Career Ready > K-12 Students > Summer Camps Summer Camps

There are lots of ways to learn about careers, but nothing beats experiencing them hands-on. Many Indiana colleges offer career-themed summer camps. Check with the campus nearest you to see what they offer.

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Camp List

These camps have been offered in the past, and may be renewing their programs in summer 2015. Call or email to find out. If you're worried about cost, ask about scholarships too. Some camps are even free!

College Campus
Program
2013 Dates
Grades (entering in fall)
Contact Information
Website
Anderson University
Law Camp
July 10-13
7-8
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at 1-800-671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm
 
Anderson University
 
Drummin' For Fun!
 
June 10-14
 
7-9
 
Dr. Susan Taylor, (765) 641-4452
 
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
June 10-14
7-9
Dr. Susan Taylor, (765) 641-4452
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Music Education Camp
June 16-19
9-12
Beth Doub, (765) 641-4543
 www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Just Dance! Summer Dance Intensive
June 16-22
9-12; college
Shauna Steele, (765) 641-3783
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
AU Sports Marketing Camp
June 6-8
11-12; college
Greg Heberling, (765) 641-4363
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Orangehaus Music Business Camp
July 14-20
9-12
Becki Douglas, (765) 641-4088
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Covenant Productions Filmmakers Camp
July 15-20
9-12
Norma Armogum, (765) 641-4348
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Strings Camp
July 22-26
8-12; college
Beth Doub, (765) 641-4543
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
AU Women's Soccer Elite Camp
June 14; July 12
9-12
Jennifer Myhre, (703) 850-0946
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Soccer Camp 1-Residential or Day
July 7-11
8-18 years
Scott Fridley, (765) 641-4499
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Soccer Camp 2 - Little Kickers
July 8-11
4-7 years
Scott Fridley, (765) 641-4499
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Soccer Camp 3 - Little Kickers Skills
July 8-11
6-9 years
Scott Fridley, (765) 641-4499
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Basketball Camp
July 8-11
1-8
Marcie Taylor, (765) 641-4495
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Soccer Camp 4 - Boys
July 12-14
9-12
Scott Fridley, (765) 641-4499
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Anderson University
Women's Soccer HS Team Camp
July 18-20
9-12
Jennifer Myhre, (703) 850-0946
www.anderson.edu/admissions/discover/camps.html
Ball State University
Summer Scholars
June 5-8
prospective IU students (21st Century Scholars only)
Christine Thompson at 765-285-2323 or ethompson@bsu.edu
www.bsu.edu/studentlife
Ball State University
Summer Scholars
June 9-14, June 16-21, July 7-12, 2013
prospective IU students
Christine Thompson at 765-285-2323 or ethompson@bsu.edu
www.bsu.edu/studentlife
Ball State University
DesignWorks Summer Studio
July 7-19
10-12
765-285-5859 or cap@bsu.edu
http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/cap/summerworkshop
Ball State University
BSU Journalism Workshops
July 14-18
9-12
 
http://www.bsujournalismworkshops.com/
Ball State University
Accelerate
August
Entering BSU freshmen
 
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/studentlife/summerprograms
Ball State University
Ball State Gives Back
August
All BSU students
 
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/studentlife/summerprograms
Ball State University
Cardinal Leadership and Service Seminar (CLASS)
August
Entering BSU freshmen
 
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/studentlife/summerprograms
Ball State University
Excel Summer Mentor Program
August
Entering BSU freshmen
 
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/studentlife/summerprograms 
Ball State University
Early Jump Start Program
August
Entering BSU freshmen
 
