Gogebic Community College

Summer Youth Programming

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GCC Summer youth programs - exciting, affordable, and engaging

Embark on an extraordinary summer of exploration and learning with our diverse lineup of seven captivating programs in the Upper Peninsula during the week of June 10-14, 2024! Whether you're passionate about eSports, culinary arts, technology, craftsmanship, wellness, wilderness adventures, or woodworking, there's something for everyone. Led by experienced guides and instructors, each program offers a unique pathway to discovery and growth amidst the stunning landscapes of the UP. Join us for an unforgettable experience filled with exploration, learning, and endless possibilities!

For more information and to register, follow the link below or contact us at SYP.GCC.GOISD@gogebic.edu .

Camp Registration

All of our camps are listed below!




TRIO Pre-College Programs - Talent Search offers eligible students free academic support and the opportunity to learn about colleges, trade schools, and careers. TRIO empowers middle schoolers to explore a variety of career paths, and attending a summer camp at Gogebic Community College offers an exceptional chance to begin this journey!

Current TRIO students can attend camp for free. Haven’t received your TRIO coupon code yet? Reach out to TRIO at trio@mtu.edu.

Not a part of TRIO yet? You can apply and potentially attend camp for free.

Step 1: Apply to TRIO. For eligibility requirements and to apply visit the TRIO Online Application or website mtu.edu/outreach/trio. For paper applications, call 906-487-2219 or email trio@mtu.edu.

Step 2: If accepted you will receive a TRIO coupon code to attend camp for free.

Step 3: Register for Gogebic Community College’s Summer Youth Program and apply your TRIO code during checkout.

If you are not eligible for TRIO and still need assistance, please contact us SYP.GCC.GOISD@gogebic.edu for more options



Ready to sharpen your culinary skills and tantalize your taste buds this summer? Join us for an unforgettable cooking adventure!

Discover the art of cooking from scratch as you learn essential knife skills and explore a variety of mouthwatering recipes. Our program will expand your culinary repertoire and ignite your passion for cooking!

But the fun doesn't stop there! After crafting your delicious creations, sit down with fellow food enthusiasts to savor the fruits of your labor. From chopping board to dining table, our program promises a feast for the senses and memories to savor for a lifetime!

Are you ready for a gaming journey filled with excitement and skill-building? Join us as we level up your gaming prowess!

Immerse yourself in thrilling play and tournaments, powered by the GCC eSports team, 5-time national champions! Experience the adrenaline rush of competing in our state-of-the-art eSports arena on campus. Get ready to elevate your gaming skills to new heights this summer!

Ready to dive into the world of sparks and metal fusion this summer? Join us and explore the fundamentals of welding!

Learn the basics of welding from skilled instructors through hands-on workshops. From mastering safety protocols to honing your technique, our program will set you on the path to becoming a confident welder.

Don't miss this opportunity to forge new connections, unleash your creativity, and spark your future in welding!

Are you ready to dive into the great outdoors and unlock the secrets of nature? Join us for an EPIC summer journey with UP Wilderness Wizards!

Explore the wonders of our local parks and dive into the wilderness! From majestic forests to serene lakes, get ready to discover it all!

Dig into the secrets of the soil and learn about the incredible world of foraging!

Plus, get hands-on experience cooking up a delicious lunch right in the heart of nature!

Encounter fascinating critters like never before! From birds soaring high above to playful amphibians hopping around, there's so much to learn about our amazing wildlife!

This exciting program is designed to ignite your passion for technology and coding. You'll embark on an unforgettable journey filled with hands-on activities, cutting-edge projects, and mind-blowing discoveries.

But that's not all! You'll not only learn but also have a blast with like-minded peers. Get ready for exciting team-building activities and plenty of fun surprises along the way.

Don't miss out on this incredible chance to unlock your tech potential and forge lasting memories.

Get ready to craft, create, and carve your way to woodworking mastery with our UP Woodworking Wizards program! Hosted at Ironwood Area Schools, this summer, we're taking woodworking to a whole new level with state-of-the-art CNC routing equipment.

What to Expect: Dive into the world of woodworking like never before! With hands-on access to cutting-edge CNC technology, you'll learn how to program the equipment to bring your wildest woodworking dreams to life. From designing intricate patterns to crafting personalized projects, the possibilities are endless!

Are you ready for a summer adventure that's both educational and fun? Introducing The UP Wellness Wizards Summer Youth Program!

Get ready to dive into the world of healthcare with us!

From tours of medical transportation vehicles to exploring our local health facilities , we've got a week packed with exciting activities planned just for you! Plus, hear from

inspiring healthcare career speakers and learn essential skills like first aid and wellness tips!


Contact us today:

   email  syp.gcc.goisd@gogebic.edu
   Phone 906-307-1316
   location E4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, MI 49938

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