Youth Camps and Programs
UB offers academic and recreational programs for children and teens. These camps and programs are held at UB and are open to all children of faculty, staff, returning families and the community.
July 6 - 10, 2015
Come learn about the exciting world of cybersecurity at the 2015 UB GenCyber Camp. This FREE camp will be held from 7/6 - 7/10 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily) at the University at Buffalo North Campus. Each day, you will participate in many hands-on computer activities to learn about different cybersecurity topics. All of these activities build to the final day of camp, when you attempt to defend the UB GenCyber network from a simulated cyber-attack!
Field Ecology Adventures
July 27 - 31, 2015
This program, for students ages 8-12, focuses on environmental themes such as earth awareness, wildlife studies, habitat analysis, aquatic/terrestrial ecology and survival skills. Students will participate in outdoor hikes, games, activities and demonstrations that will be conducted at both the UB North Campus and at 2 field trip locations.
Summer String Institute
June 27 - July 2, 2015
Intermediate and advanced strings students from middle school level to young professionals will work intensively to improve their skills in solo, chamber music and orchestral playing. The workshop will include hourly lessons, chamber music coaching, master classes, contemporary music workshop, string orchestra rehearsals, faculty recital, student recitals and string orchestra concert.
BEAM is a cooperative educational enrichment program that prepares inner city, minority, female and other under-represented students for careers in science, engineering and technology. Students will spend 4 – 5 weeks participating in enrichment activities that provide intensive instruction in the topics of mathematics, science, communications, and computer applications.
All participants attend field trips to enhance their learning experiences and receive career information from speakers in the field. Programming will take place July 6 – July 31. Post 11 grade program will end on Friday, August 7.
A one-week camp will be offered for girls entering grades 8 – 10. The camp will take place August 3 – August 7
Chinese Bridge Summer Camp in China
July 16 - 31, 2015
This is an incredible opportunity for qualified high school students to spend two weeks in China, learning the language and culture. During the camp, students will travel to different provinces and cities for Chinese language classes and group cultural experiences. Space is limited to 30 participants and the application deadline is March 9.
This 2-week program is designed for K-12 students who are interested in learning Chinese language, practicing Chinese art and handicrafts, and experiencing Chinese culture and traditions. The last day of the camp will feature students’ performances in a culminating showcase for classmates, family and community members.
UB coaches and faculty welcome your child to participate in a host of youth camps offered during the summer on the UB campuses. No matter what your child’s skill level — from beginner to advanced — there are opportunities for them to learn, play and make new friends while getting personal attention from faculty and Division I coaches.
Tinker - An Engineering Camp for High School Girls
August 10 - 14, 2015
Join us this summer at Tinker, a unique, one-week summer engineering camp for high school girls! Participants will have the opportunity to explore the diverse fields of engineering through hands-on projects, workshops, presentations, and visits to local engineering companies.