SkillsUSA Ohio

Summer Leadership Conference
The SkillsUSA Leadership/Teambuilding Course is sponsored annually by the Ohio Army National Guard. Campers work in teams to complete a variety of skill tasks. Service Learning is an important part of the SkillsUSA program. All campers and advisor participate in a local project to enhance the local community.

Hocking College, Nelsonville, OH

Date: July 11-15, 2016

Conference Activities

A variety of Professional Development sessions are provided for students and advisors by the State Officer Team and various keynote and guest speakers. Leadership/Teambuilding Course General Sessions Service Learning Project Hocking College 3301 Hocking Parkway Nelsonville, Ohio 45764

The Summer Leadership Camp Planning meeting will be held in June. The meeting will run from 10 am - 2 pm. Any advisor attending this meeting will receive complimentary registration for 1 Advisor to Summer Camp. Please RSVP to Tammy at 614-466-8782 or


Camp Registration and Application Information

Group Leader Application - Open
Online Registration -Closed
Registration Information
Camp Agenda
What to Pack
Form C -

Conference Activities


Following the orientation and kick-off activities campers participate in the Creed Challenge Program. This is a series of ice-breaker and teambuilding activities. During the evening campers are engaged in a special entertainment activity.


Tuesday morning is SkillsUSA Chapter Training 101 time presented by State Officers and the State Advisors. This is an interactive session on the basics of student leadership and chapter management. In the afternoon students participate in Ohio Army National Guard Leadership Challenge. Following the Leadership Challenge, it is time to hit the pool and activity center at Hocking College.


Wednesday Students partcipate in a series of training sesions they can take back and replicate at their schools on Employability Skills.


Thursday is the Competition Day where campers get to participate in a series of Leadership competitions including speech, job interview, quiz bowl and opening closing. Thursday evening following a special dinner, we close out the week with a special presentation.


Friday it is time to Award our Camp Statesman and Contest winners at the closing ceremony before Campers say their farewell.