College and career experiences are one of the best ways to help you explore your interests and plan for life after high school. Below are links to upcoming events. Deadlines, fees and options vary. Byron High School is not endorsing any specific event or activity - please research potential opportunities and make the best decision for you:
2021 Summer Camps - A comprehensive list of college summer camps compiled by Minnesota State.
A.I. Camp - Stanford and Carnegie Mellon University - This camp was specially crafted for middle and high school students with intrests in math, coding, critical thinking and science. Find out more about this 3-week, 10-3pm daily camp by follwing this LINK. Scholarships offered.
Bright Ideas Workshop -
Bright Ideas Hack-A-Thon is an online event for women in Minnesota's high schools and 2021 graduates. At the event, students will work in groups of 3 students and 2 industry mentors to identify a product or service that solves a social or business problem. You will take on a designated role to pitch the idea. Anyone can have the best idea and product in the world but if it can't be successfully pitched; the idea will not take off! Join this exciting event, make new friends, and learn from others! Click HERE to Register!
MACAC Camp College - Inclusion, Access and Success Committee - Application Deadline Monday, July 19
Camp College is designed for current high school juniors (graduating class of 2022) who would benefit from a college readiness program. We especially encourage students from rural areas, first-generation college students and students from low-income households to register for this program. Sessions focusing on financial aid, college resources, and the application process (among others) will be offered. Attendees will be entered into a drawing to win multiple prizes as well! More details HERE.
STEM Comes Alive Boot Camp 2021: July 19-23, 2021, Application Deadline: June 18, 2021
The Renewable Energy: The Future is Now STEM Camp at Austin Riverland Community College runs from July 19th – 23rd (Monday-Friday) from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, meeting each day of that week at our Austin, MN, Riverland West Building campus. High school students entering 9th through completed 12th grade are eligible to apply. Lunch and snacks will be provided. STEM Camp is free for students to attend thanks to a generous donation from The Hormel Foundation. At this camp students will learn about energy, different types of renewable energy, value and importance, current/future sources, opportunities and challenges that come with renewable energy, and finally, the impact it has on our economy, environment, and society.
Minnesota Business Venture Camp -
Become a part of a team of 10 students working together as a team to invent an imaginary product, then develop it further with sessions led by professionals in marketing, investing, interviewing, entrepreneurship, career skills and so much more. More details and registration materials can be found HERE.
Minnesota State Week
The colleges and universities of Minnesota State are coming together for one week in June to offer special information sessions so you students can learn more about their academic options, financial aid, transferring from a two-year college to a four-year university, and more. Your students can even apply for FREE anytime during the week. Learn more about Minnesota State Week on our website. www.MinnState.edu/MinnStateWk
VOLUNTEER AND OTHER OPPORTUNITES!
Virtual Tutoring with Brainfuse
The Rochester Public Library is offering live tutoring daily through Brainfuse (2pm-11pm) at no cost for students who would like help with their homework and other student support! Sign in with a library card at rplmn.org/homework.
United Way through Olmsted County: http://volunteer.uwolmsted.org/need/index/