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Girls’ Construction Camp Coming to Camarillo June 17-21

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Ventura County
Office of Education


June 7, 2019

For more information:
Dave Schermer, Director of Communications



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Girls’ Construction Camp Coming to Camarillo June 17-21
Media Coverage Invited of this Unique Summer Camp



Middle and high school girls from throughout Ventura County will learn about opportunities in the world of construction and related fields through hands-on projects. Safety, teamwork, responsibility, job and life skill excellence as well as operation of the tools, equipment and materials of the trades will be presented during the five-day camp.



What:   Girls’ Construction Camp - Presented by The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), Ventura County Chapter, in Partnership with the Ventura County Contractor’s Association (VCCA) and the Ventura County Office of Education Career Education Center

When:  June 17-21, 2019 • 9am-4pm daily

Where: VCOE Career Education Center • 465 Horizon Cir, Camarillo, CA 93010

RSVP: Members of the media who would like to do stories on the camp should contact Dave Schermer at VCOE at 805-383-1922

There are several projects this year that the girls will take home with them – a serving tray with tile, a smart phone mobile speaker and a step stool. Other modules are electrical wiring and drywall patching. Each camper will receive a personal tool and safety kit. Returning campers will receive more advanced tools to enhance their kits from the previous year’s camp.


This is the ninth year NAWIC has presented the camp. Past projects have included a tiny house for a transitional living community in Ventura, a large greenhouse for the agricultural department at the Career Education Center, heavy equipment operation, plumbing and sheet metal working.










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Dave Schermer
DIRECTOR of communications

Ventura County Office of Education
5189 Verdugo Way • Camarillo, CA 93012
Tel: (805) 383-1922 • Fax: (805) 383-1908

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