May 7, 2015
The Granbury ISD career and technical
education department will host a Gateway to Technology summer camp on June 15-18,
2015, for students who will be in middle school during the 2015-16 school year.
The tech camp is open to all students
who will be in grades 6-8 at Acton Middle School or Granbury Middle School next
A full-day session from 9:00 A.M. until
3:30 P.M will be held each of the four days at GMS. The registration fee is $90. A limited number of scholarships are
available. Lunch through the Healthy
Kids summer lunch program will be available, but students may bring their lunch
as well. District transportation will
not be available.
The camp will encourage students to
work collaboratively within groups and use critical thinking skills to create
various projects. Included are a wide
variety of hands-on activities with rockets, race cars, airplanes, physics, and
GTT is the
beginning of the Project Lead The Way engineering courses, which prepare
students to be innovative and productive leaders and to make meaningful,
pioneering contributions to our world. The program provides a rigorous education through an engaging, hands-on
curriculum and helps students develop problem-solving skills, critical
thinking, creative and innovative reasoning, and a love of learning.
class, AMS and GMS students are getting a head start on high school-level
courses through the GTT classes, which include an activity-oriented program
designed to challenge and engage the natural curiosity of middle school
students. The program is taught in
conjunction with a rigorous academic curriculum that includes courses on design
and modeling, electrons, the science of technology, and automation and robotics.
For a brochure and registration form as
well as additional information, visit www.granburyisd.org/techcamp or
contact CTE director Judy Gentry at (817) 408-4282.
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