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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Construction Trades

WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL - If you would like put on a waitlist, email Amanda Staley at  

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Take the guess work out of whether you want to work in a construction trade career! Youth spend the day doing skills used in this field to see if they like the tasks they are completing. During this hands-on workshop, youth will complete some of the tasks listed below (activities are subject to change).

Who - Youth in grades 5-12 (limited to 20 youth)
When - April 29, 2023, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Registration due - April 19, 2023
Cost - $20 Morrow County Residents, $40 Non-Morrow County Residents
Where - Tri-Rivers Career Center, 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Rd., Marion, OH 43302
**Each youth will receive a toolset to continue their learning by creating new projects at home.

Tasks for the day
Basic Construction – Build a small project to take home!
Basic Electricity
Heavy Equipment Demonstration - Operation & Safety
Small Tool Safety
Wall Framing (parts of a wall and how to construct it)

Questions? Contact Amanda Staley,