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“LSSU gave me the educational and organizational tools to be able to succeed at those endeavors after college.”

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LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '05

2014 Summer Courses and Camps

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Camp Deposit & Registration

A non-refundable $125 deposit is due when registering for summer camp. For high school and middle school academic camps, all balances are due in full 14 days before camp start date. We accept registration until start date, if camps are not full.

Summer Camp Application (pdf)

Camps

RegisterAquatic Ecology and Fisheries Science
July 13-18
Grades 9-12
Develop skills in capturing, identifying, and comparing the animal communities, from insects to fish, that live in our local streams, lakes, and rivers. You will gain experience using basic aquatic ecology research techniques and equipment, including nets, traps, seines, and water quality meters. Learn the basics of fisheries science: set fyke nets and minnow traps, practice fish identification, learn to tag fish and predict population size with faculty from the LSSU Aquatic Research Laboratory.
Cost: $650 live on campus; $350 commute to campus.
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterBiomedical Science
July 20-25
Grades 9-12
Learn and experiment in the state of the art science labs at LSSU. Labs will include dissections in the anatomy lab, experiments in the physiology lab, and DNA extraction in the genetics lab. This is an excellent camp for all who are interested in science, medicine, and health.
$650 live on campus; $350 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterChemistry and Environmental Science
July 13-18
Grades 9-12
This camp will highlight a different field of chemistry each day; hands-on learning in inorganic, organic, environmental, analytical, and general chemistry. Students will be able to learn and differentiate the different fields of chemistry. With a variety of different lab activities planned, students will be introduced to lab safety and chemical properties.
$650 live on campus; $350 to commute
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterCriminal Justice
July 13-18
Grades 9-12
Learn about forensic photography with identification, collection of evidence, finger printing and other evidence processing. Explore the ballistics and firearms used in law enforcement, experience real-life scenario weapon simulators, participate in accident investigation and reconstruction, homeland security field trips, and self- defense for law enforcement officers.
$650 live on campus; $350 commute to campus
Brochure (pdf)
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterDance
July 20-25
Grades 9-12
Our instructors will help each dancer hone their skills in Ballet/Pointe and concentrate on their strength and flexibility. The modern dance emphasis will be on kinesthetic movement, emotion based movement, and applied in floor and partner work. Students should bring as many dance shoes as they have: ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, etc. We will wrap up the week with a final performance at the LSSU Fine Arts Center.
$650 to live on campus: $350 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterFire Science
July 13-18
Grades 9-12
You will learn academic and basic hands-on training in vehicle extrication, search and rescue, water evolutions, rapid intervention team training, ventilation, and forcible entry.
$650 live on campus; $350 commute to campus
Brochure (pdf)
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterForensic Science
July 20-25
Grades 9-12
Learn how to collect evidence and conduct forensic laboratory analyses in our state of the art laboratories. You will be a CSI and investigate your own mock crime scene. Instructors will also demonstrate different crime solving strategies.
$650 live on campus; $350 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterOutdoor Adventures
July 20-25
Entering grades 7, 8, or 9
Explore the beautiful Eastern Upper Peninsula while participating in outdoor adventures. Your days will be spent canoeing, hiking, rappelling, and developing outdoor survival skills with Dr. Sally Childs, LSSU Parks and Recreation Faculty. Camp capacity: 12 students.
$650 live on campus; $350 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterPhotography
July 20-25
Grades 9-12
Our photography campers will learn the dynamics of their cameras, lighting effects, and gain proficient understanding on aperture and shutter settings. Students will experience the beautiful sights and opportunities that Michiganís Upper Peninsula has to offer! Enjoy waterfalls, wildlife, and unique photojournalism events to perfect your skills!
$650 live on campus; $350 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

 

 


Weekend Stayover, Early Arrival / Late Departure Fees

Weekend Stayover Fee:  $150
Includes room and board, supervision and activities.

Early Arrival/Late Departure Fee:  $75 per day
Includes room and board, supervision, and activities. 
*Parents need to provide us with travel itinerary two weeks in advance of camp start date. 

