Summer Camps

Grade School Camps

2017 School of Health Sciences Summer Camp
June 6-7, 8:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. each day

Discover the career opportunities that exist in the world of healthcare. During this two-day camp, students will participate in hands-on activities that will introduce them to the principles behind various healthcare professions, including nursing, physical therapy, social work, surgery, radiology, nutrition, kinesiology and more. Students must be going into 7th, 8th, 9th or 10th grade.  grade in the fall of 2017 to attend.

“Art in the Morning” youth program
July 10 through July 28 (three-week term),  9 – 11:30 a.m.

Art in the Morning is a three-week summer youth art program for first through eighth graders, offered by SOCA. Area art teachers and Art Education majors will instruct children in drawing, painting, printmaking, multimedia and ceramics.

High School Camps

Beauty Will Save the World – University of Saint Francis Summer Theology Camp for High School Students
June 25-June 30, 2017

The Summer Theology Camp “Beauty Will Save the World!” will broaden and enrich the theological understanding of how beauty reveals God in our world in five ways: the beauty in the arts, including icons and icon-making; the beauty of the earth that God created and our need to be good stewards of it; the beauty of serving the poor and suffering; the beauty of the human mind; and the beauty of various Religious and lay vocations.

Music Technology Summer Workshop
June 19-23, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

WHO: Students from grades 9-12, as well as spring 2017 high school graduates.
COST: $125

The Music Technology Summer Workshop is designed to give students interested in music, music production, post-production, sound design, and the music/entertainment business a hands on experience in state-of-the-art professional recording studios with professional mentors and instructors.

Students will work in the recording studios and mix/edit suites, collaborate with fellow students and instructors while they learn industry standard tools, software, and necessary skills and techniques for the various aspects of music recording, post production, and sound design.

Attendees will also become familiar with important aspects to the music and entertainment business including intellectual property, copyrights, and general business practices.

In addition to instructor feedback, students will have the opportunity to critique each other in a positive and constructive setting.

For more information and to register, contact Molly McGowan in the USF School of Creative Arts at 260.399.8064 or

Pre-college Visual Art Summer Academy
July 10-28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The Pre-College Summer Visual Arts Academy offers high school students, as well as spring 2017 high school graduates the opportunity to study the visual arts, work with professional artists, visit museums and develop professional portfolios for college entrance and scholarship applications.

Chamber Music
July 24-28, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This program provides meaningful training in the musical arts and creates opportunity for students to enjoy making music and establish new connections with fellow high school musicians in chamber ensembles such as trios, quartets, and quintets. Students from grades 9-12 are eligible for the academy as well as Spring 2017 high school graduates.

Athletics Camps

USF Basketball Camps
June and July

Soccer Camp
June and July

Softball Camp
June 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Girls High School Only
Cost: $60

The USF softball camp is a fun and intense way to learn the game of softball and where USF coaches get to see you showcase your talent. Our camp will feature instruction inspired by the USF Coaching staff’s philosophies of the game of softball.