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Camp Success is a state of the art engineering and technology day camp for rising 7th and 8th grade students with locations throughout South Carolina. Camp Success helps students develop the creative, innovative thinking skills behind the latest inventions and technologies. The camp lasts one week. The adventure lasts a lifetime!
Think engineering is boring? Wrong! Engineering is innovative, creative, groundbreaking, mind bending fun! And, it results in real solutions to real problems - solutions that make the everyday world around you healthier, safer and a better place to be. Engineering and technology shape the future and at Camp Success, you can too!
Camp Success is sponsored by the Silver Crescent Foundation and coordinated and hosted by educational, corporate and institutional partners. The Foundation forms these partnerships with others who share our mission to reach out to young people when they are just beginning to form their career goals. South Carolina and the nation needs workers who are well prepared with high-level technical skills in order to develop and produce innovative solutions and thrive in today’s global economy.
In South Carolina, manufacturing pays an average wage of $47,000/year compared to the state average wage of $36,000/year. The United States is more productive and more efficient than any other county in the world. With 6% or the world’s population we produce 25% of the world’s output. We do it with 23% of the world’s energy. The manufacturing workplace is full of complex machines, computers, and tools. It requires a highly educated, technically competent worker. The Silver Crescent Foundation is a committed to preparing students today to take their place as leaders and innovators in the workplace of tomorrow.
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