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Campus Map (pdf)

  

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Sport Camps

UP North Cross Country Camp
Date: July 9-13
Grades 7-12
RegisterTo promote the sport of Cross Country to young athletes in a positive, fun, unique, and motivational atmosphere. The Laker Cross Country team and coaches will guide campers through the hows and whys of training and racing. Runners will learn training techniques, injury prevention, general strength training, goal-setting, race tactics, nutrition and hydration, motivation, and long-term improvement in the sport of distance running, all while having fun and making new friends.
Cost: $290 overnight; $260 commuter; $260 overnight (team); $230 commuter (team).
Contact: Grant Lofdahl, 906-635-2765, glofdahl@lssu.edu
Brochure (pdf)

Girls Basketball Elite Camp
July 13-14
Highly-skilled players in Grades 9-12
$250 overnight; $200 commuter with meals; $150 commuter without meals
Contact: Shannon Eggers, 906-635-2638, seggers@lssu.edu

Girls Basketball Team Camp
July 11-13
Grades 9-12
Contact: Shannon Eggers, seggers@lssu.edu, 906-635-2638

Girls Basketball Individual Camp
June 17-19, 9 a.m. - Noon
Grades 6-8
$60
Contact: Shannon Eggers, seggers@lssu.edu, 906-635-2638

Girls Basketball Little Lakers Camp
July 7-9, 9 a.m. - Noon
Boys and Girls Grades 1-6
$50
Contact: Shannon Eggers, seggers@lssu.edu, 906-635-2638

Boys Basketball Elite Camp
Highly-skilled players in Grades 9-12
Date: TBA
Contact: Tim Kisner, Assistant Men's Basketball Coach 906-635-2607, tkisner@lssu.edu.

Boys Basketball Individual Camp
Boys going into Grades 6-9
Date: TBA
Costs TBA

Boys Basketball Little Lakers
Boys and Girls Grades 3-6
Date: TBA
Costs TBA

Boys Basketball Team Camp
Date: TBA
Costs TBA
For more information on all basketball camps contact Tim Kisner, assistant men's basketball coach, 906-635-2607 or tkisner@lssu.edu.

Volleyball Team Camp 
Date: TBA
Ages: All high school volleyball teams
Cost: TBA

Volleyball General Skills Camp
June 25-28
Age: Girls age 10-18
Cost: TBA

Volleyball High School Tune-Up Camp
July 31 - August 2
Age: Girls age 14-18
Cost: TBA

For more information contact: coach Jennifer Constantino, 906-635-2809, jconstantino@lssu.edu

 

Campus Map (pdf)

Engineering Camps

Robotics Camps

Session I: July 6-11, 2014
Session II: July 13-18, 2014
Session III: July 20-25, 2014

Registration Information

Robotics Camp is for young men entering grades 8-12 with an interest in robotics and/or engineering. In many sessions and activities, participants will be split into groups according to age and talents.

The cost to offer this program is $1195 per person. All participants receive the reduced rate of $895 (live-in) or $795 (day student) as a result of an automatically awarded $300 LSSU Engineering scholarship. If seeking additional scholarship funds, please download, complete and submit a Scholarship Application Form.

Women in Technology Camp

Session I: June 22-27, 2014
Session II: June 29-July 4, 2014

Registration Information

The Women in Technology robot camp sessions are geared for young women entering grades 8-12 with an interest in computers and engineering. In many sessions and activities, participants will be split into groups according to age and talents.

The cost to offer this program is $1195 per person. All participants receive the reduced rate of $895 (live-in) or $795 (day student) as a result of an automatically awarded $300 LSSU Engineering scholarship. If seeking additional scholarship funds, please download, complete and submit a Scholarship Application Form.

Campus Map (pdf)

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LSSU Summer Edventures
Julia Roque
Cisler Center
650 W. Easterday Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Email edventures@lssu.edu
Telephone 906-635-6673
Fax 906-635-2695

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