Summer camps on campus at UA

School of Music - Saxophone Camp

For students entering 9th grade in high school through freshman year of college

  • Date: June 3-7
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Location: Guzzetta Hall, 157 University Ave.
  • Register: 330-972-6622 or tgaffke@uakron.edu
  • Contact: Patrica LaNasa, planasa@uakron.edu
  • Cost: Day $175; Overnight $400
    • Day and overnight options

About:

  • Perform in saxophone choir and chamber ensemble
  • Participate in master classes and clinic sessions
  • Learn about jazz style and improvisation
  • Attend a staff recital featuring Dr. Gaffke and camp staff
  • Perform in a finale recital for family and friends on Friday, June 7

School of Music - Brass Performance Camp

For students entering 9-12 grades 

  • Date: June 3-7
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Location: Guzzetta Hall, 157 University Ave.
  • Register: 330-972-6641 or blahacj@uakron.edu
  • Contact: Patrica LaNasa, planasa@uakron.edu
  • Cost: Day $275; Overnight $500
    • Day and overnight options

About:

  • Players will focus on performance techniques
  • Perform in brass quintet and brass choir
  • Receive daily instruction in instrumental performance and jazz improvisation
  • Perform in a finale concert for family and friends on Friday, June 7

Sport Science and Wellness – Sport Science Academy - Youth Sport Camp

For 5- 12 year olds

About:

Designed to teach sport skill development in youth ages 5-12. Cooperative teachers and coaches provide a positive learning environment in which participants will enjoy learning basic sport skills and rules. Positive coaching will promote learning sport skills in a small group environment. Participants will be provided with feedback that will encourage individual sport skill development. All camp activities and programs have a focus on developing a healthy lifestyle in a positive sport and recreational environment.

Chinese Summer Camp by the Confucius Institute

For students entering 7-12 grade

  • Date: June 17-21
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Location: The University of Akron, main campus
  • Register: Print and sign up
  • Registration deadline: May 24
  • Contact: Nancy Wolfe Dwyer, nee@uakron.edu, 330-972-2013
  • Cost: $100

About:

  • Campers will participate in Chinese language classes and explore Chinese art, history, food, crafts, calligraphy and more.
  • The final day of camp we will travel to Cleveland’s Asian Town and enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch.

Kids Softball Camp – A Morning of Softball

For 6- 11 year olds

About:

Check back soon for details at Zips Softball

Sport Science and Wellness – Sport Science Academy - Youth Sport Camp

For 9- 15 year olds

About:

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education (STEM) has quickly become the new standard for teaching, but is there STEM in Sport?  The answer is YES!  Using Sport as a vehicle to teach STEM concepts is a fun and innovative method of learning for students ages 9-15. What is the best angle to throw an object?  Why is a basketball made of rubber?  Why does the spin on a ball make a difference?  Why should we step into a bounce pass in basketball? These and many other questions will be answered in the 3-Day SPORT STEM Day Camp.  Using sport and physical activity to teach STEM concepts in an innovative and engaging environment. Sign-up for this 3-day STEM through Sports day camp and see sport from a different perspective.

The Center for Education: Think Tank to Shark Tank - Youth Camp 

For students in grades 6-9th

  • Date: July 8-12
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
  • Location: The University of Akron Campus and local field trips
  • Register online here
  • Contact: Dr. Brad Maguth 330-972-7763, bmaguth@uakron.edu 
  • Cost: $250 includes all lunches, supplies, trips, and a camp t-shirt
    • Limited scholarships are available
    • Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis

About: 

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  • Award-winning summer day camp for youth!
  • Youth compete in team design challenges
  • Apply learning principles of entrepreneurship and engineering
  • Pitch their innovations to area business leaders
  • Expert faculty in engineering, business, and education work alongside camp counselors
  • Outside touring of area businesses
  • Experience using 3D printers and software, and digital video production in our state-of-the-art MakerStudio

Esports Summer Camp - Day and Overnight

For 12-17 year olds

  • Dates: July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. (Day Campers)
  • Location: The University of Akron, main campus
  • Register: Sign up and view more details
  • Contact: Nate Meeker, ntm2@uakron.edu 
  • Cost: Day $300; Overnight $550
    • Day and overnight options each week

About:

  • Career opportunities and training, learn practical IT-related skills
  • Akron Esports varsity team members will offer one-on-one assistance and coaching
  • Learn teamwork skills and communication
  • Physical activities at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Parents and friends invited to watch campers play a live match at the end of the week

Teen Softball Camp – A Morning of Softball

For students entering 8 - 12 grade

About:

Check back soon for details at Zips Softball

Want your UA camp included on this page? Send the details to kdc36@uakron.edu.