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June 9-14: 'Bold Futures' Camp for High School Girls Entering Grades 10-12

Residential camp provides opportunities for girls to expand their awareness of business and STEM career opportunities.

2019-06-19
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 6-6-2019

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Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Business and Taylor Corporation are partnering to host a “Bold Futures” summer camp sponsored by The Glen A. Taylor Foundation from June 9-14 for high school girls entering grades 10 to 12.

The Bold Futures camp is a residential camp with a vision of providing a unique hands-on introduction and exploration for girls to expand their awareness of business and career opportunities in business, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Camp registration is full, with 48 participants from 13 schools throughout southern Minnesota enrolled.

Camp attendees will engage in hands-on, team-oriented learning on the campus of Minnesota State Mankato. Campers will also explore STEM through various off-campus learning experiences with prominent female leaders and leading corporate partners in Minnesota, while also enjoying outdoor adventures like rock-climbing, the high ropes course at Minnesota State University, Mankato and kayaking with Bent River Outfitters.

Camp staff will include industry professionals, University faculty and staff in addition to University undergraduate and graduate students.

Camp check-in is from 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday, June 9. Programming at the camp is scheduled to run from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, and camp checkout is at noon Friday, June 14.

More information is available at boldfuturescamp.com. Media members who wish to cover the camp may contact Luke Howk, business partnerships and internships coordinator in Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Business, by phone at 507-317-0313 or by email at lucas.howk@mnsu.edu.

This year’s camp is the second of three Bold Futures camps sponsored by The Glen A. Taylor Foundation between 2018 and 2020.

Taylor Corporation is a premier provider of powerful and innovative products, services and expertise, including the interactive, printing and marketing solutions that have helped build some of the world’s most recognizable brands, for more than 40 years. Today, Taylor is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,227 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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