Summer Tour

It’s time to go on tour!

  • Are you ready for 3 days and 2 nights of action-packed career exploration and fun-filled activities?
  • Do you want to give college life a test run?
  • Would you be interested in meeting new people and sharing your passion with others?

Well then, it’s time to go on tour!

Summer Tour Twenty Eighteen gives high school seniors and recent graduates a unique opportunity to see all that PTC offers. Taking place within our innovative classrooms and labs, you’ll immerse yourself in your passion. You’ll choose a specific set list, learn from PTC instructors, and work alongside fellow students who share your interests.

While you’ll certainly learn a few things, you’ll also have an endless amount of fun. From bowling night to PTC Carnival, late night swims to lunch breaks, you’ll meet new friends who could turn into future roommates or colleagues.

Tour Perks:

  • Learning sessions that take place on PTC’s campus, allowing you to explore the college
  • Two night accommodations at a nearby hotel
  • Weather permitting, there’s swimming, volleyball, and a scavenger hunt
  • Off-site activities, including bowling night
  • PTC Carnival, which includes carnival rides, a DJ and more
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks
  • Bus transportation from the hotel to PTC

Ready to jam?
Spend a few days of your summer focusing on your future. The registration fee is $100. If you decide to apply to PTC after the event, that $100 will be used as your tuition deposit.

Check out the classes below.

Registration deadline: July 21, 2018

Register today!

Have questions? Talk to our tour manager.
Please contact Sarah Lamone: or 412-809-5391.

Choose your set list.

Find the set list that best matches your talents, passions, and future goals:

  • CAD
    • Combine your passions for technology and design with computer-aided drafting. You’ll use architectural specific software to create products and buildings, and show off your finished piece within a friendly competition.
  • CSI
    • Are you wondering what exactly goes into a crime scene investigation? Find out when you process a simulated crime scene, use a crime-in-progress simulator, make a cast of a footprint, detect and lift fingerprints, and so much more.
  • Graphic Design & Video Production
    • Gain a better understanding of visual storytelling when you use software to create designs for print or web. Then, step into a green screen studio to learn the inner workings of video production.
  • Hospitality and Business
    • Have a head for business? See yourself in hospitality? Get a behind-the-scenes look at local companies in the hospitality industry and compete in a fun, corporate team challenge.
  • HVAC + Welding
    • Gain hands-on experience within the trade industry by learning the basic fundamentals of HVAC and troubleshooting. Then, dive into welding with an intro course and plasma cutting.
  • IT + Programming
    • The world of technology is constantly evolving. From data security and forensics, to software, game, and mobile development, to the systems and networking infrastructure that keep the world running, step inside the domain of IT.
  • Med
    • Have you always had interest in the human body? Then take this opportunity to act as surgical technologist, learn basic nursing practices and massage techniques, and gain an understanding of other healthcare professions.
  • Culinary Arts (Pâtissier)
    • Satisfy your desire to serve up sweet when you step into PTC’s professional kitchen. You’ll learn how to make bread, cookies, pastries and chocolate mousse.
  • Robotics
    • If you always have your eyes set on technological advancements—its time to build some robots! Gain an understanding of basic programming skills and participate in the robot team competition.

A nonprofit Institution

PTC can help launch your career with a hands-on, personal approach
and a wide range of advantages over traditional institutions.

Pittsburgh Technical College, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071
(412) 809-5100

Pittsburgh Technical College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.