Youth Camps and Programs
UB offers academic and recreational programs for children and teens. These camps and programs are held at UB and are open to all children of faculty, staff, returning families and the community.
Summer Strings Institute
June 24 – 29, 2017
Intermediate and advanced strings students from middle school level to young professionals will work intensively to improve their skills in solo, chamber music and orchestral playing. The workshop will include hourly lessons, chamber music coaching, master classes, contemporary music workshop, string orchestra rehearsals, faculty recital, student recitals and a string orchestra concert. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
UB Cybersecurity Camp
June 26 – 30, 2017
Come learn about the exciting world of cybersecurity at the 2017 UB Cybersecurity Camp. This camp will be held from 6/26 - 6/30 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily) at the University at Buffalo North Campus. Each day, you will participate in many hands-on computer activities to learn about different cybersecurity topics. All of these activities build to the final day of camp, when you attempt to defend the UB Lockdown network from a simulated cyber-attack!
UB Child Care Center Summer Program
June 26 - Sept. 1, 2017
UB Child Care Center (UBCCC) offers a summer program for school-age (5-12 years old) children with programming that includes weekly themes filled with lots of hands-on activities, weekly field trips, swimming and other UB sports experiences as well as offering nutritious boxed lunches and cool summer snacks. The summer program takes place at the UBCCC South Campus location and offers the flexibility to arrange and fit your child/children’s full-time or part-time scheduling needs. For more information, please visit UBCCC’s summer program page.
The Eric Pitman Annual Summer Workshop in Computational Science
June 26 - July 7, 2017
This two-week workshop strives to introduce students to the application of computer modeling and simulation to solve important problems in science and engineering. The 2017 workshop focuses on Bioinformatics and research in the life sciences. It is open to students who have completed the first year of high school, taken a year of high school algebra, and have taken at least one high school science course — biology, chemistry or physics. The application deadline is May 1, 2017; however, students are encouraged to apply early. For application instructions, see the summer high school workshop announcement.
One-to-one Reading & Writing Sessions
July 10 - Aug. 12, 2017
CLaRI’s summer 2017 tutoring program, One-to-one Reading & Writing Sessions, will run on-site at CLaRI for five weeks, from Monday, July 10 to Saturday, Aug. 12. This program offers individualized tutoring to children entering kindergarten through 12th grade. Certified Literacy Specialists, as well as UB Literacy Specialist graduate students, provide weekly, hour-long literacy sessions that use authentic literature and best practices to tailor instruction to meet each child’s unique literacy and learning needs. All literacy instruction is individualized. Program information and application documents are available on the Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction website.
UB Summer Math Program
July 10-14, or
July 17-21, or
July 31-Aug 4, 2017
In partnership with the University at Buffalo and funded by the Cullen Foundation, the UB Summer Math Program is a free math camp open to girls in and around the Buffalo area who are entering grades four to 10. Through project-based learning (PBL), our program provides opportunities for students to explore and question mathematics, and to develop problem-solving skills and conceptual understandings — all while having fun.
Pre-Pharmacy Summer Camp
July 10 - 13, 2017
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) Summer Camp provides information about the challenging career pathway opportunities in the profession of pharmacy and exposure to the fields of pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences to interested and motivated high school students.
Aug. 7 - 11, 2017
TINKER is an engineering summer camp for high school girls. The camp is designed to expose the campers to the different types of engineering that UB offers through hands-on projects, tours of local companies and presentations from female engineers and professors. This camp is a day camp and will take place in Davis Hall on UB’s North Campus. No previous engineering knowledge is required!
Public Health and Health Professions Summer Camp
Aug. 14 - 18, 2017
The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (UBSPHHP) and Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center Public Health Summer Camp is a free week long camp (August 14-August 18, 2017) designed to expose high school students entering 10th through 12th grade to different career opportunities in Public Health. For more information, please go to http://www.erieniagaraahec.org/public-health-and-health-professions-summer-camp/ or contact Greer Hamilton at email@example.com or 716-322-5711.
Computer Science and Engineering department
Aug. 23-25, 2017
The Computer Science and Engineering department CSExplore Camp is an exciting 3 day program designed to give high school girls an engaging, fun-filled and hands-on immersive summer experience. Attendees will explore the fundamentals of computing from the low-level hardware of circuits all the way to the high-level logic of writing software. To embrace the diversity of the field, activities also include programming a robot and designing a video game. The camp runs 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM on August 23, 24, and 25.
UB coaches and faculty welcome your child to participate in a host of youth camps offered during the summer on the UB campuses. No matter what your child’s skill level — from beginner to advanced — there are opportunities for them to learn, play and make new friends while getting personal attention from faculty and Division I coaches.