2017 Summer line up

Mark your calendars now!


Camp Explore STEM Career Camp

Residential overnight camp offering High School Students hands-on engaging activities to help them explore the many different STEM-Industry Careers available to them in key industry sectors including; Agriculture, Energy, Manufacturing and Engineering, Health Care, Information Technology and Transportation. For students in grades 8- 11.

Hurry, scholarships up to $450 of the $480 in total camp costs, are available NOW!   

A recent windfall of STEM program funding support allows for 12-15 students in grades 8-12  
to attend a week of camp for nearly FREE! This Deal won’t last for long……so act immediately! Register today!

Camp Explore South – July 23- 28, 2017 in Winona at Winona State University

Cost: $480 ( includes a $30 non-refundable fee)

For more info and to register visit Camp Explore


inTENse Career Exploration   

The inTENse conference takes high school students on the road and exposes them to agricultural college and career opportunities within Minnesota. Students learn about college admissions and a variety of career options through hands-on experiences. The goal is that every participant will clearly understand that no matter what sort of career they envision for themselves they can do it in agriculture – and that we need them to do it in Minnesota agriculture.

The camp runs from July 17 to 21st. Cost of $175 covers travel from UMN to UMN, four nights of shared lodging (3 dorms, 1 hotel), at least one conference tee and all meals from lunch on Monday until lunch on Friday. The conference is subsidized in 2017 with funding from a MAELC grant. (Participants will need to travel with a towel, pillow and sleeping bag for nights in campus dorm rooms.) – Tentative tours and experience rotations include veterinary technicians, farm tours, drone use, agronomy, food science and other experiences in AFNR pathways.

View full itinerary 2017 Intense Itinerary

To Register click here


2017 E3 Announcement

2017 E3 Brochure

The E3 workshop will inlude classroom presentations adn curriculum for hands on demonstrations and lab kits and industry tours. Past presentations have icluded the following: anaerobic digestions, biofuels, biomass, energy crops, hydro power, nuclear power generation, power transmission, solar, and wind energy.  For additional information contact Rose Patzer at rose.patzer@mnwest.edu or bpeterson@sctcc.edu. Each event runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm and is free to attend.

June 12-13

Datota County Technical College in Rosemont, MN

Riverland community College in Albert Lea, MN

June 14-15

Anoka Ramsey Community College in Cambridge, MN

MN West Community & Technical College in Worthington, MN

June 19-20

Roosevelt High School/ Century College in Minneapolis

St. Cloud Technical & Community College

June 21-22

Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids

MN State Community & Technical College in Wadena

For more information and to register visit Energy Educators


DroneTECH Educators Workshop

Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS are a technology creating new and exciting opportunities in education with a broad impact to many careers.  This workshop will provide secondary and post-secondary educators with an introduction to UAS and geospatial technology and the tools to incorporate into existing STEM education. Participants will have access to continued resources, curriculum and faculty expertise following the workshop.

June 13-15 – Ridgewater College, Willmar

August  7-9 – Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls

Cost: $400 (includes cost of UAS lab kit, meals, lodging and a T-shirt)

For more info and to register visit Northland Community and Technical College/workshops




DroneTECH Summer Camp

Northland Aerospace created DroneTECH summer camps to bring awareness to the next generation of college students. WE strive to create a welcoming environment for all a students who are interested in technology, aviation and electronics. With a focus on how these areas relate to UAS, we can teach them the basics of traditional flight, maintenance, UAS and safety in a condensed summer camp setting where hands on experience is the ultimate focus.

August 10-11 – Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls

Cost: $25

Registration can be completed at www.northlandaerospace.com/dronetech

UAS Advanced Systems Training

June 26-30 Central Lakes College, Staples

Cost: $1075 (scholarships available)

Registration can be completed at www.northlandaerospace.com/dronetech