Career Tech Saturday (CTS) offers career exploration workshops designed to give younger students hands-on experience in various Career Tech Fields. The event is for students in the 4th, 5th & 6th grades. Participants will have the opportunity to choose two fun career tech activities. Many career tech labs even have "make-it-take-it" projects!
Parents/ guardians are invited to see firsthand all that Lorain County JVS has to offer and participate is some activities.
*Parents/ guardians must remain at LCJVS during the workshops. A lounge area will be provided for those not in the classrooms.
*When registering, please select
only 2 programs. If more are selected, we reserve the right to choose the
programs for the participants.
Doors open at 8:30am. Camp is 9:00am-11:30am. A light lunch will be provided afterwards.
Registration closes on Monday March 25th, 2019
Career Tech Lab Options For 4th, 5th & 6th Graders:
“Stretch-Arm-Strong!” (Sports, Health & Fitness Technology)
In our Sports, Health and Fitness Technology Lab, learn about the importance of stretching on the body and how it affects athletic ability. Proper form and execution of static stretches will be taught as well as the connection between flexibility and the muscular system!
“Metaling Mania” (Heating and Air Conditioning-HVAC)
In our Heating and Air Conditioning
Lab, you will transfer a picture onto sheet metal. Students will also get a
chance to work with the revolutionary Pex tubing and fittings.
“Tires Under Pressure!” (Auto Technology)
In our Auto Technology Lab, you will
change a tire by only using tools provided by the car itself; check tire
pressure and car fluids! You will use computers to talk to the car
to give it a check-up! Take home a reminder of all the things you
learned about cars!
“Meant for Cement!” (Masonry)
In our Masonry Tech Lab, you will mix, pour, mold, and bedazzle a personalized cement garden stone to place at home in your flowerbed or garden!
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow-Bread!” (Culinary Arts)
In the Culinary Arts lab, you will experience the colorful art of baking rainbow bread and the creative skills of building the ultimate sandwich.
“Kid & Play!” (Early Childhood Education)
In the Early Childhood Education Lab, you will explore and experience firsthand the fun activities designed for younger children and the purpose behind those activities that you can conduct with younger siblings or even as a babysitter in the future.
SOLD OUT “How Does My Garden Grow?” (Landscape & Greenhouse Management)
In our Landscape & Greenhouse Management Lab, you will make and take home a terrarium and plant seeds using a self-contained hydroponic system. You will see how vegetables are grown and make a salad too! You will take home your terrarium and hydroponic system to enjoy!
SOLD OUT “Manufacturing Madness!” (Precision Machine Technology)
In our Precision Machine Tech Lab, you will learn how to program a machine to create your own personalized dog tags! You will also sharpen a JVS pencil on the biggest pencil sharpener ever! Well, we know it as the Emco PC 55 CNC Lathe!
SOLD OUT “Birdhouse Builders!” (Carpentry)
In our Carpentry Tech Lab, you will
use tools of the trade to construct, assemble, and personalize your own
birdhouse or toolbox! You will take your creation home with you to
share with your family!
SOLD OUT “STEM Magic in the Sand!” (Computerized Design & Drafting)
In our Computerized Design & Drafting Lab, you will make Magic Aqua Sand in jars. This engineering project combines STEM learning with art and shows chemical reactions to different materials when combined. Students will design underwater sand sculptures in jars to take home!
SOLD OUT “Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall!” (Cosmetology)
You’re the fairest of them in our
Cosmetology Lab. Students will get firsthand experience with Cosmetology
services like manicuring and hair styling plus a little spa time for
SOLD OUT “PC Discovery!” (Network Communications Technology)
In our Network Communications Technology Lab, you will be familiarized with field replaceable units and learn to assemble them. You will also learn about Ethernet cable types and router settings!
SOLD OUT “Auto Art” (Collision Repair)
In our Collision Repair Lab, you will find your passion and artistic skills in spray and airbrush painting. You will also learn to mix colors, stencil and use brushes for shading and outlining.