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Renewable Energy Camp 2021

Monday, August 02, 2021 - Saturday, August 07, 2021

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Hamline University

1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN, USA

High School Renewable Energy Camp

The Renewable Energy Camp will enhance understanding of renewable energy and demonstrate how to design, test, construct, fabricate, and present energy conversion and storage devices.

Space is limited to 20 campers. Please register early.

At camp, you will:

  • Interact with local experts to learn the principles of and conduct hands-on experiments with renewable energy conversion and storage devices like solar cells, supercapacitors, and lithium-ion batteries.
  • Work with a team to design, fabricate, and test energy conversion and storage devices, as well as analyze and present experimental results.

Camp details

Who: Students entering or in grades 9–12

When: August 2–6, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and August 7, 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Where: Hamline University's Saint Paul campus

Cost: $698 per person. The cost includes 5 lunches, lab materials and supplies, water bottle, and a T-shirt.

Deposit: $200 nonrefundable deposit

Registration is now closed. Check back for new opportunities.

NOTE: Starting July 1st, 2021, we have partnered with Minnesota Afterschool Advance (MAA) to help families leverage the MN tax credit. Consider also applying through MAA for tax-credit assistance to cover up to 75% of the cost of this camp (you pay 25%). For more information and to apply, visit here.

MAA provides the funding by helping families utilize the K-12 Education Tax Credit. MAA makes a no-interest advance to you for the amount of the tax credit, and then state dollars automatically repay the advance when you file your taxes at the end of the year. Hamline's Renewable Energy and Innovation camps qualify for this funding! To be eligible for MAA, your annual household income must be $33,500 or less in 2020 and 2021, regardless of household size.

Once you are approved by MAA, please pay the 25% ($174.50) directly to MAA here. For further questions about this process, please contact Maya at MAA -- 612-692-5530

Hamline scholarship application has ended for the 2021 Camp.

For more information contact: Benjamin Forman by phone at 651.523.2291 or by email at

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