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Lake Superior College hosting career exploration camps

Middle school and high school campers from the region and the Twin Cities are participating in five free camps focusing on a wide range of career exploration through hands-on learning.

Camps include:

Firefighting Academy — Students ages 14 to 19 will explore career opportunities in the emergency medical, safety and rescue fields. They will be introduced to firefighting attack, safety and survival including hose-lines, ladders, ventilation, forcible entry, auto extrication, high angle rescue, search and rescue and CPR. Students will have the opportunity to visit multiple firehouses during the week.

Aviation Camp and Women in Aviation Camp — Camps for young men and women ages 15-19 who are interested in learning more about aviation and aerospace careers. All campers will operate a flight simulator and experience a “Discovery” flight in one of Lake Superior College’s aircraft.

Robotics Academy — Students ages 13 to 17 will work in teams at Lake Superior College’s Downtown Center to assemble robots, using kits and onsite manufacturing tools and equipment.