Programs

Program Title Subject Description Age Months Offered Program Location
The Hormel Institute Educational Tours Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Guided hands-on tour of biomedical research facility. 3-D experience, stop by the Cryo-EM microscope, view items under microscopes, extract DNA from strawberries, learn about biomedial reserach careers from a panel, and more! 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Rochester/Southeast MN- In-person
Biomedical High School Internships Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math We will host rising seniors in our labratories for a 6 week internship. The first two weeks will an introductory module, then they will spend 4 weeks working in an assigned lab for 20 hours a week, 4 days a week. 16, 17, 18 Jun, Jul, Aug Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
CAV Careers Pathway Camp Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math The CAV Career Pathways Camp is a one-week day camp for high school students interested in vehicles and the latest technology. Students learn about connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technology and explore transportation career opportunities. 15, 16, 17, 18 Aug Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
U of M Twin Cities PSEO Program Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Health, Nutrition, and Human Development, Leadership and Citizenship, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Recreation, Business The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program through the University of Minnesota Twin Cities allows motivated high school juniors and seniors to take classes at the University for both high school and college credit. 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Crookston/Northwest MN- In-person, Duluth/Northeast MN- In-person, Morris/West Central MN- In-person, Rochester/Southeast MN- In-person, Southwest MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person, Crookston/Northwest MN- Virtual, Duluth/Northeast MN- Virtual, Morris/West Central MN- Virtual, Rochester/Southeast MN- Virtual, Southwest MN- Virtual, Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) High School Honor Band Art, Design, Music, and Theater University of Minnesota High School Honor Band Weekend will be held on the Twin Cities campus January 27-29, 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity for the Upper Midwest’s finest high school instrumentalists to study music with UMN-TC Music faculty. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Root & STEM Mentoring Program Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Leadership and Citizenship, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Business We are dedicated to forming spaces that allow girls to connect, learn, and grow from young women in STEM at UIMN-TC. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math The University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP, pronounced "um-tee-ump") has been one of the nation's premier accelerated programs for students who are highly talented in mathematics over the last forty years. UMTYMP is unique in t 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Duluth/Northeast MN- In-person, Rochester/Southeast MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Saturday Morning Math Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math MathCEP has decades of experience in making complex mathematical ideas accessible to students of all ages. We focus on topics that fall outside of the traditional school curriculum, and introduce students to the beauty and power of mathematics. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Jan, Feb, Nov Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Ecology Science Fair Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math The Ecology Science Fair centers on student-driven investigations in ecology, encouraging students to engage in all steps of the research process, including the important final step of data presentation. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
TRIO Upward Bound Health, Nutrition, and Human Development, Leadership and Citizenship, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies TRIO Upward Bound (TRIO UB) is an academic and college preparatory program funded by the US Department of Education. The purpose of TRIO UB is to develop the skills and motivation necessary for students to successfully complete high school and to enter an 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
2022 Inspire Conference Health, Nutrition, and Human Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math The Inspire program is designed to inspire students to pursue a career at the interface of engineering and biomedical research to understand and counter future health threats. 15, 16, 17, 18 Nov Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person, Twin Cities/Central MN- Virtual
Root & STEM Mentoring Program Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Our program facilitates 1-on-1 mentoring relationships between female students in high school and female undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in STEM. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Bell winter camp Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Camp will consist of 3 separate camps from dec 26-30. Each camp will have 15-18 campers enrolled and they attend from 9am-4pm. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Dec Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
PSEO Shadowing Program Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, Art, Design, Music, and Theater, Health, Nutrition, and Human Development, Leadership and Citizenship, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Communication, Diversity, History, Languages, and Social Studies, Business This program was created for high schoolers who are interested in doing PSEO for their Junior/Senior year of high school but are unsure. This program gives them a day-in-the life of a PSEO student and takes them to real college classes. 15, 16, 17 Feb, Mar, Apr Twin Cities/Central MN- In-person
Young Scientist Program Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math The goal of The Hormel Institute Young Scientist Program is to engage middle school aged youth interested in the biomedical research science fields. Students will gain knowledge through exploration, relevance, relationships, rigor and results. 11, 12, 13, 14 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Nov, Dec Rochester/Southeast MN- In-person