High School Innovation Camp

Hamline Innovation Camp a Weeklong Day Camp For Grades 9 to 12

About the camp

This camp will introduce basic principles and best practices of the innovation process and provide the opportunity to develop and present an innovation plan. 

At camp, you will:

  • Learn ins and outs of the innovation process from accomplished innovators
  • Work with a team to develop, write, and present an innovation plan that focuses on market analysis, financial planning, risk management, systems thinking, opportunity analysis, and intellectual property

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Camp details

Who: Students entering or in grades 9 through 12
When: July 10 to 14, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Hamline University’s Saint Paul campus
Cost: Before April 30: $498 per person; after April 30: $598 per person

Refund policy

Before April 30, $100 cancellation fee; after April 30, we will refund you 50% of your registration cost. We will not provide any refund after the first day of the camp.


Scholarships are available based on financial need and are awarded on a first come, first served basis. We are a participant in the Summer Academic Enrichment Program (ohe.state.mn.us), which will cover the full camp tuition for those who qualify.

To apply, take a few minutes to fill out the scholarship application Google Form and obtain the following two documents from a school official that (1) you are income eligible for free or reduced price lunches, and (2) you have either an overall “C” average or its equivalent for the most recently recorded academic term for the subject of science. Then send the two documents to Dr. Lifeng Dong at ldong03@hamline.edu.


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