Shop Rat Summer Camp Introduces Kids to Skilled Trades

The SME Education Foundation and the Shop Rat Foundation continue their efforts to change public perception of manufacturing by offering STEM-based programs.

DEARBORN, Mich., PLEASANT LAKE, Mich., July 25, 2011 —No tents, no water sports and no singing round the camp fire. Instead, twenty-nine kids – 6th through 10th graders breezed through a week-long summer camp at the Jackson Area Career Center (JACC) and were introduced to the exciting world of manufacturing at the Shop Rat Foundation 2011 Summer Camp. Funding for the camp was provided by the SME Education Foundation.

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