SVT Skill Center Summer School 2021
SVT is offering 5 courses this summer to all students in grades 9-12 (grade level as of fall 2021).
These courses will run from 8:00-2:30, June 22-July 9 (no class on July 5th).
Students earn .5 CTE credit upon completion. All courses are completely free!
· Introduction to Fire Science
Interested in ﬁreﬁghting and other emergency service careers? The summer Fire Science program introduces students to structural ﬁreﬁghting and the emergency medical system. Develop the required teamwork, leadership, mental and physical skills to be successful in the ﬁre service.
· Introduction to Engineering
This course will allow students to explore engineering concepts and practices through student-driven activities, team-building, problem-solving and friendly competition. Course will introduce students to mechanisms, electronics, machine control and programming. No experience is necessary! Concepts learned in this course will support a student in future physics, engineering and math courses.
· Pre-Med / Students of Medicine
Created by Dr. Jimenez, the Students of Medicine pre-med course was developed to provide comprehensive resources to high school students who want to become physicians. The summer institute will provide guidance and support for students who dream of one day getting into medical school. During this highly focused summer institute students will review various human body systems, participate in hands-on medical labs, explore virtual emergency room cases, and create a medical school Curriculum Vita.
· Introduction to Manufacturing
Interested in manufacturing? Learn about careers and local manufacturing companies. Learn to safely operate hand tools, machines and equipment used in the manufacturing industry.
· Introduction to Computer Science
Computer Science is a growing industry that has high demand job opportunities. This course introduces foundational concepts of computer programming using code.org curriculum. It empowers students to engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving and fun.
To enroll, students should complete the Summer 2021 SVT Skill Center Enrollment Request form: https://forms.gle/wPQQMGFXoZpm1gLdA