Summer Camps at Forsyth Tech Jul - August 2020 Camps Ages 14 - 18

Explore the 2020 Schedule

Coronavirus Back-Up Plan:
In the unfortunate event that we are unable to hold face-to-face camps this summer, we will make every effort to offer as many of these camp sessions as we can in interactive online formats to help keep campers engaged and connected during their time at home.
If we transfer a class from face-to-face to online and you would prefer not to participate in the online camp, please rest assured that our refund policy allows for a 100% refund for any summer camp classes if you withdraw 8 days or more before the first class session.

Apply for Summer Camps @ Forsyth Tech 2020!

Apply Online Here

You may also apply and register in person at West Campus
1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Registration Hours for Summer Camps at Forsyth Tech are:
Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm (Closed 1pm-2pm)
Thursday 9am-6pm (Closed 1pm-2pm)
Friday 9am-12pm

*Temporarily only able to register using VISA/Mastercard at West Campus Customer Service.
Please email summercamps@forsythtech.edu with any questions.

Financial Assistance

Scholarships will be available for this year’s program.

Click here for details and qualifications.

Schedule and Course Description

Please note the location of your course selections!

Week 1: July 6-9

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
Flawless Photo Editing – NEW!
Course #136388/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
West Campus
$85
Make your photos come alive! Learn to edit your photos on your desktop computer and on your mobile device! Students will learn both Adobe Photoshop techniques and how to use mobile device image editing software to enhance imagery to create stunning photos.

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
Art of Metal Tooling and Embossing
Course #136232/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
West Campus
$85
Learn how to transfer unique patterns to sheets of metal foil. Use simple hand tools to create your own designs with dimension and structure.

Week 2: July 13-16

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
Career Compass
Course #136227 / Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
Main Campus
$55
Navigate your future! Know your options! Get the information and tools you need to make strategic decisions regarding your choice of career path, college or trade program. Access local job market data, career assessments, financial planning and budgeting tools, and one-on-one coaching.

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
Environmental Action Lab – NEW!
Course #136433/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
West Campus
$85
In partnership with the Piedmont Environmental Alliance, students will learn about local and global environmental issues and explore solutions through a design-thinking and local action lens. This camp will include exploration of outdoor spaces and hands-on projects.
Exploring Design – NEW!
Course #136230/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
Main Campus
$55
Tap into your creativity while exploring possible design careers! Gain experience with hands on activities in the areas of architecture, interior design, broadcast productions technologies, and digital effects & animation. Find out how you can get started on these exciting career paths.

 

Week 3: July 20-23

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
ACT/SAT Prep! – NEW!
Course #136275 / Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
Mazie Woodruff Center
$145
Improve your scores by gaining an understanding of test-taking techniques and strategies. Learn the benefits of and differences between the ACT and SAT tests. Students will have the opportunity to go through timed practice exams in a typical test-taking environment to help with pacing techniques. Forsyth Tech has partnered with CapED Test Prep for this course to provide students expert instruction and feedback to guide students to better scores.
Biotech Lab Experience– NEW!
Course #136239/ Ages 14-18
Mon & Tues Only
9:00am – 2:00pm
Innovation Quarter
$135
Develop new skills and learn the principles of biotechnology and DNA analysis at our Biotech Lab at Innovation Quarter. Do hands on experiments and learn to use household items to repeat experiments at home!

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
Exploring Your Creative Genius – NEW!
Course #136237/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
Mazie Woodruff Center
$85
Use a variety of experimental techniques to create original artwork and inspire creative processes that can be developed independently. Techniques will include light painting, freeform ink and watercolor, designing radial mandala patterns, and drawing/design.

 

Week 4: July 27-30

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
ACT/SAT Reading: Improve Your Test Scores!
Course #136281/ Ages 14-18
Mon/Tues/Wed Only
West Campus
$85
Students will learn tips and tricks to comprehend faster as you read through test questions like the ones you will encounter on the ACT, SAT, or other standardized tests. These skills will also help you perform better on everyday homework assignments!

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
ACT/SAT Math
Course #136242/ Ages 14-18
Mon/Tues/Wed Only
West Campus
$85
Whether you are taking the ACT or the SAT, get the practice, tips, and tools you need to maximize your potential and strengthen your math skills in preparation for test day. Solve sample questions, review key skills, and benefit from individualized skill instruction.
Maker Labs: 3D Printing and Modeling
Course #136243/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
Main Campus
$135
If you can dream it, you can make it! Learn the foundations of 3D printing and modeling techniques. Gain familiarity with modeling software. Get hands on experience with a 3D printer courtesy of Forsyth Tech’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing. No prior experience is necessary.

 

Week 5: August 3-6

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
Your College Essay
Course #136245/ Ages 14-18 / Rising 10-12th Grade
Mon/Tues/Wed Only
West Campus
$55
Learn how to write a well-crafted essay that sets the foundation for developing your personal statement and responding to other open-ended college admission questions.

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
Auto Basics for New Drivers – NEW!
Course #136287/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
Transportation Center
$85
Are you about to start driving or are you a new driver? Come find out what you need to know about your car! This course will teach you the basics of how to make sure your car is safe and ready for you to drive. Learn basic automotive maintenance skills that can be performed at home. You will learn simple skills such as checking oil, checking and servicing fluids, changing tires, jumpstarting, replacing the battery and more.
ACT/SAT Prep! – NEW!
Course #136445/ Ages 14-18
Mon-Thurs
West Campus
$145
Improve your scores by gaining an understanding of test-taking techniques and strategies. Learn the benefits of and differences between the ACT and SAT tests. Students will have the opportunity to go through timed practice exams in a typical test-taking environment to help with pacing techniques. Forsyth Tech has partnered with CapED Test Prep for this course to provide students expert instruction and feedback to guide students to better scores.

 

Week 6: August 10-12

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
ACT/SAT Math
Course #136246/ Ages 14-18
Mon/Tues/Wed Only
West Campus
$85
Whether you are taking the ACT or the SAT, get the practice, tips, and tools you need to maximize your potential and strengthen your math skills in preparation for test day. Solve sample questions, review key skills, and benefit from individualized skill instruction.

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
ACT/SAT Reading: Improve Your Test Scores!
Course #136448/ Ages 14-18
Mon/Tues/Wed Only
West Campus
$85
Students will learn tips and tricks to comprehend faster as you read through test questions like the ones you will encounter on the ACT, SAT, or other standardized tests. These skills will also help you perform better on everyday homework assignments!