Teens: Curious about a construction career?
The River Falls campus of Chippewa Valley Technical College hosts a free workshop 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at 884 Fairchild Drive for high school students who want to learn more about a construction-related career.
Young people should reserve one of the remaining spots by calling Dawn during business hours at 426-8201.
Workshop participants will get hands-on experience as they help build a new Trex deck on a home the CVTC Wood Technics house built during class. Each person will also assemble a birdhouse to keep.
Attendees will tour the home, meet Wood Technics instructors and students and learn about green-building techniques. Workshop students can also ask questions about careers in new construction, rough framing, finish carpentry and construction management, as well as about various apprenticeships.