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July 9 – 13

Web Development Technology Camp

Occupations: Web Developers

Curriculum/Course Description:  An introduction to concepts in programming web applications. Students will learn fundamental elements of programming web sites to produce dynamic content as well as terminology such as HTTP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, XML, Design Patterns, and Cloud Deployment.  Hands-on laboratory experiences will include an examination of programming and software design in web development

Employment Projection for the Dallas Workforce Development Area:

Occupations Projected # of Jobs in 2024 Wage per hour
Web Developer1,850$38.40




July 16 – 20

Graphic Design Technology Camp
Occupations: Graphic Designers, Front End Developers, Multimedia Artists and Animators
Curriculum/Course Description: An introduction to elements of design and imagery as they apply to practical visual solutions, logo design, Web and 3-D design.  Hands-on laboratory experiences will include an examination of the graphic design tools used in the visual arts as well as creative use of the computer as a design tool and illustrative medium. Students will be exposed to the theory and function of major software packages and basic graphic design principles utilized in the visual arts.

Employment Projection for the Dallas Workforce Development Area:

Occupations Projected # of Jobs in 2024 Wage per hour
Software Application Developer11,610$52.04
Graphic Designer2,710$27.00
Multimedia Artist and Animator840$34.48




July 23 – 27

Learning in 3-D with Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technology Camp

Occupations: Architects, Engineers, Drafters/Engineering Technicians 

Curriculum/Course Description: An introduction to elements of computer aided design as they apply to practical drafting and engineering.  In addition to industry site field trips and/or guest facilitators from professionals in the STEM field, hands-on laboratory experiences will include an examination of the computer tools used in drafting and engineering as well as creative use of the computer as a tool for 3-D design.  Students will be exposed to the theory and function of the major hardware and software technology such as AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Viz 4, Revit and other CAD as well as basic design principles used architecture, design and drafting STEM fields.

Employment Projection for the Dallas Workforce Development Area:

Occupations Projected # of Jobs in 2024 Wage per hour
Architect/Engineer32,380$43.76
Drafter, Engineer Technician10,800$27.26


 


June 25 – 29

Computer Programming and Protecting the Cyber-World: Computer Programming and Cybersecurity Technology Camp

Occupations: Computer Programmers and Computer Systems Analysts 

Curriculum/Course Description: An introduction to various programming tools, basic hardware, and tools/resources.  In addition to industry site field trips and/or guest facilitators from professionals in the STEM field, hands-on laboratory experiences will include the use of Raspberry Pi computers to work on projects ranging from retro arcades to media servers to setting up your own Google Home.  Students will also learn basic cybersecurity best practices, ways to protect information when using the internet, and VPNs (virtual private networks).


Employment Projection for the Dallas Workforce Development Area:

Occupations Projected # of Jobs in 2024 Wage per hour
Computer Programmer5,460$43.56
Computer Systems Analyst11,700$45.85


 


July 30 – August 3

Nursing and Medical Careers Camp

Occupations: LPNs/LVNs, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Assistants, Physicians, Medical Assistants Curriculum/Course Description: An introduction to nursing and other associated health care careers and related trends. Students will examine types of health care services and the integration of services in related professions as well as explore educational requirements, occupational requirements, and pay ranges. Hands-on laboratory experiences will include skills used in examination of anatomy, physiology, and human body functions, use of basic tools and instruments in the health care industry as well as elements of good nutrition and exercise.


Employment Projection for the Dallas Workforce Development Area:

Occupations Projected # of Jobs in 2024 Wage per hour
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse6,650$23.02
Nurse Practitioner1,250$51.86
Nursing Assistant6,640$12.63
Physician3,680$86.72
Medical Assistant8,950$15.40




Students will be required to provide THREE (1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice) camp selections on the application form.

DROP-OFF & PICK-UP TIMES FOR EACH CAMP WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:
Drop-off: 8 – 9 a.m.
Pick-up: 5 – 5:30 p.m.

CAMP ORIENTATION PARTICIPATION IS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS AND AT LEAST ONE PARENT OR DESIGNATED ADULT FOR EACH CAMP.


G-STEM CAMP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Governor's Summer Merit Program (GSMP) is a Texas Workforce Commission grant-funded program that provides scholarships to Texas middle and high school students in grades nine (9) through twelve (12) and ages 14 to 21 to increase the number of students served in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills-related summer camp programs, who may not have those opportunities otherwise.


G-STEM SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Eligible participants for the Eastfield College G-STEM Camp Scholarship will be students who meet the following state requirements:

•  United States citizen or permanent resident

•  Enrolled in a Texas middle school or high school

•  At least 14 but no more than 18 years of age by the first day of summer camp

•  Are low-income and/or a potential first-generation college student

•  If male, meets U.S. Military Selective Service registration requirements

•  Demonstrates an interest in a STEM related career field


THREE WAYS TO REGISTER

In Person: Eastfield College Library • L-Building, Room 200
By Phone:
972-860-7062
Online:
eastfieldcollege.edu/GSTEM

Hours:* 
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

*Hours will change after May 11. Please call to confirm location hours.


G-STEM CAMP CALENDAR

 

EASTFIELD MAIN CAMPUS • 3737 Motley Drive, Mesquite, TX  75150

  8 – 9 a.m. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 12 – 1 p.m. 1 – 5 p.m. 5 – 5:30 p.m.
July 9 - 13 Sign-In/Breakfast Web Development Technology Camp Lunch Career Exploration, Field trips, Speakers

Sign-Out/

Pick-up

July 16 - 20
Sign-In/Breakfast Graphic Design Technology Camp Lunch Career Exploration, Field trips, Speakers

Sign-Out/

Pick-up

July 23 - 27 Sign-In/BreakfastLearning in 3-D with Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technology Camp LunchCareer Exploration, Field trips, Speakers

Sign-Out/

Pick-up

 

EASTFIELD PLEASANT GROVE CAMPUS  802 S. Buckner Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75217

  8 – 9 a.m. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 12 – 1 p.m. 1 – 5 p.m. 5 – 5:30 p.m.
June 25 - 29 Sign-In/Breakfast Computer Programming and Protecting the Cyber-World: Computer Programming and Cybersecurity Technology Camp                 Lunch Career Exploration, Field trips, Speakers

Sign-Out/

Pick-up

July 30 - Aug 3
Sign-In/Breakfast Nursing and Medical Careers Camp
                Lunch Career Exploration, Field trips, Speakers

Sign-Out/

Pick-up

 

For more information, please contact:

Eastfield College G-STEM Camp
972-860-7062
4GSTEM@dcccd.edu
eastfieldcollege.edu/GSTEM