The Sounds of Hope, St. Paul Campus

Ongoing through Friday, August 1, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, the Minnesota-based Sounds of Hope will make St. Thomas its summer home. This organization produces an annual Songs of Hope project for girls and boys from around the globe. More than a summer camp, Songs of Hope joins young people from many countries. For six weeks, these dynamic communities of young people live and rehearse together to create a music concert that culminates in a nationally recognized concert tour featuring songs and dances from the countries and cultures of the performers. The participants live on campus in St. Thomas’s residence halls.

Association of Himalayan Yoga Meditation Society, St. Paul Campus

Sunday, July 20, 2014 - Saturday, August 2, 2014

This week long workshop, beginning Monday morning and ending Friday afternoon, will explore the theory, practice and teaching of the Prana-Vidya style of Hatha Yoga. Additionally, an in-depth study of the anatomy & physiology of the physical and subtle body will be included. Participants will have an opportunity to practice teach at least three classes based on the HYT introductory courses (Joints & Glands, Hatha-Level 1, and Integrated Practice-Level 1) in a small group setting and receive individual feedback from Senior HYT Faculty and Mentors. This workshop is recommended for those wishing to enhance their yoga teaching skills. This society will facilitate McNeely Hall and the on-campus apartments at St. Thomas.

Minnesota Senior Games, St. Paul Campus

Friday, August 1, 2014 - Saturday, August 2, 2014

The Minnesota Senior Games is a yearly sports competition for people ages 50 and better. From pickle ball to bowling, swimming to archery, the Minnesota Senior Games is open to several different athletes. This fun and exciting event will use many of the athletic facilities that St. Thomas has, as well as the residence halls and dining services.

Concordia Language Villages, St. Paul Campus

Ongoing through Sunday, August 3, 2014

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.

Homegrown Lacrosse, St. Paul Campus

Monday, July 7, 2014 - Monday, August 4, 2014

Homegrown Lacrosse’s Summer Camps have been a highlight of youth lacrosse in Minnesota since 2004. Developed as some Minnesota's first youth and high school specific camps, Homegrown Lacrosse's philosophy focuses on building each player’s strengths - physically and mentally. With one of the lowest counselors to camper ratios in the country (1:4), Homegrown Lacrosse engages and challenges player of all skill levels. This particular camp includes 85 middle school athletes, as well as numerous counselors and coaches, who train on the St. Thomas stadium field and live in the residence halls.

St. Paul Public Schools (SPPS) Administrator’s Academy, St. Paul Campus

Monday, August 4, 2014 - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) is one of Minnesota's largest school districts with more than 39,000 students. Superintendent Valeria Silva began leading SPPS in 2010, following more than two decades as a teacher, principal and administrator. Highly trained and deeply dedicated staff, cutting-edge academic programs, and strong community support are among the district’s hallmarks. Our student population is diverse, with students who speak more than 125 languages and dialects. The Administrator’s Academy will host their meeting in St. Thomas’s Woulfe Hall.

CFA Society of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

CFA Society Minnesota is the premier professional organization for investment professionals in the Twin Cities area and throughout the midwest region. They will return again this summer to the Minneapolis campus host the 3rd Annual InvestMNt Conference, and will utilize conference and classrooms throughout the day.

St. Paul Outreach New School of Evangelism, St. Paul Campus

Monday, August 4, 2014 - Friday, August 8, 2014

Saint Paul's Outreach actively invites college students to a life of Christian discipleship. SNE, School of New Evangelization, is a weeklong program that trains college students to become active in their faith and to lead their peers to do the same. Over 250 college students will attend this program at St. Thomas and enjoy meals on both South and North Campus during their time here.

Drupal Camp Conference, Minneapolis Campus

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - Saturday, August 9, 2014

DrupalCamp Twin Cities is a two-day conference, held annually in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. The "camp" is another word for an area conference (in Drupal-ese). Every DrupalCamp features several keynote speakers, 40+ sessions, code sprints, great parties, and lots of networking.

DrupalCamp Twin Cities is for open source enthusiasts, designers, hackers, geeks, developers, UI experts, IT managers and anyone else that wants to find out more about Drupal.

Midwest JS Java Script Conference, Minneapolis Campus

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014

Midwest JS is a premier technology conference focused on the JavaScript ecosystem. The conference will be held for the first time in downtown Minneapolis at the University of St. Thomas.

There will be a variety of talks from well­known speakers in the community in a typical presentation format. Talks will be categorized and structured based on four tracks:

  1. Beginner Track (JavaScript fundamentals, jQuery, jQuery UI, etc.)
  2. Advanced Track (Angular.js, Knockout.js, Ember.js, Backbone.js, etc.)
  3. Server­-Side Track (anything based on Node.js)
  4. Catch­ All (PhoneGap, Appcelerator, anything that doesn’t fit into one of the other three)