Summer 2023

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Well before students can enroll in college, there are summer options at Minnesota’s private colleges. Some are for high schoolers, others for younger kids. Whatever their age, they’ll find new ways to explore existing passions or develop new ones — from sports to music to languages. Some are away camps, others run during the day. See for yourself how our colleges are offering something unique, helping teens, tweens and younger kids get more out of summer.

Note: Applications for some camps are due as early as February or March.

Augsburg University

Summer camp offerings include:

  • athletic programs in football and wrestling
  • Augsburg University Youth Theology Institute
  • Metro/Augsburg High School Scrubs Day Camp
  • Minnesota Debate and Advocacy Workshop
  • Minnesota High School Mathematics League
Bethany Lutheran College

Bethany will offer a variety of academic and athletic camps in 2023:

  • art camp
  • basketball camps
  • cross country / track & field camp
  • engineering and computers camp
  • esports camp
  • nursing camp
  • soccer camp
  • tennis camp
  • volleyball camps
Bethel University

Summer camp offerings include athletic and academic options.

Carleton College

The Carleton Summer Liberal Arts Institute is an in-person summer learning experience for rising high school juniors and seniors to explore liberal arts and college-level education. Our 2023 program topics include:

College of Saint Benedict

Athletic camps​​​​​​​

The College of St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica is not holding any programming this summer.

​​​​​​​Concordia College, Moorhead
Concordia University, St. Paul

CSP is not holding any programming this summer.

Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethic as well as the following athletic camps:

  • basketball and leadership camp
  • golf camp
  • baseball camp
  • football youth camp
  • gymnastics camp
  • running camp
  • soccer camps
  • swimming camps
  • tennis and life camps
  • track and field throwers camps
  • volleyball camp
  • women's hockey camp
Hamline University

Three physics camps for high school students in 2023:

  • High School Innovation Camp
  • High School Microscope Adventure Camp
  • High School Renewable Energy Camp
Macalester College
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Saint John’s University
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
St. Catherine University
St. Olaf College
University of Northwestern – St. Paul
  • music camps
  • sports camps including baseball, boys and girls basketball, football, men’s lacrosse, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls tennis and volleyball
University of St. Thomas

Science, Technology, & Engineering Preview Summer (STEPS) Camp for Girls 

Journalism camps of 2023 include:

  • Audio Storytelling Camp
  • College Essay Boot Camp
  • Game Jam Workshop
  • News Reporter Academy
  • PR & Advertising Workshop
  • Radio Broadcast Camp
  • TV Broadcast Camp