2018 Advanced Technology Camps and Academies

Dream It. Do it. Virginia Advanced Technology Academies and Camps introduce participants to the manufacturing design process in a fun and interactive format. The academies and camps are an innovative way to educate students, parents and teachers about manufacturing careers. A variety of activities structure each day, including tours, lectures, and manufacturing demonstrations. Additionally, a competitive manufacturing assignment is built into the academy or camp, where participants are divided into teams and given time to collaborate and work on their assignment with the knowledge and expertise of industry engineers from multiple disciplines.
Academies are designed for adults and/or students who meet certain eligibility requirements
Camps are designed for students who are still in high school
For more specific information, click on a link below

DIDIVA Advanced Technology Academy and Camp Highlights:
Hands-on experience with manufacturing and engineering technologies.
An in-depth view of applied technologies in manufacturing.
An understanding of what it takes to make a product and grow a business
A friendly competition with other students in designing, building, and running a manufacturing system.
Learn from engineers and technical experts.
See robotics and automation at work.

2018 Dream It. Do It. Virginia Advanced Technology Camps/Academies Information and Registration

Check back, as we will be adding more dates and locations through out the year!


February 26-28-- SVAM Center of Excellence, Abingdon

June 4-8-- Valley Career and Technical Center, Fishersville

June 10-15-- Wilson Workforce Rehabilitation Center, Fishersville

July 25-29-- Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Richmond


July 18-21-- ITAC (Industrial TurnAround Corporation), Chester