• SPRING 2020 Opportunities

    DADDS (Dads And Daughters Do Science)

    Who: DADDS (Dads And Daughters Do Science) is a program for girls in grades K-2 and their dads.

    What: DADDS (Dads And Daughters Do Science) is a one-day event which allows young girls to learn and explore the different branches of science while doing hands-on activities with their dads. The day will consist of various stations including a Biology, Chemistry, and Physics station. Daughters will be exposed to various STEM fields, and dads will learn more about how to encourage their daughters to pursue their interests.

    When: Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Where: Glen Hill STEM Building

    Cost: FREE

    Register: https://www.ndsu.edu/coe/outreach/dads_and_daughters_do_science_dadds/

    Mommy, ME & SWE

    Who: Mommy, Me, and SWE is a one-day event for girls in grades K-2 and their moms.

    What: Throughout the morning, moms will work with their daughters doing hands-on projects introducing them to the different types of engineering.

    When: Check back for updates

    Where: A. Glenn Hill STEM Building

    Cost: $10 per person ($20 for one mother and one daughter, $30 for one mother and two daughters, etc).

    To inquire about scholarship funds, please contact Lauren Singelmann at lauren.n.singelmann@ndsu.edu or  (701) 231-5798 or Alissa Kuntz at alissa.k.kuntz@ndsu.edu or (701) 231-7028.

    Register: https://www.ndsu.edu/coe/outreach/mommy_me_swe/

    SUMMER 2020 Opportunities

    Camp Good Mourning (Children 6-18 Years of Age)

    TBD Usually June, Park River Bible Camp, Park River, ND

    When a loss occurs within a family, the effect run deep. Parents, whild dealing with grief of their own, may feel incapable of responding to the symptoms of their grieving child. Sponsored by Altru's Hospice, Camp Good Mourning is a children and teens camp for children ages six to 18 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Camp Mourning offers fun and thrapeutic activites to help children and teens express their feeling and learn healthy coping strategies.

    Applications taken on first come, first serve basis. There is a $25 registration fee however if this fee is a hardship for the family, scholarships are available. 

    For more information, contact Sue Mairs, smairs@altru.org or call (701)780-5258.

    College for Kids & Teens 2020 (Grades K-12)

    Various Dates, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN

    Summer 2020
    Week 1: June 8-11
    Week 2: June 15-18
    Week 3: July 13-16
    Week 4: July 20-23

    College for Kids & Teens is a summer camp program for students K - 12. Expert instructors teach classes that will encourage exploration, adventure and creativity while cultivating young people’s understanding and appreciation for a variety of topics. Special Offer: Register for 3 courses and the 4th is FREE. This applies to all courses taken by kids in a family.

    Online Registration and Scholarships available at https://www.mnstate.edu/engaged-learning/collegeforkids.aspx

    Questions? Attn: Shireen Alemadi, Email: cfk@mnstate.eduPhone: 218.477.2579

    STEM Kids Summer Camp (Grades K-8)

    Session 1: Mornings, 9 am - 12 pm, Monday, July 20 – Thursday, July 23

    Session 1: Afternoons, 1 - 4 pm, Monday, July 20 – Thursday, July 23

    Session 2: Mornings, 9 am - 12 pm, Monday, July 27 - Thursday, July 30

    Session 2: Afternoons1 - 4 pm,  Monday, July 27 - Thursday, July 30

    Ignite or fuel your child's passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes by registering them for these fun, hands-on learning camps. Students in grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8 are invited to the NDSU College of Engineering for a variety of summer kids camps focused on topics in STEM. Camps cost $90 each and will be offered two different weeks. 

    Note: Since the camps are offered in the summer, the school grade of your child is typically based on the grade your child will enter in Fall 2020. 

    Registration opens in May, but you can sign up bu clicking the following link to receive an email reminder: https://ndstate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8crrJnxFqVc8nhb

    Cost: $90 - $100 per camp

    For more information contact Lauren Singelmann atlauren.n.singelmann@ndsu.edu or (701) 231-5798

    Website to Register: https://www.ndsu.edu/coe/outreach/stem_kids_camp/ 

    Career Exploration & Development Opportunities...

    Interested in Art, Audiovisual Technology, & Communications Career Cluster??

