2021 Arkansas Boys State | May 30-June 4, 2021 – VIRTUAL
Arkansas Boys State is an immersive program in civics education designed for high school juniors. Since 1940, the week-long camp has transformed the lives of young men throughout our state and beyond. These young men have gone on to become incredible leaders, including President Bill Clinton, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, and Senator Tom Cotton — just to name a few.
Summer STEM Academy | June 14-18, 2021
The 2021 Summer STEM Academy @ UCA is a one-week research immersion experience for students entering grades 9 – 11. In three complementary courses (1) microbiology; (2) experimental design and empirical modeling; and (3) data analysis and visualization; students will design, implement and analyze data from their own experiments focused on the identification of novel antibacterial substances. Participants will have an opportunity to present their research at the end of the week. The program is funded by AEGIS grant from the Arkansas Department of Education and is organized by the Department of Mathematics and the STEM Institute at UCA.
The program is free to participants and lunch will be provided.
ACC Choir Camp | July 6-10, 2021
Arkansas Choral Connection, Inc. proudly presents a quality summer choral experience for students in grades 7-12. ACC Summer Choir Camp features instruction from the finest choral conductors in Arkansas.
We invite you to be a part of the ultimate Choral Music Camp Experience. Established in 1992, ACC Choir Camp is now entering its 29th year of operation. Nearly 500 campers from around the state participated in 2019’s choir camp. In addition to receiving intensive choral instruction, we offer campers opportunities to unwind with the daily assembly “Mail Call,” and Evening Activities. The University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR has played host to ACC Choir Camp and it continues in 2021.
Dixie Band Camp | July 11-16, 2021
Dixie Band Camp, the oldest camp in the South and the second oldest in the nation, is in its 82nd year and 30th year on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas. The overriding philosophy of Dixie is to give the participating students a meaningful and enriching musical experience. In addition to the musical activities, Dixie includes a full activity calendar.
Students participate in band rehearsals, sectionals, master classes, theory classes, conducting classes, college prep class, sightreading classes, leadership class, ensembles, jazz improv class, Jazz Band, auxiliary/color guard instruction, and many recreational activities. All bands are featured in concert on the final day of camp.
We believe our combination of challenging musical experiences (both in the area of concert band as well as jazz band) and the varied social activities make for a well-rounded camp experience for our students.
IT Careers Camp | July 21-24, 2021
IT Careers Camp is an exciting option for high school students grades 9-12 that are interested in pursuing further education and careers in Information Technology. This camp will provide students with information about what UCA and Conway have to offer in the busy and rewarding field of IT!