ACE Mentor Program of Charlotte - TRADES DAY

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CPCC Harper Campus

315 W Hebron St.

Charlotte, NC 272173

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Join us for our Annual ACE Mentor Program of Charlotte Trades Day on Saturday, November 17th. Students will rotate through multiple stops as they experience carpentry, concrete, electrical, plumbing, masonry and steel with hands-on learning. Thanks to our gracious partnership with CPCC Harper Campus, we will be using their state of the art labs as the backdrop for this event. This is an event that no ACE student or mentor will want to miss!

Space is limited. You MUST register by November 16th to attend. The hands-on learning is for ACE participants only. All students must be registered as an active student with the ACE program. Students must hace Trades Day permission sipps signed. Parents will be invited to join us in a Parents Room to gain more information on the ACE Program and other great opportunities with CPCC and our sponsor companies.

Registration & Breakfast: 9am

Introduction: 9:30am - 9:55am

Rotation 1: 10-10:40am (Parents head to Library for CPCC and ACE info)

Rotation 2: 10:45-11:25am

Rotation 3 (lunch) : 11:30-11:55am

Rotation 4: 12-12:40pm

Rotation 5: 12:45-1:25pm

Rotation 6: 1:30-2:10pm

Closing Remarks 2:15pm-2:30pm


Who is paying for this event?

CPCC has donated the space, coordination and logistics. DPR is our awesome food sponosr and representatives from Precision Plumbing, Steel Fab, WB Moore Company, CompuCom and other companies will be present and have worked hard to develop fun and exciting interactive activities for the day.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is plenty of free parking in the CPCC parking lots. Registration will be held in room 108 and parking is available in lot A. There will be a parent session in the library while the students make thier rounds.

Do I need to be there the whole time?

You won't be locked in the building. However, this day was designed to give you a full view of the trades. Since we are limited on attendance, we ask you to make every effort to be there on time and participate in full.

What do I need to bring?

ACE will supply all safety equipment. Please make sure you wear long pants, closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing as this will be an active day. You will be both inside and out. Please dress accordingly. You may want to bring money for the vending machines. We will provide more information on lunch soon.

Do I have to be an ACE student?

Yes, you must be an ACE student to participate. This is for liability reasons. If you are not registered as an ACE student, please visit our website to register. In addition to having programs at a few local high schools, we also have programs at the main campuses for UNCC and CPCC that any high school student can register to participate in.

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Charlotte, NC 272173

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