Lehigh Career & Technical Institute hosts Camp LCTI each summer to spread the word about career and technical education in the Lehigh Valley. We hope you’ll join us for a week or two of fun with STEAM — science, technology, engineering, art and math — and career exploration. Call 610-799-1351 and register today!

All about Camp LCTI

Coordinator: Regina Naradko

Assistant: Kim Miley

610-799-1351 |

Health Officer: Danielle Sodl

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Camp LCTI 2019 Info Sheet

Your Camp LCTI questions answered

Who attends camp?

Camp LCTI is for students in grades 5-8 who want to have fun and get smarter over the summer.

When is camp?

Camp LCTI runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Session 1 is June 17-21 and Session 2 is June 24-28.

Where is camp?

Camp LCTI is held at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, which is off Route 309 in Schnecksville.

How much does camp cost?

Camp LCTI is $225 per session. Register by May 1 for a free camp T-shirt. T-shirts are $15 after May 1.

How does camp work?

Campers participate in four camp classes per session. Early registrants are more likely to get their top choices.

What classes are available?

Camp LCTI offers classes that focus on baking, electronics, robotics and more. Scroll down to view this year’s lineup.

Who leads camp classes?

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute teachers and instructional assistants teach all of Camp LCTI’s classes.


When is camp open house?

The Camp LCTI open house is scheduled Thursday, June 13 from 6-7 p.m. See our facilities, meet our teachers and more.

The latest Camp LCTI news

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Camp LCTI classes for summer 2019

Beauty Lab

Campers experiment with hair color, mix up edible skin treatments and more as they learn about the science, art and skill behind cosmetology. Instructor: Nicole Schaffer


Body Basics

Campers experiment with sprint mechanics, resistance training and more as they explore the worlds of anatomy and kinesiology. Instructor: Dale Phillips


Busy Bots

Campers pair mBlock programming software with Arduino boards to build a robot as they learn about electricity and electronic controls. Instructor: Lisa Heineman

CSI: Schnecksville

Campers lift fingerprints, collect dental impressions and analyze clues as they learn how forensic science helps investigators solve crime. Instructor: Melanie Hoderewski


Epic Electronics

Campers develop their soldering skills as they create gadgets and gizmos with circuits that control flashing lights, sirens, switches and more. Instructor: Tom Lesisko


Industrial Artists

Campers sketch, paint, and engrave as they explore the art-science concept of superposition while creating industrial art with recycled materials. Instructor: Shirley Chanitz

Kitchen Crafters

Campers explore Italian and Mexican cuisines as they learn to make pizza, quesadillas, pasta, burritos and more from scratch. Instructor: Donna Lobach-Berger


Mechanical Marvels

Campers create electric race cars, design planetary gears with Tinkercad and build miniature hydraulic machines as they learn about mechanics. Instructor: Lisa Heineman


Mural Mania

Campers design, sketch and paint murals as they turn sheets of plywood into works of art. In the process, they learn to measure, cut and sand wood. Instructor: MaryKatherine Citera.


Campers launch catapults, mix up oobleck and experiment with mini volcanoes in a weeklong adventure driven by science concepts. Instructor: Melanie Hoderewski


Sweet Smarts

Campers bake and decorate cookies, cupcakes and more. They’ll also learn to make brownies over a campfire and s’mores with a solar oven. Instructor: Lori Dreisbach


Wired Up

Campers wire light fixtures, read multimeters, bend conduit and brush up on their fractions while exploring the world of Electrical Technology. Instructor: Lou Pachella


Wooden Wonders

Carpentry is a timeless skill and campers learn the basics, using hand and power tools to build birdhouses, peg games, Soma cubes and more. Instructor: James Geist | Session 1 only

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Payment information

Registration for Camp LCTI is not complete until we receive payment. Camp fees may be paid online at the time of registration with Visa, Mastercard or Discover, by check or money order and with cash. Camp LCTI does not offer refunds.

Checks and money orders should be made payable to “Camp LCTI” with campers’ names listed in the memo field. There is a $15 fee for returned checks.

Checks, money orders and cash may be dropped off at LCTI’s Main Office between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, or by appointment. Call 610-799-1351 for an appointment. Checks and money orders also may be mailed to Kim Miley, Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078. Do not mail cash.

Camp class assignments

During the registration process, campers choose four camp classes per session and two alternate classes. Campers are assigned to classes on a first-come, first-served basis, so early registrants are more likely to get their top choices. Some classes, like this year’s Wooden Wonders, are only available for one session. 

Every effort is made to assign campers to their top choices, however, there are no guarantees. Camp LCTI reserves the right to close classes that reach maximum capacity or cancel classes due to low enrollment. Remember, registration is not complete until we receive payment.

Camper’s class schedules will arrive via email by June 14. Hard copies of campers’ class schedules will be provided at open house.

Drop-off & pick-up information

Located at 4500 Education Park Drive in Schnecksville, Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s campus is directly off Route 309 and next door to Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Motorists approaching LCTI from the north should turn right onto Education Park Drive and make an immediate left to access the school. Motorists approaching LCTI from the south should turn left onto Education Park Drive before making an immediate left, as well. Route 309 is easily accessible from Interstate 476, Interstate 78 and Route 22.

Campers should be dropped off and picked up in Lot 3. Camp begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.

Medication policy

No medication will be administered at Camp LCTI without a doctor’s note.

Doctor’s notes must include the camper’s name, the medication name, the medication dosage, when the medication should be taken and for what reason. Campers may not carry medication on campus unless a doctor’s note specifies otherwise.

A parent or guardian is responsible for providing the doctor’s note and medication in a labeled prescription container on or before the first day of camp.

Questions about Camp LCTI’s medication policy should be directed to our health officer, Danielle Sodl. She can be reached at 610-799-1325 or

Education Park Drive

Schnecksville, PA

Our mission at LCTI is to prepare all students for successful careers and lifelong learning.