Try A Trade

Sunday, April 30, 2017

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Try-A-Trade @ WWCC is scheduled on Sunday afternoon, April 30th, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Try-A-Trade provides visitors, including English language learners, an opportunity to explore Walla Walla Community College. You will participate in hands-on activities, meet college instructors, explore trade and technology related programs, as well as learn about career opportunities in a variety of fields.

Pre-registration is required. Please sign-up here:

Registration Form (English)     Formulario de registración (español)

Schedule of Activities:

2:00 p.m.          Check-in & Enjoy Refreshments

2:15 p.m.          Welcome by Current Students & Staff

2:30 p.m.          Join Assigned Tour Group

2:45 p.m.          Try-A-Trade! (See list of options below)

3:45 p.m.          Return to Titus Creek Café

4:00 p.m.          Closing Remarks with Student Testimonials

4:30 p.m.          Question & Answer Session/Visit Resource Tables

Visitors can select to participate in one of the following tours from 2:45-3:45 p.m.:

Tour Option Description
Agriculture Science Take a "Weed Walk" with the Plant and Soil Science instructor to identify and discuss invasive species.
Careers in Healthcare: Nursing & Allied Health Would you make a great nurse or EMT? Practice on SimMan, an emergency patient simulator!
Collision Repair Painting a car, can anybody do it? Give it a try in the Collision Repair & Refinishing shop!
Computer Science Check out the future of computers: Using 3D printers, robotics and drones in the workforce.
Electrical and Wind Turbine Technology Learn how to interface with an Automated/Robotic process.
Enology & Viticulture: Wine Production & Wine Business A great bottle of wine needs a good label. Help our students label the wine they produced.
Farrier Science Learn how to make a horseshoe from start to finish.
General Campus Tour Take a short tour of campus to see all the opportunities WWCC has to offer.
HVACR Technology Measure digital pressure, temperature, voltage, and current on a Refrigeration System, determine superheat and subcooling. Also use psychometrics to learn more about air and your comfort.
John Deere Tech Learn to work on high-tech John Deere equipment such as electrical circuits typical to farm equipment.
Outdoor Power Equipment Learn to service and maintain more than just small engines.
Plant Operations All Hands on Deck! Current students will guide you through a biofuel process and equipment demonstrations.
Welding Practice the safety and art of welding and take home your own welded project!
Wine Country Culinary Institute Tour the kitchen and taste what the Culinary Arts classes are currently creating!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Cristie Crawford at 509.527.4260 or Gretchen Hormel at 509.527.4637.