Youth Programs

The School of Mines offers unique high-quality programming for our next generation of scientists and engineers . . . that is, today's elementary, middle and high school students. Our goal is to turn young minds on to the astounding, challenging, and FUN worlds of science and engineering, and no one can do this better than the faculty and students of the School of Mines through hands-on activities and one-on-one interactions.  Open new doors for your child and encourage their talents and interests.

For information on SDSM&T youth programming, follow the links below.

Fall Events

Fall Events

Fun and challenging programs for elementary school, middle school and high school students!
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Winter Events

Fun and interactive events help bring science and engineering alive for students grades K through 8.
Spring Events

Spring Events

Short interesting programs available to students of all ages.  Emphasis on interactive experiences and FUN!
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Summer Camps

Week-long hands-on camps encourage high-school students to develop science & engineering interests.
Summer Classes

Summer Classes

Half-day events for students in grades K through 8, full of hands-on building projects!
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Help us ensure young minds have the opportunity to experience STEM learning at SDSM&T.

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(July 20-25, 2014)
Geology Rocks! Youth Field Camp in the Black Hills
(June 8-13, 2014)
Fossils: The Path of the Paleontologist
(June 15-20, 2014)
Mining and Explosives Engineering Institute
(June 22-27)
Power Camp: Electronics and Computers in your Hands
(July 6-11, 2014)
ASM Materials, Metallurgy, and Forensics Institute
(July 13-18, 2014)
Chemical and Biological Engineering Institute
(July 20-25, 2014)
Robotics Camp
(July 27 - August 1, 2014)
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(605) 394-2693