Yankton Manufacturing & Entrepreneurial Academy


About the course

During this two-week, 80-hour academy, learn to weld, use lathes and mills, and gain an introduction to computer-aided drafting (CAD) using Solidworks software and 3-D printers.

Tour local manufacturing plants and meet local entrepreneurs.

Develop teamwork and leadership working in teams to:

  • Brainstorm products
  • Create business plans
  • Follow manufacturing process from concept to product

When is this course offered? 

Dates to be announced for summer 2019.


Cost to attend

Free to attend.


Requirements

Must be student entering grades 9-12 in fall 2019.



  • Students who complete the academy earn .5 credit from their high school (if approved by their school district).
  • Students may be eligible to receive 1 elective credit from Mitchell Technical Institute.
  • Lunches and snacks will be provided for students.
  • Students should wear jeans with out holes or frays, closed-toe shoes, pull back long hair, and refrain from wearing cologne, perfume or hair spray.
  • Attendance, positive behavior, and respect for personnel and property are important.
  • A Recognition Ceremony will be held on the final Friday. Families and the public are invited to attend.

Important Details

 


Future opportunities: June 2019