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JWCC receives grant for summer STEM camp

Posted: Mar. 20, 2017 10:15 am

QUINCY -- The John Wood Community College Foundation recently received a $2,500 grant from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International Foundation to add the Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Summer STEM Camp to the college's summer JDub Academy for youth.

The camp will introduce students to the process of manufacturing and entrepreneurship.

The camp will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19 through 23 and is open to boys and girls ages 12 through 16. Students will be taught welding, fungineering, prototype to production skills, CAD software and CAD 3-D printer operation. Tuition is $100. Scholarships will be available.

JDub Academy is a program that offers children hands-on academic and enrichment workshops on a college campus.

Registration begins May 1. For more information, visit jwcc.edu/jdubacademy or call 217-641-4941.

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