Topeka, Kan. – Learn what it’s like to work on machines that move the world. Spend time in the welding lab where you’ll make sparks fly. Or put on your chef’s hat and prepare a delicious cake in the culinary kitchen. Those are just a few of the exciting opportunities awaiting kids at Washburn Tech’s Summer Camp at 5724 SW Huntoon St.

    Registration is now open for two sessions that are designed to inspire young minds as they explore their interests and even consider future careers. The first session from June 5 - 8 is designed for students entering the seventh and eighth grades while students entering the ninth and tenth grades may attend the second session from June 12 – 15.

    Camp runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily and costs $75 which includes morning and afternoon snacks. Campers are asked to provide their own lunch.

    Participants will be able to choose from several areas of career exploration. Choices include Auto Service Technician, Culinary Arts, Diesel Technology, Electrical Technology, Graphics Technology, Healthcare, HVAC – Climate and Energy, Information Systems Technology, Machine/Tool, Sterile Processing/Surgical Technology and Welding.

    The deadline for applications is May 5 or until sessions are full. Packets are available in the Washburn Tech Main Office or at For more information, contact or call (785) 670.2200.


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