Summer programs for kindergarten through high school students are offered by several departments at Colorado State University. For descriptions and schedules, please select the program(s) that interests you.  Please contact the department offering the program for additional information about costs, housing, transportation, and more.

Admissions: Summer Programs

Summer programs are opportunities for targeted groups of prospective students that are interested in learning more about Colorado State in a group and inclusive learning atmosphere. Summer 2017 programs include the Black Issues Forum, Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session and Native Education Forum.

Black Issues Forum

“BIF” is designed to provide students an opportunity to enhance their leadership potential while learning about issues that affect the African American community.

Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legistlative Session

Hosted at Colorado State, the “LDZ” program is designed to give youth leaders the edge on successfully navigating, managing and creating organizations.

Native Education Forum

“NEF” is a five-day summer program designed to help students gain university experience, earn academic credit, and research issues critical to Native American/Indigenous communities.

Anatomy Camp

Anatomy Camp at Colorado State provides high school students who are interested in pursuing pre-medical college majors with an academic edge, a taste of college life, and unforgettable experiences in the anatomy lab.

Horsemanship Camp

The camps are designed to be both an educational and fun experience for youths 10 to 15 years of age. Youth 16-18 are allowed to participate as day campers only.

iD Tech Camp

Learn code, game design, app development, web design, film, photography, and more. Kick-start your dream job and gain a competitive edge for college!

Music & Theatre

Music camps and workshops, summer music-theatre camp, and dance seminars and camps hosted by the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

Ram Camps

Join the CSU Athletic Department for Ram Camps. Sports include basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming, track & field, and volleyball.


Join the College of Natural Sciences Education & Outreach Center’s staff in conducting real scientific research activities in a variety of laboratory and outdoor field settings.

Summer VET

Through presentations, demonstrations, laboratories, visits, and in-depth, hands-on activities, students discover what modern veterinary medicine is about.

Youth Sports Camps

Coeducational day camps focusing on sport skill development while promoting the benefits of physical activity and healthy lifestyles for youth.