Office of Education
MEDIA COVERAGE OPPORTUNITY
June 7, 2019
For more information:
Dave Schermer, Director of Communications
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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