Summer SessionUniversity of Cincinnati

Summer Session

Programs for Elementary and Middle School Students

Ballet Camps and Classes

Athletic & Recreational Programs

REC Kids Camp
For children ages 5-12. Ten weeks of well-balanced activities including swimming, sports, arts and crafts, games, and much more. Cost is $170/week for members and $200/week for non-members.

UC Football Camp
Experience first-hand the football tradition established at Cincinnati, and benefit from getting to know our energetic and caring coaching staff on a personal level.

Girls Basketball Camp
The focus of this basketball camp is on FUN-damentals! Each camper will receive skill instruction on all aspects of the game; shooting, passing, footwork, ball handling, defense, and team play. Drills, contests, and games will make camp both competitive and a lot of FUN. The campers will be divided into groups based on their age and skill level. Each camper will receive lunch and a Jamelle Elliott Camp t-shirt. We will also hold an Autograph Session at the end of camp!

Molly Alvey Volleyball Camps

An excellent opportunity for players to get detailed technical instruction in all areas of the game, designed with multiple skill levels in mind, from beginner to intermediate. We will stress learning volleyball skills in a spirited environment while including some of the current Bearcats in fun-filled activities.

 

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine (STEMM) Programs

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Emerging Ethnic Engineers - Family Science Academy Program

The Emerging Ethnic Engineers Family Science Academy Program is designed to expose students and parents to the fundamental concepts of science, technology, engineering, and math through hands-on activities and experiences. The program is project based and requires group collaboration, so it is important that parents and students are able to attend all program dates.

College of Nursing

HealthPath Summer Camp

HealthPath Summer Camp is a comprehensive, interactive, and educational two-day camp designed for middle school students. Students will be given the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a health professions college student, where they will participate in college-level courses, simulated patient cases, and interprofessional teamwork. Students will also learn about unfamiliar careers in primary care, as well have the chance to meet with primary care providers and current health profession students at the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, camp participants will receive information on college readiness, and guidance on what courses to take in high school, standardized test prep, and financial aid. Through our HealthPath Summer Camp, students will be given the opportunity to experience firsthand what it’s like to be a health professions college student, while interacting in a fun, hands-on environment.

 

Arts and Humanities Programs

College-Conservatory of Music

CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement offers a wide range of performing arts and music programs suitable for elementary and middle school students at the College-Conservatory of Music on the UC Uptown Campus and theatre arts programs at Cincinnati Country Day School (Indian Hill) and Mt. Washington School (Mt. Washington) as well as music camps at Kings High School (Kings Hill) and The School for the Creative and Performing Arts (Over the Rhine).

The Young Actor's Toolbox

June 6-10, 9am - noon or 1pm-4pm, Ages 5-6

An introduction to the actor’s tools, including acting, moving and singing, in a fun and creative environment. Each day improvisation, games, books, and songs provide springboards to dramatic play.

CCM/SCPA Suzuki Summer Strings Camp at The School for Creative and Performing Arts

June 6-10, 9am - 4pm, For students in grade 6 with previous Suzuki experience

Practice your instrument, gain new friends and have fun learning and reviewing skills and songs while improving your technique! Best for area Suzuki string students currently studying Pre-twinkle through Book 4. After camp care is available from 4-5 p.m. for a nominal fee.

Acting 101 at Cincinnati Country Day School

June 13-17, 8am-2pm, ages 7-14

Have fun while learning the skills necessary to start acting with style. Students explore character development, improvisation, scene work and movement that will culminate in a performance of improvisation and scripted scenes. Lunch is included at this location.

stARTS

June 13-17, 9am-noon or 1pm-4pm, Ages 3-4

stARTS is CCM’s own preschool arts program which offers to our budding artists an opportunity to become comfortable with the performing arts. Explore CCM and the experiences found in our Village through walks, dramatic play, stories, songs, movement and music.

Camp Bravo at Mt. Washington Elementary School

June 13-17, 8am-2pm, Ages 7-14

Prepare yourself for applause, cheers and rave reviews with our musical theater camp.  Acquire the skills to become a triple threat with acting, dance and voice classes taught by the professional teaching artists of the CCM Preparatory. Take a bow at the concluding performance! Lunch is included at this location.

