Career Exploration Summer Academies and Camps

Lake Superior College will be hosting career exploration academies for youth during the summer of 2017.

Registration Instructions: 

Registration is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Kirsten Bowman at 218.733.6923 or kirsten.bowman@lsc.edu.

For driving directions to our main campus and/or other locations, please visit our contact us page.

GenCyber Camps

Introductory GenCyber and Advanced GenCyber are camps for students in grades 7 – 12.  These academies are part of a program sponsored by the National Science Foundation and National Security Agency to encourage youth to pursue cyber careers that are key to the cyber defense of the country.  Participants will receive a Raspberry Pi.  Preference given to females and minorities.  Lunch and snacks included.

For more information, please visit our CIS GenCyber Academy page.

Introductory GenCyber Camp – FULL

  • Computer Hardware and troubleshooting
  • Networking
  • Programming
  • Social and personal computer security
  • Cyber careers

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Advanced GenCyber Camp

  • Computer troubleshooting
  • Raspberry Pi configuration and troubleshooting
  • Cybersecurity and encryption techniques
  • Advanced Linux and Python scripting
  • Secure network design
  • Computer forensics and pen testing
  • Programming robots

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Firefighting Academy

Ever wonder what it would be like to live in the “boots” of a Firefighter?  Students aged 15 – 19 will explore career opportunities in the emergency medical, safety and rescue fields.  Introduction to firefighting attack, safety and survival to include; hose-lines, ladders, ventilation, forcible entry, auto extrication, high angle rescue, search and rescue and CPR.  Students will have opportunity to visit multiple firehouses during the week.  Lunch and snacks included.

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Robotics Academy

Academy for students aged 14 – 16. Students will work in teams at Lake Superior College’s Downtown Center to assemble robots, using kits and onsite manufacturing tools and equipment. Guest speakers will talk about jobs in manufacturing and educational pathways.  Lunch and snacks included.

June 18 – 21, 2018 (Monday – Thursday)
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Registration opens January 15.

Scrubs Camp

For middle school aged students (12-15). Students will spend two days exploring a variety of healthcare careers including nursing, laboratory science, social work and many others. Students will experience these careers through field trips and hands-on activities facilitated by healthcare professionals and college faculty. Students will be provided their own scrubs top to wear and meals are included.

June 12-13, 2018
8:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Registration opens January 15.


Holistic Wellness Camp

The LSC Holistic Wellness Camp is an introductory camp to health and wellness awareness and career opportunities within this field.  Students age 14 – 18, will be introduced to how to live a healthy life through physical fitness, vital sign reading, nutrition, relaxation techniques, massage therapy and wilderness survival training.  Come learn something new every hour over the course of three days while having a great time!

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Aviation Camp

This is a camp for young men and women ages 15-19 who are interested in learning more about aviation and aerospace careers.  You’ll have a chance to operate a flight simulator and experience a “Discovery” flight in one of Lake Superior College’s aircraft.   Talks by people working in the aviation industry about career opportunities will be provided.  Tours of local aviation industries and the Airbase are also planned.

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Women in Aviation Camp

This is a camp for young women ages 15-19 who are interested in learning more about aviation and aerospace careers.  You’ll have a chance to operate a flight simulator and experience a “Discovery” flight in one of Lake Superior College’s aircraft.   Talks by people working in the aviation industry about career opportunities will be provided.  Tours of local aviation industries and the Airbase are also planned.

 

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