Summer 2017 College Credit Opportunities
MN Business Venture
*Experience college live by living on campus for a week
*Gain leadership experience to set yourself apart
*Explore potential college and career paths
*Network with professionals from top MN businesses
*Learn how to run your own business
*Learn about scholarship opportunities
*Have fun and meet new people

This is a great week-long summer opportunity for students who are finishing grades 9-12 who are planning for college, starting their own business, looking for career direction, or just eager to meet new people.  You will participate in sessions led by professionals about: marketing, investing, interviewing, entrepreneurship, business plan creation, and so much more.  

The event will be held at St. Cloud State University from July 9-14 or if that date doesn't work for you, July 23-28th at St. John's University.

Students can apply online at  The cost to attend is $150 for the week (after April 21, the cost is $200).  This is a great opportunity!  Apply today.  

Duke Summer Session 2017
Use your summer to prepare for college, learn from renowned professors, and experience a truly international program.  Last summer over 500 lucky high school students spent the month of July at Duke University taking classes, going on excursions, enjoying great residential activities, and making friends from around the world.

If you are currently in Grades 10 or 11, you can take classes with Duke Professors and earn college credit through Summer College.

If you are currently in grades 9-12, you can enjoy personal enrichment classes with a global perspective through Summer Academy.  For more information on summer enrichment opportunities visit the Duke University website to review the 2017 program dates and details:


C3 Coding Crash Course Hackathon
June 12-15 at Central Lakes College-Brainerd
Cost:  $50 includes: book, t-shirt, and lunch 

Join us for C3, an introduction to mobile application development for anyone age 12 and up. Participants will use a variety of programming languages and tools to create simple programs, starting with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.  Afternoon camp participants will explore additional programming languages such as JQuery and Java.

See Mrs. Turner for more specific camp details.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Boot Camp
The CLC EMT Boot Camp is an intense 14 day (+160 hour) academy style course.  Students are required to stay at Camp Ripley for the duration of the training.  Through interactive lecture, experiential learning and scenario based training students will gain the skills and knowledge required to challenge the National Registry EMT tests.  Students must be at least 18 years old (at the time of testing), able to lift 75 lbs and pass a background check.  The camp runs from June 4-18, 2017.  

Cost:  $1,500 *Payment plan available
Includes books, materials, uniform, lodging, and food
Register and secure your spot at or call 218-855-8243

American Legion Auxiliary Girls State
The American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring its 71st annual American Legion Auxiliary MN Girls State program at Bethel University from June 11-17, 2017.  This program is for young women who have just completed their junior year of high school.  Girls State is a week-long experience of learning about MN government at the local, county and state levels by "doing." It is a week of intensive study and involvment.  Every girl will hold a government office or will become a member of the House or Senate.

Highlights of the week include campaigning, elections, Inauguration of the Girls State Governor and State Constitutional Officers, debating bills in legislative sessions held in the House and Senate Chambers, and conducting Mock Trials in the Judicial Center at the MN State Capitol in St. Paul. 

If you are interested in attending Girls State please see Mrs. Turner by March 1, 2017.