UCA I.T. Careers Camp | June 6-9, 2023
The UCA/Acxiom IT Careers Camp is designed to heighten students’ interest in an Information Technology career. The purpose of the Camp is to educate students about IT careers and to encourage them to continue their education beyond high school. Students will be part of a select group comprised of some of Arkansas’ brightest students as they learn about interesting and rewarding careers in IT. For more information, please visit the I.T. Careers Camp Website.
Dixie High School Band Camp| June 11-17, 2023
Dixie Band Camp is celebrating 86 years! Students will receive top-notch instrumental music education from outstanding junior high, high school, and college personnel, as well as this year’s guest conductors, Robert W. Smith and Susan L. Smith. In addition, students will have the opportunity to perform in full concert ensembles. Recreational activities include sports and social activities, dancing, swimming, karaoke, and more, all under the supervision of qualified directors. For more information, please visit the DBC 2023 Website.
College Bound Arkansas | June 26-29, 2023
The transition to college is a challenge for any student. For students with disabilities who need accommodations to access services and programs, the transition can be even more challenging. College Bound Arkansas will increase students’ knowledge of accommodations, assistive technologies, leadership skills, and other exciting aspects of college life. The program is open to entering high school juniors, seniors and college freshmen who reside in Arkansas.
At College Bound Arkansas Students will:
- Participate in workshops covering topics such as self advocacy, transitioning, assistive
technologies, and college survival skills
- Interact with college students who also have disabilities
- Spend three days on a college campus
- Interact with college bound peers
For more information, please visit the College Bound Arkansas Website.
Arkansas and the World: International Affairs Summer Camp at UCA | July 9-14, 2023
This summer camp is one of the few summer camps in the United States focusing primarily on international affairs. High school students attending this summer camp will participate in educational workshops and experiential learning activities that enhance their knowledge and understanding of international affairs, diplomacy, and organizations in the 21st century. Specifically, students will participate in educational workshops on international relations; the United Nations (UN); international security; international social, humanitarian, and cultural issues; and the fundamentals of Model United Nations. Students will also participate in interactive simulations of UN bodies as representatives of countries and participate in social activities during the evenings, including a Global Trivia Competition. For more information, please visit the International Affairs Summer Camp Website.
Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Summer Education LAB | Dates: June 5 to July 1, 2023
Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is excited to offer Summer Education LAB for the Summer of 2023. The AST Education LAB provides educational opportunities for learners of all ages, placing particular focus on “Learning and Breakthroughs” that are fostered by immersion in the theatre arts. Campers will study acting, improvisation, stage combat, and will devise their own original show. For More information, please visit the AST Education LAB website.
Summer STEM Academy | June 12-16, 2023
The 2023 Summer STEM Academy @ UCA is a one-week research immersion experience for students entering grades 9 – 11. In three complementary courses:
(1) plant ecology & climate science ;
(2) experimental design and empirical modeling; and
(3) data analysis & visualization;
students will design, implement, and analyze data from their own experiments focused on the biological, chemical, and physical factors responsible for seed dispersal and seed germination. The program is funded by an AEGIS grant from the Arkansas Department of Education and is organized by the UCA STEM Institute. For more information, please visit the Summer STEM Academy website.
UCA Piano Camp: Dates July 24-28, 2023
UCA Piano Camp for High School Students will explore jazz improvisation with UCA jazz pianist Julia McCorvy. Campers will perform and play with others in a supportive and friendly environment, explore their musical creativity, and build confidence as they develop their own unique style of playing. For more information, please visit the UCA Piano Camp Website.
ACC Choir Camp: Lost in SpACCe Camp | Dates July 10-15, 2023
The Arkansas Choral Connection welcomes students grades 8-12 to participate in exceptional choral instruction and make lots of memories. For more information, please visit the Arkansas Choral Connection website.