AMP's Annual Youth Conference - Plugged In & Charging

AMP's Annual Youth Conference - Plugged In & Charging


AMP Plugged in and Charging Conference at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa on Friday and Saturday February 16 & 17th.  


This is an amazing event that IHCC helps facilitate each year and youth need to come and learn about how they can further their education and the possibilities that are out there for them!!!!  Each youth and adult that attends must have completed an online registration.  Below is the link for the online registration.  


If you have any questions about the days event don’t hesitate to reach out. 

Thanks so much for all you do for the youth!!!



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(Please choose a first, second and third choice for each session group)

Sessions 1 & 2:

____ • Automotive/Collision/Diesel Fix it! Rebuild it! Restore it!

____ • Clinical Lab Sciences – Love Science?

____ • Computer Science: From Apps to Security

____ • Criminal Justice: Some Decisions are Easy

____ • Culinary Arts: A Glimpse into Your Future

____ • Emergency Medical Services – It’s not a job, It’s a calling

____ • Nutrition & Dietary Management

____ • Robotics! Lasers! Engineering!

____ • Welding: Test Your Skills


Sessions 3 & 4:

____ • Your Life in 3D

____ • Taking Steps to prepare for College now

____ • The Game of Life

____ • What is Leadership


                                                          Please select the following you plan on Attending:

____ • Housing Friday Night

____ • Activities/ Dinner Friday Evening

____ • Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Saturday

____ • Job Corps Tour 4:00 – 6:00

____ • Pizza 6:00 p.m. Saturday

____ • Basketball Ticket 7:00 p.m. Saturday Night


10:00 am – 10:45 am Exploration Session 1

11:00 am – 11:45 am Exploration Session 2


Automotive/Collision/Diesel Technology: Fix It! Rebuild It! Restore It!

Like to work with your hands? We do, too. Don’t sit at a desk when you could be driving, racing, fixing, rebuilding, restoring, aligning, and recharging.  Explore the transportation field where you can work on all kinds of vehicles from cars to locomotives.

Clinical Lab Sciences – Love Science?

If you love science classes Clinical Lab Science is the place for you. CLS offers the following three programs Medical Lab Tech (associate’s degree), Clinical Lab Assistant (diploma), and Phlebotomy technician (certificate). During our session we will looking under the microscope to see what surprises live amongst us every day. Plus, the fake arm will be out letting people draw blood from it. Please come join us in the Lab!!

Computer Science: From Apps to Security

Attend this session if you enjoy using computers, solving problems, and working with others on group projects. Experience hands on software development by creating a simple APP for Android devices. Also, learn the different career opportunities in the field of Information Technology from making your computer secure to working with social media marketing

Criminal Justice: Some Decisions are Easy—Session Capacity 25

Do you have a desire to help others, help your community, or help your country?  A career in criminal justice allows you this opportunity and a lot more.  You will have tremendous flexibility in making career choices.  The ability to impact people’s lives on a daily basis is waiting for you.  Come join us and take a turn in our “Use of Force” computer simulator.  Challenge yourself and see if you have what it takes to join the criminal justice family. 

Culinary Arts: A Glimpse into Your Future— Culinary Arts Lab – Session Capacity 20

There are more job opportunities globally in foodservice than ever before.  Let Indian Hills provide you with the foundational components necessary to give you the career advantage.  Our culinary session will include a lobster fabrication technique and an exploration of basic cookie decorating technique with our culinary students and instructors.

Emergency Medical Service – It’s not a job, it’s a calling!

We’re way more than just “ambulance drivers.” As part of the allied healthcare team, EMTs and Paramedics provide life-saving interventions and transportation to critically ill and injured patients. We often work in chaotic and unusual circumstances, and we are always ready to answer the call for help. If you think this might be for you, come check it out!

Students in this session will learn about the exciting field of EMS and get hand-on experience performing several of the skills required in the pre-hospital emergency setting. We will discuss high school courses that will help prepare students for this demanding program, as well as the academic requirements to become quality EMS professionals.

Nutrition & Dietary Management

Nutrition & Dietary Management students at IHCC study the science of nutrition, and how to use that science to work in healthcare facilities. In this hands on session, students will test their nutrition knowledge by creating healthy menus and building a healthy snack.

Robots! Lasers! Engineering!

Ever wonder how a robot or laser technician starts their career? Ever wonder what is engineering? This session will provide you an insight into those fields and how PLTW courses in high school can help you explore those possibilities. This session provides you a hands on creative time while learning about PLTW options.

Welding: Test your Skills!

If you like working in a hands-on environment and would like to be a part of one of the most important inventions in the world, than consider a career in Welding. Welding is the principle means of fabricating and repairing all metal products. Welding offers a wide variety of job opportunities around the world, ranging from: agricultural, construction, industry, architectural, sculpting and more. The Welding Technology session will introduce you to the structure of the welding career academy, as well as, the diploma and AAS programs at Indian Hills and the current job market. Students will also have the opportunity to test their welding skills on our Lincoln Virtual Welder.


2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Exploration Session 3

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Exploration Session 4


"Your Life in 3D"

Why do we enjoy 3D movies?  Because 3D makes the movie come alive.  Desi Payne will talk about your life in 3D and how to make your Dream come alive, so that you will fulfill your Destiny by not becoming Distracted but by becoming Determined.  OK so that was four D' will actually hear many more D's to fulfill the Desires of your heart. Desi Payne – Presenter


Take steps to prepare for college now!

Although college may seem years away, in reality it is right around the corner! Decisions you are making now can affect your college career for years to come! Kristen will explain how to take steps in the right path to ensure you start off your college career the right way! Kristen McMains - Presenter


The Game of Life

The Game of Life is a tricky one!  Every decision you make impacts your future in ways that you may not anticipate.  Education, career, marriage, kids – whoa!  Do you know how to balance where you are at today with what you want to achieve tomorrow?  Join us for an interactive discussion that will allow you to experience a few of life's key moments and make a few independent choices.  “What choices will you make? Will you choose the longer college path toward a high-paying job or choose a trade right away to get paid sooner? Will you express your creativity as an inventor or dancer, or become a veterinarian to help animals? Whatever you choose, you never know what ups and downs you'll encounter along the way.” **  Cassandra Hall- Presenter


** The Game of Life and all related properties are trademarks of Hasbro.  Spin to Win is a trademark of The Trustee of the Reuben B. Klamer L.T.


What is leadership?

Everyone is a leader in some way, but not everyone chooses to lead well. In this session, Crystal will dive into what leadership really is, how you can be a leader in any situation, and how to discover your own personal leadership style. Crystal Neubauer- Presenter

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