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ABC Keystone Construction Wars – A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event

March 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$250 – $1500

ABC Keystone Construction Wars
A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event

 

Tuesday, March 12; Wednesday, March 13; or Thursday, March 14, 2019
9 am – 1 pm each day

 

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 year’s Construction Wars, an interactive career exploration event to experience hands-on activities with the help of construction professionals. 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 laptop stands, 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.

This event has filled to its capacity in the past due to its popularity with students and guidance counselors throughout the region, and we invite you to register your students early!

View photos from Spring 2018’s Construction Wars event: Day 1   Day 2   Day 3

Read more about the event – download a pdf


Hear from the Attendees:

One middle school student who attended last year responded:
“This event is one of the best events I’ve attended. I would recommend this to a friend. Construction is a lot more fun than I thought it would be.”

Directly from an administrator/teacher:
“This was an outstanding introduction to different trades and at the right age. Get the kids involved early! Thank you for inviting us!”


Volunteer at the Event!

Each year, ABC Keystone members generously volunteer their time to support this event. Inspire the next generation! Contact stephanie@abckeystone.org to sign up. Download a flyer to learn more.


Several sponsorship opportunities are available – please download a flyer to learn more.

Sponsor the Event!

  • Cash donations will be used towards purchase of plywood for bench project
  • Large logo on welcome signage, event board, carpentry station
  • Company banner in general session room
  • Recognition in press releases, social media coverage
  • Donor may provide logo stickers (or other means of promotion) for use on benches
  • Students, teachers, volunteers receive boxed lunch each day
  • Small logo on welcome sign, event board; signage at lunch
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage
  • All students receive a yellow safety vest that they keep
  • Logo placement on safety vests
  • Small logo on welcome sign, event board
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage
  • All students receive safety glasses that they keep
  • Text recognition on welcome sign, event board
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage
  • All students receive an adult hard hat that they keep
  • Logo placement on hardhat
  • Text recognition on welcome sign, event board
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage

Registration is requested. To find out more about this event and to register your students, please contact Stephanie at the Chapter office or download a registration flyer.

Organizer

Michele Cook
Email:
michele@abckeystone.org

Venue

ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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Phone:
717-653-8106
Website:
www.abckeystone.org