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Career Technical Education this summer will give high school students college credits.

Students attending high school in 2021 can get a jumpstart on their college degrees through Clackamas Community College's summer camp programs — tuition free. CCC is offering virtual Career Technical Education (CTE) camps, as well as a new Dental Professions Camp and Scholarship Program.

CTE camps

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 21-25

Earn college credit in one of CCC's CTE camps. The CTE summer camps are open to Clackamas County students who will be entering ninth through 12th grade in fall 2021. The deadline to register is Friday, May 7. The free CTE camps include:

• Health professions

• Horticulture

• Wilderness

• Music and film

Dental Professions Camp and Scholarship Program

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 21-25 or June 28-July 2

Students interested in a career in the dental field can kickstart their education in the Dental Professions Camp. This summer camp is open to Clackamas County students who will be completing 10th through 12th grade in spring 2021. The deadline to register is Friday, May 7.

"Students who enroll in the summer camp programs will accelerate their college education while saving both time and money," Jaime Clarke, CCC director of education partnerships, said.

CCC summer camps are free through funding from the Carl D. Perkins Grant and Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity Grant. Space is limited and a weighted lottery will be used to determine placement. Priority placement will be given to underserved and underrepresented students.

For more information about summer programs and how to register, visit www.clackamas.edu/summer-programs. For questions about CTE camps, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For questions about the dental camp, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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