Applications Open for Automotive Summer Camp

June 18, 2007
FREE Automotive Summer Camp Open to Students Entering Grades 9 and 10

The Montgomery County Foundations Office is offering a FREE one-week, ½-day summer experience for incoming 9th and 10th grade students in Montgomery County Public Schools.

Students will have the opportunity to explore automotive careers and learn real-world automotive skills. Summer camp classes, set in an exploratory class and lab, are designed to challenge students and expose them to several facets of a career. Students may elect to attend either the first or second session. Transportation to and from the camp location is the responsibility of participants.

Camp Description
Automotive basics include safety; history; career information; an orientation to mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems; auto body information; and many more fun activities.

Benefits to students
Real-life work challenges using problem solving skills
Expert “Automotive Service Excellence” ASE instructor
Daily "hands-on" activities

Thomas Edison High School of Technology
(Coordinator: Judyn Rengers)
12501 Dalewood Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906
July 9-13 or July 16-20
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Admission Requirements
Resident of Montgomery County, Maryland
Incoming 9th or 10th grade Montgomery County Public Schools students for the 2007-2008 school year

The camp is FREE to a limited number of students. Registrations are based on a "first-come, first-served basis." Information, with applications and forms, may be downloaded by visiting or will be sent upon request. Contact Judyn Rengers 301-929-2197 or for the applications.

Deadline to submit the completed application is June 27, 2007. Please mail to Judyn Rengers, Foundations Office, 12501 Dalewood Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906; email to or fax to 301-929-2192. Students chosen for this summer camp will be notified by Friday, June 29.

The Foundations Automotive Summer Camp is sponsored by the Montgomery County Foundations Office, in collaboration with Montgomery County Public Schools.

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