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Superior Edventures Summer Courses and Summer Camps

Current Programs

NOTE: These courses are not for LSSU credit and are not eligible for financial aid from LSSU. If you have additional questions, please contact Julia Roque at 906-635-6673.

Click here for paper application for registration (pdf) and either email it to or deliver it in person to:
Lake Superior State University
Superior Edventures
Cisler Center Room 206 A
650 W. Easterday
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783

You can also register by phone at (906)635-6673.

For customized training for a group, contact Julia Roque at 906-635-6673.

Intro to Quickbooks/Quickbooks Pro

RegisterThe primary focus of this course is to learn to use Quickbooks 2013 to track financial activities of a small business and learn various aspects of the software. In class you will learn how to set up your company on QuickBooks or modify QuickBooks to get the information you need to run your business. You will also learn how to invoice customers, prepare business forms, buy merchandise, pay bills, reconcile bank accounts, set up payroll, and more. Prerequisite: a working knowledge of windows operating systems and basic knowledge of book keeping principles and terminology..

Time, price, and location to be announced.

Pharmacy Technician Program

RegisterThis comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

Time, price, and location to be announced.

Phlebotomy Technician

RegisterThis 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Note: There is no outside externship rotation included with this program.

March 23rd – June 3rd 2015

Mondays & Wednesdays
6:00pm – 9:30pm

Saturdays (4/11; 5/2 & 5/30)
9:00am – 3:00pm

Course Contact Hours: 90 hrs

Student Tuition: $1,799 (Textbooks included)

Make Your Own Marbled Scarf

Register Learn Turkish Marbling. Watch as Sault Sainte Marie artist Heidi Finley teaches you how to drip, splatter, and swirl paint on the surface of water to create colorful and intricate patterns. Transfer these designs to paper as you learn, and finish by making a full-size 14 x 72 inch 100% silk scarf in your choice of colors. Limited to 12 participants aged 12 and over. Cost includes all materials and supplies. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary! Smocks and aprons provided; please wear old clothing and shoes.

November 7th 1-4 pm. Silk Scarf
Fee: $85 (includes all materials and supplies)


Microsoft Excel

Excel Basics

RegisterLearn the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel 2010 and create highly useful spreadsheets to organize your data. In our computer lab, work along with the instructor as you create a new spreadsheet; learn the functions; and navigation tools, edit data, enter formulas, and save and update your workbook. Gain experience working with data as you learn how to use formulas, move data, add rows and columns, use format functions, and create basic use graphs.

Time, price, and location to be announced.

Intermediate Excel Register

Build on previous knowledge and learn database management skills in Microsoft Excel 2010. Discover how to maintain and manage lists of data; sort and filter information; use built-in templates to produce sale invoices, purchase orders, and expense reports. Create 3-D formulas to link worksheets and use styles and themes. Learn to insert hyperlinks, publish a worksheet as a Web page, and send worksheets via email. Advanced chart formatting and graphic elements in charts are presented. Prerequisite: a working knowledge of the material described in Introduction to Spreadsheets.

Time, price, and location to be announced.

    Summer Camps

    Click here to visit our Summer Camps Website!

    Here is a partial list of the Middle & High School camps we offer!

    • Biomedical Science
    • Dance
    • Engineering/Robotics
    • Fire Science
    • Fish Science
    • Forensic Science
    • Health Care Explorations
    • Outdoor Adventures
    • Sports (Basketball/Cross Country/Hockey)

    Summer Camp Cancellation Policy

    Lake Superior State University and Superior Edventures Summer Camps reserves the right to terminate the stay of any student, without refund, when it is deemed to be in the best interest of either the student or the program. 

    Full refunds will be issued for any camp cancelled by LSSU because of low enrollment. Refunds will be issued minus the $125 non-refundable deposit for any camp cancelled by a participant two weeks prior to the camp start date the participant is enrolled in. 





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