IHCC Offers Summer Academy for Environmental, Food and Agricultural Sciences Program

IHCC, Dakota County 4-H and the University of Minnesota Partner to Allow Students an Opportunity to Explore Career Options

The Summer Academy for Environmental, Food and Agricultural Sciences at Inver Hills offers the opportunity for students entering the 10, 11 & 12th grades to spend one week exploring career opportunities in the environmental, food and agricultural sciences.
EFASThe Academy is a collaborative effort with Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County 4-H/ University of Minnesota Extension. Funding for the academy has generously been provided by CHS and the Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC).
Certified teachers and content experts will be leading each session. Planned activities include a small animal handling workshop, soils lab, wind power experiments, food science labs, water quality evaluation, frog trapping and swabbing… and lots of fun!
There will also be field trips to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus and a visit to the University of Wisconsin in River Falls.
Transportation will be available from a Saint Paul Metro Station.  Need based scholarships are available.
What:          Summer Academy For Environmental, Food & Agricultural Sciences at Inver Hills
Who:           Students entering grades 10, 11, 12
When:         Monday, July 20 through Friday, July 24 from 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Where:        Inver Hills Community College, 2500 – 80th Street E, Inver Grove Heights   (Transportation will be available from a St Paul Metro Station)
Cost:           $75 for the week (Need based scholarships available – request via registration link)

A parent workshop will be offered of Friday, June 24 from 1:00-3:30 p.m. to help parent/families navigate college options.  It will be followed by a student showcase.

To register follow this link https://www.inverhills.edu/agriculture/hs-eforms/index.aspx
Contact:  Kristin Digiulio  kristin.digiulio@inverhills.edu
Biology Faculty
Coordinator for Outreach & Advancement for Agricultural Science

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