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Career Exploration Summer Academies and Camps

Scrubs Camp

This camp is currently full. You may still register to be placed on a wait list.

June 18-19, 2019
8:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Limited to 60 students

For middle school aged students (11-14). 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.

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GenCyber Camps

GenCyber camps are part of a program sponsored by the National Security Agency to encourage youth to pursue cyber careers that are key to the cyber defense of the country.

  • For students in grades 7–12
  • No cost
  • Lunch provided
  • First year participants will receive a Raspberry Pi.
  • Second year participants will bring the Raspberry Pi they received last year.
  • Preference given to underrepresented populations.

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Introductory GenCyber Camp

This camp is currently full. You may still register to be placed on a wait list.

June 10-14, 2019
9am-4pm
LSC Main Campus, 2101 Trinity Road, Duluth, MN, rooms W1818 and W1848
Limited to 40 participants

Sponsors: National Security Agency

Topics include:

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

Snacks and lunch provided.  Must find own transportation. Space is limited. Camp funding provided by the National Security Agency (NSA).  Please make sure you receive a confirmation of registration when finished, if not, please call 218-733-7680.  Registration does not guarantee admission into the camp, that is determined by camp organizer and grant criteria.  If students wish to repeat this camp, they must put their name on a wait list at 218-733-6923 or email kirsten.bowman@lsc.edu. You will receive email notification when student is accepted in to the camp. No overnight housing available for this camp. More information at 218-733-6923.

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Advanced GenCyber Camp

June 17-21, 2019
9am-4pm
LSC Main Campus, 2101 Trinity Road, Duluth, MN, in rooms W1818 and W1848

For students in grades 7 – 12
Limited to 40 participants

Sponsors: National Security Agency

Snacks and lunch provided.  Must find own transportation. Space is limited. Camp funding provided by the National Security Agency (NSA).  Please make sure you receive a confirmation of registration when finished, if not, please call 218-733-7680. Registration does not guarantee admission into the camp, that is determined by camp organizer and grant criteria.  You will receive email notification when student is accepted in to the camp. If students wish to repeat this camp, they must put their name on a wait list at 28-733-6923 or email kirsten.bowman@lsc.edu.

Topics include:

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

For out-of-area students: There is limited dorm housing available for out of the area students only.  Additional permission and release forms required.

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Welding Camp (NEW!)

This camp is currently full. You may still register to be placed on a wait list.

June 17-20, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
LSC Downtown Center, 120 North 2nd Ave. W.

For students ages 14-17
Space is limited to 18 students

Sponsors:

  • Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth
  • Airgas
  • Jamar

Snacks and lunch provided.  Must find own transportation. Camp funding provided by state grants and generous industry partners. Please make sure you receive a confirmation of registration when finished, if not, please call 218-733-7680. Additional permission and release forms will be required once admitted into the camp.

Participants in the camp will be introduced to welding and manufacturing through construction of  assembly kits. Students will be learning about manufacturing techniques in addition to the tools and skills used to assemble the kits.

No overnight housing available for this camp. For more information, call 218-733-6923.

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Welding Camp (NEW!)

This camp is currently full. You may still register to be placed on a wait list.

June 17-20, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
LSC Downtown Center, 120 North 2nd Ave. W.

For students ages 14-17
Space is limited to 18 students

Sponsors:

  • Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth
  • Airgas

Snacks and lunch provided.  Must find own transportation. Camp funding provided by state grants and generous industry partners. Please make sure you receive a confirmation of registration when finished, if not, please call 218-733-7680. Additional permission and release forms will be required once admitted into the camp.

Participants in the camp will be introduced to welding and manufacturing through construction of  assembly kits. Students will be learning about manufacturing techniques in addition to the tools and skills used to assemble the kits.

No overnight housing available for this camp. For more information, call 218-733-6923.

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Aviation Academy

The Aviation Academy Co-Ed Cohort is currently full. You may still register to be placed on a wait list. NOTE: There are still openings in the Women in Aviation Cohort.

June 17-21, 2019
8:30am – 3:30pm
LSC Center for Advanced Aviation, Hangar 103 at 4960 Airport Road (enter from Hwy 53 and Stebner Rd)

For young adults age 15-19
Women in Aviation Cohort – limited to 12 participants
Aviation Co-Ed Cohort – limited to 12 participants

Sponsors:

  • Jackson Air
  • Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union
  • Minn State Transportation Center of Excellence (TCE)
  • Lake Superior Helicopters
  • AAR
  • Monaco Air Duluth

Snacks and lunch provided.  Must find own transportation. Space is limited. Camp funding provided by state grants and generous industry partners. Please make sure you receive a confirmation of registration when finished, if not, please call 218-733-7680. Additional permission and release forms will be required once admitted into the camp. If students wish to repeat the camp, they must put their name on a wait list at 218-733-6923 or email kirsten.bowman@lsc.edu.

Learn about: Aviation and aerospace careers, including opportunities to experience “Discovery” flights in LSC’s aircraft, operate a flight simulator, tour local aviation industries, manufacturers and the 148th Airbase.

No overnight housing available for this camp. For more information, call 218-733-6923.

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Women in Aviation Academy

June 17-21, 2019
8:30am – 3:30pm

Limited to 12 participants

Sponsors:

  • Jackson Air
  • Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union
  • Minn State Transportation Center of Excellence (TCE)
  • Lake Superior Helicopters
  • AAR
  • Monaco Air Duluth

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. If students wish to repeat the camp, they must put their name on a wait list at 218-733-6923 or email kirsten.bowman@lsc.edu.

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Firefighting Academy

June 24-27, 2019
Monday – Wednesday, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm; Thursday, 8:00 am – 12 pm
LSC Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC) at 11501 Highway 23, Gary New Duluth

Space limited to 25 participants
For students ages 14-19

Snacks and lunch provided. Must find own transportation. Additional permission and release forms will be required once admitted into the camp.

Students 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 an opportunity to visit multiple firehouses during the week.

Camp funding provided by state grants and generous industry partners. Please make sure you receive a confirmation after registering. If not, please call 218-733-7680.

No overnight housing available for this camp. For more information, call 218-733-6923.

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Robotics Camp

June 17-20, 2019
8:30am – 3:30pm
LSC Downtown Center, 120 North 2nd Ave. W

For students ages 13-17
Limited to 20 students

Sponsors: Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth

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.  If students wish to repeat the camp, they must put their name on a wait list at 218-733-6923 or email kirsten.bowman@lsc.edu. Lunch and snacks included.

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