What is the Lineworker Academy: Have you ever wondered how the power grid provides energy to our communities, and what happens when it goes down and needs repair? These are vital services for people everywhere – it literally powers our lives! During this camp, students will learn what it is like to climb power poles, use various tools that a lineworker uses on a daily basis, learn the gear and clothes that are required in this field, fly a drone simulator, and visit lineworkers in action! Students will learn the ins and outs of the electric utility industry and how power gets to our homes and businesses.
*Hard hats and safety glasses will be provided. A pair of sturdy work boots with a heel along with gloves and a long sleeve shirt for climbing are required.
Lineworker Academy Dates: June 18-20, 2024
Lineworker Academy Times: 9 am-2:30 p.m.
Lineworker Academy Grades: Students in grades 8-11 (current school year 23-24)
Lineworker Academy Location: Boyne City High School and Great Lakes Energy Training yard
Lineworker Academy cost: The cost for Lineworker Academy is $100, which includes breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt!
Is transportation available?
Char-Em ISD will provide specific transportation routes at no additional charge. Look for transportation registration details during the online course registration process. (Note: transportation is not provided to Pellston High School.) Transportation routes are detailed in the online registration process. 2024 Bus Routes here!
Need more information?
Please contact Tory Thrush, Char-Em ISD Career/College Readiness Consultant, (231) 308-0287.