CU Boulder faculty, staff and students offer a variety of summer camps for K-12 students. Some are designed for budding scientists, aerospace engineers, actors and musicians. While others focus on leadership skill-building, college preparation and more.
This list of camps can be narrowed down by age group through the program type list on Advanced Search page.
Each summer, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) invites kids ages 9-18 to CU-Boulder’s campus to study Shakespeare with CSF professionals. Working in small groups, these students learn about Shakespeare by rehearsing, staging, and performing a shortened play on the Outdoor Mary Rippon Stage. Camp Shakespeare is a fabulous way for kids and teens to explore theater and Shakespeare in a creative and supportive environment...
Teens aged 12-18 years old meet other peers who stutter, as they learn more about stuttering. There are opportunities to share their thoughts and feelings about stuttering. They will have fun talking and learning new ways to make talking easier. Parents of campers can meet and share experiences with other parents. Learn how you and your family can help your child...
CU Science Discovery
CU Science Discovery is a science education outreach program of the University of Colorado Boulder's Division of Continuing Education. Founded in 1983 to heighten young students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) CU Science Discovery coordinates an array of programs that connect K-12 students and teachers to current CU science...
CU Upward Bound
About CU Upward Bound
CU Upward Bound (CUUB) is the longest-running of CU Boulder's pre-college outreach programs. Like all Upward Bound programs, CUUB is funded by the US Department of Education to help low income and first-generation college going students succeed in high school and prepare for postsecondary success. But the CUUB program sharpens the focus of a typical Upward Bound with its unique mission to challenge, protect and connect the primarily indigenous student population we serve...
The EducationUSA Academy at the University of Colorado Boulder is a university preparation program for IB, AP, Cambridge, and other academically accomplished international students from public and private high schools, ages 15-17:
• Work with experts in engineering, international business, and psychology
• Design a business, product, or service with guidance from a local entrepreneur
• Explore US culture and debate current events
• Tour area universities and meet key admission decision-makers
• Develop test preparation skills and strategies for success
• Experience university life on one of the most beautiful campuses in the US
• Discover new friends from around the world
Program Date: July 1-27, 2019
Application Due Date: June 1, 2019
Tuition Deadline: June 17, 2019
Total Cost: USD $5,500
Total cost includes instruction, materials, activities, campus housing, meals, and health insurance...
Hear's to YOU!
Hear’s To You! is a camp focusing on self-advocacy for children ages 7-12 who have hearing loss (all degrees/types are welcome). Children will participate in a variety of fun and engaging activities and field trips in a supportive and open environment. Activities will include: team-building, visits from role models who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, teamwork challenges that address problem-solving objectives, and projects that work on developing self-advocacy skills...
Perspectives Summer Radio Camp
Perspectives Summer Radio Camp is a social communication intervention group for highly verbal students ages 11-15 with autism or similar learning profiles using the medium of radio interviewing.
When: June 17-20 and June 24-27, 2019, Monday - Thursday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm.
Where: KGNU Radio Station, 4700 Walnut St., Boulder.
Cost: $600 - Scottish Rite Scholarship applications and sliding fee scale available based on individual need...
Pre-Collegiate Development Program
The Pre-Collegiate Development Program (PCDP) at the University of Colorado Boulder is an institutionally-funded academic enhancement program for targeted middle and high school students. It is designed to motivate and prepare first generation students in pursuit of their higher education goals. PCDP is structured to ensure that students are academically prepared to enroll and be successful at any postsecondary institution of the student's choice...
Shakespeare’s Sprites is a playful introduction to the Bard for ages 6-9. Discover the fun of Shakespeare through pool-noodle fights, Elizabethan costumes, period insults, Renaissance songs and lively scene work. Each week culminates in a final showing for family and friends. This program is the perfect way to instill a love of language and theatre in your child...
Space Camp is a part-day camp for children ages 9-13 on the autism spectrum who are verbal and typical peers, focusing on social communication. Children will engage in joint projects related to space exploration.
The camp will be held Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am-11:00am, June 10-13 and June 17-20, 2019 at CU Boulder's Sommers-Bausch Observatory (SB Observatory) and the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Building located directly behind the S-B Observatory...
Summer Music Academy
The Summer Music Academy at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music is an exciting opportunity for high school and middle school musicians from Colorado and around the country to receive world-class music instruction in a one-week summer session.
High School Band, Strings, Piano - June 16-21, 2019
Middle School Band and Strings - June 23-28, 2019
Jazz (Graduates of 8-12) - July 7-12, 2019
Advance registration is required...
University of Colorado Basketball Camp for Girls
University of Colorado Basketball Camp for Girls is open to any and all girls, of all abilities, limited only by grade level. Visit the program website for more information and to register.
Individual Camp is a great opportunity for any player looking to develop and refine their fundamental skills in a fun and entertaining environment...
University of Colorado Boys Basketball Camps
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Rising 9th Grade to 12th Grade.
Program Description: The Colorado Men's Basketball Elite Camp is specifically designed for the serious ball player. We will be teaching and demonstrating collegiate level drills and competitions. It is open to males in the 9th - 12th grade beginning the following fall and is limited only by the total number of campers we can accommodate...
University of Colorado Football Camps
Under Head Coach Mel Tucker, the University of Colorado Football Camps have become among the nation's best.
The majority of our schedule is spent on the field in actual game situations and teaching/drilling of fundamentals and techniques of each position. You will also learn about the Colorado Football program and what it takes to be a BUFF.
CU Football Camps provide instruction and are open to any and all campers, limited only by the number of campers, age and gender...
University of Colorado Golf Camps
Colorado Golf camps are open to any and all applicants and are limited only by the number of slots available per camp and the age, grade level and/or gender of the participant.
Dates: June 9 - 13, 2019
The Buffalo Camp is specifically designed for the golfer who wishes to improve. The curriculum is designed to ready the player to compete at the varsity level of high school golf...
University of Colorado Lacrosse Camps
CU Lacrosse Camps/Clinics are open to any and all registrants and only restricted by age, gender and number of participants.
Colorado Girls Lacrosse Summer Camp
Dates: June 24 - 26, 2019
Location: CU Boulder Athletic Fields
Ages: Grade 5 to rising high school seniors
DESCRIPTION: Colorado Lacrosse camps are directed by the CU lacrosse coaching staff and offer championship caliber instruction...
University of Colorado Soccer Camps
Camp is open to female and male participates 10-18 years old. The participants will have three technical and tactical sessions each day that will challenge and develop their skills. Our objective is to create a competitive learning environment for those players looking to play at the next level. We will also be an equal amount of training sessions for goalkeepers...
University of Colorado Tennis Camps
Colorado Tennis Camp provides instruction and are open to any and all campers, limited only by the total number of participants and age.
Camp will include fundamental instruction covering all strokes. It will also include hand-eye coordination, concentration, focus and mental toughness techniques through dead ball, live ball and strategy drills...
University of Colorado Volleyball Camps
All Skills Day Camp
Dates: July 16-18, 2019
Cost: $340 (commuter only)
Skill Level: Intermediate To Advanced
Times: 9 AM-4:30 PM
The All Skills Camp covers all aspects of the game of volleyball with an emphasis on fundamentals. The techniques and skills taught in this camp are designed to provide a strong foundation that allows players to develop into high level athletes as they continue to play...