    College for Kids & Teens 2020 (Grades K-12)

    Various Dates & Sessions, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN

    Summer 2020
    Week 1: June 8-11
    Week 2: June 15-18
    Week 3: July 13-16
    Week 4: July 20-23

    College for Kids & Teens is a summer camp program for students K - 12. Expert instructors teach classes that will encourage exploration, adventure and creativity while cultivating young people’s understanding and appreciation for a variety of topics. Special Offer: Register for 3 courses and the 4th is FREE. This applies to all courses taken by kids in a family.

    Online Registration and Scholarships available at https://www.mnstate.edu/engaged-learning/collegeforkids.aspx

    Questions? Attn: Shireen Alemadi, Email: cfk@mnstate.eduPhone: 218.477.2579

    International Music Camp

    Founded in 1956, The International Music Camp Summer School of Fine Arts offers a wide array of cultural study for students and adults.  In weekly sessions, students of all ages gain concentrated knowledge in their particular area of interest.  While the camp name speaks of its foundation in Music, IMC also offers one week summer camp programs in Dance, Creative Writing, Painting, Drawing, Theatre, and several other Fine Arts disciplines.  A staff of 150+ artist-teachers, internationally noted guest conductors, and outstanding clinicians from the United States and Canada provide instruction to students from around the world.

    All ages and nationalities study at IMC. Adults and students from 84 countries practice and learn together each season.  Instruction ranges from beginning to advanced study, and classes are divided in order to challenge each person to the fullest of his or her ability.

    Register: http://internationalmusiccamp.com/

    Interested in the Government & Public Administration Career Cluster??

    ND HOBY Hugh O'Brian Leadership Camp 

    June 19-21, 2020, Bismarck, ND

    Who: State Leadership Seminar for Sophomores

    http://www.ndhoby.org/

    This Leadership Seminar is designed to empower high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talent and applhy them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community. HOBY provides a structured and intense setting for these outstanding students to interact with North Dakota leaders in business, government, education, media, and non-profits. Participants also have the opportunity to meet other student leaders from around the state, participate in team-building activities, and complete a hands-on volunteer project during the seminar weekend. Students who are lucky to be chosen to attend the HOBY seminar go back to their schools and communities as true leaders prepared to make a difference.

    This is a fantastic opportunity, if you are intersted, see Mrs. Ziegelmann!

    North Dakota Leadership Seminar 

    May 29-31, 2020, at the Unversity of Jamestown, Jamestown, ND

    Who: Current Sophomores interested in Leadership

    http://www.ndleadership.org/home

    Since 1981, the North Dakota Leadership Seminar (NDLS) has provided more than 3,500 high school sophomores with the opportunity of a lifetime. What started out as a small project has turned into an exciting annual leadership seminar. Each spring, more than 100 of the state’s top student leaders gather for a three-day, all-expense paid program.

    Deadline for registration is April 1, 2020.

    If you would like to attend, please see Mrs. Sinner or Mrs. Ziegelmann

    North Dakota Boys State

    June 7-12, 2020, North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, ND

    Who: Any male student who is not yet 18, and has completed their junior year of high school is eligible to apply

    https://ndboysstate.org/

    Earn high school credit and possible scholarships! Boys State Leadership Academy is an exciting weeklong program that gives you a firsthand experience running state government. No lectures, no classrooms – just hands on situations that let YOU take charge and make decisions. Come together with other North Dakota young men who have completed their junior year of high school to work together in competitions and develop your talents and leadership skills. You’ll meet new people and experience campus life. North Dakota Boys State alumni include state leaders in business, law, medicine, former and current Members of Congress, not to mention former governor and United States Senator John Hoeven, former Governor and United States Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer, and legendary championship Chicago Bulls and L.A. Lakers coach Phil Jackson. To be straightforward – politics can be fun!

    If you would like to attend, please register and see Mrs. Ziegelmann

    North Dakota Girls State

    June 7-12, 2020, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

    Who: The only requirement for attendance is that a (female) participant must have just completed her junior year of High School. Exchange students and students that are home-schooled are all welcome to attend.

    http://ndgirlsstate.org/

    Earn high school credit and possible scholarships! Many 17-years-olds would say that learning about government is dull and boring; past participants would tell you that ALA Girls State is one place that learning about government is anything but boring. Here’s why: Instead of sitting through lengthy lectures “citizen” learn about city, county and state government by actually running for offices, holding elections, writing ordinances/laws, and various other activities.  Citizen don’t just hear about the government process- they are the process.

