Career Exploration Summer Academies and Camps 2017

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

Registration Instructions: 

Registration is now open for all academies and camps through LSC’s Continuing Education & Customized Training registration web site. Please read the Summer Academy Registration Instructions. Please note, the Scrubs Camp is listed under Healthforce Minnesota. 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.

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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

Dates:
Monday – Friday
June 12 – June 16, 2017

Times: 9 am – 4 pm

Ages: Students in grades 7 – 12 in Fall 2017

Cost: Free; Lunch provided

Location:
LSC’s Main Campus
Rooms: W1818 & W1848

Registration: Camp is FULL

Deadline: May 15, 2017

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

Dates:
Monday – Friday
June 19 – June 23, 2017

Times: 9 am – 4 pm

Ages: Students in grades 7 – 12 in Fall 2017

Cost: Free; Lunch provided

Location:
LSC’s Main Campus
Rooms: W1818 & W1848

Registration: Advanced GenCyber Academy Registration

Deadline: May 15, 2017

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.

Dates & Times:
Monday – Friday
June 19 – June 23, 2017

Times:
8 am – 4 pm Monday – Thursday
8 am – Noon Friday

Ages: 15 to 19

Cost: Free; Lunch provided

Location:
LSC Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC)
11501 Hwy. 23

Registration: Firefighting Academy Registration

Deadline: Friday, June 2, 2017

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.

Dates:
Monday – Thursday
June 19 – June 22, 2017

Times: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Ages: 14 – 16

Cost: Free; Lunch provided

Location:
LSC’s Downtown Duluth Center
120 N. 2nd Avenue West

Registration: Robotic Academy Registration

Deadline: Friday, June 2, 2017

Scrubs Camp

Any student entering grades 6 – 8 by fall of 2017. 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.

Dates:
Tuesday – Wednesday
July 18 – July 19, 2017

Times: 8:30 am – 4 pm

Ages: Student in grades 6th – 8th in Fall 2017

Cost: Free; Lunch provided

Location:
LSC’s Main Campus
H Building
2101 Trinity Rd

Registration: Scrub Registration

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!

Dates:
Monday – Wednesday
June 19 – June 21, 2017

Times:
8 am – 3:30 pm

Ages:  14 – 18

Cost: Free; Lunch, snacks, and water bottle provided

Dress: Students should arrive wearing attire and shoes suitable for indoor and outdoor physical activities. No flip-flops.

Location:
LSC’s Main Campus
2101 Trinity Rd
Duluth, MN 55811

Drop-off/Sign-in will be at the Internet Cafe. The Internet Cafe is the entrance in Lot 2. It is located in the circle with the flag poles.

Registration: Holistic Wellness Camp Registration

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.

Dates:
Monday – Friday
June 19 – June 23, 2017

Times:
8 am – 3:30 pm

Ages:  15-19

Cost: Free; Lunch provided

Location:
LSC’s Center for Advanced Aviation
Duluth International Airport
4960 Airport Road – Hanger 103

Registration: Aviation Camp Registration

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.

Dates:
Monday – Friday
June 19 – June 23, 2017

Times:
8 am – 3:30 pm

Ages: 15-19

Cost: Free; Lunch provided

Location:
LSC’s Center for Advanced Aviation
Duluth International Airport
4960 Airport Road – Hanger 103

Registration: Womein in Aviation Camp Registration

Note: Registration for the Women in Aviation Camp is at the bottom of the list.