Lake Superior College's Career Exploration Academies and Camps 2021

Virtual Intro Computer Camp

Participants will explore the basics about the ever growing field of cybersecurity and computer programming and learn how to build a computer, how to secure a computer and how to code.  This is a camp for beginners and is only offered virtually.

Camp will run from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on June 14 – 18, 2021. No experience required but a reliable computer and fast internet speed is needed. Recommended age for this camp is 12 – 17. All information regarding camp expectations will be emailed to you following your online registration. Please contact Matthew.McCullough@lsc.edu or Anup.Parajuli@lsc.edu with any questions regarding this camp.

Welding Camp

Participants in the camp will be introduced to welding and manufacturing through construction of assembly kits. Students will learn about manufacturing techniques in addition to the tools and skills used to assemble the kits. Students should bring a brown bag lunch each day.

Welding Camp takes place at LSC’s Downtown Center June 14 – 17, 2021 and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Recommended age for this camp is 14 – 18. Once electronic registration is completed, a permission forms packet will be mailed to you. No participation allowed without completed forms returned 7 days prior to camp start. Please email questions to Melissa.Doolittle@lsc.edu.

Robotics Academy

Build a working robot! Participants will work in teams to assemble robots using kits and onsite manufacturing tools and equipment. Guest speakers will talk about jobs in manufacturing and educational pathways. Number of students accepted will be reduced to 12 to follow CDC safety guidelines. Students should bring their own brown bag lunch. Snacks will be provided.

Robotics Academy takes place at LSC’s Downtown Center June 14 – 17, 2021 and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Recommended age for this camp is 12 – 17. Once electronic registration is completed, a permission forms packet will be mailed to you. No participation allowed without completed forms by first day of Robotics Academy. Please email questions to Melissa.Doolittle@lsc.edu.

Computer Aided Design/SolidWorks Camp (NEW)

Camp participants will be using a computer to design and draw product parts. This is one of the initial processes in manufacturing. Using SolidWorks, you will first draw a 3D model and transfer it into a 2D drawing with views and dimensions appropriate for shop production. Various additional CAD software programs, 3D printing and related industry jobs will be demonstrated and explored.

This will be a two day camp on June 14 – 15, 2021 for students ages 14 – 18. Camp will be at the LSC Downtown Center and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days. Students should pack their own brown bag lunch, snacks and beverages. Once you are registered, a packet of forms will be mailed to you that are required to be completed and returned to LSC. Students will not be allowed to participate in camp without completed forms. Recommended CDC guidelines for COVID safety will be followed. Please direct questions to Melissa.Doolittle@lsc.edu.

Returning in Summer 2022

  • Aviation Academy
  • Women in Aviation
  • Firefighting Academy