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Lake Area Tech BIG CAMP OUT


BIG CAMP OUT - Register Today! 

See Registration Form at the bottom of the page.

  • 9 am - 2 pm, October 12, 2017
  • Open to students in grades 9 - 12
  • Lunch provided
  • Cost is free

The BIG Camp Out allows students in grades 9 - 12 to experience career exploration with hands-on activities in one of six different career areas on the campus of Lake Area Tech.  Campers will register for one of the following career areas:


  • Experience career exploration of thousands of opportunities in the Ag and Natural Resources world. Hands-on activities in Agriculture, (includes Agri- Aviation, Agri-Business, Agri-Production, Commodity Merchandising, Dairy, Large Animal Technician, Precision Technology, Ranch Management and Swine Management) and Environmental Technology.


  • Experience, in a unique way, what Lake Area Tech has to offer in the fast-growing world of business careers. Hands-on activities in Financial Services, Business Accounting, Computer Information Systems, and Business Associate (including Entrepreneurship, Photography/Media, Human Resources Associate, and Marketing & Management,).


  • Explore the vast careers in the Construction, Energy and Manufacturing fields. Hands-on experience in Building Trades Technology, Heavy Equipment Operator (Co-sponsored by SD Associated General Contractors), Energy Operations, Energy Technology, Electronic Systems Technology, Precision Machining, Robotics, and Welding Technology.


  • Career exploration of thousands of opportunities in the healthcare industry. Hands-on activities in Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Lab Technician, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant.


  • Opportunities are endless in the and public services and safety industry. Hands-on activities in Community Healthcare Worker, Cosmetology, Human Services Technician, Law Enforcement, and Med/Fire Rescue. 


  • Career exploration of thousands of opportunities in the transportation industry. Hands-on activities in Automotive Technology, Aviation Maintenance Technology,  Custom Paint & Fabrication, Diesel Technology, and High Performance Engine Machining.

*Attention Bus Drivers

   Bus parking available in the parking lot east of the Manufacturing, Energy & Transportation Center. 

   Bus drivers are welcome to enjoy a complimentary hot or cold beverage from The Mind Grind.