Camp LCTI

STEAM-FOCUSED FUN & CAREER EXPLORATION

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. Register by May 1 for a free camp T-shirt!

All about Camp LCTI

Coordinator: Regina Naradko

naradkor@lcti.org

Assistant: Kim Miley

610-799-1351 | mileyk@lcti.org

Health Officer: Danielle Sodl

610-799-1325 | sodld@lcti.org 

Camp LCTI 2020 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. This year’s session is June 15-19.

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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This year's summer camp session is June 15-19.

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Camp LCTI classes for summer 2020

Chefs In Training

Campers build confidence in the kitchen as they learn to prepare biscuits, French toast, pancakes, crepes, hash browns and other classic breakfast fare. Instructor: Brock Cahoon

 

Code Name: Gamer

Guided by Google’s CS First Curriculum, campers explore game design concepts as they code racing, maze, platform, escape and launcher games. Instructor: Diane Rarick

 

Code Name: Emcee

Guided by Google’s CS First Curriculum, campers explore music and sound concepts as they learn to code music videos, movie sound effects and more. Instructor: Diane Rarick

Epic Electronics

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

 

Just Desserts

Campers bake a variety of sweet treats from scratch, including M&M cookie bars, Rice Krispies treats, chocolate chip loaf and cherry cheesecake. Instructor: Lori Dreisbach

 

Kidsmetology

Campers explore the science and art concepts that drive cosmetology as they experiment with hair treatments, styling techniques, nail care and more. Instructor: Robert Salim

Mural Magic

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

 

Rhyme Time

Campers flex their creative writing muscles as they explore poetry genres, compose poems, perform their work for peers and build a poetry portfolio. Instructor: Kathy Khanuja

 

Smart Art

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

Super Sleuths

Campers lift fingerprints and more as they analyze a mock crime scene and learn how real-life investigators use forensic science to find out, “Whodunit?” Instructor: Melanie Hoderewski

 

Weird Science

Campers mix up mountains of elephant toothpaste, launch bottle rockets and fly miniature airplanes in a weeklong science-focused adventure. Instructor: Nicole Schaffer

Yumology

Campers learn to make pepperoni pasta bake, chicken enchilada casserole, garlic knots and other savory dishes with international flare. Instructor: Donna Lobach-Berger

 

Zombie Detectives

Campers investigate the source of a zombie virus and fend off the undead as they learn about epidemiology and life-saving first-aid skills like CPR. Instructor: Donnie Brensinger

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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 sodld@lcti.org.

4500
Education Park Drive

Schnecksville, PA
18078

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