CTE Summer Academy

Summer CTE Academy 2023

 Engineering Essentials at Buchanan High:  Students will explore the world of engineering! During the course students will learn foundational skills relating to multiple fields of engineering. Students will build projects in groups and teams to develop their skills. (June 20th – July 6th
Graphic Design for Beginners at Buchanan High:  Students will learn the basic elements of graphic design like color use, principles of design, typography, writing for media, and basic photography skills. With these new skills, students will create several projects including logo design, event poster, and a thematic portfolio that can be accessed both digitally and in print. (June 12th – June 29th)
“Carpentry” at Clovis High: Students will learn safe and efficient use of woodworking procedures used by professional furniture and cabinet makers, life skills for maintaining equipment at home and ethical work practices. (June 20th – July 6th)
3-D Design Workshop at Clovis High:  Students will be introduced to basic design concepts and discover how to use Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to model and 3D print their own creations. Students will create unique solutions to design prompts that will challenge them to think creatively and work collaboratively. This course combines creative and technical skills, so it appeals both to those who like the arts and those who prefer math and science. (June 13th – 29th).

Explore Health Careers and Medical Wellness at Clovis High School:  Students will learn basic first aid and CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) through a hands-on real-world experience. Option to earn Heart Saver certification (with parent permission). Learn basic medical terminology. Exposure to at least 3 careers in health care to include nursing, dietetics, and physical therapy. Field Trip: Hospital tour (depending on funding). Skills demonstration: Vital signs (Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate, and Respiration). Basic First Aid (sprains, wounds, allergy response, heat stroke etc.)  Students need to be in CUSD dress code at all times. Wear comfortable clothes to be able to perform hands-on activities such as CPR. Closed toed comfortable shoes to be able to briskly walk. (June 20th – July 6th)

Construction and Building Skills at Clovis High School:  In this intensive hands-on class, students will build small structures such as a dog house, picnic bench or cornhole yard game. Students will also be trained in the safe use of tools, construction equipment, and construction site safety. Long pants, close-toed shoes, and long hair tied back are lab requirements.  (June 20th – July 6th)
Laugh n’ Learn at Clovis North:  Students will have time to unplug and participate in activities that promote teamwork, games, crafts, and lots of FUN! Students will bring home 1-2 items that they have created weekly. (June 12th – June 29th)
The Art of Storytelling at Clovis North:  Students will learn the basics of story writing and storytelling, plus the elements of plot structure and character development to develop themes that are important to the development of Child and Adolescent Literature. Through the perspective of Ancient Mythology, participants will read and research different aspects, including the fundamentals of a Hero, ending with the creation of their own mythological story. At the end of the session, you will receive a professionally bound copy of your story! (July 10th – July 27th)
“A Look into Health Careers” at Clovis North: In this session, students will learn all about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automatic External Defibrillator, and First Aid. Students will also practice skills and techniques on a lifelike mannequin. The presented information will cover the most up to date data that can help you save a life. At the end of the session, students will obtain a CPR, AED, and First Aid certification from the American Heart Association.  Other skills acquired will be vital signs. These include but not limited to, blood pressure, pulse, respirations, vision, and blood-oxygen saturation.  Students will also learn about the opioid overdose epidemic, signs and symptoms of overdose and be trained to use Naloxone in the event of an overdose as part of a lifesaving skill. (Three options of a one-week class:  CTE session #1: Monday June 12th - Thursday June 15th; CTE session #2: Tuesday June 20th – Thursday June 22nd; CTE session #3: Monday June 26th – Thursday June 29th)
Intro to Teaching at Lincoln Elementary:  Participants will learn about important aspects of education including teaching techniques, how schools are run, how students learn, and the many diverse career opportunities in the field of education. In addition, participants will gain experience working with elementary age students as tutors for Lincoln's summer school program. (June 26th – July 14th
Wheels and Reels at Clovis West: Get your wheels and reels turning this summer! Join our immersive Cars and Video Production program, where you'll learn the basics of auto maintenance and hone your storytelling skills through film production. In just three weeks, you'll roll up your sleeves and get hands-on experience repairing classic cars while also mastering the art of video creation. (June 12th – June 30th)
Each program is free to participants and will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. Space is limited.  June 19th and July 4th are holidays, and no classes will be held on those dates)

This summer the CTE department will offer a number of free programs to current 7th and 8th graders.  Some programs will be one week, and others will be three weeks.  These programs will be held at high school sites throughout the district; transportation is not included.  
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Buchanan Area Schools

Buchanan Alta Sierra Cole Century Dry Creek Garfield Tarpey Woods

Clovis High Area Schools

Clovis High Clark Cedar Wood Clovis Elementary Mickey Cox Gettysburg Jefferson Red Bank Sierra Vista Weldon

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CART Gateway Clovis Online School Clovis Community Day School Clovis Adult Education Sierra Outdoor