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Career Exploration Summer Academies and Camps

GenCyber Camps

GenCyber camps 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.

  • 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.

Introductory GenCyber Camp

June 11-15, 2018
9am-4pm

Topics include:

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

After students are accepted, they will be sent additional paperwork to fill out. Students will work together in teams of five with the help of cyber camp counselors to complete skill competitions based on what they have learned during camp.

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Advanced GenCyber Camp

June 18-22, 2018
9am-4pm

For previous participants of GenCyber or CyberPatriot Students in Grades 7 – 12.

Topics include:

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

Housing

Limited overnight housing available for Advanced GenCyber Camp only – must live outside of the Duluth/Superior area.  First come first served for students accepted into the camp.  Additional permission and release form required for overnight campers.  Please call 218-733-6923 for details.

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Aviation Camp

June 18-22, 2018
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

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.

Camp Full

Women in Aviation Camp

June 18-22, 2018
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

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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Firefighting Academy

June 18-21
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ever wonder what it would be like to live in the “boots” of a Firefighter?  Students aged 14 – 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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Wellness and Survival Camp

June 11-13
8:00 am – 3:30 pm

The LSC Wellness and Survival Camp is an introductory camp to health and wellness awareness and career opportunities within this field.  Students age 13-17, 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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Robotics Academy

June 18 – 21, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Academy for students aged 13-17. 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.

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Scrubs Camp

June 12-13, 2018
8:30 – 4:00 p.m.

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.

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