Each summer, UNC Greensboro welcomes youth with a variety of summer camps, presenting unique and fun opportunities for students to engage in activities across the University. Summer camps and workshops are available to the public. Explore each camp, clinic, or service to find the most up-to-date information about the individual summer learning opportunities.

*All dates currently reflect summer 2022

This year, CHANCE will be a 4-day on-campus, July 13-16, program for Latinx students currently in 11th grade. The first three days will include interactive sessions, fun activities, and lots of prizes. Things will wrap up with a half-day campus experience on Saturday with your family. 

Some activities include:

  • Experience on-campus life staying in a residence hall
  • Attending class seminars (across several disciplines)
  • Admissions and Financial Aid Information Sessions
  • Leadership Development
  • Cultural Experiences
  • Civic Responsibility Activities
  • Team-Building Activities

Participants will have a chance to engage with university professors, students, and staff to develop a network forging positive, healthy mentorship connections focused on academic success and personal growth. This program encourages Latinx students to attend college by increasing their awareness of higher education and showing that it is well within their reach. Parents and family members will also be getting information about UNCG and supporting their students through their college search process in their own language.

Contact Margarita Kerkado m_kerkad@uncg.edu, 336-334-4090, or Marisa Gonzalez mggonzal@uncg.edu, 336-334-5653, if interested in either assisting with the program or attending it.

In this residential research-based camp, rising 9th- through 12th-graders work alongside field experts in exploring the vast ecosystem at Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center. Each morning students go into the field to catch, catalog, and release various reptiles and amphibians. They will study the inhabitants of ephemeral pools, streams, lakes, and hardwood forests. Possible field studies include: water turtles, box turtles, snakes, stream amphibians, ephemeral pool amphibians, and frog calls. The camp is based at a nut-free facility that can provide vegetarian and gluten-free options as needed. The camp is scheduled for June 19-24. Please note that this camp has protocols in place for Covid-19. Contact us at info@campchestnutridge.org or 919-304-2178.

Be part of a team and improve your athletic skills with UNCG’s Summer Sport Camps, offering training in soccer, volleyball, basketball, and others for participants of all ages. Each sports camp is run independently by the coaching staff. The available 2022 athletic camps can be found here.

UNCG offers an Esports & Gaming Summer Camp for 9-14 year-olds. The four one-week camps are being offered on campus in computer labs and the brand new Esports arena, a new state-of-the-art 3,300 square feet esports facility.  The arena includes more than 36 PCs and at least four gaming consoles, four large video walls, and eight large-screen video panels to facilitate shared experiences with areas for collaboration and academic instruction.

Click here for information about the camp and registration.

The UNCG School of Dance will offer the Summer Dance Intensive June 20-24, 2022. This intensive is open to rising high school juniors and seniors as well as college-aged and professional dancers. Students may register for the Technique portion (morning session) as a standalone credit; Dance Repertory credit requires enrollment in both sessions (full day). Students may NOT enroll in only Dance Repertory. Intermediate to advanced level of dance training in contemporary and/or ballet technique is required. Applicants will be required to furnish links to a video sample of 3-5 minutes in length to demonstrate technique abilities. The Intensive offers students the opportunity to explore new and current techniques in the field of Contemporary Dance training and repertory, with choreographer Shani Collins. For more information contact uncgarts@uncg.edu or call 336-334-5789.

UNCG’s Summer Music Camp, the largest university music camp in America, is back for 2022. This summer, two one-week camps are being offered, serving over 2,000 musicians, with programs in band, mixed chorus, orchestra, and piano. Camp participants are guided by UNCG School of Music faculty. These faculty instructors are joined by guest teachers, performers, and conductors from throughout the nation who will ensure that each student receives an unmatched musical education. Ensemble performance is emphasized, but a private lesson in instrument or voice is available to all campers as well. Each camp will conclude on Friday with a concert for parents, relatives, friends, and locals. Overnight students will stay in double occupancy rooms in UNCG residence halls and receive meals in the University Dining Hall. A day camper option is also available if preferred. To learn more and apply, visit the camp website. For more information contact: 336-334-5299, smcamp@uncg.edu.

This two-week camp introduces young writers in grades K-12 to the writing process and to digital tools, such as storyboarding, blogging and movie-making. In daily workshops, the students work with UNCG faculty, graduate students, North Carolina teachers and local authors who support the development of a variety of writing styles. There is a half day and full day option. Typically, all student writers have the opportunity to publish their work via the camp website. You can also find out more information on the camp website. For more information, contact amvetter@uncg.edu.

Writing and Robots is a companion camp for participants in the Young Writers’ Camp. In this one-week intensive, campers will use the Hummingbird Robotics kit to design and build a working robot based on the writing they did for the Young Writers’ Camp. The camp ends with a robot exhibition for family and friends. There are only 12 slots, and they’re expected to fill quickly, so sign up now if you’re interested. For more information visit the camp website or contact: makeuncg@uncg.edu.

View some of the fun from past UNCG Summer Camps

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