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3 Inspiring Summer Courses for the Young Entrepreneur

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Apr 28, 2016 4:39:04 PM


Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs is known for engineering courses available to young students, but we offer so much more. Here are three summer camp offerings for young, motivated, entrepreneurial spirits.

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Topics: Information About Camp

Summer Youth Programs Transportation Details!

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Apr 21, 2016 8:57:35 AM


Making your transporation arrangements early helps ensure smooth travels and allows our staff to prepare for your arrival! 

So where is Michigan Tech? We are located in Houghton, Michigan, near the shores of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula. Our Summer Youth Programs offers a chaperoned charter bus service from select locations in the Midwest-including Lansing, Detroit, Bay City, Gaylord, Kalamazoo*, Chicago*, Milwaukee* Green Bay*, and Iron Mountain*.  Other travel options include by car, or plane (CMX Houghton County Memorial Airport).  *July 10–23 only

Here are some tips and information for each travel option:

  • Summer Youth Programs Charter Bus
  • Personal Vehicle
  • Travel by Plane
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Topics: Information About Camp

You're Signed Up for Summer Camp...What's Next?

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Apr 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Have you already signed up for your Summer Youth Program course? That's great because your next step is here! Within the next few weeks you can expect to receive your confirmation packet in the mail. Keep reading to find out what that packet includes, as well as what to expect before arriving at Michigan Tech for your summer adventure!

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Topics: Information About Camp

3 SYP Engineering Course You Should Look At!

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Apr 6, 2016 1:16:43 PM


Do you know which engineers design and build skyscrapers or which use animation modeling? We have many engineering programs available for students going into 6-11th grade, and here are three engineering courses you should consider at our Summer Youth Programs. 

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Topics: Courses

Summer Explorations: Promoting the Value of Leadership and Adaptability [Instructor Viewpoint]

Posted by Jared Johnson

Mar 31, 2016 10:26:51 AM

Are you looking for an experience to grow your leadership skills? Do you seek an exploration that combines the wonders of nature and science? Look no further!

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Topics: Information About Camp, Instructor/Expert on Course

Summer Scholarship Program Deadlines Approaching Quickly

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Mar 29, 2016 1:08:22 PM

As March wraps up, Summer Youth Programs is gearing up for all our exciting competitive scholarship programs this summer. Our application deadline approaches swiftly, so be sure to get your applications and accompanying pieces in by Friday, April 1.

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Topics: Scholarship Programs

Programs You Don't Want to Miss at SYP!

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Mar 24, 2016 1:04:29 PM


Each year the Michigan Tech Summer Youth Program offers a growing number of competitive scholarship programs for middle and high school students. With spring upon us, our April 1 deadline is approaching to apply for several of these camps. Each program offers unique challenges, lessons and experiences for students that they won't want to miss.

Here are the programs with deadlines approaching April 1:

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Topics: Scholarship Programs

Let Our Summer Camp Experience Exceed Your Expectations!

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Mar 18, 2016 4:30:29 PM

As classes fill up, some students aren't getting into their first preference of summer explorations here at Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs. We understand how disappointing that can be. It's okay though! Every year we have students enroll in their second preference, and the experience exceeds their expectations!
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Topics: Courses, Information About Camp

5 SYP Explorations You Should Consider Attending

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Mar 2, 2016 12:44:56 PM

With spring just around the corner, our Summer Youth Program courses are filling up and will be here before long! If you are having trouble deciding which course to take this summer, here are 5 explorations you should consider! 
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Topics: Courses, Information About Camp

Apply Now! Summer Youth Programs Offers Rewarding Scholarship Programs

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Feb 24, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs has proudly offered numerous competitive scholarship programs beginning in the summer of 1973. This year we are very fortunate to be offering 7 scholarship programs funded by various companies and foundations. Check out the flyer below for information on each one.

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Topics: Courses, Scholarship Programs