P.O. Box 241, 20902 Washington Avenue, Onaway MI 49765

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Summer Youth Offerings

Camp registration is now open!

No charge to students in the COPESD District. Lunch included each day. The welding camps are made possible through funding from the Marshall Plan Grant in partnership with the COP ESD and MISTEM Network-Northeast Michigan region.

PARENTS & GUARDIANS

  • Students MUST be prepared to participate in the Welding Academy with proper required attire. All leather boots are REQUIRED. Steel toed preferred. Shirts must be long sleeved, made of cotton, wool or fire-retardant materials.  Long pants are required, no synthetic, poly blend clothing, or ripped or frayed jeans.

Beginner-Middle School

Beginner-Middle School -Welding Camps: open to students going into grades 7, 8, & 9 in Fall 2022

Monday & Tuesday June 20 & 21, 2022 | 9:30AM till 3:00PM

Thursday & Friday June 23 & 24, 2022 | 9:30AM till 3:00PM

At the COP-ESD beginner welding camp at the Industrial Arts Institute in Onaway, students will develop basic gas metal arc welding, shield metal arc welding, and plasma cutting knowledge and skill application. Students will experience first-hand what it is like to operate various equipment used in the welding industry and apply their newfound skills to create small creative projects to take home. This interactive experience will spark students’ interest and stretch their minds as they experience the exciting world of a welder and metal fabricator. 

REGISTER TODAY!

Advanced Welding

Tuesday & Wednesday July 26 & 27 2022 | 9:30AM till 3:00PM

The COP-ESD advanced welding camp at the Industrial Arts Institute in Onaway will be for students who have previously attended a beginner camp. Students will be challenged to advance their skills and techniques in plasma cutting, gas metal arc welding, or shielded metal arc welding, to create challenging projects to take home. This interactive experience will spark students’ interest and stretch their minds as they explore the exciting and rewarding opportunities available in a career as a Welder and Metal Fabricator.

REGISTER TODAY!

High School Welding

Monday, July 18 through Thursday, July 2022 | 8:00 AM till 4:00 PM

At the COP-ESD High School welding camp at the Industrial Arts Institute in Onaway, students will receive firsthand training and technical exercises in gas metal arc welding, flux core arc welding, and mechanized plasma cutting processes. The students will be provided with an opportunity to qualify for an American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Welder Procedure Qualification Record (WPQR) for GMAW: Pulse: 2F, 3F, or FCAW: 2F, 3F on three-eighths” steel plate. This interactive experience will spark students’ interest as they explore the exciting and rewarding careers available in the Welding and Metal Fabricating Industry.

REGISTER TODAY!

No charge to students in the COPESD District. Lunch included each day. The welding camps are made possible through funding from the Marshall Plan Grant in partnership with the COP ESD and MISTEM Network-Northeast Michigan region.

PARENTS & GUARDIANS

  • Students MUST be prepared to participate in the Welding Academy with proper required attire. All leather boots are REQUIRED. Steel toed preferred. Shirts must be long sleeved, made of cotton, wool or fire-retardant materials.  Long pants are required, no synthetic, poly blend clothing, or ripped or frayed jeans.

ADDITIONAL SUMMER YOUTH OFFERINGS

Machining

Date: Session 1 June 20-21, 2022 Time: 9:30-3:00

Session 2 June 23-24, 2022

Location: Industrial Arts Institute Onaway, MI

Description: The camp allows students to explore a career pathway in

CNC manufacturing. Learning about computer numerical control and computer aided

manufacturing in CNC programming and machine operation. Students will learn

hands-on while planning and producing projects in North Central’s Mobile

Manufacturing Lab.

Robotics 

Date: June 20-21 Time: 9:30-3:00

Location: Industrial Arts Institute Onaway, MI

Description: An introduction to robots. You will get to see and operate several types of robots. From small educational robots built from kits to custom competition robots built for the First Robotics Competition. From homemade robots to Lego kit robots. We will take a look at how robots are designed for specific functions and how they are programmed. The world of robotics covers such a wide range of applications, areas of training and education that it would take weeks to cover them all. So here we plan on presenting the basics, to get you interested in robotics and where to find out more.

Robotics covers mechanical engineering, physics, mathematics, and software engineering. Robotics can require everything from trade school skills such as welding, electrical wiring, assembly and manufacturing to more technical skills in design and development of hardware and software. The best thing about robotics is that it is FUN”

Exploring Electricity

Date: June 23-24, 2022 Time: 9:30-3:00

Location: Industrial Arts Institute Onaway, MI

Description: Students will explore and practice the skills needed to work safely with

electricity. Learn about components and devices commonly used in electrical circuits,

wire and test basic electrical circuits and use a digital multimeter to solve electrical

problems.

Clothing requirements for safety: No open-toed shoes, sandals or flip flops, must have

shoes/boots, hirts must have sleeves

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