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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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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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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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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

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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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

Uncover Your Greatness with the SYP Outdoor Adventure Programs

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Feb 18, 2016 2:43:49 PM

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Explore Forensics and CSI this Summer at SYP!

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Feb 10, 2016 9:09:01 AM

Do you watch CSI and forensics shows on TV? Have you ever wondered about how they crack those cases? Is the evidence really that telling or is there some TV magic? 

During Summer Youth Programs' Forensic Science and CSI explorations, you will learn the science behind crime scenes and what experts do to get to the bottom of those hard-to-solve investigations. 

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Outdoor Adventures for Summer Youth Programs

Posted by Jared Johnson

Jan 27, 2016 5:18:34 PM

Looking for a different experience this summer? Adventure programs offer students a chance to try new activities and explore things that they may not do on their own. These programs stress the importance of a number of concepts, but are usually embedded in the activities, that students rarely notice the learning happening.

The Outdoor Adventure Program at Michigan Tech has developed courses for SYP that focus on the key concepts during the week. Take a look at the benefits of an outdoor adventure with SYP and OAP:

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Summer Youth Programs is Hiring!

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Jan 14, 2016 5:08:15 PM

Summer Youth Programs is now hiring college students to work with our participants this summer! We're looking for enthusiastic, reliable team members that are adaptable problem solvers. Does this describe you? Think about applying!

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