Manufacturing Camp for Youth This Summer at Sandburg

  Aaron Frey
  Monday, March 26, 2018 4:12 PM
  Campus News

Galesburg, IL

Budding builders can take part in a manufacturing camp this summer for middle school and high school students hosted by Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College.

The camp is for students ages 11-16 and takes place July 30-Aug. 3 at Sandburg’s Center for Manufacturing Excellence, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 30-Aug. 2 and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 3.

Participants will learn about various types of manufacturing through hands-on activities, company tours, guest speakers and more. Family members may attend a certificate of completion ceremony on the final day of the camp.

A limited number of full scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis thanks to the generous support of camp sponsors. The scholarship covers tuition fees, lunches, snacks and a T-shirt.

After all scholarships have been awarded, camp registration will cost $59, so participants are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. Registration also includes a $25 deposit that will be refunded after the participant completes all five days of the camp. The early registration deadline is noon July 2; final registration deadline is noon July 20.

The summer manufacturing camp is made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: 

  • Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Foundation – Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
  • BDI Screens
  • BNSF Railway
  • Galesburg Castings
  • Heat and Control
  • Intellihot
  • National Coatings
  • Pegasus Manufacturing
  • Pella Corporation
  • Schwarz Bros. Manufacturing Co.
  • Smithfield Foods

To sign up or for more information, contact the Sandburg Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501 or Registration forms are also available for download at

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