The programs are educational and exciting ways to learn new things.
Any students supported by E3 STEM who attends any of these camps below need to complete this form. Turn it into E3 STEM Staff.
There are numerous general STEM summer camps available for students as well as many geared toward specific fields of interest. Many camps are free of charge, have a small fee or provide scholarships.
Summer Camps at Microsoft Store – MOA: Dates & Times vary. Check this website for schedules and details. Sessions: Tackle Your Future, Land Your Dream Job, Mindcraft Coding, Code a Talking Robot, Make Your Own Movie in 3D, etc.
Multicultural High Achieving Summer Camp: July 15 – 18. Complete this registration packet: High Achieving Camp – Registration Packet – Final (1)
The 2018 Multicultural High Achieving Summer Camp is a summer residential learning experience for diverse high school students. The retreat takes place from Sunday, July 15th, 2018 through Wednesday, July 18th, 2018. There is NO COST for your child to participate in this program and we cover all meals and housing for the duration of the program and round-trip transportation from a location in the Twin Cities at a later date to Minnesota State University, Mankato Centennial Student Union, 620 South Road, Mankato, MN 56001.
Utilization of the provided transportation is not required but is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. If using alternative transportation to that which is provided by the program you MUST notify Sergio Aguilar at the contact information below. The completed registration packet and alternative transportation notification are due by Thursday, June 15th at 2:00pm. Please forward questions and/or submit documents to:
Director of OASIS
284 Centennial Student Union
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: (507) 389-1719Fax: (507) 389-1137
Completed registration packet must be submitted in order to officially confirm your child’s place in the Summer Camp. Forms may be submitted via mail, email, or fax. Incomplete registration applications will not be processed. If your child can no longer attend after successfully submitting a registration application, please notify Sergio Aguilar so that the space can be offered to another student on the waiting list.
Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact OASIS at 507-389-1719(V) or 800-627-3529 (MRS/TTY) at least 3 days prior to the application deadline. This document is available in alternative format to individuals with disabilities by calling the above numbers.
Summer Computing Academy for female students (junior high and high school). Two-weeks program: June 11 to June 22, 2018 OR One week program: June 25 to June 29, 2018. University of Minnesota, Keller Hall, 200 Union St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. The program will run every day from 9:00am to 5:00pm (the organized activities will finish by 4:30pm, with time until 5:00pm as needed). Students will need their own transportation to campus (E3 STEM can help with this if needed). View program website for more details and applications.
Who: Students entering their Junior or Senior year in high school in Fall 2018. Inquisitive learners with strong math and science aptitude
What: Four day, summer camp utilizing hands-on learning principles of materials engineering. A unique science experience under the direction of industry and education based “Materials Mentors”. Combination of mini-demonstrations, field trips with extensive involvement in laboratory facilities to actively explore materials science & engineering principles. Learn more & apply HERE.
Where: University of Minnesota – Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS) When: June 19 – 22, 2018. Cost: Students receive FREE meals, tuition, knowledge and entertainment This a commuter camp. Students must arrange their own transportation to the U of M each day.
St. Cloud State Scientific Discovery Program: July 8, 2018 – August 3, 2018. FREE if accepted. This is a special program for high ability, high potential 9th and 10th grade students who demonstrate a strong interest in science and/or mathematics. Students of color and female students are encouraged to apply. Participants will experience biological, chemical, computer sciences, mathematical, social and statistical sciences through laboratories, special demonstrations, presentations, field trips and lectures related to water quality and solid waste management. Application forms are due by April 6, 2018. Learn more HERE and apply.
Students in grades 10 & 11 check out the advanced version of this program HERE.
Summer Academy – Environmental, Food & Agricultural Sciences: July 16-20. This camp is a partnership of Dakota County 4-H/ University of Minnesota Extension & Inver Hills Community College. Explore environmental, food and agricultural sciences: practice hands-on wildlife & forestry management, create your own plantings for pollinator health, learn small animal care, make cheese & discover food science, experiment with sustainable practices for clean water, soil & air…wear waders, catch frogs, play in the dirt!
