Our Mission

To ignite the passion of all young people to become entrepreneurial learners and leaders who will change the world.

At a Glance
trailblazers are on their way to becoming the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders!
Our blended learning model, high expectations for academic and character growth, and team of talented educators provide personalized pathways for each student to reach his or her learning goals.
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Featured Venture
On Valentine's Day 2014, our trailblazers suited up in full ninja gear to deliver sneak-attack gifts and cards to students and staff at the University of Minnesota. Gifts like stuffed ninjas, hearts, and cards were made in our very own makerspace. Students received comments from customers like: "Seriously, is this real?" and "Great biz idea!" The ninjas are now plotting their next invasion. You've been warned.
Our Model
Our Model
Venture seeks to enable young people to achieve unprecedented learning growth, demonstrate character and leadership and learn to imagine opportunities, take initiative and create solutions. How are we doing it?
Recent News
Venture Academy featured in MinnPost: "coaching kids to navigate college - and the world"
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Interested in getting involved? You can make a difference by becoming a sponsor, a donor, a volunteer, or a partner. Together, we provide the resources our trailblazers need to truly take charge of learning.

Our Team

Venture’s team members are learning and leading every day. We are a collaborative, innovative team passionate about guiding our trailblazers to achieve unprecedented learning growth. Every team member is a leader with the power and potential to transform education.

Parents & Students

At Venture Academy, we put students in the driver's seat. Our trailblazers direct their own learning, make decisions, solve problems, and practice leadership. To learn more about what it's like to be a trailblazer, and for important parent information, click below.

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