Apply to enter CamTech now!

apply_onlineFollow the link and complete the student interest application form to enter the CamTech Program at CHS:

You will also need to complete the normal forecasting process and include one or more CamTech courses your wanting to take.

Students can apply to enter CamTech year around and courses completed back through your 9th grade year can still be applied to completing a program strand in CamTech. So join us and start you future now!

CamTech Important Dates & Notices



  • SW WA Manufacturing Knowledge Fair  Thurs. Oct. 6th
  • CamTech Large Group Meeting – CHS N. Commons Tues., Feb. 14th 2:20pm
  • AutoDesk Field Trip – Wednesday Feb. 15, 2017
  • Dorothy Fox Family STEAM Night – Wednesday, March 8th @ 5-7pm
  • CamTech Internship Info Sharing Meeting – Tues., Mar. 14th @ 2:30pm CHS
  • Columbia Forging Tour (Interested Internship Students) – Thursday March 17th
  • 2017-18 CHS Forecasting for next year’s classes – March 13-17th
  • Boeing Company Tech Prep Open House – Thursday, March 16th @ 6pm
  • SW WA Construction Knowledge Fair –  Tuesday March 21st
  • SkillUSA Robotics Competition Longview, WA– Thursday April 20th
  • CamTech Showcase Night – Tuesday May 23rd @ 5- 6:30pm CHS


  1. To help us communicate with you better please identify your most used “email address” on this Google Form.
  2. If you have not declared a CamTech program strand or are not sure, please check here.
  3. Please take a few minutes and complete the following student program survey for our district office.

(Note: you must be logged into your school Google account to complete the forms)

For “Text Updates” please text @74k8ag to 81010 to sign up for “Remind”.
Visual instructions can be seen here…

Please check the website on regular bases for news, events and activities…


Your goal as a CamTech student is to…

  1. Increase your knowledge and skills in one or more Technical areas of interest by taking related CamTech classes here at CHS.
  2. Complete one or more CamTech Program Strands.
  3. Get involved…
    – Attend Field Trips and Guest Speakers
    – Be a part of the CamTech Student Leadership Team (SkillsUSA)
    – Join one of our Competitive Events Teams (SkillUSA, FIRST Robotics, Science Olympiad)
    – Participate on a CamTech action committee.
    – Participate in a CamTech sponsored Community or School District service project.
  4. Participate in a Internship Program if the opportunity presents itself and it’s appropriate for you.
  5. Complete a CamTech Project that demonstrates a high level knowledge and skill.

Our goal as a collective CamTech teaching staff is to…

  1. Offer technical courses and activities that will increase your opportunities for success beyond CHS.
  2. Work with you to develop your knowledge and skills in a variety of technical areas of study.
  3. Create a program environment that allows you to be around and learn from other students with similar interest.
  4. Assist and direct you with Internship program opportunities.
  5. Recognize those students that have COMPLETED a CamTech program(s) of study. (Graduation Cords & Sashes, Transcripts, College/Employment Resumes and Letters of Recommendation.

If you have any questions about anything outlined above please feel free to ask any of your CamTech staff members… Thank you!
K. Williams, D. Huegli, M. Chase, S. Gillispie

Autodesk Field Trip – Rescheduled Feb. 15

All CamTech students are invited to attend a field trip to AutoDesk in Lake Oswego (South Portland). AutoDesk is a globally known software design company that specializes in a variety of engineering and design related software ranging from Architecture to 3D Modeling and much more… The trip will take place during school on Wednesday January 11th. We will leave CHS at 9:30 and return by 1:30 that afternoon. Lunch will be provided for us by AutoDesk! Permissions slips can be obtained from Mr. Williams in lab 504, the trip is limited to 25 students.

SW Washington Manufacturing Fair


Did you know that manufacturing is one of the fastest growing job fields in Clark County?

Come learn more about what manufacturing is, how you can get involved, what types of jobs are available, how much you will get paid, and much, much more!

Mark Your Calendar for October 6th, 2016.
Morning Session: 10 AM to 11:30 AM.

If your interested in attending see Mr. Williams in lab 504 for a permission form to attend now!

NOTICE: All CamTech Students…

remindCamTech Students… We are trying to establish a communication tool that will assist us in sharing information with all of you. Please view the attached pdf file here for directions on how to access the “Remind” website and phone app. . Please do this ASAP, thank you!  Here’s a link to the Remind Website.

FIRST Robotics Open House Invitation


The FIRST Robotics team would like to invite all interested students to attend an open house tonight Wednesday September 14, at 7pm in the Hayes Cafeteria and will include a tour of the robotics shop and information about the program.

Local STEM & PIC Manufacturing Outreach Event

Manufacturing Day is October 6th, 2016.  SW Washington STEM and PIC (Partners in Careers) are organizing a local manufacturing outreach event.  They have invited up to 30 students from Camas to attend the event and plan to have about 300 total from around the region. The event will be informational and is intended to provide students with an idea of local manufacturing careers, potential connections for employment after high school, and information on educational pathways towards careers in manufacturing.  The event will begin approximately at 10am to run to 11:30 and includes lunch for attendees.  The intended audience are interested 11th and 12th grade students.  Contact Mr. Williams ( as soon as possible or stop by room 504 to sign up to attend this event.

Welcome Back CamTech Students

barbecue-clipOn behalf of the CamTech staff we like to invite all CamTech Students to a  back to school barbecue and gathering on Wednesday, August 31st from 4:30 to 6 PM in the North Commons at CHS. Meet new staff, students and hear about developments in the program for this upcoming school year. Hope you’ve had a great summer and we look forward to seeing all of you there…

CHS CamTech Staff,
Derek Jaques, Kelly Williams, Matt Chase, Doug Huegli, Skyler Gillispie

2016-17 CamTech Application Interest Survey

Please click on this link to complete the student interest application form for 2016-17 School Year:_

apply_onlineYou will also need to complete the normal forecasting process and include all the CamTech courses you want to take.

The period for early admittance into CamTech for the 2016-2017 will end on March 11th. Applications will still be considered after that time frame, but at a slower pace.  For applications submitted after March 11, expect a response before the end of the school year.  Remember, even if you are not selected into CamTech, you can still enroll in many of the courses.