Hard Hat Camp

HARD HAT CAMP DETAILS

Through the collaborative effort of the partners of the Hard Hat Camp, Tidewater Community College, Paul D. Camp Community College, Tidewater Builders Association (TBA), Ainslie-Widener Inc., Associated General Contractors of Virginia, Inc., Waterfront Marine Construction, Inc., S.B. Ballard Construction Co., Conrad Brothers, Inc. and Hitt Electric Corp., the camp is a two-day program for high school guidance counselors and teachers exploring education and career opportunities available for graduating students.

Participants will share ideas through open discussions and team-building activities. Local construction industry experts and area educators will present available education programs and jobs available – from labor based to technology focused. Day two consists of an onsite tour of a residential development and a commercial construction site in progress and a look at the internal operations of a large construction firm from both perspectives.

COST

FREE Pre-Registration Required

Teachers receive $250 stipend for completion plus valuable take away reference material! and students receive $100 stipend

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

High school teachers and students.

BENEFITS FROM ATTENDING

  • Gain insight into a growing and in demand industry.
  • Learn about post-graduate educational and training opportunities available for students.
  • Understand the depth of the industry and employment options available.
  • Obtain first-hand knowledge of day-to-day operations within the construction industry.
  • Hear from area educators and construction industry leaders on the future of construction training and employment.

AGENDA

Day 1 Hard Hat Camp

TCC/PDCCC Workforce Development

Hard Hat Camp

Hard Hat Camp

Hard Hat Camp

8:30am Arrive at TCC VB Campus Pungo Auditorium, Pungo Bldg- F Sign in & Continental Breakfast
9:00am Welcome & Introduction of Program
9:15am Introduction of Partners & Perception Form
9:45am Team Construction Project
10:15am Break
10:30am Overview of Registered Apprenticeship & Presentation of Panel Partners
11:30am Working Lunch
12:30pm Trade Presentations
3:30pm End of Day 1 – Select Site Visit

Day 2 Hard Hat Camp

Commercial/Residential Office & Site Visit

Hard Hat Camp

Hard Hat Camp

Hard Hat Camp

8:30am Arrive at TCC VB Campus Pungo Auditorium, Pungo Bldg- F Sign in & Continental Breakfast
9:00am Bus Departs for Site Tour (Safety Briefing)
9:30am Site Tours
11:30am Commercial/Residential Office Visit
12:00pm Working Lunch
12:15pm Further Career Opportunities
12:45pm After Actions Perception Form
1:00pm Questions & Answers Session
1:30pm Raffle Drawing/Certificate Presentation
2:00pm End of Day 2 – Depart for Pungo Auditorium

For more information, call Randy Betz at 757.569.6064.