Center for Engaged Learning

College for Kids & Teens receives grant from FM Area Foundation

MSUM College for Kids & Teens was awarded a $5,000 grant funded by the FM Area Foundation to support student scholarships for MSUM Youth Camps in 2022. The grant will fund partial and full, need-based scholarships for students in K-12 attending summer camps offered by MSUM Community Engagement. Camps offered this summer include College for Kids & Teens (ages 6-18) and Scrubs Camp, for students entering grades 10 through 12. So far this summer, the Youth Scholarship fund has awarded more than 70 scholarships.

College for Kids & Teens is a summer camp program for students K-12. Expert instructors teach classes that encourage exploration, adventure and creativity while cultivating young people’s understanding and appreciation for a variety of topics. Scrubs Camp gives high school students entering grades 10-12 in the fall of 2022, an opportunity to explore health science professions through engaging, hands-on activities. Various topic areas often include: surgery, microbiology, nursing, dissections, veterinary, athletic training, mental health, holistic medicine, & others. The goal of the camp is to get students excited and interested in pursuing a career in the health sciences.

The FM Area Foundation is the community foundation created by and for the people of Cass County, North Dakota, and Clay County, Minnesota. The FM Area Foundation helps people give back to the community and ensures the needs of the community are addressed now and in perpetuity. Working in partnership with individuals, families, businesses and professional advisors, the FM Area Foundation manages charitable funds and provides grants to qualified nonprofit organizations and scholarships to students. The FM Area Foundation has been serving the community through philanthropy since 1960.