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Youth & Summer Programs

Anoka Technical College is offering two programs during Summer 2021.

  • Scrubs Camp is for students entering 9 - 12 grade Fall 2021.
  • Summer Scholars' Academy is open to a select group of college age students.

Please see the individual tabs below for more details and registration information.

Scrubs Camp

With Covid-19 protocols in place, we are excited to offer a modified camp.

Scrubs Camp is intended for students who are interested in the health care or medical field. We provide a variety of hands-on workshop sessions that speak to a variety of interests. 

Dates: June 21 - 22, 2021
Time: 8 am to noon (12 pm)
Where: Anoka Technical College, 1355 W. Hwy 10, Anoka 55303
Cost: $80, scholarships available for those who qualify
Registration :

Questions? Please contact Rebecca Walker, Connections Coordinator at

Summer Scholars Academy

The Summer Scholars' Academy is designed to help you be successful in college-level courses in the fall and to ease your transition to college. Whether you are an entering college freshman who recently graduated from high school or a student returning to school after time away, this program is designed to be a free* alternative to developmental education courses, saving you time and money. Summer Scholars' Academy will help ease the transition to college life by providing you opportunity to build your confidence as a scholar while networking with fellow students and Anoka Technical College staff and faculty.

Why should you participate?

Develop Learning Strategies and Study Skills: Program activities are focused on building skills in reading, writing, and math. This work will not only help become a stronger student, but can help you focus on the road ahead, which may save you time and money. 
Meet Fellow Students: The Summer Scholars' Academy is ideal for getting to know peers who can support you during the program and beyond. The program is only open to a limited number of students, providing ample opportunity for you to get to know those participating as you work, learn, think, and have fun together.  
Plan for Your Future: In addition to preparing you for the near future as you get ready to start college in the fall, the Summer Scholars' Academy is a chance to think and dream even bigger. Anoka Technical College staff can assist you in considering your academic and career goals and help map out the best path to achieving them. 
Explore What Anoka Technical College Has to Offer: Anoka Technical College is bursting with resources  at your disposal and can help you succeed in college and beyond. Through Summer Scholars' Academy, you have an opportunity to learn about resources and services for students such as tutoring, the Writing Center, workshops, campus events and more.

Program Details

Dates: July 12 - Aug. 5, 2021
Location: Anoka Technical College, 1355 W Hwy 10, Anoka, MN 55303
Program Workshops/Activities include:

  • Workshops and activities TBD

Eligibility Requirements

  • Incoming new students who have been accepted to Anoka Technical College
  • Students who are returning to school after at least one year of not attending a Minnesota State college/university
  • Accuplacer score(s) in the following range:
    • Reading: Next Gen score 215-249 (Classic 40-77)
      • Reading score is also used to determine Writing/English placement.
    • Math (Arithmetic): Next Gen score 200-264 (Classic 30-70)
      •  Students applying to programs with specific admissions criteria must also meet those requirements

Summer Scholars Academy Course Schedule


Rebecca Walker, Connections Coordinator, RWalker@anokatech.eduu, 763-576-4167

Summer Scholars Academy Interest Form



Rebecca Walker
Connections Coordinator