Summer Programs

A range of science and math-focused camps and workshops are available for young people. Many of these programs are traditional week-long day camp experiences on the UA campus. Some of our premier summer camp programs take advantage of our close proximity to the UA's world-class telescope facilities on Mt. Lemmon. All are designed to provide campers a research experience emphasizing hands-on activity.

College of Science Summer Camps
Astronomy Camps on Mt. Lemmon - A camp for students and adults to learn more about astronomy through hands-on activities at the Mt. Lemmon Sky Center. 
Biotechnology Laboratory for Arizona Students and Teachers (BLAST) - Hosted by Tucson High School, this biotech lab gives Arizona students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience. 
Blast Off! (Middle School) - Developed around space exploration, the program brings in under-served students for a camp focused on problem solving and scientific topics. 
Earth Camp (Grades 7-11) - Hosted by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, the program offers opportunities for middle-school students and adults to study water resources and sustainability issues. 
SISTA Game Design Workshop (Grades 6-12) - Students will learn the art and science of video game design and programming through a one-week intensive course. 

Other Science and Math Summer Camps
MEDCAMP - A three day 'mini-medical school' that encourages high-school students to pursue health care science careers, 
MedStart Summer Program - Summer enrichment program for 11th grade students who may want to pursue health care. 
Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance (SIMI) - High-school students can apply to work in research apprenticeships with the College of Medicine. 
Summer of Excellence - Offered by the UA Honors College, high-school juniors can apply to take class at the UA for college credit and live in the Honors Hall. 
Technology Enrichment Programs - Students entering grades 5-8 can explore technology with the Eller College in the DigiDudes and TechDivas in this four-week program. 
UA Fusion Camps - A day-long, eight-week summer camp for elementary school students, where kids can learn about a range of science topics each week, including trips to the Sonoran Glass School. 

All UA Summer Camps - A searchable listing of all the summer camps available with the University of Arizona.