Saturday, May 1, 2010

Summer Opportunities for Twin Cities Kids!

Sports/Arts Plus & Supper Summer Program                                    
Grades 1-7
  • Sports & Games
  • Creative Activities
  • Fun Academics
  • Special Events
  • Field Trips
Join kids and committed staff for a summer of fun at Waite Park!  Supervision will be provided from 12 - 12:30 pm for students who sign up for both Super Summer Classes and Sports/Arts Plus.  For kids entering 1st through 7th grade.   Tuesday, June 22, 2010 through Friday, July 30, 2010.  Monday through Friday, 12:30 - 4:00 pm (no classes July 5).  Fee:  $99 for Minneapolis Residents.  Admission to field trips is extra.  Partial fee reductions are available; call for more details.
To Register: call Shanna Breneman at 612-668-1590 or register online at:

 ITCEP Inst. of Technology Ctr for Educational Programs
Grades 10 - 12
 Wondering which careers will allow you to explore your passions, challenge your creativity, reward you for enjoying math, and assure you of an exciting job almost anywhere in the world? How can you learn more about the exciting possibilities? Start your personal journey of career discovery this summer at the University of Minnesota. Join in a summer workshop that offers a hands-on introduction to engineering, science and math opportunities right in your back yard.

Grades 3-10
 Discover a world of hands-on interactive fun with enrichment topics that feature active participation and imagination. Kids' University camps combine 2.5 hours of academic enrichment a day, introducing the fascinating worlds of agriculture, language, math or science in a format that focuses on fun. The rest of the day is spent playing sports or games, swimming, rock climbing, or exploring the many facets of the University of Minnesota, resulting in a great, well-rounded experience
The Loft Literary Center
The Loft Literary Center offers a wide range of programs for young readers and writers. From exciting summer workshops for children, to cutting-edge spoken word events for older teens, to special programs for young people in need, the Loft has something for everyone.

Concordia Language Villages
Summer Villages“Our Flagship Program since 1961.  For decades, youth have been growing up, spreading their wings and discovering the world at Concordia Language Villages. Our Summer Villages are a powerful combination of world language immersion, new cultural experiences and summer camp fun. With more than 150 sessions to choose from, locations at our own sites, at leased retreat centers and summer camps, our Summer Villages welcome you!”

MacPhail Center for Music
 “Camps for young children provide opportunities for exploration and musical skill building that will provide a strong love of music while building a foundation for future musical growth. Camps provide an excellent opportunity to broaden a student’s experience in an instrument area and participate in activities that supplement their current knowledge.”
Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth
 “Since 1967, Expand Your Mind at Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth (MITY) has been giving bright, intellectually curious teenagers the opportunity to spend time in an exciting, challenging atmosphere focused on hands-on learning, shared experiences and building friendships. You can immerse yourself in a variety of courses ranging from acting to chemistry, jazz band to math, architecture to constitutional issues, psychology to journalism, video to forensics.”

Camp Invention
“A weeklong summer enrichment day experience for children entering grades one through six.  The Camp Invention program instills creative problem-solving and critical-thinking skills that will encourage children's future success.  Nothing could be more important than investing in your children today for the betterment of their tomorrow.”

Green Apple Campus
Green Apple Campus offers creative and challenging programs for kids preschool through High School.  We strive to provide programming that will inspire imagination and invention.  Programs are rich in science, technology, engineering, architecture, design, robotics and math.  We incorporate hundreds of activities utilizing LEGO®, Robotics, K'NEX® and more!  We make learning fun.”

The Science Museum of Minnesota
“The Science Museum of Minnesota provides a wide range of programs for youth ages 3 to 16. Programs combine science, art, drama, and literature in ways that encourage kids to actively discover and examine concepts for themselves. Our staff strives to inspire a life-long passion for learning and teaches kids creative problem solving skills, teamwork skills, persistence and follow through. We also offer family classes that provide opportunities for adults and young people to learn together.”

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