Students decorate cupcakes at Cane Creek Middle School

Buncombe County Schools will give middle school students a chance to sample more career choices this summer. Additional Career Accelerator Summer Camp programs have been added for July, produced by the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department. The camps are free and available to rising sixth, seventh, and eighth graders currently enrolled in Buncombe County Schools. They include:

  • Cupcakes at the Creek: This culinary camp, hosted by Cane Creek Middle School, will help students grow their teamwork and creative culinary skills. The camp runs July 8 - 11, July 15 - 18, and July 22 - 25.

  • Agriculture Unleashed: This special one-day camp takes place July 22 from 8:30am to 2:30pm at Buncombe County Schools Central Services, located at 175 Bingham Road in Asheville. This one day camp will immerse students in a hands-on experience blending horticulture, animal science, and natural resources. Throughout the day, campers will engage in a variety of activties designed to nurture their interest in sustainable farming practices and modern agricultural techniques.

  • Career Quest Camp: Based at Cane Creek Middle School, this camp will run July 29 - Aug. 1. Students will get to sample jobs in a variety of fields, including construction, robotics, nutrition, and health science. 

Click the link next to each camp's description for more information and registration.

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