Lake Superior Youth Symposium

May 16 - 19, 2019

From the University of Minnesota Duluth:

Join us for LSYS 2019!

The Lake Superior Youth Symposium is shaping up to be an incredible event and we want you there!

The purpose of the Symposium is to:

Bring together youth in grades 8-12 to experience the science, art, culture and challenges of protecting one of the greatest bodies of freshwater on the planet - Lake Superior.

Essential info:

May 16-19, 2019

University of Minnesota Duluth campus

$200 registration fee per participant or accompanying adult includes housing, meals and activities

We hope to offer scholarships to low-income students (consider fundraising or applying for community funds to cover registration costs now)

Activities will include hands-on workshops, research, field trips in the Duluth area, dynamic speakers and a final night pizza party and dance at the Great Lakes Aquarium!

Visit for more information.

Awesome Program:

Work with scientists, engineers and artists to explore the many ways you can engage with the environment and pursue your passions

Internationally known speaker and 2013 CNN Hero Chad Pregracke is slated for the keynote address to talk about his career cleaning up rivers which started when he was 17

Twitter celebrity @LakeSuperior will also be there to talk about how social media can make a positive impact

Start planning now for your group to come to UMD and be part of this amazing experience! 

If you have questions, contact Amy Kireta at or 218-726-7409.