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Summer Camps and Other Opportunities for Students
Brookdale Library - Summer Youth Programs - for Kids!  BookaWocky a Celebration of Summer Reading!  Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center, 612-543-5600

Conservation Fellows Partnership Program - School Year 2016-17. The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness seeks applicants for its Conservation Fellows Partnership Program.  This is 10-month partnership between 5 to 7 high school students of color and the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness. The program provides a mentorship experience that introduces students to environmental advocacy, wilderness and natural resource conservation, higher education and career development, professional networking, and college/employment references and support.  Apply by April 22, 2016 at link above.

Teachers of Tomorrow Summer Institute - June 12 - 15, 2016.  For high school juniors and seniors, hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato, students will experience life on campus, learn teaching skills through education mini-courses, and practice new skills with Mankato Youth Programs.  Cost is only $35.  Sign

Minneapolis Young Writers Workshop - June 14-16, 2016.  The Minneapolis Young Writers Workshop connects motivated young writers ages 13-19 with best selling authors who are gifted with the ability to write and teach. Focused tracks allow you to learn from an author who writes in your genre. Writers include Ally Condie, Jennifer Nielsen, Jonathan Friesen and more.

Minnesota Business Venture Program - July 10-15 at St. Cloud State University and July 24-29 at St. John’s University.  Learn how to create your own business at BestPrep’s Minnesota Business Venture (MBV) program! MBV is a week-long, residential summer program that brings 9-12th grade students together to learn about leadership, business, financial literacy, and career options. Students spend a week on campus at St. Cloud State University or St. John’s University to experience college life firsthand. Resident Business Leaders, speakers, mock interviewers and other volunteers mentor and guide students through the week’s activities, including creating a business plan in a group, or “company.”

Camp Explore - July 24-29.  A STEM career exploratory camp for high school students!  Students will experience a variety of interactive hands-on activities and special field trips to get them excited about careers in the industries of agriculture, energy, engineering, healthcare, IT, manufacturing, and transportation.  Sessions are led by professionals and faculty from area colleges and universities.

Scrubs Camp provides a unique opportunity for middle school and high school students to explore careers in the health sciences.  A collaborative project between HealthForce Minnesota, educational institutions, and healthcare employers, Scrubs Camps are offered throughout the summer at multiple locations.  Campers will experience a variety of interactive hands-on activities and special field trips to get them excited about careers in the health sciences.

National Summer Transportation Institute for students entering grades 7-9.  This free, two-week summer day camp at the University of Minnesota will introduce students to the many aspects of the transportation field.  Explore STEM careers and education opportunities related to transportation!

Concordia Language Villages offers pre-K enrichment, day camps and sleepaway camps and programs for the entire family which can enjoy together.  Concordia Language Villages bring language to life for young learners ages 2 to 18 and family members of all ages.  Scholarships available! 

Scholarship Opportunities from Office of Advocacy & Outreach (OAO) recently released its USDA 1890 National Scholars Program. The National Scholars Program is a major effort of the USDA and nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions (HBCUs) to award scholarships to students to attend one of the nineteen 1890 Institutions in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines.The deadline is APRIL 11, 2016.

North Hennepin Community College Diversity Student Success Initiatives 2016.  Connect with students, staff, and faculty and build a support system for success.

Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts Summer Camps Summer camps and theater opportunities for students ages 3 - 18; day and evening classes.