Weber State University 2019 Summer Camps

 

WSU PREP

Current 6th grade students in Davis, Ogden & Weber School Districts may apply now!

Ages: 12-15
Cost: Free

Dates:  day camp
June 4- July 18, 2019
8:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WSU PREP is a free summer academic program designed to motivate and prepare jr. high students in their STEM studies. In this 7 week program, students will take Logic and Its Application to Mathematics, Introduction to Engineering, and Problem Solving 1. Fridays are reserved for field trips and special educational events. Students are expected to attend WSU PREP for three consecutive summers.

2D Video Gaming Camp

Ages: 14-18
Cost: $30

Dates:  day camp
June 3-7, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The week long training camp will have daily presentations and hands-on exercises that will be given by faculty and members from industry presenting on topics such as pursuing a career in video game development, getting the right education to get a job, how to create video games, computer graphics, and more…

The workshops will focus on the use of a game development tool to create video games. Attendees will receive hands-on instruction on how to create video games. At the end of the week, the games created by the participants will be judged with winners receiving prizes.

3-D Printer Camp

Ages: 15-18
Cost: $95

Dates:  day camp
TBA
9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

This course will guide the student through the process of creating a three dimensional model from a medical imaging computed tomography (CT) dataset. This is a hands-on learning lab that teaches the student the process of image data acquisition, 3D computer image manipulation, and 3D printing. For ages 15-18 (high school)

The Art & Science of Metalwork

Ages: Girls 15-18
Cost: $175

Dates: overnight camp
June 18 - 20, 2019

This exciting, hands-on overnight camp is for high school girls interested in exploring the art and science of metalwork through the medium of welding.  Work with WSU faculty and students as you learn different processes, metal tolerances and design techniques to create beautiful and useful pieces.  

Code Changers

Ages: 8-18
Cost: $295
**Limited 50% off grants available! Contact breannacampbell@weber.edu for details. 

Dates: day camp
June 24-27, 2019
WSU Davis
9 am-3:30 pm

Our summer camps inspire our students to create. Students work through project based activities in Programming, Web Development, Soldering, Game Development, Videography and more.

Register

Early Executive Leadership Academy

Ages: 15-18 
Cost: FREE (30 students - based on application)

Dates: July 29 - August 1, 2019

We've developed an exciting opportunity for aspiring young executives and entrepreneurs at the Early Executive Leadership Academy this summer from July 29 - August 1, 2019! Discover firsthand what majoring in business is all about where YOU choose the track: Money, Entrepreneurship, or Technology. You’ll learn from and rub shoulders with big named leaders, participate in fun activities with faculty, staff and our student leaders EVERY DAY, win prizes up to $100 and make the experience real by staying on campus. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have front-row access and a hands-on experience like never before. And the best part is... 100% OF THE COST IS COVERED BY THE JOHN & JULIE LUND EARLY EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP AND OUR GENEROUS DONORS (A $500 VALUE)!

Girls Go Digital

Girls Go Digital

Ages: Girls 8-18
Cost: $250 until 7/20/19

Dates: day camp
July 29 - August 1, 2019

Learn how to hack, design, code and make using technology and computer science. Any level of interest and experience is welcome.

If you attended this camp last summer, no problem—we’ve added new classes and activities. From computer programming, micro controllers, pixel art, digital photography, e-textiles, to web design and more, we’ve got something for every girl! Girls are grouped in classes by age. Camp includes a free t-shirt and several take home projects.

 

Sports Camps

Ages: All
Cost: $30 - $100

Dates:
June - August

 

All of our camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, and/or grade level).

  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis

WSU Medical Academy

Ages:  15 and up
Cost: $250 if registered by June 15th; $275 thereafter*

Dates: July 10 - 13, 2019

Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke Family Pre-Medical Professional Program and the WSU American Medical Student Association present the WSU Summer Medical Academy. Designed for high school juniors and seniors, the WSU Medical Academy will help students determine if a career in the healthcare industry is right for them. They will learn how to best prepare for admission to professional schools and make the most of their college experience by WSU student mentors.  WSU faculty members will lead discussions and hands-on laboratory activities. Attendees will also get to see human cadavers and explore the benefits of a clinical career with local healthcare professionals and patients who have experienced their expert care. Participating in the Medical Academy Summer Camp will provide invaluable opportunities to network with WSU professors and other professional specialists that will aid them in their professional endeavors. Discount available for early registration! Participants will receive a t-shirt, lodging, meals and supplies for labs at no additional costs. 

 

*You may request to cancel your participation for a full refund, up to June 15th, 2019. Cancellations made thereafter will result in a forfeiture of 50% of the total cost ($125 or $137.50 depending on when the participant applied).

GETUP

Ages:  15 and up
Cost: $0!!
Students receive a $300 stipend if they attend all classes and activities.

Dates: day camp
June 3 - June 14, 2019 (including weekend).

Application deadline is April 12th and there is a mandatory meeting for all students who will be taking the class on April 22nd.

This is a 1-credit college class to teach students about the geology of the local area. 
The class includes:
1. Introduction to the WSU campus, available student services (Office for Access and Diversity; Career Services, etc.), and initial advising;
2. Introduction to the local geology of the Ogden area/Wasatch front including natural resources and hazards; 
3. A three-day field trip to Bryce Canyon National Park; and 
4. A four-day field trip to observe the Greater Yellowstone area where student cohorts give presentations on different aspects of the ecosystem and geology.  
All transportation, lodging, and meals are provided during field trips and students can get all necessary camping gear from course instructors.

YMCA STEM + More! Camps 

Ages: 5-15
Cost: $164- $205

Dates:
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Join us this summer for our new YMCA STEM summer day camps at Weber State University. Specializing in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Financial Assistance Available. 

VR Developer Camp

VR Developer Camp

Ages: 13-18
Cost: $50

Dates:
August 5-7
9:30 am - 2pm

Create your very own virtual reality world in Unity 3D. Build, style and explore.  No experience needed.  Work with VR specialist and teacher, Ryan Buchanan and his team to go zero to app in three days!