Vectren offers summer camp


Evansville, Ind. – Vectren Energy Delivery (Vectren) will host the Dream Big summer camp, designed to introduce students in the Vectren territory to the wide range of occupations available in the energy industry such as Information Technology, Accounting, Engineering and Technical fields from July 9-12. The four-day program is available free of charge to students entering their junior or senior year of high school for the 2017-18 school year. The program will be held at Vincennes University (VU), where overnight lodging will be provided. Students will travel throughout southwest Indiana —transportation provided — to tour Vectren facilities in addition to the classroom activities on the campus of VU.

Students will participate in informational sessions with Vectren leaders, visit different Evansville-area facilities to better understand the business and engage in interactive, hands-on activities and team projects. Through this experience, students will be able to develop interpersonal, problem solving and leadership skills, as well as strengthen their team building and presentation capabilities.

Registration is limited to 30 students, and final selection of attendees will be made by Vectren staff. Students must submit an application and essay to be considered. Application and essay must be submitted no later than June 9. The cost of the camp is free to selected participants. Participants are responsible for their personal expenses during Dream Big, as well as their transportation to Vincennes University on July 9 and back home on July 12. Vectren will provide transportation for camp activities in Evansville on July 10.

All Dream Big Summer Camp attendees will be invited to participate in Vectren’s Dream Big Career Mentoring Program, where they can establish an ongoing mentor relationship with a Vectren employee who works in their field of interest. Additionally, Dream Big participants will have opportunities to job shadow, volunteer in the community and apply for post-secondary internships with Vectren.

For additional information on applying for Dream Big, as well as to download the application, visit https://www.vectren.com/dreambig.