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ABC Keystone’s Construction Wars (EVENT FILLED TO CAPACITY/Watch for our next event in Spring 2023!) – A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event
October 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2022
ABC Keystone’s Construction Wars
A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event!
(EVENT FILLED TO CAPACITY/Watch for our next event in Spring 2023!)
Choose Your Date:
- Tuesday, October 11, or (Event date filled!)
- Wednesday, October 12, or (Event date filled!)
- Thursday, October 13, 2022 (Event date filled!)
9 am – 1 pm each day
Event held at: ABC Keystone Headquarters | 135 Shellyland Road | Manheim, PA 17545
Your Students are Invited to Construction Wars!
Over the course of three days, 200 area middle school students from our 33-county footprint will be attending this spring’s Construction Wars, an interactive career exploration event that offers hands-on activities with the help of construction professionals and provides students with an understanding of the many possible career paths offered by the construction industry. During this Construction Wars event, students will have the educational opportunity to see our training facility, work with tools, understand safety requirements, and learn more about the skilled trades. Students will be building wood benches, testing electrical circuits, bending sheet metal to make their own tool boxes, and more. Educators will learn what the construction industry needs in its future workforce and how careers in skilled trades are a viable, well-paying alternative to college. View/Download the event flyer
Hear from the Attendees:
“This event was important because we get to choose while we’re young, and we might get ideas on careers. I loved it! It was a fun day filled with working, learning and fun.” – Student Attendee
“Great opportunity for students who haven’t had exposure to tools and trades to get their hands on tools and learn opportunities for the future.” – Educator Attendee
“Excellent way to be exposed to many careers in a day!” – Educator Attendee
Sponsor the Event!
Support Careers in Construction by sponsoring Construction Wars! Available sponsorship opportunities:
- Presenting Sponsor (1)
- Structural Sponsor (1 spot remains!) Thank you to Quality Buildings, LLC!
- Hardhat Sponsor (5 spots remain!) Thank you to Benchmark Construction Co., Inc., Warfel Construction, Wickersham Construction and Engineering, Inc., Wohlsen Construction Company, and Your Quality Solutions, Inc.
- Lunch Sponsor (5) Thank you to Samaritan Consulting Group, Strategic Executive Consulting, LLC, Acuity Advisors and CPAs, LLP and Flyway Excavating, Inc.!
- Safety Glasses Sponsor (3 spots remain) Thank you to D.E. Gemmill, Inc.!
To sponsor, please email: email@example.com
Volunteer & Inspire the Next Generation!
Thank you to our members for volunteering their time to mentor Construction Wars attendees. Many of our volunteers return each year and have shared the experience is both inspiring and rewarding. Your expertise and knowledge are valuable resources to our attendees! View/download the volunteer flyer