Health Occupations, Energy Camps at WCC

Wayne Community College will hold two camps for middle school and high school students on its campus in Goldsboro this summer.

The Allied Health Career Exploration Camp will let campers explore different health care careers, learn basic health care techniques, and earn first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. It is being provided by WCC Continuing Education Services.

The session for rising sixth- through eighth-graders will be held 8:30-11:30 a.m., June 23-26. Rising ninth- through 12th-graders will attend 1-4 p.m. July 21-24.

Cost is $40 and includes a T-shirt and the first aid/CPR certification.

Deadline to apply for the June camp is June 1. It is July 1 for the July session.

Details about the Allied Health Camp and the application can be found at

Camp Kilowatt will return for its sixth year July 14-17. Both rising fifth- through eighth-graders and rising ninth- through 12th-graders attend 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on those dates.

This year, in addition to alternative energy, Camp Kilowatt participants will explore other STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) areas such as electronics, robotics, and rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing.

The fee is $80 for those who sign up by May 30 and $100 for those who register by June 13. It covers lunches, snacks, and a T-shirt for each camper.

Camp Kilowatt is a product of WCC’s Applied Technologies Division and is supported by a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation.

More information on Camp Kilowatt and the registration form can be found at

Wayne Community College is a public, two-year college with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, it serves 15,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 100 college credit programs.

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