Summer Academy at UGA is an exciting series of specialty summer camps in Athens for middle school and high school students looking to explore their passions, make new friends, and learn a lot along the way. Whether you dream about becoming a film director, doctor, scientist or artist, we have a summer camp just right for you!
Our Summer Academy at UGA programs are designed to let you live out your dreams. You can immerse yourself in any world you choose, from photography to video game design to culinary to comic book art. You’ll work with experts in the field to get practical, hands-on experience, and receive helpful advice on how to get where you want to go. And you’ll do it all while having a really great time!
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Registration Is Open for Summer Academy 2019
We are proud to announce our 2019 Summer Academy at UGA camp offerings. We are bringing back most of our camps from last summer and offering several additional sessions of our most popular camps. We also have many new camps added for 2019.
Our new camp offerings include:
- 2D Animation: July 15-19
- Acting: June 17-21
- Child Development 101: July 8-12
- Cyber Academy: June 24-28 and July 15-19
- 3D Paper Design: June 17-21
Online registration is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your spot. Simply click on the specific camp link below for access to online registration and downloadable forms for financial aid requests.
If you plan to register via phone to 706-542-3537, you will need to have already read and understood all of our waivers and acknowledgements. Please see the Enrollment Agreement & Waivers document. Our staff will not be able to complete phone registrations unless you have read and understood these waivers and acknowledgements.
Note: If you are applying for financial assistance, you cannot register for camp now. You need to complete and submit the Financial Aid Application to apply. See the application for full details.
Financial Aid Information
As part of our Public Service and Outreach mission, we continue to offer scholarships to students based on financial need. In 2018, we had 80 students attend on scholarships totaling more than $29,000. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to a general fund, go to the Commit to Georgia web site. If you are able to help others attend via a donation, your support is greatly appreciated.
To apply for financial aid, click on any of the individual camp pages below and then click on the “Financial Aid Application”. Full information on applying for financial aid to attend Summer Academy will be on this document. See our Financial Aid Information Sheet for more information. If you have any questions about financial aid, email the program coordinator, Brian Stone or call 706-542-7255
To view important Summer Academy policy information and changes for 2019, review our policy document.
To learn more about our UGA summer camp programs in Athens, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 706-542-3537 or toll-free at 1-800-811-6640. You can also join our mailing list to receive camp updates.
For more information, just click on the camp name below. Note, camps labelled with “Session A, B, C, etc.” are multiple sessions of the same camp. Camps labeled with “1, 2” (example Mini Med 1 and Mini Med 2) are introductory and advanced camps in the same subject area.
|Summer Camp Name||Ages||Summer 2019 Dates|
|Comic Book 1: Beginning & Intermediate - Full - Waiting List||11-17||June 3-7|
|Comic Book 2: Advanced||13-17||June 10-14|
|Creative Writing: Structure & Plot: Session A||12-16|
|Creative Writing: Economy of Language: Session B||12-16|
|Creative Writing: World Building: Session C - Full - Waiting List||12-16|
|Digital Film School Basic: Session A||11-15|
|Digital Film School Basic: Session B||11-15|
|Digital Film Advanced Intensive||14-17||July 15-19|
|Fashion Design: Session A||13-17||June 10-14|
|Fashion Design: Session B||13-17||June 17-21|
|Game Design for Tabletop & RPGs||11-17||June 3-7|
|Music Production||11-14||June 24-28|
|3D Paper Design||14-17||June 17-21|
|Photography: Session A - Full - Waiting List||13-17|
|Photography: Session B||13-17|
|Photography: Introduction to Darkroom||13-17|
|Screen Writing||14-17||June 10-14|
|Summer Camp Name||Ages||Summer 2019 Dates|
|College Preview||13-15||June 10-14|
|University Prep Program: Session A||16-17||June 17-21|
|University Prep Program: Session B||16-17||June 24-28|
|Summer Camp Name||Ages||Summer 2018 Dates|
|American Sign Language for Hearing Adolescents|
|Child Development 101||13-15||July 8-12|
|Culinary Skills: Session A||14-17||June 24-28|
|Culinary Skills: Session B||14-17||July 8-12|
|Legal: Session A - Full - Waiting List||14-17|
|Legal: Session B - Full - Waiting List||14-17||June 17-21|
|U.S. National Security||13-17||June 24-28|