Minnesota Catholic Home Educators Conference
May 29th and 30th
This two-day conference is centered on providing information to families who are currently, or interested in, homeschooling. This conference includes various speakers from around the country, as well as numerous vendors from both local and national levels. This conference has been taking place at St. Thomas since 2001 and continually hosts over 1000 attendees, with a vendor fair in the field house and workshops throughout campus venues.
Global Reach Camp
May 29th – June 10th
Global Reach™ Arts & Culture Camp is an exciting, new project of Sounds of Hope, Ltd. This special, two-week, residential camp puts you in a live-in community in a dormitory on the beautiful campus of University of St. Thomas. The Global Reach™ Arts & Culture Camp is specially designed for participants aged 13-17 from countries around the world. The camp's unique mix of activities and travel excursions around the large metro cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis will give you a hands-on set of enriching arts and cultural experiences like no other camp anywhere in the world.
Athletes in Action
May 31st – June 6th
Since 1966, Athletes in Action has been using sports as a platform to help people answer questions of faith and to point them to Jesus. We believe that sports has the power to open doors and create connections in a way that few other things can, and that’s why we are constantly working to create new ways of reaching out to athletes and sports fans alike. Ultimately, their goal is to see peoples’ lives changed as they discover God’s purpose for their life. St. Thomas is thrilled to be hosting this event for the second year!
Concordia Language Villages
Various Dates throughout the Summer
The Concordia Language Village Camp is a chance for youth and adults to become fully immersed in another language and culture. The Camp, which hosts different groups throughout the entire summer, begins at St. Thomas. The participants stay overnight at St. Thomas and eat breakfast at the View before heading up north to continue their program. Throughout the summer, over 400 people will begin the Concordia Language Village Camp at St. Thomas.
Saint Paul Preparatory School Graduation
Saint Paul Preparatory School prepares their international student body for success in a global society by offering a college/university preparatory education, comprehensive language instruction, and cultural exchange opportunities. Their graduation ceremony will take place in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall.
Minnesota Girls State
June 7th – June 12th
American Legion Auxiliary Girls State is a nonpartisan program that teaches young women responsible citizenship and love for God and Country. Since the inception of the Girls State program in 1937, nearly one million young people have had the opportunity to learn first-hand how their state and local government works. High school girls, who have completed their junior year, spend an intensive week of study, working together as self-governing citizens at Auxiliary-sponsored Girls State programs in every state (with the exception of Hawaii). In most cases, expenses associated with attending this program are paid by a sponsoring American Legion Post, a local business or another community-based organization. Please feel free to join us in welcoming Minnesota Girls State meeting in the OEC Auditorium.
Minnesota State Attorney General’s CLE
Licensed attorneys in Minnesota are required to continue their education throughout their careers. The mandatory continuing legal education requirement was established by the Minnesota Supreme Court, which has the power to regulate the practice of law in Minnesota. Over 400 attorneys will attend the CLE in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall at St. Thomas.
Twin Cities Drupal
June 25, 26 & 27
Come for the software, stay for the community. Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world. Hosted on the Minneapolis campus in Schulze Hall Auditorium.
Sports International Camp
June 28 - July 1
The Anthony Barr and Everson Griffen Football Camp held at the University of St. Thomas will feature Anthony Barr and Everson Griffen. The academy is designed for players ages 7 to 18 and will feature daily instruction, lectures, and demonstrations by Barr, Griffen and members of the Minnesota Vikings. The college and high school coaches on staff will ensure each practice will be filled with in-depth instruction, lectures, and demonstrations. Campers will be grouped by age, position, ability and experience to allow coaches to progressively teach basic and advanced techniques to best benefit each group.
Minnesota Senior Games
July 6 - July 19
The NSGA exists today as a non-profit organization dedicated to motivating active adults to lead a healthy lifestyle through the senior games movement. The Games, a 19-sport, biennial competition for men and women 50 and over, is the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors. NSGA Member Organizations hold annual games with qualifying competitions in the year preceding The Games. Athletes that meet specific criteria while participating in the State Senior Games qualify to participate. To date, the NSGA has held 14 summer national championships.