup, manicures and nail art and tap into your creative side with a week of hairstyling. Working with a journeyperson Cosmetologist instructor, you will learn techniques in styling, braiding, and advanced bridal updos. Earn up to 4 high school credits.

Cooking with Class
Do you have what it takes to be the next Top Chef Canada? Students will work with an Executive Chef to learn to cook delicious meals from countries around the world. Students will earn their Safe Food Handling Certification to help them begin their career in the food or hospitality industries. Earn up to 3 credits.

Film Studies Magic
Do you have what it takes to create the next blockbuster movie? Students will gain the skills to dissect films and become active observers like movie industry professionals. Participants will learn to critique, analyze and appreciate different film genres. Earn up to 3 credits.

First Aid and Athletics 
Take a journey through athletic therapy and personal health with our First Aid Instructor and explore the multitude of careers available in health care. Students will receive their standard 3-year First Aid and CPR Certification from St. John’s Ambulance. Earn up to 3 credits.

Forensic Science Investigations
Explore the application of science skills and the career prospects in the world of Forensics. Hands-on labs and scientific inquiries will excite students to investigate the opportunities as a criminalist, laboratory technician and many more. Earn 3 credits.

Industrial Safety Awareness
Students will complete the safety courses required by local industry and receive Industry recognized 3-year certification in: H2S Awareness, Confined Space Entry, TDG, Fall Protection, Lockout Tagout Safety, WHMIS and more. Students must be 16 or older to register. Earn 5 credits.

Learners Permit Preparation
It takes study and practice to be a safe driver. This 3 day camp will provide students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the Alberta Class 7 Learners Permit exam. Students will learn about the routine care and maintenance of a vehicle. Earn 1 credit.

Let’s Redline your Automotive Knowledge
Working under the guidance of a journeyperson automotive technician, students will develop an increased awareness of automotive technology and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform routine vehicle service. Earn up to 3 credits.

Photography
Students will express their creativity through imagery using digital cameras and digital editing software. Participants will explore career fields and gain skills in taking and editing unique photographs for different purposes. Earn up to 3 credits.

Yoga & Wellness
Through playful practice and guided exploration, students will explore the benefits of yoga while developing intentional skills to help them navigate life’s challenges! In a supportive setting, students will develop an understanding of yoga postures, cultivate a sense of community, and challenge themselves- both on and off their mat! Our experience will include: intention setting, building self awareness, developing relaxation techniques, appreciating the historical roots of Yoga, and creating an awareness of the benefits of yoga to a healthy, active lifestyle. 

Week 1 will focus on nutrition for teens. Week 2 will have a deeper focus on Mental Health & Wellness. 

Note: This class will take place at Evermore Yoga Studio in Whitecourt. Please bring: a yoga mat, a journal, and a sense of humour!

Week 2 - July 11-15

Exploring the World of Travel
Want to travel the world when you finish high school? Or are you interested in a career in Travel and Tourism? This camp will teach you to travel safely around the world on a budget. Taught by a world traveler, who has explored Europe, Asia, South America, Central America and North America you will learn how to plan and travel on a budget. Students will learn how a careers in the accommodations industry will help pay for their travel plans. Earn up to 3 credits.

Fashion Studies
Students will explore the world of fashion: Designs, trends, fashion icons and basic sewing. Participants will learn about the stages of clothing creation and get to fabricate their own pieces. Earn up to 3 credits.

Forensic Science Investigations
Explore the application of science skills and the career prospects in the world of Forensics. The hands-on labs and scientific inquiries will excite students to investigate the opportunities as a criminalist, laboratory technician and many more. Earn 3 credits.

Industrial Safety Awareness
Students will complete the safety courses required by local industry and receive Industry recognized 3-year certification in: H2S Awareness, Confined Space Entry, TDG, Fall Protection, Lockout Tagout Safety, WHMIS and more. Students must be 16 or older to register. Earn 5 credits.

Let’s Redline your Automotive Knowledge
Working under the guidance of a journeyperson automotive technician, students will develop an increased awareness of automotive technology and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform routine vehicle service. Earn up to 3 credits.

Photography
Students will express their creativity through imagery using digital cameras and digital editing software. Participants will explore career fields and gain skills in taking and editing unique photographs for different purposes.  Earn up to 3 credits.

The Sweet Art of Baking
Learn under the helpful direction of our Executive Chef to satisfy your sweet tooth as you develop your culinary skills as a baker. Students will learn to bake the most delicious breads, desserts and treats from around the world while learning the skills necessary to begin a career in the food industry. Earn up to 3 credits.

Yoga & Wellness
Through playful practice and guided exploration, students will explore the benefits of yoga while developing intentional skills to help them navigate life’s challenges! In a supportive setting, students will develop an understanding of yoga postures, cultivate a sense of community, and challenge themselves- both on and off their mat! Our experience will include: intention setting, building self awareness, developing relaxation techniques, appreciating the historical roots of Yoga, and creating an awareness of the benefits of yoga to a healthy, active lifestyle. 

Week 1 will focus on nutrition for teens. Week 2 will have a deeper focus on Mental Health & Wellness. 

Note: This class will take place at Evermore Yoga Studio in Whitecourt. Please bring: a yoga mat, a journal, and a sense of humour!

REGISTER HERE!

Registration is open until June 24, 2022!

 

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