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/studentlife/summerprograms
Bethel College
Chemistry Capers
July 8-12
6-8
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
World Music Drumming
June 24-28
1-3
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
World Music Drumming
July 8-12
4-6
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
World Music Drumming
July 15-19
7-9
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Sports Hollywood
July 15-19
6-10
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Art with the Masters
July 15-19
2-10
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Nursing Camp
July 15-19
6-9
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Theatre Camp
June 24-28; July 15-19
4-8
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Theatre Camp
July 8-12
9-12
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Wonders of Writing Workshop
July 8-12
2-5
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Write Your Novel
June 24-28
7-10
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Instrumental Ensemble
June 24-28
6-10
academic.camps@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Baseball
July 29-August 1
2-7
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Basketball - Boys
June 10-13; June 23-26; July 8-11; July 21-24
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Basketball - Boys (Father/Son)
June 21-22
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Basketball - Girls
June 17-20; July 14-17
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Cheerleading
July 29-31
1-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Softball
June 17-20; June 23-26
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Soccer - Boys and Girls
June 24-27
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Soccer - Boys
June 30 - July 2
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Soccer - shooting camp
July 8-10
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Tennis - Girls
June 24-27
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Tennis - Boys
July 15-18
4-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Track
June 17-20
3-12
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Bethel College
Volleyball
July 25-27; July 29-August 1
6-8
Athletics@BethelCollege.edu
www.BethelCollege.edu/Camps
Butler University
Creative Writing Camp 2013
June 17-21; June 24-28
3-12
Anne Minnich-Beck, 940-9293 or bucwc@butler.edu or Geoffrey Sharpless, gsharpless@comcast.net
http://www.butler.edu/english/writing-camp/2013-camp/
Butler University
Take TWO: “Write It-Edit-Submit it” with Saundra Mitchell
May 17, May 24
3-12
Mindy Dunn, butlerbridge@butler.edu
http://www.butler.edu/english/writing-camp/butler-bridge/
Butler University
“This Story Does Not Look Like a Story” with Bryan Furuness
May 25
7-12
Mindy Dunn, butlerbridge@butler.edu
http://www.butler.edu/english/writing-camp/butler-bridge/
 
Butler University
Athletics Camps
 
June 1- Aug. 1
 
K-12
   
http://www.butlersports.com/information/camps/sports_camps
Earlham College
Explore-a-College Program
June 23-July 6
10-12
Susan Hillman de Castaneda, 1-800-EARLHAM
www.earlham.edu/exploreacollege
Franklin College
Franklin Advantage
July 23-30
Incoming Franklin College freshmen
Jenni Fry, 317-738-8137 or jfry@franklincollege.edu
 
Franklin College
Franklin First Scholars
July 28-30; August 4-6
Incoming Franklin College freshmen
Jenni Fry, 317-738-8137 or jfry@franklincollege.edu
 
Franklin College
Go Figure
July 23-30
Incoming Franklin College freshmen
Jenni Fry, 317-738-8137 or jfry@franklincollege.edu
 
Franklin College
Franklin College Preview Day
June 22
11-12
317-738-8070
http://admissions.franklincollege.edu/PreviewDays
 
Grace College
 
Summer Sports Camps
 
June 9-July 28
 
K-12
 
Kelly Sharp, sharpkj@grace.edu or 574-372-5100
 
http://grace.edu/athletics/sports-camps  
Hanover College
Hanover College High School Summer Academy
June 9-14
9-12
Jennifer K. Miller, 812-866-7293 or miller@hanover.edu
http://www.hanover.edu/academics/summeracademy
Hanover College
Respect for Law Camp
June 20-22
7-8
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at (800) 671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm
Hanover College
Lacrosse Camp
June 9-12
6-12
Skip Lichtfuss (see website)
http://www.hanover.edu/athletics/summercamps
Hanover College
Basketball Camps
June 9-12; June 21-22; June 26-28; July 7-10
3-12
Jon Miller (see website)
http://www.hanover.edu/athletics/summercamps
Hanover College
Girl's Basketball Camp
June 16-19
3-12
Molly Jones (see website)
http://www.hanover.edu/athletics/summercamps
Hanover College
Bishop Dullaghan Football Camp
June 23-26; July 10-13
6-12
Steve Baudendistel (see website)
http://www.hanover.edu/athletics/summercamps
Holy Cross College
Youth Summer Enrichment Camp
June 17-21
3-9
padams@hcc-nd.edu
http://www.hcc-nd.edu/resources-and-programs/1/Youth-Enrichment-Summer-Camp
 
Indiana Tech
 
Engineering Camp
 
June 16-21
 
9-12; incoming freshmen
 
Dave Aschliman, DAAschliman@IndianaTech.edu, (260) 422-5561 ext. 2102
http://www.indianatech.edu/Academics/Pages/Engineering-Camp.aspx
Indiana State University
ISU Summer Honors Program
July 21-28
10-12
Brooke Huser (812)237-8844
http://indstate.edu/experience/
Indiana University-Bloomington
Freshman Orientation Programs
June 5-July 16
Incoming IU freshmen
Jack Rhodes, 812-855-4357 or jcrhodes@indiana.edu
 
