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Learning, Laughing & Leading

The Lake Superior Youth Symposium will give young people a chance to connect, enjoy the outdoors and learn more about how to protect our natural resources.

Bringing students together to experience the science, art, culture and challenges of protecting one of the greatest bodies of freshwater on the planet - Lake Superior.

We Are Lake Superior

Join us at UMD from May 16-19, 2019.

Students in grades 7-12 are invited to join us for a weekend packed with amazing activities. 

The conference schedule will include:

  • Fun field trips in the Duluth area
  • Workshops that will combine learning with hands-on activities
  • Opportunities to contribute to conservation and sustainability efforts
  • Keynote speakers
  • A dance! And other cool activities like rock climbing, canoeing, hiking and art projects

Registration is Open!

Visit our registration page for details on how to get signed up to participate.

The Symposium will be limited to 300 participants so sign up soon!

Want More Information?

Keep checking this website! We will be updating the site as plans take shape.

Click here to be added to a contact list to receive registration details.

For more information, please contact scsek12@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-7409.

Supported by:

The Symposium is presented with support from these major sponsors:

Department of Natural Resources logoNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo