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    For Michigan City Area Schools students
    entering grades 7 and 8 
    (MCPD Academy Camp open to students entering 6, 7, & 8)

    Sign up for up to THREE camps!

    Camps are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Locations vary (see descriptions)
    Breakfast and lunch are provided FREE for all camps.
    (Sorry, transportation is not provided.)

    Registration deadline: MAY 17, 2019.
    Hurry! Space is limited!

    Note: Students who must attend MCAS Summer School for remediation or credit recovery will not be able to attend these camps. Please contact your school office for registration info for MCAS summer school for 7th and 8th graders.

    Camp Descriptions & Registration Forms 


    June 3-7
    Manufacturing Camp
    A.K. Smith Career Center (817 Lafayette Street, Michigan City)
    Students will be exposed to career and technical programs offered at the A.K. Smith Career Center and will learn about the exciting world of manufacturing. Areas of focus will include manufacturing, welding, construction, and electronics & energy.  Students will participate in hands-on activities and will create projects with the skills they learn in each of the fields. They will also compile a portfolio that contains pictures of their projects for the week.  At the end of the week, students will tour a local business to learn how the manufacturing process works in the real world. Students will also use the Indiana Career Explorer online tool to create a career profile for their future.


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    June 10 - 14
    STEAM Success Camp
    A.K. Smith Career Center (817 Lafayette Street, Michigan City)
    Safe Harbor, in collaboration with their Michigan City Robotics Team, will offer a chance for youth to explore with exciting STEM experiments. Students will enjoy hands-on discovery and build resilience skills. Every morning the camp will feature a STEM focus topic such as; Learning to Use Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD) programs, Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) Routers and 3-D Printers, Virtual Reality Applications and Robotics activities. The afternoon will offer daily field trips including a Michigan City Family YMCA swim session.




    June 24- 28

    Michigan City Police Department Youth Leadership Academy
    (1201 E. Michigan Blvd.)
    The Michigan City Police Department Youth Leadership Academy will teach leadership and team building with the purpose of identifying future leaders of our community.  The academy will introduce participants to careers in public service, develop leadership skills, and promote physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle. Participants will be encouraged to embrace diversity, and will take part in community service to emphasize the benefits of good citizenship. The academy will provide a fun and safe environment for participants to engage with local community role models.