Summer programs for kindergarten through high school students are offered by many CSU departments and organizations hosting events at Colorado State University. For descriptions and schedules, please select the program(s) of interest to you.

Summer 2019 programs will be updated as information becomes available. Please contact the department or organization offering the program for questions about registration, cost, housing, transportation, and more.

Office of Admissions Programs

Admissions: Summer Programs

Summer programs are opportunities for rising high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in developing their research and leadership skills in an inclusive and stimulating learning environment.

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 Legislative 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.

Academic Programs

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.

Confucius Institute

2019 to be announced

The Confucius Institute offers classes for all ages and levels of Chinese learners.

Fashion FUNdamentals

Participants develop solutions to real-world problems in the global fashion industry through hands-on application of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts. Social programming focus areas include media literacy, body image, internet safety and anti-bullying, and highlights the importance of balanced nutrition and physical activity.

Global Summer Business Academy


Join us on CSU’s Mountain campus for a 12-day immersive experience. Students have hands-on learning experiences and visit local businesses to learn entrepreneurial concepts, role play a leader’s first 100 days on the job and connect with other cultures.

iD Tech Camps

Coding, game development, robotics, and design for kids and teens.

Math Circles


A week of mathematical exploration for students entering 8th or 9th grade.

Music & Theatre

2019 information coming soon!

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

Mechanical Engineering Summer Camps

Unique five-day camps designed for middle school and high school students interested in exploring the field of mechanical engineering.

Bioengineering Boot Camp

Students learn about engineering principles and how they apply to human physiology in a fun, hands-on environment.

DIY Muscle Car

Mechanical and electrical engineering principles and how to apply those principles to construct a custom radio-controlled car.

Girls Academic Leadership Summer Camp

 Introduces young women to exciting careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

MATLAB Mastery

Comprehensive introduction to MATLAB for technical computing. Prior programming not required.



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.

Summer 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.

Women in Construction Management Summer Institute

In this summer institute, young women will develop confidence in their abilities and gain an understanding of their opportunities in construction management.

Sport Camps

Rams Athletics Sports Camps

Rams Athletics Sports Camps include basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, and volleyball.

Youth Sports Camps


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