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Pathways Camp

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Pathways Camp

Pathways Camp Graphic Students in grades 6-8 can explore careers this summer by personalizing their experience during Tolles’ Pathways Camp. Nearly 20 career exploration workshops are available in the areas of Engineering & Robotics, Computers, Cosmetology, Healthcare & Athletics, Nature & Natural Resources, Automotive, Equine Science,  Nursing and Safety, Art & Fashion, and Culinary Arts.

Our camps are open to students in our seven associate school districts (Dublin, Fairbanks, Hilliard, Jonathan Alder, London, Madison-Plains & Jefferson Local).

Registration Information

  • Register here through Eventbrite.
  • Payments must be made online. If you have problems registering online, please contact Shea Havens-White at 614-873-4666, ext. 4261 or email shavenswhite@tollestech.com 
  • Session space is limited. Registration is first come, first serve. Sessions must have minimum of 5 students. Refunds will be made for any session canceled.
  • Campers can choose their schedule and can attend as many sessions they are interested in throughout the week.
  • All camps are taught by Tolles career-tech instructors.
  • All campers receive a Pathways t-shirt as part of their registration.
  • Students may choose morning and/or afternoon sessions. If planning a morning and afternoon session on the same day, campers should bring a sack lunch.
  • Payments must be made online. If you have problems registering online, please contact Shea Havens-White at 614-873-4666, ext. 4261 or email shavenswhite@tollestech.com

    Session Listing

    Pathways Camp allows students to select from a menu of sessions to mix-and-match their exploration of various careers. Here is a listing of possible sessions available:
    • Networking Computers - How do you get computers to talk with each other?  We'll set up a computer network from scratch, from installing the operating system on the computers to making the network cables, and then using the cables to get the computers to talk with each other.
    • Troubled Waters - Participate in an interactive water cycle activity, discuss watershed using Big Darby as an example, and take biotic sampling to determine pollution and chemical levels in our water supply.
    • Nature Interpretations-Monitoring Forest Health - Enjoy your summer camp experience outside exploring a beautiful nature area, tree life cycles, forest ecosystems, prairie habitat, animal tracks, trails, and a vernal pool as you become more familiar with outdoor occupations working with nature and wildlife habitats. 
    • Culinary and Cooking sessions explore the profession of culinary arts;
    • Dog Obedience & Training is a session designed to give students hands-on opportunities in animal industry.
    • Equine - In this all-day session, students learn the basics of caring and training of saddle horses including basic care of the horses, careers with horses, different uses for horses, safety around horses, etc. Location: Prairie Oaks Farm, Hilliard, OH. 
    • Equine Management is an all-day session covers the basics of caring and training of thoroughbred horses. This field trip will be going over everything from basic care of the racehorses, careers with horses, different uses for horses, safety around horses, etc. Location: Breakaway Farms in Mt. Sterling, Ohio.
    • Criminal Investigations & Forensics - During this course, students will conduct experiments that will show how science, technology and specialized skills come together to solve crimes.
    • Police Work & Practice - In this one-day camp students will be introduced to some basics of law enforcement skills and lessons including basic subject control techniques, simulated firearms handling, patrol techniques, etc. 
    • Introduction to the Fire and EMS Services - Students will have the opportunity to learn about what it takes to be a firefighter/EMT with several hands-on activities.

    Required Forms

    Please download, complete and either:

    Mail to: Shea Havens-White, Tolles Career & Technical Center, 7877 US Hwy 42 S., Plain City, Ohio 43064

    or

    Scan and email to: shavenswhite@tollestech.com

     

    Questions?

    Contact Shea Havens-White

    Email:shavenswhite@tollestech.com

    Phone: 614-873-4666, ext. 4261

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