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Kids College @ CATEC

PVCC CATECSTEM & Hands-on Fun for Rising 7-10th Graders, June 19-30

New this summer! Rising 7-10th graders can enjoy a wide range of hands-on, skill-based STEM and technical academies at CATEC. From culinary arts to IT/engineering to firefighting, these academies give a glimpse of CATEC’s offerings and are organized as part of PVCC’s Kids College summer program.

 Who?  Rising 7th-10th graders
 Dates:  June 19-23 (session 1)  June 26-30 (session 2)
 Times:  AM academies: 9am – 12:15pm  PM academies: 1:15pm – 4:30pm
 Where:  CATEC, 1000 E. Rio Road
 Cost:  $135 (scholarships available)
 More info:  Click here
 Registration link:  Click here (pick “Kids College”)



  • Cooking Breakfast For Mom (or Dad!)
  • Make and Decorate Amazing Cupcakes
  • 101 Ways to Cook Eggs
  • How to Make Delicious Cookies and Quick Breads


  • Firefighting: All the Basics
  • Firefighting Scenarios: What Would YOU Do?


  • Costmetology Basics: Hair, Skin, and Nails

Career Ready

  • Getting Job-ready in One Week!
  • Biz Kid$ Money Matters


  • Intro to Engineering & Design Projects
  • Intro to Unity Game Engine & Programming
  • 3D Terrain Exploration


  • Creative Makeovers: Refinish & Redesign