Mark you calendars!! We are pleased to announce two weeks of summer intersessions this July!
July 22-26, 2013
LJA is teaming up with the Girl Scouts to bring you this program. Girls will meet at LJA for 3 days of robotics programming and building in the morning and swimming in the afternoon. Thursday and Friday will include a camp overnight experience at a local Girl Scout Camp.
July 29 – Aug 2, 2013
TXT2013 at Dakota County Technical College
LJA is partnering again with DCTC to provide a week of STEM focused programming for LJA students. Students will be bused from LJA to DCTC, Monday-Friday. Registration is open to LJA students now. The deadline for registration is May 15th. There are 25 spots open for LJA students before going to the waiting list so sign up now!
Please fill out the registration form using this link.
Explore Your Future!!! April 22-25
This spring intersession, students who are not participating in the Pay It Forward Tour are invited to
attend LJA’s four days of intersession programming held in the Twin Cities. 5th-8th
graders who attend will learn about fun careers in the Metro area. Days will have
different themes including: careers in the trades and crafts, careers in design
(fashion, interior, architecture, and engineering), careers with animals and a
day of exploring ourselves and potential for leadership with the Center for
Girl’s Leadership. We will be taking trips to the University of MN’s College of
Design, a Marina and boat shop on the Mississippi, Como Zoo and more!
- The Enrollment Fee is $100. If possible, please
consider paying additional money towards another student’s enrollment fee.
- Full or partial
payment assistance is available to students who qualify for free and
reduced lunch. If necessary, please request a scholarship
application from the main office.
- The intersession
day is 9 am to 3 pm. Please
drop your student off between 8:30 and 9:00 and pick them up no later than
- Please do not
drop your student off prior to 8:30 am, because the school will be closed
and no adult supervisor will be available.
- Students will be
at LJA on Tuesday only. Monday, Wednesday
and Thursday afternoon, they will be on field trips outside of the
- LJA will be used
as a bus stop on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. If you are dropping off your
student at LJA, please make sure they are at LJA by 8:50 on these days so
they don’t miss the bus.
- Students need to
bring a bag lunch and beverage on Monday
and Thursday only; please no microwaveable items. Lunch will be
provided on Tuesday, courtesy of the Center for Girls’ Leadership and
Wednesday, courtesy of the University of Minnesota. (Students with special
dietary needs may still wish to bring a bag lunch each day)
Registration forms due no
later than Friday, April 5 at 4:00 pm
Students who return registration forms after
this date will NOT be provided busing to and from LJA. Please contact LJA’s Promise Fellow and intersession organizer, Ms. Margie with
Phone: 651-414-6000 Email:
On Monday students will explore professions in the Trades and Crafts world. Students will meet women employed in various trades and craft professions including" welding, construction, leather-working, boat building, jewelry making and much more! We will visit a boat building workshop at a Marina where students will see firsthand how boats are built. Student will get to create their own leather-work project as well as learn about building boats. Students will canoe out to an island for lunch and fun activities.
students will participate in a day with the Center for Girls’ Leadership. This day will take place
at LJA. Students will participate in a variety of activities where they will
explore their values, skills, potential and future! Students will leave knowing
that they have the potential to be leaders in their community.
On Wednesday, LJA students will be hosted by the University
of MN’s College of Design for a day of exploring careers in Design.Activities will
include visiting the St. Paul campus studios of Fashion, Graphic Design and
participating in projects that involve Engineering, Architecture and Design. LJA
students will get to meet College of Design staff and students and get to see
what it’s like to be a college student! In the afternoon students will visit
Como Zoo where they will meet Como Zookeepers and animals and learn what it’s
like to work at a zoo.
will spend the morning participating in craft projects for the LJA Farmer’s
We will end the week with a
fun-filled afternoon at Lilli Putt Mini Golf in Coon Rapids playing mini-golf and riding go-karts and rides.