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    B-P Tech Summer Exploratory Program 2022

    Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School is proud to present the  Summer Exploratory Program. 

    Three weeks in July, beginning July 11th, students from Berkley, Bridgewater, Dighton, Freetown, Middleboro, Raynham, Rehoboth and Taunton entering grades 6, 7, and 8 have the chance to be part of a unique summer program that introduces them to an industry of their choice in an entertaining, educational way.

    Classes are from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday.

    Transportation is the responsibility of the family. 

    With a variety of programs to choose from, there is something for everyone!  Courses will run based on enrollment.

    Cost is $135.00 per week.  Multiple weeks in a variety of programs are possible.

    Dress Code:  During this program, students will be working in shop environments.  Students are required to be dressed in long pants (preferably jeans) and closed-toe shoes. 

    For more info, call (508) 823-5151, ext. 148.

    Week 1 - July 5 - 8 (4 days only, Tuesday - Friday, $110)

    Week 2 - July 11-15 

    Week 3 - July 18-22

    Week 4 - July 25-29

    Program Descriptions:

    AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY  (available weeks 2, 3, & 4)

    Are you curious how a car engine works? Well c’mon in this summer and we’ll explore the inner workings of the internal combustion engine.  Also, learn how to change a tire as well as perform basic vehicle maintenance.

    BAKING & MORE (available weeks 1, 2 & 3)

    Scratch baking from cookies and cupcakes to advanced techniques. Decorating contest at the end of the week, make your own fondant.

    BIOTECHNOLOGY  (available weeks 2 & 3 ) 

    Put on your lab coat and learn the basics to work in a laboratory. Join us as we isolate DNA, put jellyfish genes into bacteria and watch them glow, and figure out if you have the genes of a morning bird or a night owl!

    CARPENTRY (available week 2 )

    Have you ever wondered how to make things that are part of every day?  Carpentry is everywhere and is the basis for our every day living.  Whether it be artistic design pieces or as simple as making a birdhouse - join us to see the wonderful world of Carpentry.

    COOKING CAMP (available weeks 1, 2, 3, & 4 )

    Explore the Culinary possibilities on the savory side. Create fresh-made pasta, grilled favorites, pizza, and salad. Finish the week in a “Chopped” style mystery ingredient competition!

    COMMUNITY HEALTH (available week 4)

    Are you interested in learning about the medical field? Would you know what to do in a medical emergency? Come learn basic first aid and life-saving skills while having fun! We will also explore different body systems and common diseases with hands-on activities. 

    COSMETOLOGY  (available weeks  2 & 3 ) 

    Do you have a flair for hairstyling, a creative hand for nail art, or an eye for make-up application? Come learn and have some fun with us!

    DENTAL ASSISTING  (available week 2) 

    Explore the world of dental assisting!  During your week you will be introduced to dental assisting activities such as oral hygiene, mouthguards, polishing of teeth, stone dental models, orthodontics, and much more!

    DESIGN & VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS   (available week 1)

    Characters Pop! Come and experience the professional application Adobe Illustrator and the industry-standard Adobe Photoshop! Design colorful "pop" posters, and build collages of your favorite recognizable characters! And do so much more! All beginner artists are welcome!

    ENGINEERING & ROBOTICS (available week 4)

    Have you ever wondered what makes everything in our modern world work? Have you ever wanted to solve a problem with a design of your own? Whether you're interested in soaring rockets, sleek electric cars, or robots that will do all your boring chores, the Engineering & Robotics shop is where you can learn how to bring your ideas to life.

    GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS (available weeks 1 & 2) 

    Learn the different printing processes used to print a variety of products. Make a t-shirt, mouse pad, key chain, and work with vinyl graphics used for signs & vehicles.

    WELDING & METAL FABRICATION (available weeks 1, 2, 3 & 4 )

    Welders create things that we see and use every day! Some examples would be planes, ships, cars, motorcycles, submarines, buildings, bridges and much more. Join us for an introduction to the world of welding and fabricating.