Through interactive learning, campers are given a better understanding about a variety of career opportunities that Wells County offers. Wells County offers two summer camps for area youth, Health Careers Camp and Robotics Camp. See below for information on the upcoming 2018 summer camps.

 

Health Careers Camp

Wells County Economic Development, Bluffton High School, and Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center have collaborated to offer an annual health careers camp for students 7-10 grades.

Camp is limited to the first 14 participants.

2018 Careers Camp Details:

  • Date of Camp: Monday, June 11 - Friday, June 15
  • Time: The camp will run from 8am – 3pm
  • Students who apply must agree to participate for the full week.
  • There is a cost of $25 per camper to attend the Health Careers Camp.

Students interested in applying should have an interest in a health career. Students must be entering their seventh through sophomore year in Fall 2018.
Registration must be completed and submitted through the online Health Careers Camp registration link.

This year's theme is the Skeletal System.  The camp will focus on what this system is and does for us humans, what the system looks like through hands experiences, how to keep our bones healthy, and diseases that effect the bones.  
Each morning consists of various classroom activities with afternoons set aside to visit various local health care providers.

Deadline for registrations: May 1, 2018

 

Robotics Camp

Wells County Economic Development, Wells County 4H Robotics Club, and Wells County Purdue Extension have collaborated to offer an annual Robotics Camp for students 5-9 grades.

Powered by the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Base Set and software, explore the exciting world of robotics and engineering. Combining the versatility of the LEGO building system and intuitive drag-and-drop programming software, this adventure encourages teamwork, friendship, and creativity from day one.

Camp is limited to the first 20 participants.

2018 Careers Camp Details:

  • Date of Camp: Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29
  • Time: The camp will run from 1pm – 6pm
  • Students who apply must agree to participate for the full week.
  • There is a cost of $25 per camper to attend the Robotics Camp.

Students interested in applying should have an interest in robotics and programming. Students must be entering their fifth through freshman year in Fall 2018.
Registration must be completed and submitted through the online Robotics Camp registration link.

Deadline for registrations: June 8, 2018