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.
PLASMA (Peer-Led Asthma Self-Management program for Adolescents)
June 11 - 12, 2016
Teens 12 to 17 are invited to participate in a FREE one-day camp organized by the University at Buffalo. Campers will get to meet and talk with other teens and enjoy a variety of fun and exciting recreational activities, while learning about how to manage their asthma! The camp will offer a tasty breakfast, lunch and healthy snack! For more information please visit our website.
Summer Strings Institute
June 25 - 30, 2016
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 email email@example.com.
UB Child Care Center Summer Program
June 27 - Aug. 26, 2016
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.
Buffalo-area Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM) Summer Program
July 5 – 29, 2016
BEAM is a cooperative educational enrichment program that prepares inner city, minority, female and other under-represented students for careers in science, engineering and technology. Students will spend 4 to 5 weeks participating in enrichment activities that provide intensive instruction in the topics of mathematics, science, engineering, technology, communications, and computer applications.
All participants attend field trips to enhance their learning experiences and receive career information from speakers in the field. Programming will take place July 5 to 29. Post 11th grade program will end on Friday, Aug. 5.
A one-week camp will be offered for girls entering grades 8 – 10. The camp will take place Aug. 1 to 5.
One-to-one Reading & Writing Sessions
July 6 - Aug. 9, 2016
Clari summer 2016 tutoring includes an on-site summer program called “One-to-one Reading & Writing Sessions.” It 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. The program runs for five weeks, from Wed., July 6 to Tues., Aug. 9. Program information and application documents are available at Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction website.
National Summer Transportation Institute Summer Camp
July 11 - 15, 2016
The National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) program is a highly competitive scholarship program that provides 30 high school students with a great chance to investigate careers and educational opportunities in today's transportation industry and beyond.
Pre-Pharmacy Summer Camp
July 10 - July 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.
Field Ecology Adventures
July 25 - 29, 2016
This program, for students ages 8-12, focuses on environmental themes such as earth awareness, wildlife studies, botanical surveys, habitat analysis, aquatic/terrestrial ecology and survival skills. Students will participate in outdoor hikes, games, activities and demonstrations that will be conducted at both the UB North Campus and at two field trip locations. Register online.
August 15 - 19, 2016
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!
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.