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ABC Keystone’s Construction Wars – A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event
October 5, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 7, 2021
ABC Keystone’s Construction Wars A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event!
Choose Your Date:
- Tuesday, October 5, or
- Wednesday, October 6, or
- Thursday, October 7, 2021
9 am – 1 pm each day
Event held at: ABC Keystone | 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 11-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
Watch a brief video of highlights from Past Construction Wars events!
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:
- Lunch Sponsors
- Safety Vest Sponsors
- Hardhat Sponsors
- Safety Glass Sponsors
View/Download the sponsorship flyer for more information To sponsor, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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