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Finger Lakes Works…With Their Hands!

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“Finger Lakes Works… with their hands!”

Career Exploration Event featuring three industry clusters:

Skilled Trades & Manufacturing, Healthcare & Human Services, and Food/Agriculture Production & Technology

Wednesday May 25, 2022

at Finger Lakes Community College

Open to all school districts in Wayne, Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties
9th-12th Grade Students
Experience hands-on activities and live demonstrations for all industries

Finger Lakes Works…with their hands! is our annual Skilled Trades and Advanced Manufacturing career exploration event. Every year, several hundred students and school personnel from all area high schools and BOCES districts attend this exciting event. More than 50 businesses, trade unions, colleges and organizations provide hands-on demonstrations and activities for the students including welding, soldering, nail driving competitions, engineering skills, bricklaying, electrical wiring, the actual operation of heavy equipment and much, much MORE!

In addition to careers in Construction and Skilled Trades, students can learn about Advanced Manufacturing and Alternative Energy. Demonstrations on the importance of working safely in a construction environment are also included in the day. Students can participate in a variety of Skilled Trades challenges for the opportunity to win one of 4, $50 Gift Cards. Both the exhibitors and the students have always indicated that this is a great way to learn more about career and educational opportunities in our Finger Lakes area.

FLWWTH 2019 – The Value of Sponsoring!

For more information contact FLWWTH Event Coordinator: Drea Badger, or 315-789-3131 ext. 3. 

Our partners Finger Lakes Community College and Generations Bank made videos from the 2013 event! Check them out here:

FLCC Video

Generations Bank Video

FLW … With Their Hands! Video October 4, 2017

Check out the video from “Finger Lakes Works… with their hands!” held on October 4, 2017, and hear what students, exhibitors, and chaperones think about the event firsthand!