WHITBY -- A group of students who took a summer camp program at Durham College could help rectify the skills shortage that Ontario is facing.
TIMMINS - A group of local students learned there's another option besides going to university or college for traditional academics.
Nine students from Grades 7 and 8 participated in a week-long program hosted by Skills Canada Ontario
In the Skills Work! Camp, there are no bonfires but participants learn about electricity. There's no chopping of firewood, but students learn about carpentry. And traditional barbecues are replaced with culinary classes
Fifteen campers participated in this year’s Skills Ontario Camp at the Bruce Power Visitors’ Centre exploring skilled trades and technology with hands-on activities.