    REGISTRATION Due April 15, 2020

    If you would like to attend, please register and see Mrs. Ziegelmann

    Cass County Youth Commission

    Who: Next year Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors interested in Leadership

    If you will be a Jr or Sr. next year and are looking for a great leadership opportunity, a chance to meet new people and a chance to serve – this is for YOU!

    The Cass County Youth Commission program is a county-wide program developed by county government leaders with representatives from each high school in the county. Members meet once/month during school hours to learn about the various departments within Cass County, and participate in leadership and community service.

    See Mrs. Ziegelmann for an application.

    More information can be found at: https://www.casscountynd.gov/our-county/youth-commission 

    Interested in the Architecture and Contruction Career Cluster??

    Herdina Academy for the Construction Trades

    TBD past was June 3-14, 2019, at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead, MN

    Who: Open to all students 15 to 21 years old

    http://www.hbafm.com/hbc/programs/trades-academy

    The Herdina Academy for the Construction Trades introduces students to a variety of specialty occupations within the construction industry. Students work with industry and educational professionals, learning about occupations, tools, safety requirements and skills required for satisfying and well-paying careers. Students are exposed to classroom and hands-on learning and will experience first-hand how residential and commercial buildings are constructed at M State through local service projects. 

    https://youtu.be/8CC3YoPtL_M

    Cost is $25 per student (make checks payable to Minnesota State Community and Technical College). 

    Each attendee has the option of three college credits. Students work with industry professionals in specialized fields and are supervised by qualified high school instructors.

    Interested in the Transportation, Distribution, & Logisitics Career Cluster??

    Minnesota Aviation Career Education Camp

    June 7-13, 2020, June 21-27, and July 12-18, 2020

    Planning for ACE Camp 2020 is well underway! This year we are offering three summer sessions during June and July. We strive to make sure each camper is given equal time and attention each day of the camp. Due to the length and time constraint for some of the activities, each camp is limited to 30 students. If you love aviation this would be a great opportunity to explore many, many careers related to the aviation field.

    Register: https://www.mnacecamp.org/ 

    All Applications Due April 1, 2020

    Financial Aid available.

    Interested in the Hospitality & Tourism Career Cluster??

    Culinary Intensive Camp for High School Students 

    June 7-11, 2020

    Who: Students at least 16 years old

    Explore the exciting culinary industry at the NDSCS Culinary Intensive. This four-day culinary camp is geared toward individuals at least 16 years old with gourmet aspirations of a career in the culinary profession. NDSCS Culinary Arts faculty will help students discover and develop skills needed for success in the culinary world.

    Camp Highlights

    At the NDSCS Culinary Intensive, you will have the unique opportunity to:

    • Discover new ingredients used in restaurants
    • Learn French knife skills
    • Practice food garnishing techniques
    • Learn how baking ingredients work together to create wonderful breads, pastries and desserts
    • Work in a professional kitchen
    • Compete against fellow campers in an Iron Chef competition.

    The camp is limited to 12 participants. All participants will stay on-campus in the residence halls.

    Registration Deadline: May 7, 2020

    For more information and to register go to https://www.ndscs.edu/academics/youth-programs/culinary-camp

    Interested in the Information Technology Career Cluster??

    2019 Microsoft DigiGirlz High Tech Camp

    TBD past was June 11-13, 2019 Ages Middle & High School

    Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs specifically for youth. One of our signature programs, DigiGirlz High Tech Camp for girls, works to dispel stereotypes of the high-tech industry. During the camp session, the girls listen to executive speakers, participate in technology tours and demonstrations, network, and learn through hands-on experience in workshops. Established in 2000, the camp program continues to grow and evolve. We continue to look for opportunities to give young people a chance to experience, firsthand, what it is like to develop cutting-edge technology.

    Register at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/digigirlz/hightechcamp.aspx

    Crack the Code: Tech Camp for Girls (4th Annual) at NDSU

    June 8-12, 2020, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, NDSU College of Business, Fargo, ND

    Grades: 4 (currently in 4th Grade) through 11

    Immersive and engaging experience awaits! We understand the smart things we all love are made of code. So offer something exciting for everyone! Choose from 2 unique sessions, categorized by age group, uCodeGirl Jr. (4th-6th grades), and uCodeGirl Sr. (7th-11th grades). It is makers paradise! Register at www.ucodegirl.org/techcamp In Aeronautics & 3D Coding Session (Grades 7th-11th), we will build our own 3D creations, animate them with code and explore them in Virtual or Augmented Reality as well as code the flight patterns of drones. In ElectroFusion Session (Grades 4th-6th), we will create a bite-sized hand-made projects that lights-up and speaks to you all along supported by professional STEM women as mentors.

