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Summer Camps 2016

During the summer, Western Michigan University offers a wide variety of camps geared toward students of all ages. Our camps range from academic to sports, with a little bit of everything in between. These camps do vary in cost based on requirements, but there are some that offer scholarships to assist with the expenses. The camps which offer scholarships are: Third Coast Writing Camp, ATYP and McGinnis Reading Camps. For more information on any of our exciting camps, please click on the links below for each specific camp.

Musical Madness-Campus Kids Ended

June 13 – June 17 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 12
$45 registration for new students

Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive-Beginner/intermediate Ended

June 13 – June 18 (Music, Off-Campus Organization)
Cost: $679
Final concerts are Friday and Saturday at the Union Cabaret and Grille in downtown Kalamazoo. Tuition and meals: $599 before March 15, $650 after March 15. Residence hall housing: $160 double occupancy, $205 single occupancy. A $100 non-refundable deposit secures a spot with balance due Thursday, April 30. Contact: (201) 406-5059 or khsdi@keithhallmusic.com

Volleyball Youth Camp Session 1 Ended

June 13 – June 16 (Sports, Athletics)
Cost: $85
Age: 6 – 10
Camp is from 9-11am each day.

Confucius Institute Summer Camps Ended

June 13 – June 17 (Language, Confucius Institute of WMU)
Cost: $100
Age: 8 – 16

Michigan GEAR UP Ended

June 19 – June 25 (College Access, Multicultural Affairs)
Age: 16 – 17
Grade: 11 – 11
Applicants must qualify to participate in this camp. Qualification and camp information are available on MI GEAR UP's website (listed).

Junior Tennis Camps 6-8

June 20 – September 1 (Sports, West Hills Athletic Club)
Cost: $128
Age: 6 – 8
8:30-12:30 West Hills Athletic Club. Tennis lessions and age appropriate games. Health snacks provided.

KLOrk - Laptop Orchestra Ended

June 20 – June 24 (Music, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 6 – 9
Camp is from 1p.m.-4p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Junior Tennis Camps 9-11

June 20 – September 1 (Sports, West Hills Athletic Club)
Cost: $128
Age: 9 – 11
8:30-12:30 West Hills Athletic Club. Tennis lessions and age appropriate games. Health snacks provided.

Third Coast Writing Project Camp for Young Writers Ended

June 20 – July 1 (Writing, English)
Cost: $150
Age: 8 – 13
Grade: 3 – 8
Camp is from 9am-12pm, Monday-Friday. Registration form is available at http:/www.wmich.edu/english. Information available at 387-2572

Confucius Institute Summer Camps Ended

June 20 – June 24 (Language, Confucius Institute of WMU)
Cost: $100
Age: 8 – 16

Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive-Advanced Ended

June 20 – June 25 (Music, Off-Campus Organization)
Cost: $679

Writing Your College Admissions Essay Ended

June 20 – June 24 (Writing, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Camp is from 9a.m.-12p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Chinese Language for Beginngers Ended

June 20 – June 24 (Language, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 5 – 8
Camp is from 9a.m.-12p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Down on the Farm-Campus Kids Ended

June 20 – June 24 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Aviation Summer Camp Ended

June 26 – July 1 (Aviation, College of Aviation)
Age: 13 – 18

Writing Your College Admissions Essay Ended

June 27 – July 1 (Writing, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Camp is from 9a.m.-12p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Graphic Novels Ended

June 27 – July 1 (Art, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 7 – 9
Camp is from 1p.m.-4p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Upward Bound

June 27 – August 11 (College Access, Multicultural Affairs)
Age: 13 – 18
Grade: 9 – 12
Applicants must qualify to participate in this camp. Qualification and camp information are available on Upward Bound's website (listed).

Lights, Camera, Action-Campus Kids Ended

June 27 – July 1 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Japanese Language & Culture Ended

June 27 – July 1 (Language, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 6 – 9
Camp is from 9a.m.-12p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Beyond the Lemonade Stand: An Entrepreneurship Experience New Ended

June 28 – June 30 (Business, Starting Gate, Haworth College of Business)
Cost: $25
Grade: 10 – 12
*New Camp* $25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee, This 2-day camp is on June 28 and June 30 (no meeting on June 29). Contact phone number is 269-387-5860 Deadline: June 14, 1

Time Machine-Campus Kids

July 5 – July 8 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Aviation Summer Camp

July 10 – July 15 (Aviation, College of Aviation)
Age: 13 – 18

SEMINAR 2016

July 10 – July 23 (Music, Music)
Cost: $1,385
Grade: 9 – 12
admission audition and $100 deposit required; $1,385 for resident students (live on campus) and $1,185 for commuting students (live off campus)

Volleyball Youth Camp Session 2

July 11 – July 14 (Sports, Athletics)
Cost: $85
Age: 6 – 10
Camp is from 9-11am each day. If you attend both sessions cost is 150 per camper.

