Lake Superior College Summer Camps and Career Explorations 2024

Advanced GenCyber Camp

June 10-14, 2024 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Ages 12-18

Instructors: Anup Parajuli, Shawn Mitchell, and Bobby Dorman

The Advanced GenCyber camp is for all students in grades 7-12 who are interested in pursuing technical knowledge in STEM areas. This camp offers topics such as building a PC, installing an OS, Python programming, Sphero programming, virtual reality (VR) explorations, mobile apps design, cyber safety, ethical hacking, network firewalls, blue team SOC skills, offensive security tools, forensics and defense strategies. Lunch is included.

Campers have the opportunity to attend pre-camp meetings and post-camp meetings. Pre-camp meetings are designed to get students prepared for camp. Post-camp meetings are designed to expand and explore topics learned during camp. Pre-camp dates are May 2, May 16, May 30 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Post-camp dates are July 25, August 29, September 25 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  These dates may have a virtual option.

Please note that you will receive an additional form to complete in your confirmation e-mail. This form is required to complete your registration.

Sponsored by National Security Agency (NSA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) federal grant.

More information will be sent to you closer to the start of camp. If you have any questions, please contact Anup Parajuli at .


June 10-13, 2024 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Ages 14-18

Scrubs Camp is a 4-day camp for students entering grades 9-12. This camp will offer hands-on, engaging healthcare-related experiences for students, and an overview of exciting careers available in the healthcare field. Students will enjoy hands-on simulation and is intended for students who are interested in healthcare careers. Tour area medical facilities, Essentia Health and St. Luke’s Hospital. Network with college students, faculty, and health professionals from the area. Lunch is included.

Sponsored by Essentia Health and St. Luke’s Hospital

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Urban Biodiversity Camp

June 11-12, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Ages 12-14

Instructors: Glenn Merrick & Terrence Wilcox

A two-day camp where students will have a hands-on opportunity to compare the biodiversity found in Duluth’s urban streams with what is found in north shore streams and engage in invasive species removal and forest restoration. Lunch is included.

Sponsored by the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

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Video Production Camp

June 10-13, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Ages 14-18

Instructor: Brandon Leno

Students will explore careers and interest in camera work and video production in a hands-on experience planning, shooting, and editing their own video projects. Students will also tour a local broadcast station to see the behind-the-scenes operations of local news. Lunch is included.

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Painting Nature with Watercolors Camp

June 10-13, 2024 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Ages 12-18

Instructor: Victoria Hutson

In this four-day workshop students will learn how to use watercolors to paint the beauty and diversity of nature. Each day will involve new watercolor techniques to capture the colors, textures, and joy of our natural world. Most of the painting sessions will take place indoors using photo reference and small nature items that can be brought into the classroom. No watercolor experience is required.

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In past years, lunch, snacks, field trip transportation, and project costs are covered thanks to thoughtful donations from organizations and individuals.

If you would like to donate to the summer camp program, please contact to learn more.