Ballet Classes

Upper-Level classes begin June 13
Children & Adult classes begin June 21

Jazz Explosion at Kings Hill High School

June 20-24, 9am- noon, For students entering grades 7-9

Working in both big band and sectional rehearsals, this week long program will not only share information about jazz styles and improvisation, but can give each student an opportunity to develop self-confidence and gain valuable musical skills.

Camp Bravo at Cincinnati Country Day School

June 27 - July 1, 9am-4pm, Ages 7-14

Have fun while learning the skills necessary to start acting with style. Students explore character development, improvisation, scene work and movement that will culminate in a performance of improvisation and scripted scenes. Lunch is included at this location.

“Once Upon a Time…” Storytime Ballet Camp

June 27 - July 1, 9am-noon, Ages 4-5

Get ready to dance in our popular and fun ballet camp that introduces students to traditional story ballets. Each day includes a related craft, videos of the ballets and a daily ballet class focusing on basic ballet vocabulary and technique.

Classical Guitar Worlshop, Youth Division

July 11-15

An intensive workshop for classical guitar enthusiasts of all levels. Participation in master classes and ensembles is organized according to individual skill levels (beginning, intermediate or advanced) with concerts every evening.

Centerstage! at Cincinnati Country Day School

July 11-23, 9am-3pm, Ages 9-15

With an emphasis on ACTING, this camp allows actors to learn all aspects of a play performance – designing the costumes, sets and lighting!  Plus, who wouldn't want to play a zombie? You can in the performance of Drama Geeks vs Zombie Cheerleaders by Katherine Walit. Auditions are required. Lunch is included at this location.

Ballet Intensive Study

July 18-29, 9:30am-1:30pm, For intermediate students in Levels 3-4

These sessions offers a comprehensive training program for young men and women specializing in ballet technique, pointe, battiere, pas de deux, repertoire, variations and modern dance in a state-of-the-art facility. New students are required to audition.

“Once Upon a Time…” Storytime Ballet Camp

July 25-29, 9am-noon, Ages 5-7

Get ready to dance in our popular and fun ballet camp that introduces students to traditional story ballets. Each day includes a related craft, videos of the ballets and a daily ballet class focusing on basic ballet vocabulary and technique.

Cincinnati Piano Institute - Create, Perform, Inspire

July 25-29, 8:45am-4pm, Ages 5-14

The Cincinnati Piano Institute (CPI) welcomes young and enthusiastic piano students of all abilities to share a week of music, memories and motivation! Each day is jam packed with piano playing, music classes, practice and performance, along with singing, movement games, crafts and other surprises, including a group of young piano students from Beijing, China!

Camp Curtain Call at Cincinnati Country Day School

July 25 - August 6, 9am-3pm, Ages 9-15

We're all crazy to be part of Gershwin's Crazy for You, Jr. Mornings will be dedicated to rehearsing for the production, enhanced by afternoon master classes to develop young performers' theatrical skills and knowledge. This program is for students with theatre experience. Auditions are required. Lunch is included at this location.

 

College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
Middle School Day Camps

This camp is designed for students in grades 6-8. The camp begins June 6-10, 2016. There are morning, afternoon, of full-day options available.

2D Workshop/3D Workshop for Middle School Students

  • Morning: 2D Workshop
    Explore two-dimensional art and design by creating, drawing, coloring, and writing comic strips in various styles (the sky’s the limit). In this session students will learn the history, various techniques and current practices in creating visual narrative story-telling by focusing on their own imaginative creations.
  • Afternoon: 3D Workshop
    Explore three-dimensional art and design by creating and building futuristic machines (such as: space vehicles, submarines, airplanes, smart buildings, anything one can think of!) In this session students will learn about how to turn dreams into reality by going through the steps to design, blueprint, and build prototypes for the machines of tomorrow.
Summer C.A.M.P for Middle School Students

Camp dates are July 10-16, 2016

Cincinnati Architecture Mentoring Program or C.A.M.P. is a day camp open to middle school students. The goal of Summer C.A.M.P. is to foster an interest in architecture and increase diversity within the architecture profession.