Math Problems and Competitions

July 11 – July 15 (Math, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 8 – 9
Camp is from 9a.m.-12p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Readopoly

July 11 – July 15 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Science Fiction Writing

July 11 – July 15 (Writing, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 7 – 9
Camp is from 1p.m.-4p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Confucius Institute Summer Camps

July 11 – July 15 (Language, Confucius Institute of WMU)
Cost: $100
Age: 8 – 16

Mysteries at the Museum-Campus Kids

July 11 – July 15 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Volleyball Team Spike Off

July 16 – July 17 (Sports, Athletics)
Cost: $90
Grade: 9 – 12
Camp is a team style camp for high school teams. It is an all competition camp that runs for 2 days. Cost is 90 dollars per player and coaches are free

Aviation Summer Camp and Advanced Aviation Summer Camp

July 17 – July 22 (Aviation, College of Aviation)
Age: 13 – 18

Volleyball All Skills Camp

July 18 – July 20 (Sports, Athletics)
Cost: $295
Grade: 6 – 12
Camp is for middle school and high school players looking to get better at all skills in the game of volleyball. Cost is 235 for commuters and 295 for residents.

Dollars and Sense Finance Camp New

July 18 – July 22 (Business, Department of Finance and Commercial Law)
Cost: $100
Grade: 8 – 12
Camp is from 9-4 except on July 20 trip to Chicago starting at 7:30 am - 8 pm. Contact phone number 269-387-5726, 1

Confucius Institute Summer Camps

July 18 – July 22 (Language, Confucius Institute of WMU)
Cost: $100
Age: 8 – 16

Scrabble

July 18 – July 22 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Hacking 101

July 18 – July 22 (Computers, Computer Science)
Cost: $75
Grade: 9 – 12
Contact Jason E. Johnson or Steven Carr in Computer Science

Chess

July 18 – July 22 (Games, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 6 – 9
Camp is from 9a.m.-12p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

H20, Agua, Water-Campus Kids

July 18 – July 22 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Web Design

July 18 – July 22 (Computers, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Camp is from 1p.m.-4p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Volleyball Half Day Camps

July 21 – July 22 (Sports, Athletics)
Cost: $50
Grade: 6 – 12
Camp is designed to focus on specific skills for each session. Morning session each day is 50 dollars and afternoon session is 45 dollars.

Girls Gymnsatics Day Camp

July 24 – July 27 (Sports, Gymnastics)
Cost: $400
Age: 6 – 18

Enviromental Science

July 25 – July 29 (Science, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Camp is from 1p.m.-4p.m.; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

Digital Storytelling

July 25 – July 29 (Computers, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $135
Grade: 6 – 9
Camp is from 9a.m.-noon; Registration deadline is June 3, $10 late fee if space is available, Contact phone number is 269-387-3553

It's Electric-Campus Kids

July 25 – July 29 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Half Day Session - Color of Words

August 1 – August 5 (English as a Second Language, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Broadway Breakthru

August 1 – August 6 (Theatre, Theatre)
Cost: $625
Grade: 9 – 12

Discovering the Past: History & Archaeology at Fort St. Joseph

August 1 – August 5 (History, Fort St. Joseph Museum)
Cost: $150
Grade: 6 – 9
Contact Timothy Bober

Take Me Out to the Ballgame-Campus Kids

August 1 – August 5 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Confucius Institute Summer Camps

August 8 – August 12 (Language, Confucius Institute of WMU)
Cost: $100
Age: 8 – 16

There's a Chef in my World-Campus Kids

August 8 – August 12 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Half Day Session - Leaping into Literature

August 8 – August 12 (English as a Second Language, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
Grade: 4 – 8
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Discover the Caribbean-Campus Kids

August 15 – August 19 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Confucius Institute Summer Camps

August 15 – August 19 (Language, Confucius Institute of WMU)
Cost: $100
Age: 8 – 16

Detectives and Explorers-Campus Kids

August 22 – August 16 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students

Fun in the Sun-Campus Kids

August 29 – September 2 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $202
Age: 5 – 9
$45 registration for new students