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Summer Camps

During the summer, Western Michigan University offers a wide variety of camps geared toward students of all ages. Our camps range from academic to sports, with a little bit of everything in between. These camps do vary in cost based on requirements, but there are some that offer scholarships to assist with the expenses. For more information on any of our exciting camps, please click on the links below for each specific camp.

WMU Football: 2014 Coaches Clinic Ended

March 21 – March 22 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)

WMU Men's Soccer Spring Prospect Camp Ended

April 5 – April 5 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $125
Grade: 9 – 12

Campus Kids Summer Program - Various topics

June 9 – August 29 (Children, Children's Place Learning Center)
Cost: $194
Grade: K – 4
$45 registration for new students

Baseball Youth Comprehensive Skills Camp Ended

June 10 – June 11 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $75
Age: 8 – 13

GEAR UP: Summer Engineering Academy Ended

June 15 – June 18 (Career Planning, Multicultural Affairs)
Grade: 9 – 9
For students from the following high schools only: Eau Claire, Benton Harbor, Fennville, Hartford, and Kalamazoo Central. Student must qualify for the camp.

GEAR UP: Summer Fine Arts Academy Ended

June 15 – June 18 (Career Planning, Multicultural Affairs)
Grade: 9 – 9
For students from the following high schools only: Eau Claire, Benton Harbor, Fennville, Hartford, and Kalamazoo Central. Student must qualify for the camp.

GEAR UP: Summer Aviation Academy Ended

June 15 – June 18 (Career Planning, Multicultural Affairs)
Grade: 9 – 9
For students from the following high schools only: Eau Claire, Benton Harbor, Fennville, Hartford, and Kalamazoo Central. Student must qualify for the camp.

Third Coast Writing Project: 2014 Camp for Young Writers Ended

June 16 – June 27 (Writing, English)
Cost: $150
Age: 8 – 14
Grade: 3 – 9

The Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive Ended

June 16 – June 28 (Music, Jazz)
Cost: $499
Room and board – $250.

Aviation Summer Camp Ended

June 22 – June 27 (Aviation, Aviation)
Cost: $1,500
Age: 13 – 17
$150 deposit required by May 22

GEAR UP: Summer Education Academy Ended

June 22 – June 25 (Career Planning, Multicultural Affairs)
Grade: 9 – 9
For students from the following high schools only: Eau Claire, Benton Harbor, Fennville, Hartford, and Kalamazoo Central. Student must qualify for the camp.

GEAR UP: Summer Business Academy Ended

June 22 – June 25 (Career Planning, Multicultural Affairs)
Grade: 9 – 9
For students from the following high schools only: Eau Claire, Benton Harbor, Fennville, Hartford, and Kalamazoo Central. Student must qualify for the camp.

Advanced Technology Experience at WMU Ended

June 23 – June 27 (Engineering, College of Engineering)
Age: 12 – 14

Build Your Own Microcontroller Weather Station Camp Ended

June 23 – June 27 (Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Cost: $300
Grade: 7 – 9

Upward Bound Summer Component 2014

June 23 – August 1 (Academic Prep, Multicultural Affairs)
Grade: 9 – 12
Open to students from Kalamazoo Public Schools only; students must qualify for this camp

Writing Your College Admissions Essay Ended

June 23 – June 27 (Writing, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 6 – 9

Women's Basketball Summer Day Camp! Ended

June 23 – June 26 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $100
Grade: 3 – 8

Graphic Novels Ended

June 23 – June 27 (Art, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 7 – 9

Japanese Language & Culture Ended

June 23 – June 27 (Language, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 6 – 9

Women's Basketball P4 Team Camp Ended

June 28 – June 29 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $500
Grade: 9 – 12
$500 per team

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Half Day Session - Suess's Summer Spectacular Ended

July 7 – July 11 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
Grade: K – 2
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Art and Nature Ended

July 7 – July 11 (Art, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 7 – 9
Additional $10 Materials Fee

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Full Day Session - Suess's Summer Spectacular Ended

July 7 – July 11 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $125
Grade: 3 – 5
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Nerdfighters Ended

July 7 – July 11 (Games, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 6 – 9

WMU Youth Volleyball Camp Ended

July 7 – July 10 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $80
Age: 6 – 10

Chess Ended

July 7 – July 11 (Games, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 6 – 9

Introduction to Video Game Programming Ended

July 7 – July 18 (Computer Programming, Computer Science)
Cost: $300
Age: 12 – 15

Face Jugs Ended

July 7 – July 11 (Art, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 7 – 9
Additional $10 Materials Fee

Team Spike Off (Volleyball) Ended

July 12 – July 13 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $90
Grade: 9 – 12

Advanced Aviation Summer Camp Ended

July 13 – July 18 (Aviation, Aviation)
Cost: $2,550
Age: 13 – 17
$150 deposit required by June 13

Seminar! Music Camp Ended

July 13 – July 26 (Music, Music)
Cost: $1,250
Grade: 9 – 12

WMU Volleyball All-Skills Camp Ended

July 14 – July 16 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $295
Grade: 9 – 12
Resident - $295; Commuter - $235 + $10 Parking Permit

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Half Day Session - Where the Wild Things Are at WMU Ended

July 14 – July 18 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
Grade: K – 2
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Science Fiction Ended

July 14 – July 18 (Writing, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 7 – 9

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Full Day Session - Nancy Drew and the WMU Summer Clue Crew Ended

July 14 – July 18 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $125
Grade: 3 – 5
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Math Problems and Competitions Ended

July 14 – July 18 (Math, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 7 – 9

Aviation Summer Camp Ended

July 20 – July 25 (Aviation, Aviation)
Cost: $1,500
Age: 13 – 17
$150 deposit required by May 22

Digital Storytelling Ended

July 21 – July 25 (Computer Programming, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 6 – 9

KLOrk - Laptop Orchestra Ended

July 21 – July 25 (Music, Academically Talented Youth Program)
Cost: $100
Grade: 6 – 9

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Half Day Session - Cloudy with a Chance of Great Weather for Reading Ended

July 21 – July 25 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
Grade: K – 2
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Full Day Session - Diary of a Summer Reading Adventure Ended

July 21 – July 25 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $125
Grade: 3 – 5
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Bronco Hockey Complete Camp I

July 28 – August 1 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $380
Age: 8 – 14

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Half Day Session - Ramona and the Summer Readers

July 28 – August 1 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $50
Grade: K – 2
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic - Full Day Session - Anti-Bummer Summer Reading Adventure

July 28 – August 1 (Reading, McGinnis Reading Center)
Cost: $125
Grade: 3 – 5
$25 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

Bronco Hockey Complete Camp II

August 4 – August 14 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $380
Age: 8 – 14

Bronco Hockey Elite Camp

August 11 – August 15 (Sports, Bronco Athletics)
Cost: $380

The Sky is Not the Limit Canceled

August 18 – August 22 (Engineering, Aerospace Engineering)
Cost: $300
Age: 12 – 14
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