Certified teachers and content experts will be leading each session. There will also be field trips to the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus and the University of Wisconsin in River Falls. Friday will focus on career & college readiness, with a parent workshop to help parent/families navigate college options & financing.
Who: Students entering grades 10, 11 & 12
When: July 16-20, 2018 | 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Where: Inver Hills Community College (Free transport available from Saint Paul Union Depot Transit Center through the camp OR E3 STEM can help with your transportation costs upon request)
Cost: $75 early bird registration (need based scholarships available)
Camp Explore – Winona State University: July 22-27. Camp Explore is a week-long Residential Camp offering students currently in grades 8-11 with hands-on, engaging activities to help them explore the many different STEM-industry careers available to them in key industry sectors, including energy, manufacturing and engineering, healthcare, agriculture, transportation, and information technology. For more information, and to register: http://advanceitmn.org/camp-explore-2018/.
SCRUBS Camps (Dates vary depending on which camp you choose to attend)
Learn for yourself what it’s like to be a nurse, doctor or EMT! Choose from day camps, overnight camps, middle school camps, high school camps and camps on college campuses. Students get to interact directly with many working professionals in the field and through field trips, get a tour and experience of what it would be like to work in a particular career field.
STEP #1: Register with SCRUBS – HERE. Registration opens on January 16, 2018. The sooner you register, the higher your chances are for scholarship! 49% of Scrubs campers received scholarships so apply! Read more about scholarships HERE. E3 STEM Can help with transportation but cannot help with camp fees so please apply for scholarships from Scrubs! We can also help you apply if needed. SIGN UP! These are awesome! AND… STEP #2: Sign up HERE with AVHS.
Options for SCRUBS Summer Camps 2018
Metro/Augsburg College High School Day Camp: Dates: July 9-13,2018 Cost: $430 ($30 non-refundable processing fee) Contact:ScrubsCamp@winona.edu
Saint Paul College High School Day Camp: Dates: July 23-26, 2018 Cost: $385 ($30 non-refundable processing fee) Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org
Winona State University Overnight Camp: Dates: June 24-29, 2018 Cost: $480 ($30 non-refundable processing fee) Contact: Camps@winona.edu. This one is extremely popular so apply asap if you want to get in.
Bemidji State University Overnight Camp; Dates: June 11-14, 2018 Cost: $500 ($30 non-refundable processing fee) Contact:email@example.com
Cloquet-FDLTCC Overnight High School Camp: Dates: June 20-22, 2018 Cost: $240 ($20 non-refundable processing fee) Contact: ScrubsCamp@winona.edu
Moorhead-MSU Overnight High School Camp: Dates: July 8-13, 2018 Cost: $480 ($30 non-refundable processing fee) Contact:ScrubsCamp@winona.edu
Delta Airlines National Flight Academy. Thanks to a unique partnership with Delta, high school students age 16+ have an opportunity to attend the National Flight Academy in Pensacola, Florida, on a full tuition scholarship. The 6-day overnight camp is July 15-20, 2018. Scholarship is for tuition only ($1,250 value). Parents/guardians are responsible for coordinating and funding travel expenses to and from the Academy. If you are accepted into the program, E3 STEM will try to help you find funding for travel costs (E3 STEM is not able to cover your transportation costs directly).
If interested, contact Karyn Thompson at 651-255-0050 as soon as possible.
For more on the Academy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUZZGNGD3fI&feature=youtu.be
Children’s Hospital Observer Program – Observe Children’s staff in order to learn more about their field and fulfill personal career exploration objectives. Must be 16 and have finished junior year.
Children’s Healthcare Information Sessions – These seminars provide interactive learning opportunities designed to help individuals learn about specific health care fields, including educational requirements,day-to-day activities, etc.