Middle School Summer Career Academy

  • Rising 6th-9th grade GCPS students are invited to spend a week at Grayson Tech!Middle School Summer Career Academy

    Join us for an exciting week of fun-filled career exploration!

    When?
    May 31 - June 3

    What time?
    Choose the morning session (8:00 - 11:00 a.m.), the afternoon session (12:00 - 3:00 p.m.), or all day (8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

    How much does it cost?
    Choose one camp session for $75 half-day/all week or choose two camp sessions for $150 all day/all week. 
    Some programs may require additional fees.  See program descriptions below for more information.

    When can I register?
    Registration begins March 27, 2022 on MyPaymentsPlus.

    Programs

    • Culinary Arts
    • Cybersecurity
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Information Technology
    • Music Technology
    • Video Production

Summer Camp Program Descriptions

  • “Cooking with Chef G” Culinary Camp

    Would you like to surprise your family and friends with pizza made from scratch, fresh pasta with grilled chicken, and homemade cookies? Sharpen your culinary skills by joining the Culinary Arts Summer Camp at Grayson Tech! We will be cooking up lots of delicious dishes, and you can impress your family with a home-cooked meal!

    Cybersecurity (PM only, additional $10 Testout fee)

    It is not safe out there; your phones, computers, or social media are just one click away from the ultimate horror! Join us at Grayson Tech for the Cybersecurity Summer Camp to learn about security threats, data encryption, malware, and system security. Learn the things you can do to protect yourself from what lurks online. This camp includes:

      • 20+ interactive LabSims for Cybersecurity to prepare for TestOut certification for middle school.
      • Hands-on activities like making Network Ethernet Cables
      • Career Review: Why take Cybersecurity?

    Entrepreneurship

    Have you ever had a great product or service idea for a business? Already a young entrepreneur, running a business? Or just interested in being your own boss? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then the Entrepreneurship Camp is just right for you! Come join the fun as you learn about business ownership, developing a business idea, marketing, and pricing! Students will have an opportunity to pitch their business ideas before judges during our "Jr. Shark Tank Challenge" to earn a chance to win fun prizes! Come learn how to be your own boss!

    Information Technology (AM only, additional $10 Testout fee)

    Get ready to “boot-up” at the Grayson Tech Information Technology Summer Camp! If you can hear the call of the machine and are drawn to computers, join us to experience real-world scenarios working with hardware and operating systems like professionals use every day. Participate in TestOut to get your middle school certification! Start building your skills and resume now.

    Music Technology

    If you're interested in creating your own music, then this is the summer camp for you! In the Music Production summer camp, you will learn how to create & record your own music on industry-standard equipment/software as well as learn basic music theory to enhance your musical skillset. Campers will use software like Logic Pro, Garageband, and Pro Tools! Plus work in our Grayson Tech music studio!

    Video Production

    Create your very own story and film it in our professional studio! In this program, campers will be introduced to the creative art of filmmaking and editing all in a hands-on learning environment. Movie making is a group activity, so students have the added bonus of working with a team while having fun creating their first film. By the end of the week, campers will have produced a short story they can upload to their Google Suite to share with others!