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Youth Initiatives

Gene Haas Manufacturing Bootcamps

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Are you interested in machining, robots, 3D printing, and creating designs on a computer? Grow your skills by attending an upcoming one-day bootcamp at RRC Polytech!

The Gene Haas Manufacturing Bootcamps are open to grade 7 and 8s, along with their parents/guardians. Participants learn how they can create things using industry-standard equipment and technology, and explore some of the many career options in Winnipeg’s rapidly growing manufacturing sector.

You’ll get hands-on experience on:

  • 3D Printers
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining
  • Industrial Robotics

The bootcamps will take place in RRC Polytech’s Haas Innovation Lab, which is housed in the newly-built Skilled Trades and Technology Centre at the Notre Dame Campus. Outfitted with the most current and cutting-edge equipment from Haas Automation, the space is used by students in Manufacturing CAD, CNC Machinist Technician, CNC Machining and Advanced Technology.

Upcoming Bootcamp Dates

  • February 3, 2024Full
  • March 9, 2024Full
  • April 13, 2024
  • May 4, 2024
  • June 8, 2024

Bootcamp Overview

Note: The agenda may be altered.

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Arrival, sign in, and light refreshments
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Scavenger hunt booklet
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Presentations and group photo
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. First activity
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Lunch, including a 30-minute lunch and learn for parents/guardians hosted by Career Trek*
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. Second activity 
1:45 – 2:00 p.m.Break and snack
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.Third activity 
3:30 p.m.Home time

* Career Trek is excited to have the opportunity to host a Lunch and Learn for the parents and guardians of the participants of the Gene Haas Manufacturing Bootcamps. 

During lunch, parents and guardians are invited to attend this informative Lunch and Learn for tips on navigating the post-secondary system, and to hear about the scholarships and bursaries offered by RRC Polytech for future students. We will also cover topics such as Registered Education Savings Plans, and other resources available to help you and your child save for their post-secondary education.

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Space is limited and submitting an application does not confirm your spot in the bootcamp. Once your registration is confirmed, you will be asked to submit a $15 registration fee. Please wait for confirmation prior to submitting.

A waitlist will be created for upcoming camp dates.

Gene Haas Manufacturing Bootcamps

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Thank you to our partners.

RRC Polytech is proud to offer this bootcamp in partnership with:

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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