Youth Trooper Academy



June 25-29,2018 - Pierre

Troopers and members from other law enforcement agencies throughout the state of South Dakota will provide classroom and hands-on training in topics such as firearms safety, defensive driving, crash investigation, traffic stops, leadership, defensive tactics, and criminal law. Youth Academy Recruits will also get to experience demonstrations from the Highway Patrol’s special operations section such as aircraft operation, SWAT, and Police Service Dogs. The Youth Trooper Academy is an intensive, one week, residential learning experience for young adults who are entering their senior year of high school or have just graduated high school in 2018. T The Youth Trooper Academy is not a summer camp and is not designed for troubled teenagers. The program is mentally and physically demanding.

  • Grades: entering 12 grade or just graduated.
  • Cost: Free

Check out the SD Youth Trooper Academy site for more information.

BIG CAMP OUT - Public Services and Safety Emphasis


October 12, 2017 - Lake Area Technical Institute

Career exploration of thousands of opportunities in the public safety industry. Hands-on activities in Cosmetology, Human Services Technician, Law Enforcement, and Med/Fire Rescue.

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Cost: Free

Click for It's Your World Camp information.

Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security

Law & Public Safety Camp

October 27, 2017 - Western Dakota Technical Institute

Attend this camp at Western Dakota Technical Institute to learn about Fire Science, Law Enforcement, Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Criminal Justice.

Click for Law & Public Safety Camp Information.