Atterbury Job Corps Center is located in Edinburgh, IN, approximately 40 miles south of Indianapolis. Atterbury houses 410 residential students. It offers vocational training in 14 trades, a high school diploma program, a high school equivalency program and college certification/degree programs through Ivy Tech Community College. Approximately 60% of students at Atterbury are from Indiana, with the remainder from Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Missouri.
Atterbury is one of the nation’s original Job Corps Centers and sits on 200 acres. It is located across from Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, the major National Guard training facility in the state and one of 5 Army Mobilization sites in the country, which helps provide physical training activities for students. Atterbury is also near Johnson County Park and the Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area.
Students can participate in the Student Government Association, peer leadership classes, seasonal sports teams and various student clubs. They also enjoy educational field trips, job site visits and offsite recreational activities such as trips to see the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts and Indianapolis Indians. Onsite recreational offerings include a movie theatre, a music room and stage, a Wi-Fi Café, a workout and weight room, arts & craft, a media center and plenty of room for skateboarding and biking.
Students are active members of the central Indiana community and have been recognized as Champions of Community Service by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.