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.

Summer 2023

Please check with each camp to ensure the dates are correct. Some camp info may be in the process of being updated.

UNCG CHANCE is a 4-day summer program for Latinx/Hispanic rising high school juniors and seniors. During their time on campus, students will participate in college preparation and leadership skills development. These experiences include:

  • Attending class seminars (across several disciplines)
  • Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Leadership development
  • Team building activities
  • Campus organizations
  • Cultural experiences
  • Sports activities
  • Civic responsibility

Participants engage with university professors, students, and staff to develop a peer/professional 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.

Please apply here: https://apply.uncg.edu/register/chance

Application closes can close at any time once spots are full. 

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Contact: CHANCE Director, Augusto Peña aepenaes@uncg.edu

Camper Recruitment: Margarita Kerkado m_kerkad@uncg.edu

UNC Greensboro’s DREAM Camp is a day camp that helps youth ages 8 – 18 develop social, communication, and friendship development skills. The camp is open to (but not limited to) children and adolescents with high-functioning autism.

DREAM Camp is run by therapeutic professionals in UNCG’s Psychology Clinic. Learn more about DREAM camp at https://psy.uncg.edu/clinic/services/dream-camp/

Camp dates for 2023:

  • Week 1: June 26 – 30
  • Week 2: July 24-28
  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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 11-16, 2023. Contact us at info@campchestnutridge.org or 919-304-2178.

Puentes Spanish Immersion Summer Camp is a five-day summer camp for Hispanic/Latinx middle-school children in Grades 6-8. Participants engage in fun Spanish language activities and learn more about their diverse cultures and bilingual identities! Camper registration is required. For more information, please contact Dr. Kelly Pereira at klpereir@uncg.edu.

Camp dates for 2023:

  • June 12-16, 2023

Camp info

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 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.

UNCG’s Summer Music Camp, the largest university music camp in America, is back for 2023. This summer, two one-week camps are being offered, serving nearly 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.

Camp Dates

  • Week 1: July 9-14, 2023
  • Week 2: July 16-21, 2023

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.

The UNCG Young Writers’ Camp is held for two weeks in July, Monday through Friday. Campers have the option of attending half day or full day sessions. Our morning session runs from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. During this session campers write about a topic of choice in a genre they prefer. Afternoon sessions are 1:00-4:00 PM and offer specialized instruction of topics such as fiction, poetry, making, etc. Campers attending full-day sessions should bring their own lunch. Enrollment is limited to 100 students. Students will be divided into different sections based on grade level (e.g., K-2, 3-5; 6-8; and 9-12). Each section will have approximately 30 students and at least two instructors. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Camp Dates

  • June 19-30, 2023 | Community Voices
  • July 10-21, 2023 | K-5th graders
  • July 24-Aug 4, 2023 | 6th-12th graders

View some of the fun from past UNCG Summer Camps

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