• Innovation Summer Camp

    High School Innovation 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.

    Space is limited to 30 campers. Please register early.

    Registration for the 2019 Innovation Camp is closed. Please check back later for the 2020 camp dates.

    At camp, you will:

    • Participate in interactive sessions with accomplished innovators.

    • Visit local innovative corporations such as 3M, Ecolab, Medtronic, and Mayo Clinic.

    • Work with team members to collaboratively develop, write, and present an innovation plan that focuses on market analysis, financial planning, risk management, systems thinking, opportunity analysis, and intellectual property.

    Camp details

    Who: Students entering or in grades 9–12
    When: June 17–21, 2019; 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Where: Hamline University’s Saint Paul campus
    Cost: $398 per person
    Deposit: $50 nonrefundable deposit for those who wish to be considered for a scholarship and $200 nonrefundable deposit for all other registrants


    Scholarships may be available based on financial need and are awarded on a first come, first served basis. To apply, submit an essay about why the camp is important to you and how the scholarship helps your participation (500–1000 words) to Dr. Lifeng Dong at ldong03@hamline.edu no later than Friday, June 7, 2019.

    For more information contact: Dr. Lifeng Dong, Department of Physics 651.523.2634 • ldong03@hamline.edu.