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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.

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. There will be adequate time in each class for questions. Prerequisite: a working knowledge of windows operating systems and basic knowledge of book keeping principles and terminology.

May 5, May 7, May 19, May 21 & May 28 (5 day course)
6:00 - 9:00pm
Fee: $275

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.

October 21 – December 11, 2014
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00pm – 9:30pm

Course Contact Hours: 50 hrs
Student Tuition: $1,199 (Textbooks included)

Medical Billing and Coding Program

RegisterThis combined 80 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS). After obtaining the practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams.

October 6 – December 15, 2013
Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturdays (10/18 & 11/15)
9:00am – 3:00pm

Course Contact Hours: 80 hrs
Student Tuition: $1,899 (Textbooks included)


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. Save time and effort with the enhanced skills gained in this course. Microsoft Excel. SOFTWARE VERSION: Office 2010.

April 8, April15 & April 22 (3 day course)
5:30 - 8:30pm
Instructor: Patti Wenglikowski
Fee: $130

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: Microsoft Excel. SOFTWARE VERSION: Office 2010.

April 29 & May 6 (2 day course)
5:30 - 8:30pm
Instructor: Patti Wenglikowski
Fee: $85

    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. 





    For more information contact Julia Roque at 906-635-6673 or by email at Download the application form to register for any class.

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