    Register: https://www.ucodegirl.org/techcamp#2020-tech-camp-for-girls

    Limited scholarships for students with financial need available. Email Trista Ziegelmann, Trista.Ziegelmann@k12.nd.us for the application.

    Interested in the Health Science Career Cluster??

    Code Blue EMS Camp

    June 17-20, 2020, North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, ND

    Open to students who finished 9-12 Grade. 

    NDSCS and Sanford Health EMS Education (NDSCS/SHEMSE) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Summer Camp is a program for high school-age youth, held at our Wahpeton campus.

    Are you or someone you know considering working as an EMT or paramedic with an ambulance service or in a hospital? Or are they simply interested in exploring more about what EMS is all about? This is the perfect opportunity.

    This hands-on summer activity will teach many components of the EMS system like using medical equipment, radios and ambulances (sorry, no driving with lights and sirens on) and what it's like to take care of people as a paramedic or EMT. There are no certifications issued, because we want to focus on the activities rather than sitting in lecture. Our goals are to show you what it's like to work in EMS and how to begin working toward the training and education for a career in EMS.

    Register at http://www.sanfordhealthemseducation.org//emscamp

    HOPE Camp (Health Occupations and Professions Exploration)

    June 14-18, 2020, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

    Click on the following link for the HOPE Flyer 2020 & HOPE Application

    HOPE Camp offers students four days of hands-on-activities and classes to explore a wide variety of health professions and health care opportunities while becoming familiar with the hospital and college campus settings. Most students attending the camp are considering college to become a healthcare professional.

    The camp is open for rural students entering grades 11 - 12 in Fall 2020. Students who are just graduating are also considered.

    Applications accepted April 1, 2020, students notified of acceptance after April 30, 2020.

    Offered by Sanford Health Fargo and NDSU College Health Professions. For information about the camp or registration forms please contact:

    Dana Davis at (701) 231-7837 or e-mail dana.davis@ndsu.edu
    Susie Munyer at (701) 234-6202 or e-mail susan.munyer@sanfordhealth.org 

    SCRUBS Camp, High School Camp

    Thank you to everyone who attended Scrubs Camp 2019. The camp was a huge success! Scrubs Camp MSUM will be taking the summer of 2020 off and will return in 2021.

    Check out these other Health Source Minnesota Camps at http://healthforceminnesota.org/students/scrubscamp_registration.html

    Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN

    Scrubs Camp/High School is a week-long Residential Camp for students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2020 and wishing to explore careers in healthcare. It is a fun way to learn about a growing field, make new friends and experience college life!

    Participants live in a traditional residence hall on Minnesota State University Moorhead campus and take part in a variety of activities related to healthcare. This program is co-sponsored by HealthForce MN, a center of excellence focusing on healthcare innovation, diversity and learning.

    The $480 registration fee covers all housing, meals, scrubs and instruction/programs/field trips. Partial scholarships ($450) are available to students who demonstrate financial need; students need to fill out scholarship application before they can register for camp.

    Online registration at https://www.mnstate.edu/engaged-learning/scrubs-camp.aspx

    Interested in the Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math Career Cluster??

    College for Kids & Teens 2020 (Grades K-12)

    Various Dates & Sessions, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN

    Summer 2020
    Week 1: June 8-11
    Week 2: June 15-18
    Week 3: July 13-16
    Week 4: July 20-23

    College for Kids & Teens is a summer camp program for students K - 12. Expert instructors teach classes that will encourage exploration, adventure and creativity while cultivating young people’s understanding and appreciation for a variety of topics. Special Offer: Register for 3 courses and the 4th is FREE. This applies to all courses taken by kids in a family.

    Online Registration and Scholarships available at https://www.mnstate.edu/engaged-learning/collegeforkids.aspx

    Questions? Attn: Shireen Alemadi, Email: cfk@mnstate.eduPhone: 218.477.2579