Variety of WMU summer camps offered for young people

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| WMU News
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Summer camp topics range from aviation to art.

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Registration is underway for Western Michigan University’s summer camps for students from preschool to high school and beyond, covering a wide variety of interests during June, July and August.

Whether it’s aviation, athletics, art, music, entrepreneurship, archaeology, finance or writing; WMU faculty, staff and the community are heading up programs on campus to provide fun and educational experiences for learners of all ages.

About the camps

A listing of all camps, with new listings added as information becomes available, can be found at Some scholarships are available. Check with specific camps for more information.

Included are several long-running programs. They include: camps that focus on writing, reading, science, computers and Japanese culture offered by the Academically Talented Youth Program; 12 themed weeks for preschool and elementary students at the Children’s Place Learning Center; writing and reading at the McGinnis Reading Center; intensive performance instruction through SEMINAR at the School of Music; and sports camps offered through Bronco athletics and West Hills Athletic Club.

Continuing this year are camps for young entrepreneurs through the Haworth College of Business, a program focused on being financially savvy through the Department of Finance and Commercial Law, and opportunities for hands-on archaeology excavations at the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project in Niles.

For more information, contact WMU's Office of Precollege Programming at (269) 387-2773 or visit

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