A High-Tech, Hands-On Summer Experience
The Young Manufacturers Academy (YMA) is a manufacturing-themed, experiential, eight-day summer program that introduces middle grade youth to Connecticut’s high-tech advanced manufacturing industries. The program includes hands-on activities, simulation-based learning, virtual machining environments, travel to industry locations for on-site interaction with manufacturers, and a mock career fair.
YMA is a partnership with the Connecticut Technical High School System and is funded through the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development’s Manufacturing Innovation Fund.
Who is eligible?
Students entering grades 7 – 9 in the fall.
What does it cost?
There is no charge for the program.
What does it offer?
- Experiential opportunities.
- Real-world applications of science and math concepts.
- Use of industry tools and CAD software.
- Career awareness/readiness activities.
- 21st century skills development.
- Industry-based field trips.
- Family capstone event.
When & how do I apply?
Please visit this page in March for information regarding the summer 2018 Young Manufacturers Academy program.
Is there anything else I should know?
Daily transportation and lunch are provided at no cost.
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