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Summer Sessions
6-, 9-, 10- and 12-week sessions
May 28 – Aug. 16, 2019

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Youth Camps and Programs

Here is where learning and fun collide.

Summer is the time for fun and excitement, so consider attending one of our summer camps! You will make new friends, engage in hands on activities, and work side by side with UB students and professionals!

To learn more about any of the STEM Summer Camps included below, go to School of Engineering and Applied Science's website.

Summer Events (sorted by date)

UB Summer Sports Camps

Interested in a summer sports camp or clinic? Check out our athletic departments for summer camps for basketball, football, soccer, swimming, diving, softball, tennis, track & field, volleyball or wrestling. Visit the Summer Sports Camps website for more information.

Dates and age groups vary by program.
For more details, go to UB Bulls' website.

UB Child Care Center Summer Camp | June 24 - Aug. 30, 2019

UB Child Care Center offers a special program for school-age (5-12 years old) children organized in a Summer Camp theme which is packed with many exciting activities. The summer program takes place at the UBCCC South Campus and offers the flexibility to arrange and fit your child/children’s full-time or part-time scheduling needs.

All school-age programs will be available at UBCCC South Campus only.

For more information, visit the UB Child Care Center or register now at: Child Care Center's website.

Summer Camp brochure (PDF)

UB GenCyber Camp | June 27 - June 29 and July 1 - July 2, 2019

What to expect: Learn about the exciting world of cybersecurity at UB's GenCyber Camp. Campers participate in hands-on computer activities to learn about different cybersecurity topics. On the final day of camp, students attempt to defend a network of computers from a simulated cyber-attack

Camp Coordinator:
David Murray, Director of Sleiman Information Assurance Lab
Management Science and Systems Department
djmurray@buffalo.edu
June 27 - June 29 and July 1 - July 2, 2019
Who can attend: All students 13+ years old

For more information, visit the UB GenCyber Camp's website.

The Eric Pitman Annual Summer Workshop in Computational Science | July 1 - July 12, 2019

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 2019 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, 2019 or until spots are filled; however, students are encouraged to apply early. Visit the workshop website for application instructions.

Dates: July 1- July 12, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
No class Thursday, July 4, 2019
NOTE: Students MUST be able to commit to attending each day
Location: UB CCR ~ 701 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203

Coordinated by Center for Computational Research Apply now at: Center for Computational Research's website.

UB Pharmacy Summer Institute | July 8 - July 10, 2019

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) Pharmacy Summer Institute is a unique day camp experience that incorporates active participation in a broad scope of learning experiences including “hands-on” training in pharmacy practice skills, lectures by faculty and local Buffalo area alumni pharmacist practitioners, and field trips. The program reviews pharmacy education opportunities and the pharmacy curriculum at SPPS as well as recommended high school preparatory and collegiate pre-pharmacy course work. For more details, visit the Pharmacy Summer Institute website or contact the team at prepharm@buffalo.edu or 716-645-2858.

Summer 2019 Dates:
July 8 - July 10, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Coordinated by the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email: prepharm@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2858
Summer Institute Website: School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) Summer Tutoring | July 9 - Aug. 11, 2019

CLaRI’s on-site summer program “One-to-one Reading and Writing Sessions” offers individualized tutoring to children entering Kindergarten through 12 grade. Certified literacy specialists, as well as UB literacy specialist graduate students, provide individualized literacy instruction using authentic literature, hands-on instruction and best practices to tailor instruction to meet each child’s unique literacy and learning needs.

One-to-one tutoring meets for five weeks, from Monday, July 8 through Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Sessions are 60 minutes in length, with 55 minutes of instruction and 5 minutes of parent debriefing. We offer morning, afternoon, evening, and Saturday morning sessions at various times during the week. The program runs for five weeks, from Monday, July 9 to Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings: 4:00–5:00, 5:15–6:15 and 6:30–7:30 Tuesday mornings: 10:00–11:00 and 11:15–12:15 Saturday mornings: 9:00–10:00, 10:15–11:15 and 11:30–12:30.

Coordinated by CLaRI
Phone: 716-645-2470
Email: ub-clari@buffalo.edu
Apply at: CLaRI's website.

Inspiring Future Engineers | July 15 -19, 2019

During our summer programs and workshops, children ages 7-13 are introduced to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education through a series of engineering-oriented activities. Children will be divided into a Junior group (7-10) and Senior group (11-13) to complete appropriately challenging activities! Tasks such as building suspension bridges, designing future cities, and using chemistry to make sweet treats allow students to build problem solving skills, discover how things work, learn math and science in a fun and safe environment, explore engineering as a career option, and engage in real world engineering problems. Half and full day camps are available.

Camp Coordinator:
Isabel Hall
Environmental Engineering Student
imhall@ifewny.com
Ifewny's website.

