Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education. CASE Institutes are intense professional development sessions about Agricultural Sciences.  CASE institute Natural Resources and Ecology will be held at Central Lakes College in Brainerd Minnesota in the summer of 2020. These sessions are available to all agricultural educators and provides free updates to agriculture curriculum in the classroom. For more information on things to do in Brainerd/ Baxter area visit brainerdlakes. For more details please contact Tiffany Hulinsky at 218-894-5141 or at 

2020 CASE Institute

TBD ; Natural Resources and Ecology

  • Will be held at Central Lakes College 
    • 501 West College Dr
    • Brainerd, MN 56401
  • Will start off with orientation on Sunday August 2nd at 5 pm at Prairie Bay Restaurant in Baxter.
  • Will visit Camp Ripley Military Reserve
  • Hotel accommodations have been made at Country Inn & Suites in Baxter, MN
    • Central Lakes College will take care of making the hotel reservations
    • There will be 2 persons per room ( 2 males or 2 females) unless you request single room
    • Single rooms will cost an additional $500
    • The hotel does have the following amenities:
      • Free WiFi
      • Free Hot Breakfast
      • Indoor Pool and Hot Tub
      • 24 hour Business center
      • Guest Laundry
  • Transportation from MSP airport to Brainerd can be arranged through Executive Express
  • Each day will run from 8 am to 5 pm except final day which ends at noon
  • Cost will $2,600 which includes all meals*, hotel, supplies and materials needed. *Meals Saturday and Sunday will be on your own*.
  • Click here to register



All Day: Check into hotel

5:00 pm: CASE NRE Participant Orientation at Prairie Bay Restaurant

Monday  – Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm CASE NRE class at Central Lakes College (a lunch break will be given each day from noon till 1)

Saturday and Sunday

Free time! See below for a list of everything Minnesota and the Brainerd Lakes Area has to offer!

Monday – Wednesday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm CASE NRE class at Central Lakes College (Wednesday class will end at noon)


For more information and to register please visit Don’t miss out on these wonderful opportunities!

Brainerd Lakes Area Activities

Itasca State Park (Headwaters of the Mississippi River)

Round House Brewery 

Jack Pine Brewery

Gull Dam Brewery 

Brainerd Zipline Tour

Hiking and Biking Trails

Brainerd International Raceway

Northland Go Kart Kountry

Pirates Cove Mini Golf

Cruise Lines

Duluth Activities

City of Duluth 

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

Glensheen Mansion 

Judy Garland House and Museum