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Project CASE STEM Camp, Big Sandy CTC, Pikeville, KY​ Video 

View a video of STEM Camp activities happening at the Pikeville Campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College with high school students from Shelby Valley, East Ridge, Belfry, and Pikeville Independent High Schools (3/2/18). ​ Over 60 Students atteneded this Camp.

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                                     ( 12 Students proudly display their certificates after a day of learning about I.T careers.)
Project CASE partners with high schools and community technical colleges, as well as employers and workforce partners to provide students with disabilities a day of hands-on learning. These events focus on programs of study available through the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, and align with the grant objectives of promoting STEM career pathways within healthcare, information technology, and advanced manufacturing occupational clusters.
Growing Numbers and Camps:
Wolfe County—Robotics STEM camp -15 students attended
Perry Central—Robotics- 12 students attended
Knott Co--Robotics 23 students attended
Perry Central--3-D printing -12 students attended
October 16, 2018 Multi Session camp at HCTCS tech campus 79 students attended
November 2018 Multi session camp at HCTCS tech campus -46 students attended
SCRUBS Camp October 2018, 12 students participated
STEM Events 2016 - 2018
·         Computer Coding and Website Design, taught by employees of software company Interapt, Big Sandy Community & Technical College-Prestonsburg Campus. 25 students have participated in this camp.
·         Computer Aided Drafting and catapult model building, taught by faculty at Big Sandy Community & Technical College-Prestonsburg Campus. 25 students have participated in this camp.
·         Nursing/ Respiratory Therapy/Electrical/ Advanced Manufacturing/ Automotive/Graphic Design/ Computer Aided Design/Information Technology, taught by faculty at Big Sandy Community & Technical College-Mayo Campus. Over 150 students have participated in Next Step Camp at the Mayo Campus.
·         Telemedicine, new certificate program, taught by faculty at Hazard Community & Technical College. 18 students have participated.
·         Drone Technology, new certificate program, taught by USA Drone Port staff and faculty at Hazard Community & Technical College. 19 students have participated in this program.
·         Computer Aided Drafting and Design and 3D printing, taught by faculty at Southeast Community and Technical College.  
·    Carl D Perkins Transition parties has served over 198 students .
·    UK Summer Camp served 6 students.

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 (Big Sandy instructor shows High School student                                                    (High School Students practice giving an injection to a  

how to give an injection to a Manikin. )                                                                        Manikin. Student is dressed in scrubs.)


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 (student learns the technique for intubating an infant)                                                  ( High School student dressed in scrubs injects an 

                                                                                                                                                     at Big Sandy Community and Technical College)

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(High School student controls a robotic arm with a keypad                                                (Big Sandy Community and Technical College instructor

at KCTCS. )                                                                                                                                    shows students a wiring system.)


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                                                                                                                                             (Two High School students piece together electical Controls)

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                   (Student watching Instructor)

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(Group picture of students holding their birdhouses)                                           (High School Students learning how to make a birdhouse)


Project Case got to spend time with the PATH Program this summer 2018! The campers participated in fun activities around teamwork, problem-solving, and communication. This three-week camp  for high school students with visual impairments took place in Louisville at the Mcdowell Center.

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                                                        (Project CASE staff pose with 6 PATH campers at the McDowell Center)

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 (3 PATH campers pose with Firefighter and truck )                                             (PATH campers locate Braille instructor Abby during scavenger hunt)


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                                                      (Using balloons and tape to see which team can build the tallest “tower of air”)

View a video of STEM Camp activities happening at HCTC Tech camus in Hazard, KY. Students were able to gain hands on expereince while leanring about different career paths.


Project CASE STEM camp Video (Hazard KY)  

"We get to experience new things, and learn about and jobs we never knew about"

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(Owsley County High School Reverse Job Fair-

Student shows off her display 101 board)



 Behind The Scenes Tour with VR staff at Big Sandy !

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