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Scrub Camp

107896583_xl_EDIT_web.jpgScrub Camp is a one-day event held on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Bismarck State College Health Sciences building, 1133 College Drive, Bismarck, ND.

At the BSC Scrub Camp, children ages 7-13 will learn about the body and nursing through engaging, hands-on activities and games! Registration includes lunch, a scrub top, stethoscope and other fun supplies.


Email Stephanie Thompson, or call 224-2470 with any questions or concerns. Thank you!

Spring Ag Academy

On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, student groups, grades 7-12, lead by teachers and/or career counselors attended BSC's Spring Ag Academy on the BSC campus.

Our Annual Spring Ag Academy is a FREE event where participants explore the BSC Agriculture, Technology and Natural Resources Program. There are guided agriculture lab sessions which include plant science, animal science, agribusiness, GIS/GPS technology and career opportunities. It is also a great time to discover the BSC campus with lunch at the Student Union and campus tours available from our admissions team. 

Participants typically receive a BSC backpack FULL of swag and are entered into a drawing for a $500 BSC Foundation Scholarship! 

Registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Please email Caitlin Magilke, or call 224-2429 with any questions or concerns. 

Know Your State

North Dakota is a beautiful state with a variety of topographic features, interesting political agendas, a leading producer of agriculture products, an abundant energy base, great educational opportunities, and a rich cultural heritage. The Know Your State contest has been designed with the intent to encourage North Dakota students to gain a greater interest in North Dakota and through this knowledge become a better educated citizen, voter and leader for the state.

Southwest Regional Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is the nation's premier science event challenging students on 6400 teams in 50 states to leverage their science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) abilities in a variety of cooperative and competitive events. Bismarck State College has hosted the competition locally since 1985, helping hundreds of ND STEAM Science Olympians gain the skills and confidence they need to achieve great things.
Teams are limited to 16 per division due to time and space restrictions. Schools may have more than one team per school. All registration information will be collected electronically. Refer to the North Dakota Science Olympiad Homepage with questions regarding registration.

Tech Camp

Bismarck State College holds a one-day Tech Camp during the summer months at the BSC Technical Center. The camp is for middle and high school students in grades 7 to 11.

For students entering grades 6 through 10. The camp is geared towards beginners, but all levels are welcome! Pre-registration is required. 

Tech camp offers students an opportunity to work on technical projects and explore careers in the technology industry - networking, web development, computer programming, computer hardware, Geographic Information Systems, engineering technology, and databases.

Tech Camp is geared towards beginners, but all levels are welcome. Pre-registration is required and the camp is limited to 30 participants.