National Youth Sports Program

This four-week summer program combines fitness, fun and learning for all children, ages 8-15.


Engineering Challenge Camps

Seven weeks of camps for elementary, middle school and high school students during June through August.

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Engineering Challenge Camps

WVU Lifetime Activities Program

Summer sports classes for kids and adults, as well as certification courses in CPR & First Aid, Scuba Diving and Water Safety.

Lifetime Activities

Mountaineer KidZone

WVU Student Family Resources offers high-quality childcare at MKZ, located in the Student Recreation Center.

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Mountaineer KidZone

Summer Acting Academy, June 2018

A one-week professional theatre training program for young actors who wish to develop their skills. Includes the Young Academy (ages 7-11) and the Teen Academy (ages 12-18).

Summer Acting Academy

Intersection of Jazz & Classical Music Piano Festival, June 1-3

The only festival of its kind to explore jazz and classical music, with visiting artists, workshops, concerts, panel discussions and more. Also featuring jazz & classical piano competitions.

Piano Festival

Older Members Conference, WVU Jackson’s Mill, June 17-23

4-H members who are ages 14 and above develop leadership through discussions of timely issues and problems. They take part in workshops to learn new skills that can be used in local clubs and communities.

Older Members Conference

Viola Bootcamp, June 18-21

Daily lessons, master classes, technique cases, ensembles, lectures and performances for high school juniors and up, including teachers and professionals.

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Viola Bootcamp

WVU Forensic Science Summer Camp, June 18-22

High school students (grades 9-12) may attend day camp or overnight camp to acquire knowledge and skills that forensic scientists use in their day-to-day casework.

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Forensic Science Summer Camp

Visual Arts Summer Academy, June 24-29

This community-based program for students in grades 7-12 introduces participants to visual arts programs at the university level and helps them expand their artistic skills.

Visual Arts Summer Academy

Summer Dance Academy, June 24-30

Week-long event includes daily instruction in a variety of dance styles for students in the Young Academy (ages 5-11), Teen Academy (12-18) and dance educators.

Summer Dance Academy

Mountaineer Media Camp, June 25-27

This year’s camp is for high school students interested in sports and adventure journalism and media. Students will put their adventure video skills in action through a variety of hands-on activities.

Mountaineer Media Camp

Summer Harp Camp, June 25-28

Private lessons, studio classes, ensembles and a final concert for intermediate harp students.

Summer Harp Camp

Percussion Camp, June 25-29

Includes clinics, workshops & performances to expose high school percussion students to the highest level of musicianship.

Percussion Camp

Business Camp, July 2018

WV high school & middle school students will learn about the many careers in business and industry, participating in workshops and team exercises to enhance their skills.

Business Camp

Alpha Camps I & II at WVU Jackson’s Mill, July 2018

Provides 4-H members, ages 12 and up, with personal development experiences to help them build confidence to assume leadership positions.

Alpha Camps

STEM Camp, July 22-27

4-H members entering grades 7-9 in the fall participate in fun and engaging activities on the WVU campus that introduce a wide range of STEM-focused fields and careers.


4-H Camps

West Virginia has many opportunities for youth ages 9-21 to have fun, make friends and learn at camp through WVU Extension’s 4-H program. Contact your local county office to find options in your area.

4-H Camps

WVU Sports Camps & Clinics

Day and overnight camps in baseball, football, gymnastics, basketball, soccer, tennis, track & cross country, and volleyball for youth of all ages.

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WVU Sports Camps & Clinics

Camps at WVU Tech

These include Camp STEM for high school students, the STEM Summer Academy for Girls, Forensic Investigation Summer Camp and the Southern West Virginia Junior Nursing Academy.

Camps at WVU Tech