Registration will open on February 15, 2024 and closes May 15, 2024

 Advanced Manufacturing Camp will be held July 29 - August 2, 2024

Monday - Registration is 8:15 and ends at 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday - Thursday Drop off is at 8:30 and ends at 3:30 p.m.

Friday - Drop off is at 8:30 and ends at 11:30 a.m.

2024 Camp

In collaboration with the MiSTEM's Network Greater West Michigan Region, the Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering, and the Women in Manufacturing Association, the Regional Math and Science Center hosted a five-day hands-on immersive Advanced Manufacturing Camp for students entering 6 and 7th grade. Campers participated in large group activities that included team-building and design thinking processes - followed by breakout sessions facilitated by GVSU staff, students, and industry professionals from the West Michigan area. Sessions included hands-on activities such as Computer-Aided-Design (CAD), 3-D Printing, Automation, Design Thinking, and Lean Manufacturing.

Career Exploration activities included off-site industry tours to Pridgeon & Clay, JR Automation, Autocam Medical, and Gentex.

The 2024 camp will end with a career fair and career pathway panel discussions featuring:

  • Pridgeon & Clay
  • Pfizer
  • Autocam Medical
  • JR Automation
  • Perrin Sportswear
  • Mission Design & Automation
  • DeWys Manufacturing


A huge thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

MiSTEM Network Greater West Michigan Region Logo
Grand Valley State University Regional Math and Science Center logo
Grand Valley State University Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing
Pfizer Logo
Women In Manufacturing logo
Pridgeon and Clay logo
autocam medical logo
Gentex Corporation logo
JR Automation logo

Thank you to our Community and Business Partners!

Kent Career Tech Center a program of Kent ISD

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