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CANCELLED - Construction Career Camp

UPDATE: The Rapid City Construction Career Camp scheduled for Friday, April 3, has been cancelled.

It is our goal to assist with CDC/S.D. Department of Health efforts to reduce community spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In addition, the Rapid City Area Schools has cancelled all field trips scheduled for March 16-April 13. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Info issued prior to event cancellation:

One of Western Dakota Tech’s (WDT) most popular FREE career exploration camps for high school juniors and seniors focuses entirely on diverse construction-related careers. 

The Rapid City Construction Career Camp at WDT, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday, April 3, is designed to introduce students to in-demand careers related to Construction Technology, Computer-Aided Design, Electrical Trades, HVAC & Refrigeration Technology, and Plumbing Technology. Register today at

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) hosts the event in conjunction with Western Dakota Tech. It is sponsored by the Black Hills Home Builders Association.

This fun camp will feature several construction-related station activities and lunch with industry speakers. Early registration is encouraged as this camp fills up quickly. 

“There is a great need for construction workers in South Dakota as development is booming and skilled trades people retire,” said Wand Roe, Western Dakota Tech Admissions and Event Specialist. “Construction Career Camp provides a great way for high school students to find out about all the different types of jobs available in the construction industry and to try some of them out to see if it is a career they might enjoy.”

For more information about Construction Career Camp, call Wanda Roe at (605) 718-2963 or email her at


About Western Dakota Tech

Western Dakota Tech was established in 1968 and is the only technical college serving the western South Dakota region.

Western Dakota Tech offers programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction and Manufacturing, Energy and Environmental Technologies, Health Sciences, Legal and Public Services, and Transportation Technologies.

More than 98 percent of Western Dakota Tech's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or are enlisted in the military. *[Placement information is derived from graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, placement surveys started six months after graduation, and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Overall placement rate is figured by: (responding graduates employed, continuing education, or in military service)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment). The number of program graduates are unduplicated by CIP code.]

Western Dakota Tech faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, Western Dakota Tech students graduate ready to make a real and immediate contribution to their employers and to their communities.

For information about Western Dakota Tech, call (800) 544-8765 or (605) 718-2565 or send an email to Visit us on the web at

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