Sign-up for Nineovations

Register by May 23rd at 5:00 pm! Payment options will sent after the registration form is complete. 


What is nineovations?

Central Nine’s summer camp, Nineovations, offers different camp experiences for campers who will be rising 7th and 8th graders!

Each camp will be hosted by Central Nine Instructors, with help from students currently enrolled in their programs, allowing campers to gain a real-world perspective on the benefits of higher education and training.

Campers will choose one camp experience.

Choose your camp

Nineovations is...

Important Dates

May 17th

Extended Deadline: Register by May 23rd at 5:00 pm.

May 8th

Pay camp fee by Monday May 8th! Payment options will be emailed to parents after they complete the registration form. The camp fee is $100. and includes a t-shirt, Friday's expo luncheon, and camp project.

June 4th

June 4th is the first day of camp!
- Drop off is between 7:50am and 8am.
- Pick up is at 11:00 a.m. (except Friday.)

June 7th

On Friday, June 7th, parents will be invited to campus for a Camp showcase at 11 a.m.

Parent meet & Greet / Camp Expo

Parents are invited to see the campus, meet instructors, and see all of the projects created by campers. Parents might need to help campers carry projects to from campus to their vehicles. 

Camp Contact

For any Nineovations questions please contact Mrs. Vonderwell



Payment options will be emailed to parents after registration.

Campers Must

Dress code

(Depending on the camp activity tears or frays may be caught on equipment and skin could be exposed to irritants.)

Central Nine Career Center 

1999 US 31 South 

Greenwood, IN 46143

The early years

Early 1970

Nine School Corporations join forces to establish the first area vocational center for Johnson and Marion County. 


April 28th, 1970

A temporary Governing Board is established and Richard Thomas is elected as the first (temporary) president. 

The board makes a proposal for a Continuous Feasibility Study for an area vocational school. 


September 21, 1970

Board members review (and choose a site for campus). 



October 8th, 1970

Board members vote to name the center; Central Nine Vocational Technical School. 

Other names that were up for consideration: “John-Mar” (or “Johnson-Marion”), “Central Nine”, “Leatherwood”, and “whetzel Trace”. 


April 15th, 1971

Architect, Ray Thompson, from James Associates presents the final site and building plans for Central Nine. 



May 13th, 1971

James E. Hixson is made the first director of Central Nine.