Camps & Workshops

Camps & Workshops

Summertime is all about having fun, making new friends, and learning something cool! Just look at what’s waiting for you at the University of Idaho!

4-H Camps4-H Camps

4-H is America’s largest out-of-school education program for boys and girls. It is a worldwide youth development program available in every state and many countries. Youths who participate in 4-H get what all young people need to succeed in life-the confidence, compassion and connections with caring adults to make contributions to their communities.
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Athletic CampsAthletic Camps

Join the University of Idaho coaches and student athletes for fun and educational instruction at Vandals Athletic Camps.
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  • Football Camps
  • Golf Camps
  • Men’s Basketball Camps
  • Women’s Basketball Camps
  • Soccer Camps
  • Volleyball Camps

Dign’ITDign’IT Summer Camp

Dign’IT is designed for middle school girls entering grades 6-9 in the greater Coeur d’Alene area interested in careers in computer science and software engineering. Topics include computer programming, coding using SCRATCH 2.0 software, and website development.
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JAVA Coding Camp is designed to teach students in the greater Coeur d’Alene area the basics of front end programming using Processing 2.0. No previous programming experience is required, just a love of computers and coding! The curriculum is customized for beginner to intermediate learners ages 12+ and is open to girls and boys.
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AFA CyberCamp is designed to excite students new to cybersecurity about STEM career opportunities and teach them important cyber defense skills through hands-on instruction and activities. This camp is for boys and girls in the greater Coeur d’Alene area who are entering the 8th through 12th grades in the fall of 2015. This camp is designed for students who are new to cybersecurity.
» Learn more: Juli Anderson, 208-667-2588 or

Design WeekDesign Week

Students who have completed their sophomore year of high school and are at least 15 years of age, may participate in the Summer Design Week. An intense—but fun—academic immersion program from the College of Art and Architecture (CAA). Students who are 16 or who have completed at least half of their high school graduation requirements may also earn university credit and fulfill an elective requirement while getting to know the campus and CAA’s programs.
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IRT for Youth provides young people with high quality, innovative, participatory theatre arts education and training, taught by theatre professionals and teaching artists. Students learn to: work collaboratively, think creatively, increase self-confidence, and build language arts and performance skills.
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Journalism WorkshopJournalism Workshop

High school junior and seniors – 16 and older (or recent graduates who have been accepted to UI) may engage in this hands-on experience in journalism, broadcasting or yearbook work which will take you outside of traditional media and bring in social media/new technology into the work mix. The workshop is divided into print, broadcast and yearbook tracks. We accept up to five students per track.
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Science Camps

Steam LabsScience – Technology – Engineering – Arts – Mathematics
Grades 3-12 – STEAM

Be inspired by energetic expert instructors and build critical 21st century STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) skills. Each STEAM Lab session will be focused on a specific topic targeting a particular age group. Topics include robotics and engineering, game design and development, 3D animation and printing, water ecology and soil science, app development, geographic information systems, and more.
» Learn more: Juli Anderson, 208-667-2588 or

MOSSMcCall Outdoor Science School – MOSS

Founded in 2001, the McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) is the only publicly operated K-12 residential outdoor school in the entire state of Idaho. Spend a week or even just a day this summer exploring the rivers, lakes and mountains that surround McCall, ID.  It will be a life changing experience you’ll want to repeat again and again!
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WOWSWomen Outdoors with Science – WOWS

Young women in Junior High and High School are invited to an adventure of a lifetime! Join us for a ten-day field science expedition where you will explore the rugged and beautiful Idaho mountains and learn what university climate and water researchers are studying.
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JEMSJunior Engineering Math & Science – JEMS

Designed for students who have completed at least their junior year of high school, the Idaho Junior Engineering, Math and Science (JEMS) Summer Program provides an introduction to engineering through study of real-world problems within their technical and social contexts.
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