Indiana University-South Bend
Leadership Academy
July 1-August 15
Incoming IUSB freshmen
Making the Academic Connection Counselors at 574-520-4565
https://www.iusb.edu/mac/leadership-acadamey.php
Indiana University-South Bend
IU South Bend Summer Bridge
July 1 - August 12
Incoming IUSB freshmen
Virginia Heidemann, Director Academic Centers for Excellence (574-520-4823)
https://www.iusb.edu/summerbridge/
Indiana University-Southeast
Access to Success, Collegiate Summer Institute
July 12,19,26, and August 2
 
mentorin@ius.edu
http://www.ius.edu/mentoring/access-to-success/index.html
Indiana Wesleyan University
Summer Scholars Program
July 7-27, 2013
11
jwhc.admissions@indwes.edu
http://www.indwes.edu/Academics/JWHC/Summer-Scholars/
IUPUI
Career Camp
May 9
 
etcareer@iupui.edu
http://events.iupui.edu/event/?event_id=7317
IUPUI
Summer Bridge Program
August 6-16
Incoming IUPUI freshmen
ucbridge@iupui.edu
http://bridge.uc.iupui.edu/Home.aspx
Ivy Tech Community College- Northeast
Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast’s Adventure and Imagination Summer STEM Camp
June 10-14; July 15-19
6-8
pmayo1@ivytech.edu
www.IvyTech.edu/northeast/stem 
Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana
ArtForceOne Fine Arts Camp
June 10-28
10-12
http://www.ivytech.edu/summeracademy/artforceone.html
Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana
Camp Culinaire
July 17-19
11-12
Chef Lauri Griffin at 217-921-4913
http://www.ivytech.edu/summeracademy/campculinaire.html
Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana
Discover Nursing Camp 2013
July 8-12
10-11
 
http://www.ivytech.edu/summeracademy/nursing.html
Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana
2013 Summer College Academy
June 10-August 1
10-12
Esther Harrington, 317-916-7983
http://www.ivytech.edu/summeracademy/index.html
Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana
Urban Adventures in Science
July 15-19
9-10
 
http://www.ivytech.edu/summeracademy/science.html
Ivy Tech Community College-Terre Haute
What Should I do with my Life?
June 19
12, current college students
Matt Broussard, 812-298-2428 or mbroussard2@ivytech.edu
http://www.ivytech.edu/
 
Marian University
 
CampROCC (Research Orientation & Collaboration)
June 17-August 2 (2, 4 or 6 weeks)
 
6-10
 
CampROC@marian.edu, 317-955-6435
 
http://marian.edu/CampROC
 
Marian University
iROCC (Individualized Research-Oriented College Credit)
 
June 17- August 2
 
11-12
 
iROCC@marian.edu, 317-955-6320
 
http://marian.edu/CampROC
Purdue University
ScienceScape 2013
June 23-28
Incoming Purdue freshmen
atthomas@purdue.edu
http://www.science.purdue.edu/wisp/sciencescape/
Purdue University
Super Summer
June 11-15; June 18-22
PreK-4
geri@purdue.edu
http://www.geri.education.purdue.edu/youth_programs/Super_Summer.html
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Campus Programs
June 21, July 12 and 22
9-12
Nancy Apple, 812-877-8214 or apple@rose-hulman.edu
 
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Operation Catapult
June 10-28; July 8-26
12
812-877-8213
www.rose-hulman.edu/catapult
St.Joseph's College
Little Einstein Science Camp
June 18-21
ages 4-10
Cheryl Wistrom, 219-866-6259
www.saintjoe.edu/eventservices/
St. Joseph's College
McCracken Basketball Camp (overnight)
July 28-31
ages 8-18
1-800-433-6060
http://www.mccrackencamps.com/
Trine University
Career Camp
July 14-19
9-12
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at 1-800-671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm
University of Evansville
Summer Open House
July 13
9-12
Kim Anthony, Special Events Specialist, 800-423-8633 or ka55@evansville.edu
http://www.evansville.edu/
 
University of Evansville
 
Freshman Edge
 
June 22-29
 
Incoming freshmen
 
Paula Heldt, ph28@evansville.edu or 812-488-2479
 
http://www.evansville.edu/registrar/summerFreshmanEdge.cfm
 
University of Evansville
OPTIONS for Middle School Boys
 
June 3-7
 
6-8
 
Tina Newman, tn2@evansville.edu or 812-488-2651
 
http://options.evansville.edu/
 
University of Evansville
 
OPTIONS for Middle School Girls
 
June 16-20
 
6-8
Tina Newman, tn2@evansville.edu or 812-488-2651
 
http://options.evansville.edu/
University of Evansville
 
Summer Reading Program
 
July 13-August 10
 
K-12
 
Institute of Reading Development, 1-800-964-8888
http://www.evansville.edu/adulteducation/readingSkills.cfm
 
