Summer programs for kindergarten through high school students include sports and academic camps. These programs 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.

Credit Programs

College Credit-Bearing Programs 

These summer programs are opportunities for rising high school sophomores and/or juniors to earn college credit while developing their research, leadership  and additional skills in an inclusive and stimulating learning environment.

Black Issues Forum

Office of Admissions

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

Native Education Forum (NEF)

Office of Admissions

The Native Education Forum is a six-day summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors.

Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session

The Access Center

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

K-12 Academic Programs

Academic Summer Programs for K-12 Age Groups

These programs are presented by departments at Colorado State, as well as organizations working through Conference Services. Age groups vary by program; please contact the unit presenting the camp for additional information.

College of Agricultural Sciences

Summer Horsemanship Camp

Equine Sciences

Summer 2019 information coming in February 2019.

College of Business

Global Summer Business Academy - 2019

The activities and highly challenging courses will increase student’s exposure to international business and develop core business skills including: international business, leadership and team building, cross-cultural communication, entrepreneurship, decision making, negotiation, ethics, financial literacy, and innovation.

College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Summer Camps

Unique five-day camps designed for middle school and high school students interested in exploring the field of mechanical engineering. 2019 information is not yet available.

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.

College of Health and Human Sciences

FSHN Summer Cooking Camps

Fun cooking activities for children ages 6-12

Camps run July 8 – July 26, 2019. Choose from three themes: Food Science and Fermentation, The Art of Baking, or Meals Around the World.

Women in Construction Management Summer Institute

High School Summer Institute

In this institute, young women will develop confidence in their abilities and gain an understanding of their opportunities in construction management and related fields through field trips, classroom sessions, and hands-on activities.

College of Liberal Arts

Fashion FUNdamentals

June 17 - June 28, 2019 (M-F, 9 am – 5 pm)

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. 2019 application and brochures are expected in February 2019.

Music & Theatre Summer Camps

New 2019 information available with additional updates soon!

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

The Writing Project

Summer writing camps for teachers, 4th and 5th grade, junior high, and high school students. Summer 2019 information is pending.

College of Natural Sciences

Math Circles


A week of mathematical exploration and discovery for 8th and 9th graders led by CSU mathematicians! This year,  students will learn how mathematics plays a role in science, technology, engineering, and art.



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 - 2019

College of Natural Sciences

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

College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Anatomy Camp - 2019

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Anatomy Camp at Colorado State is an academic summer camp that uses hands-on learning aimed at high school students interested in going into pre-med majors in college.

Office of International Programs

Confucius Institute

2019 information coming soon!

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

Organizations Hosted at CSU

National or regional programs providing classes on the CSU Campus. 

iD Tech Camps

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

Sport Camps

Sport Camps

Department of Athletics

Rams Athletics Sports Camps

2019 schedules are available for some camps; updates pending for others

These camp offerings for student athletes include basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, and volleyball.

Department of Health and Exercise Science

Youth Sport Camps - 2019

Health and Exercise Science

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