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Fun, hands-on summer camps that explore Career & Technical Education, coming summer of 2019! Camps are eligible to students entering grades 6 through 8 from the districts served by TST BOCES. Cost for the first camp is $50.00, and $40.00 for each additional camp session.  Fill out an online application, or complete the application paperwork and return to Mary Kay LaLonde via email at or by mail to CTE Main Office Building B, TST BOCES 555 Warren Road, Ithaca NY 14850.

Click Here to Download Application! Check out the offerings below!

Cupcake Wars!

July 8-12 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Students will enter a competition with their unique cupcake designs after being taught various decorating techniques!

The Fabulous Fitness Fair!

July 8-12 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Five days, five different ways to be fit! Students will actively experience cardio, strength and flexibility training as well as learning the benefits of yoga, meditation and eating healthy.

American Red Cross Babysitting Training!

July 15-19 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

American Red Cross babysitting training.

  • Learn the business of babysitting
  • Learn how and when to take action
  • Be prepared and make confident decisions
  • I’m the boss – how can I be a leader?
  • I need a checklist!

Sparks & Fire – Welding 101!

July 15-July 19 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Watch cool welding demos, learn how to use the plasma cutter and create a cool key chain!

Animal Adventures!

July 22 – July 26 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Explore the vast world of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine! Spend five days visiting Cornell exploring hands on activities and field trips to area farms!

Lego my Robo!

July 22 – July 26 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Experience Technology and Engineering uses through building robots out of legos, code and compete in “Robo wars”!

Cos-tastic! (Hair, Nails & Makeup)

July 29 – August 2 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Students will learn the basics of manicures, pedicures & facial procedures as well as practice amazing braiding & updo techniques plus design cool nail art!

The Health Hangout!

July 29-August 2 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Interested in medical careers? Learn about wound care, casting, how to take vitals and examine specimens!

Learn to Program with Minecraft Pi!

August 5 – August 9 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Use board computers (Raspberry PI) to lern the basics of Python programming. You will create programs that interface with the PI version of Minecraft, allowing you to teleport around a map, build monuments, make secret passage ways, reveal rare blocks and more!

Lights, Camera, Action!

August 5 – August 9 @ 12:15-2:30 p.m.

Create your own short action film while learning the basics of video production!