University of Evansville
 
Wesley Shepard Summer Music Camp
 
June 23-29
 
6-12
 
Timothy Groulx, tg90@evansville.edu or 812-488-2743
 
http://www.evansville.edu/majors/music/outreachSummerCamp.cfm
University of Indianapolis
Piano Camp
June 10-14
Ages 7-12
Dr. Rebecca Sorley, rsorley@uindy.edu
http://www.music.uindy.edu/cmc
University of Indianapolis
Boys Soccer Camp
June 10-14
http://athletics.uindy.edu/sports/2012/2/6/MBB_0206125728.aspx?id=221


University of Indianapolis
Saxophone Workshop
June 10-14
9-12
Scotty Stepp, stepps@uindy.edu
http://www.music.uindy.edu/cmc
University of Indianapolis
Jazz Combo Camp
June 16-21
all ages
Harry Miedema, hmiedema@uindy.edu
http://music.uindy.edu/cmc
University of Indianapolis
Keyboard Academy
June 16-22
Ages 12-18
Dr. Minju Choi, choim@uindy.edu
http://music.uindy.edu/cmc
University of Indianapolis
Boys Basketball Camp
June 17-20
2-9
317-788-3439
http://athletics.uindy.edu/documents/2013/4/2/2013_Summer_Camp_Brochure.pdf?id+2170
University of Indianapolis
Chamber Music Institute
June 23-18
9-12
Dr. Rebecca Sorley, rsorley@uindy.edu
http://music.uindy.edu/cmc
University of Indianapolis
Overnight/Commuter Basketball Camp
June 24-27
4-9 (girls)
Tarryn Montgomery, 317-788-3443
http://athletics.uindy.edu/
University of Indianapolis
Vocal Arts Institute
July 11-20
9-12
Dr. Steven Rickards, srickards@uindy.edu
http://music.uindy.edu/cmc
University of Indianapolis
Grade School Basketball Day Camp
July 15-18
1-8 (girls)
Tarryn Montgomery, 317-788-3443
http://athletics.uindy.edu/
University of Indianapolis
Boys Basketball Camp
July 22-25
2-9 (boys)
http://athletics.uindy.edu/documents/2013/4/2/2013_Summer_Camp_Brochure.pdf?id+2170


University of Notre Dame
Summer Scholars
June 30 - July 13
11-12
precoll@nd.edu
http://www.precollege.nd.edu/
University of Notre Dame
Respect for Law Camp
June 27-29
5-6
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at 1-800-671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame Leadership Seminars
June 21-31
12
precoll@nd.edu
http://www.precollege.nd.edu/ 
University of Notre Dame
Career Discovery in Architecture
June 16-28
10-12
Stein.12@nd.edu
http://architecture.nd.edu/academics/professional-development/career-discovery-for-high-school-students/
University of Notre Dame
Introduction to Engineering
June 9-22; July 7-20
12
iep@nd.edu
http://iep.nd.edu/
University of Notre Dame
JINA
June 24-28
9-12
mkilburn@nd.edu
http://www.jinaweb.org/outreach/PAN/
University of Notre Dame
ND Vision
June 17-21; June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19
9-12
ndvi@nd.edu
http://vision.nd.edu/
University of Notre Dame
Sensing Our World
July 9-13
Ages 11-14
mdewitt@nd.edu
http://www.nd.edu/~nismec/SOW.pdf
University of Notre Dame
Sensing the Cosmos Camp
July 8-12; July 15-19
6-8
blacketor.3@nd.edu
http://www.stc.michianastem.org/
University of Notre Dame
Sports Camps
Varies
Varies
ndcamps@nd.edu
http://youthsports.nd.edu/
University of Southern Indiana
Respect for Law Camp
June 13-15
5-6
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at (800) 671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm
University of St. Francis
Youth Leadership Conference
June 28-29
9-12
Campus Ministry at 260-399-8010
http://www.sf.edu/sf/youth-leadership
University of St. Francis
School of Creative Arts – Talent Day
May 10
11-12 and incoming transfer students
Molly at 260-399-7700 x 8001
http://www.sf.edu/sf/art/admissions/talent-day
Vincennes University
Summer Bridge Program
July 7 – August 9
incoming VU freshmen
csmith@vinu.edu
www.vinu.edu/summerbridge
Vincennes University
Summer Bridge Program
July 7-August 9
incoming VU freshmen
Cathy Smith, 812-888-4206 or summerbridge@vinu.edu
http://vinu.edu/summerbridge
Vincennes University
Law Camp
June 12-15
7-8
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at (800) 671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm
Vincennes University
Career Camps
July 7-12
9-12
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at (800) 671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm
Vincennes University
Respect for Law Camp
June 6-8
5-6
Indiana Trooper’s Youth Services at (800) 671-9851
http://www.in.gov/isp/2329.htm