Center Life

A typical day at Turner Job Corps is full of activities to help our students prepare for the real world. Students get up early and spend the majority of their day receiving academic and hands-on career technical training.

After class, students study or hang out with friends before dinner in the cafeteria. After dinner, students may do chores in their dorms or spend their downtime studying. Most students are in bed by 10 PM in order to rest for the next day's tasks.


Turner Job Corps boasts one of the best recreation programs in the nation. Students find our recreational activities to be a fun and exciting way to meet new friends, socialize, and just relax and unwind at the end of the day. Some of these activities are:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Billiards
  • Card and board games
  • Foosball
  • Golf
  • Movies
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Talent shows
  • Video games

Varsity Teams

Turner also boasts both male and female traveling varsity teams in basketball, cheerleading, dance, flag football, soccer, softball, track and field, volleyball, and weightlifting.

Off Center Trips

We also schedule trips off center for activities and events such as amusement parks, bowling, camping, concerts, fairs, fishing, skating, miniature golf, museums, plays, and college sporting events.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice of our students and is very involved in the operation of the center. All students are encouraged to join the SGA and participate in its subcommittees.


Job Corps is committed to offering all students a safe and secure environment. That's why we have a Zero Tolerance Policy for violence and drugs. Any student who breaks this policy will be dismissed immediately from Job Corps.

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Page last updated: Friday, June 21, 2013