Bretany Tourout/Morning Star Kabryn Balardo works on his metal for his airplane at Camp Okanagan College for metal fabrication on Thursday.

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Okanagan College opens doors to elementary and secondary kids over the summer

Okanagan College opened its doors to some new students over the summer.

The Vernon campus hosted kids in Grade 5 to 8 last week for a metal fabrication camp. Boys and girls enjoyed the experience to check out the tools, sharpen their skills and build some creative projects.

It was just one of several camps OC offered at each of its Okanagan campus’ throughout the summer.

Most of the camps have since wrapped up, but for more information visit http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Programs/Areas_of_Study/cs/Camp_OC/Vernon.html

 

Bretany Tourout/Morning Star Melody Fagerlund (left) works on her metal at Camp Okanagan College for metal fabrication on Thursday. Joshua Prud’homme (above) looks at his nearly finished metal airplane while Joe Mellor (below) works on his metal. The camp for kids in Grade 5 to Grade 8 was one of several the college put on for kids over the summer.

Bretany Tourout/Morning Star Sam McDicken (above) pieces together his airplane at Camp Okanagan College for metal fabrication on Thursday while Kabryn Balardo (below) works on his metal for his airplane.

Bretany Tourout/Morning Star Joe Mellor works on his metal at Camp Okanagan College for metal fabrication on Thursday. The kids were building airplanes made out of pop cans and scrap metal.

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