Redefining the Classroom

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.

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Forms and Information for Middle School and High School Academic Camps

 

What will I be doing during summer camp evening recreation if I stay on campus at LSSU?

Visit the Soo Locks, go out for ice cream, view a show at the planetarium, play basketball, racquetball, swim and much more at LSSU’s Athletic Complex. Your evening counselors will have many activities planned for the week during summer camp. Some activities have a minimal cost to the camper.

What supervision will there be?

A camp counselor will participate in all activities with the students. We provide 24 hour supervision to our resident plan students while attending our summer camps.

What if the Summer Camp I sign up for is full?

If the summer camp is full, we will notify you and place your name on a waiting list. Otherwise, we can help you find another summer camp offering that may interest you. All money will be refunded if an opening doesn’t become available by the start date for the summer camp offering you requested.

Is transportation provided from a local airport?

We will provide transportation from the Chippewa County Airport (CIU).  Please contact the summer camp office in advance with your flight itinerary. 

Is there a charge to stay over for an extra night or weekend if a camper stays for two consecutive weeks?

  • $75 fee for a one night stayover (ex. Friday night)
  • $150 fee for a weekend stayover (ex. Friday and Saturday night)

How do I contact Superior Edventures Summer Camp?

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

Code of Conduct / 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. 

RegisterCareers in Natural Resources

June 20-24, 2016
Entering Grades 9-12

The program explores careers in natural resources enabling campers to work closely with federal and state fisheries and wildlife biologists, wildland managers, park rangers and interpreters. The campers will be in residence at Hunt Creek Field Station, a 3000 acre natural laboratory near Gaylord MI. Activities will include hands-on exploration of a day in the life of real-world natural resources careers, such as habitat assessment, species inventory, soil and water quality, assessment of sustainable human uses of the resource base.
$700; campers will be staying at the LSSU Hunt Creek Field Station, in Gaylord MI.

Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterAquatic Ecology and Fisheries Science

July 10-15, 2016
Entering 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. $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterCriminal Justice

July 10 – 15, 2016
Entering 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. $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterPhotography

July 10 – 15, 2016
Entering 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 Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has to offer! Enjoy waterfalls, wildlife, and unique photojournalism events to perfect your skills! $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterBiomedical Science

July 10-15, 2016
Entering 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. $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterEnvironmental Science

July 17-22, 2016
Entering Grades 9-12

In environmental science camp, campers will work with LSSU faculty to discover interactions among humans and the natural environment (biology, chemistry, and geology). Campers will spend time in the field making environmental observations as well as in the lab learning the principles of modern environmental analysis. Camp will include field excursions near campus and further afield. $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterForensic Science

July 17 – 22, 2016
Entering 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. $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterFire Science

July 17– 22, 2016
Entering 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. $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus
Medical History and Transportation Authorization Form (pdf)

RegisterPre-College Nursing

July 17-22, 2016
Entering Grades 11-12

LSSU's Summer Nursing Camp is an exclusive rigorous camp hosting 16 students each summer. This immersive experience engages students interested in pursuing a career in nursing with a broad exposure to the roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse. With the integration of leadership skill development and hands on nursing experiences student's will emerge with the ability to make an educated decision about their future career choice in Nursing. $700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus

 

RegisterOutdoor Adventures

July 17-22, 2016
Entering Grades 7 -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.
$700 to live on campus; $400 commute to campus

RegisterScience Camp for Kids

June 13-16: Students Entering Grades 2-3
July 25-28: Students Entering Grades 3, 4 & 5
August 8-11: Students Entering Grades 4, 5, & 6

$160 per week
Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full. Fee includes lunch. No refunds will be given due to late arrival or early departure. Your full registration fee will be returned if the program is already full by the time we receive your registration. Make checks payable to: Lake Superior State University. The Lake Superior State University Summer Science Camp for Kids reserves the right to cancel reservations if fees are not paid as required.

Times and Check-In:
Summer Science Camp for Kids program begins on Monday mornings and runs Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students check-in at Crawford Hall lobby for:

Session I Monday, June 13-16, from 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Session II Monday, July 25-28, from 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Session III Monday, August 8-11, from 8:30-9:00 a.m.

RegisterLEGO Junior Engineering

June 20-23, 2016 or
August 15-18, 2016
9:00am-12:00pm
Grades 1 - 3

Cost: $90

Junior engineering is a great hands-on learning and building day camp for kids. Students will creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using our unique LEGO® kits.

  • Basic engineering principles
  • Simple machines
  • Forces in motion
  • Problem solving

RegisterSimple and Motorized LEGO Engineering

June 20-23, 2016 or
August 15-18, 2016
1:00pm-4:00pm
Grades 4-7

Cost: $90

Students will gain a fundamental understanding of simple machines, structures, and mechanisms. They will investigate the principles of simple machines, mechanisms, and structures; experiment with balanced and unbalanced forces and friction; measure distance, time, speed, and weight.

  • Fundamental understanding of simple machines
  • Experiment with unbalanced forces
  • Distance, time and speed

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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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