- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: One Week
- Category: STEM
- Sub-Categories: STEM, Arts, Healthcare
- Selective: No
- Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
- Minimum Cost: <$500
- Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
- Credit Awarded: No
- Call: (706) 542-3537
Summer Academy at the University of Georgia is an exciting series of STEAM and career-prep summer camps in Athens for middle and high schoolers who crave amazing things. Whether you’ve always dreamt of becoming a doctor, scientist, or artist, we have the perfect summer camp to make your dream a reality. Our mission is to provide you with an unforgettable summer where you can learn new skills and apply them to your future career goals.
Our camps are designed to:
- Expose campers to new areas of study and career pathways
- Present content that appropriately challenges students
- Promote advanced thinking, creativity, and application skills
- Engage campers through meaningful, hands-on learning opportunities
- Encourage collaboration and communication among campers
Housed in the beautiful and calm campus of the University of Georgia, our summer camps offer a perfect blend of exciting instruction and supervised recreational and social activities. As a result, campers walk away with truly unforgettable memories and valuable life and academic skills.
Our 1-week summer camps are held during June and July. Some of our camps have multiple offerings over the summer, while others offer different levels within a specific area of knowledge. With more than 50 camps in seven areas of knowledge, we're sure you'll find the perfect one! Check out all the detailed information about our camps on our website.
For more than 20 years, our camps have allowed teens and pre-teens to explore their passion and discover new avenues for their futures.
Here's a list of what we'll be offering in 2023:
Design: Architecture & Design, Architecture: Urban Design, Drawing, Fashion Design, Graphic Logo Design, and Jewelry Making & Metal Working
Engineering: B.L.A.C.K. Engineering, Drone Legends, Introductory & Advanced Engineering, Robotics, and Women ExCEL In Engineering
Media & Communication: Advertising & Public Relations, Broadcast Journalism, Entertainment & Media Studies, Multimedia Journalism, and Photojournalism
Performance: Acting American Sign Language 1 & 2, Modeling & Personal Development, and Voice: For Actors, Singers, and Beyond
Pre-professional: Financial Planning Academy, Legal, Mini Medical Junior, Mini Medical School 1 & 2, Money Dawgs®, and University Prep Program
Science: Environmental Science, Genomic Sleuthing, Ocean Discovery 1 & 2, and Zoology
Storytelling: 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Creative Writing: Creative Writing Workshop, Creative Writing: Plot and Structure, and Creative Writing: Worldbuilding Photography
Many of our camps offer some form of financial aid, so make sure to check out our website for more information!