More Than a Dozen Summer Camps Available at MU

Scene from STEM Camp

School is out for many young students and some parents are starting to worry about the dreaded “summer melt.” Thankfully, Methodist University offers a variety of summer camps for children and teens focused on stimulating their minds while having a blast.

The STEM Camp (June 13-17, 2022) is a half-day camp for rising 6th-8th grade students. Some of the camp topics include Microbiology, Forensic science, Health sciences, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Nursing, Engineering, and more. The camp also includes a t-shirt, daily snacks, and a pizza party. Campers are selected on a first-come, first-served basis with only 30 campers being accepted. You can register your student here.

The PGA Golf Management Summer Experience (July 10-13, 2022) is a four-day residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors. It includes team building activities, sample of key courses in the PGA Golf Management program, golf activities at the Downback golf course, and more. The registration deadline is June 19. For more information on costs and requirements, visit here.

The SummerJam! Music Camp (July 11-16, 2022) is open to all musicians ages 11 to 18 who want to enhance their musicianship in the following areas: band, chorus, orchestra, and piano. Not only do campers receive instruction at Methodist University, but they can take part in activities such as a camp concert, talent show, game night, movie night, and more. To secure a place at camp, a non-refundable deposit is due May 27. To register, go here.

The General Shelton Leadership Camp (July 24-29, 2022) is a one-week summer residential experience for rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors that takes place on the campus of Methodist University. The Shelton Camp is designed to help students expand their knowledge and skills of what it takes to be an effective leader. Applications are accepted until all camper spots are filled. Visit here for more information on requirements and deadlines.

Methodist University also offers Athletic Summer Camps for a variety of sports including:

  • Baseball: June 6-8, Aug. 3
  • Men’s Basketball: June 13-27, July 11-15, June 18, Oct. 8
  • Women’s Basketball: June 20-24, Oct. 1, Nov. 6
  • Volleyball: July 18-19, July 21-22, July 25, July 26
  • Men’s Soccer: June 14-17, Aug. 1-5
  • Women’s Soccer: June 13-17, Aug. 1-5
  • Softball: June 6-9
  • Tennis: June 13-16, July 18-21
  • Cheerleading: TBD

You can register for any individual camp here.