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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs


Program Info
Program: Expand Your Mind
Sponsoring Organization: Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth

Main Contact
Name: Robeta Seum
Title: Executive Director
Address: 1600 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: (651) 696-6590
Fax: (651) 696-6592
Email: rseum@macalester.edu
Curricular area: Science
Grades Served: 8 , 9 , 10 , 11

Goals

The following are MITY’s overall goals and objectives: Goal 1. Provide an array of enriched, hands on courses in three age-appropriate programs as well as a strong social/recreational program. Goal 2. Attract and retain master teachers interested in sharing their commitment to their discipline; Goal 3. Attract and support diverse group of students, including those not generally encouraged to attend. Goal 4. Maintain a financially stable organization.


Activities

For talented older students, Expand Your Mind provides exciting learning opportunities within a stimulating, new environment. EYM students from around the world will join like-minded students as they experience life together on a college campus, challenging themselves academically during this two-week summer program. Rec Time makes the student experience even more memorable. This long standing mid-day tradition is designed to allow students the chance to get into a different ‘activity gear’ with others in their class and other classes. It allows students to try new things and fostering encouragement for MITY students to shine as leaders, organizers, and participators in many different ways.


Program Dates

Session A: June 17 - June 28, 2019 (2-weeks, Monday - Friday) Session B: July 8 - July 19, 2019 (2-weeks, Monday - Friday)



Can students reside on campus? Yes

Can students commute to campus? Yes


Estimated residential cost per student
Tuition: $1,825
Fees: $100
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Room/Board: $1,100
Transportation: $0
Estimated commuter cost per student
Tuition: $725
Fees: $100
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Transportation: $0