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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs


Program Info
Program: ExplorSchool
Sponsoring Organization: Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth

Main Contact
Name: Roberta 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: 5 , 6 , 7

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

MITY’s ExplorSchool is a full-day, two-week summer experience for students about to enter 5th, 6th and 7th grade in the 2019 – 2020 school year. These students are motivated and are in search of exciting intellectual challenges. ExplorSchool provides students the chance to dive deeper into their favorite topics; From acting to chemistry, mock trials to robotics, and environmental studies to studio art.


Program Dates

June 17 - June 28, 2019 (One 2-week session) Monday - Friday



Can students reside on campus? No

Can students commute to campus? Yes


Estimated commuter cost per student
Tuition: $725
Fees: $50
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Transportation: $0