Summer Camp Offerings at Milwaukee Area Technical College

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Summer 2021

STEM VIRTUAL Camps

Cost: Free

  • Camp sessions are virtual with hands-on projects
  • In-person opportunity to visit an MATC lab on the camp’s last day
  • Camps are led by MATC faculty

Register now, space is limited!

STEM Camps Registration Form Link

 

cybersecurity

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Monday, June 7 – Friday, June 11
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Monday-Thursday: virtual; Friday: Oak Creek Campus in-person lab visit

Grades: Incoming 8th graders - high school seniors

Instructor: Rafat Elsharef

Students will have access and experiment with several hands-on online cybersecurity labs. Introduces student to basic networking and cybersecurity with review of common operating systems such as Windows and Linux; review of Internet Protocol IP addressing and getting familiar with IPv4 and IPv6; basic review of network devices such as routers, switches and firewalls; then students will be introduced to cybersecurity troubleshooting, scanning, analysis, and security penetration testing tools such as Netstat, Ping, Traceroute, Nmap, Wireshark and Metasploit.

Requirements: Computer with Windows, Mac or Chromebook, and good internet connection. Attendance required on all days of the camp. MATC provides online access to software and required tools.

STEM Camps Registration Form Link

For questions, contact: Ms. Nutan Amrute, explore@matc.edu

robotics

Introduction to Robotics/Coding

Monday, June 14 – Thursday, June 17
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Monday-Wednesday: virtual; Thursday: Oak Creek Campus in-person lab visit
No camp Friday, June 18; MATC is closed.

Grades: Incoming 8th graders - high school seniors

Instructor: Rafat Elsharef

MATC faculty will present several online tools and interactive resources to teach the basics of robotics and coding. Students will learn these concepts through fun, engaging activities. 

Requirements: Computer with Windows, Mac or Chromebook, and good internet connection. Attendance required on all days of the camp. MATC provides online access to software and required tools.

STEM Camps Registration Form Link

For questions, contact: Ms. Nutan Amrute, explore@matc.edu

LEAN

Introduction to Lean: Learn to Do Everything Better!

Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Monday-Thursday: virtual; Friday: Oak Creek Campus in-person lab visit

Grades: Incoming 8th graders - high school seniors

Instructor: Alan Goodman

With games and other activities, this camp introduces students to concepts of Lean Process Improvement. Lean tools reduce waste and increase speed and efficiency in everyday activities.

Over 50% of Fortune 500 companies use Lean to improve work processes. The camp activities use games, videos and other fun tools, which allow students to learn hands-on techniques to problem solve and think critically to make any process better and faster.

Requirements: Computer with Windows, Mac or Chromebook, and good internet connection. Attendance required on all days of the camp. MATC provides online access to software and required tools.

STEM Camps Registration Form Link

For questions, contact: Ms. Nutan Amrute, explore@matc.edu

electronics

Introduction to Electronics

Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Monday-Thursday: virtual; Friday: West Allis Campus in-person lab visit

Grades: Incoming 8th graders - high school seniors

Instructor: David Schmocker/Karl Buschhaus

Plug into these fun activities! Introduction to electronics and electronic components, introduction to Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC), introduction to programming embedded systems and digital logic, overview of Arduino or Texas Instruments MSP-430 applications, introduction to electronic test and measurement tools, and lab measurement practices.

Requirements: Computer with Windows, Mac or Chromebook, and good internet connection. Attendance required on all days of the camp. MATC provides online access to software and required tools.

STEM Camps Registration Form Link

For questions, contact: Ms. Nutan Amrute, explore@matc.edu

 

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FASTER, HIGHER, STRONGER: MATC DRIVE FREE WORKSHOP

Tuesday, June 15 – Thursday, June 17
9-11:30 a.m.
MEETS IN PERSON EACH DAY

Location: MATC Aviation Center (422 E. College Ave., Milwaukee)

Grade level: High school students

Explore automotive and aircraft engine design, horsepower and torque during this free workshop that features hands-on learning, field trips and real industry experience.

Students meet at the MATC Aviation Center each day. Necessary COVID-19 protocols will be maintained. The third day includes field trips. Registration must be submitted by a parent/guardian on or before Thursday, June 10. Limit of 10 students.

Sponsors: MATC Drive program, SkyWest Airlines, Air Cargo Carriers, West Bend Dyno Tuning. 

MATC Drive Registration Form Link

For questions, contact: MATC Drive program, transportation@matc.edu, 414-571-4712.

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Help Us Create More Summer Camps in the Future

If you are interested in summer camps for 6th through 10th graders, please complete the form below.

 

You also may email explore@matc.edu with additional questions.Even though we cannot assure camp offerings in each area, we are designing these opportunities based on community demand. Thank you for letting us know about your area of interest!