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2015 Summer Camps & Conferences

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Note: Additional camp, training & conference information will be posted when available.


Camps Hosted by the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) - Summer 2015

UMC sponsored athletic camps are listed below, but also check for the latest information.

Camp Name/Location/Description Ages/Grades Dates/Times/Cost Contact
Robotic Camp
Stephen/Argyle Central High School
Boys & Girls June 1 - 5, 2015 Ryan Rynda
Jr. Basketball Camp PDF Icon
UMC Sports Center

Campers will develop their skills through drill work, contests, and games. Campers will have instruction and interaction with UMC coaching staff.


Boys & Girls
6 - 11 years
June 1 - 4, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$40 (inc t-shirt, ball  & pizza party)
Bryan Beamish
Basketball Offensive Skills Camp PDF Icon
UMC Sports Center

Campers will develop their skills through drill work, contests, and games. Campers will have instruction and interaction with UMC coaching staff.
Boys & Girls
12 - 14 years
June 8 - 11, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$40 (inc tshirt, ball & pizza party)
Bryan Beamish
Discover & Explore Science Camp
UMC Sargeant Student Center

Calling all scientists! Explore how to use science to answer questions. Develop questions in areas of interest, design safe experiments, conduct an experiment, figure out what your experiment tells you, and communicate your answers to the world!
6th - 12th grade June 15 - 19, 2015
All Day & Overnight Available
$90 prior to June 1
$100 after June 1
+ $170 if staying on-campus
Katy Nannenga
Indian Language & Culture Camp
UMC Dowell Hall 208

During the camp, we will learn an Indian language, as well as fun information about mythology, history and modern India.

6th - 8th grade June 22 - 26, 2015
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venu Mukku
3-D Modeling Camp - CANCELLED
UMC Dowell Hall 212

The camp is broken down into two sessions. During the first, running Monday through Thursday, campers will learn how to create and model 3D objects using google SketchUp 3D modeling software, the world’s biggest repository of free 3D models. During the second session, on Friday, campers will get the chance to visualize their 3D final project in the 3D immersive labs on campus. This camp is designed for students who have artistic aspirations and want to develop 3D objects.

11th - 12th grade July 13-17, 2015
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
+ $165 if staying on-campus
Raed Seetan
Football Camp PDF Icon
UMC Sports Center

This is a non-contact, non-padded football camp and will include: speed and agility training, combine testing, position specific coaching, individual instruction, drill work and competitive situations. The camp also includes important information regarding academic eligibility, the recruiting process and other character components that can make or break a football career. If you are looking to improve your skills as a football player and become an impact player on the field, then attending this camp is a step in the right direction!  
9th - 12th grade July 26, 2015
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Taylor Summers
Robotic Camp - CANCELLED
UMC Dowell Hall 212

This camp is an introduction to computer programming and LEGO robotics. Campers will learn how to build and design robots using LEGOs. Students will learn basic robotic engineering and programming principles while having fun! This camp is designed for 4th - 6th grade students who want to discover computer programming while having fun.
4th - 6th grade July 20 - 24, 2015
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
+ $165 if staying on-campus
Raed Seetan


Non-University Camps Hosted by the UMC Campus - Summer 2015

Camp Name Ages/Grades Dates/Times Contact
4-H X-Camp (Exploration Camp)

See what it’s like to be a college student! Stay on campus with other youth from across northwest Minnesota and work with faculty and students at the University of Minnesota. Hands on experiences in a variety of topic areas!
6th - 8th grade June 2 - 4, 2015
Margo Bowerman
Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp HS Juniors July 12 - 18, 2015 Krista Proulx


Conferences & Training Events - Summer 2015

Conference/Training Name Dates/Times/Cost Contact
Hazwoper Training/Certificate May 11 - 15, 2015
Professionals $800
College Students $150
Katy Nannenga




 Interested in hosting an event on the Crookston campus?

  • University Groups (UMC Department, Registered Student Organization [RSO], or Campus Life Program [CLP]) wanting to reserve a space should use the University’s Ad Astra site to view availability or contact Brenda Bozyk ( or 218-281-8483). Student Clubs can do the same or contact:

    Meloni Rasmussen, or 218-281-8586  or
    Lisa Samuelson, or 218-281-8507
  • Non-University Groups wanting to utilize UMC classrooms or space should contact Brenda Bozyk ( or 218-281-8483) in Scheduling/UMC Department of Facilities and Operations. 
  • Allow ample time for the requests to be processed. Event reservations for UMC spaces can be made up to one (1) year in advance. Learn more about how and when to submit event scheduling request.
  • No event will be scheduled in classrooms until all courses are placed for that semester. Learn more about assignment priority for events.
  • More event scheduling details can be found in the menu on the left hand side of this page or on the University's Ad Astra site.