When:
July 15 -19
UB South Campus

Who can attend:
All students ages 7 – 13

UB Sustainability Camp | July 15 - 19, 2019

What to expect: A blending of the STEM fields focusing on sustainable impact around the globe. It is a unique experience combining hands on laboratory projects with field experience on campus and in the community. As a sustainable camp, we aim for a net zero carbon footprint while teaching students how to calculate and decrease their own. Fields trips, tours, lunch with community professionals and a closing ceremony also included.

Coordinated by:
UB’s Office of Sustainability & Department of Environmental Engineering
sepilat@buffalo.edu
When: July 15th - 19th, 2019
Who can attend: students entering 8th and 9th grade

CSExplore Camp | July 17 - 19, 2019

What to expect: 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.

Camp Coordinator:
Jennifer Winikus, Teaching Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Who can attend: females in high school
When: July 17th - 19th, 2019

Chemical Engineering Summer Camp | July 22 - 26, 2019

What to expect: This camp is designed to provide a memorable and exciting experience through hands on and digitally simulated activities. A great opportunity to discover a passion for chemical engineering while considering college majors. Includes an entire day of tours and activities at Praxair!

Camp Coordinator
Mark Swihart, David Kofke
Chemical and Biological Engineering
swihart@buffalo.edu, kofke@buffalo.edu
When: July 22 - 26, 2019
Who can attend: students entering 11th and 12th grade

Camp Cardiac | July 29 - Aug. 2, 2019

Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology.

July 29th-August 2nd, 2019 (Monday to Friday)
8:30am to 4:00pm (daily)
UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Scholarship deadline: April 15th
Application deadline: May 10th
Camp Cardiac's website.

Camp Neuro | July 29 - Aug. 2, 2019

Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology.

July 29th-August 2nd, 2019 (Monday to Friday)
8:30am to 4:00pm (daily)
UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Scholarship deadline: April 15th
Application deadline: May 10th
Camp Neuro's website.

UB National Grid Camp | July 29 - Aug. 1, 2019

What to expect: Students will stay 3 nights in Greiner Hall Dormitory on UB’s North Campus during which they will be presented with an engineering challenge to solve as a team. The challenge requires coding, assembly, technical communication, and construction. Camp includes a field trip to National Grid, business lunch with National Grid and UB professionals, and UB laboratory tours.

Camp Coordinator:
Steven Pilat, Outreach Coordinator
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
sepilat@buffalo.edu, ubngc@buffalo.edu
Who can attend: students entering 10th/11th grade
When: July 29 - Aug. 1, 2019

Blossom Camps | Aug. 5 - 9 and Aug. 12 -16, 2019

What to expect: Want to make a video game? A music video? A cartoon? Bring your imagination to life utilizing Scratch coding and after a week of hard work, take your own Raspberry Pi home with you to show off for friends and family. Campers will learn to code while exercising creative problem solving.

Coordinated by Blossom Scholastic
blossomscholastic@gmail.com
Blossom Scholastic's website.

Who can attend: girls ages 8-12
When:
Camp 1: Aug. 5 - 9, 2019
Camp 2: Aug. 12 -16, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TINKER Camp | Aug. 5 - 9, 2019

What to expect: Campers are mentored by professional women engineers, faculty, and students to experience different disciplines of engineering while debunking the common misconceptions that prevent women from considering an engineering career. Includes multiple field trips, an orientation on the first day and a banquet for campers and family to conclude the camp.

Coordinated by TINKER
tinkerinformation@gmail.com
Tinkergirls's website.
Who can attend: High school girls
When: Aug. 5 - 9, 2019

Engineering Design Camp | Aug. 12 - 16, 2019

What to expect: Campers will disassemble products to learn what is inside, program robots, design and build using 3-D printers, and explore advanced manufacturing through field trips and team-based activities

Camp Coordinator:
Kenneth English, Deputy Director
SMART Community of Excellence
kwe@buffalo.edu

Engineering Design Camp 1 | Aug. 12 - 16, 2019

When: Aug. 12 - 16, 2019
Who can attend: female students entering 9th-11th grade
Location: UB North Campus

Engineering Design Camp 2 | Aug. 12 - 16, 2019

When: Aug. 12 - 16, 2019
Who can attend: female students entering 9th-11th grade
Location: Manufacturing Works, Northland Workforce Development Site, 683 Northland Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14211

National Summer Transportation Institute Camp | TBD

What to expect: Students participate in discussions, hands-on design competitions, and field trips to study local and regional transportation hotspots. They will also spend time with industry role models and a diverse group of UB student mentors.

Camp Coordinator:
Qian Wang, Assistant Professor
Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering
qw6@buffalo.edu
When: TBD (Coming soon!)
Who can attend: All high school students

Last updated: April 08, 2019 6:04 am EST