Summer Academy at UGA is an exciting series of specialty summer camps in Athens for middle school and high school students who want to do amazing things. Whether you dream about becoming a film director, doctor, scientist or artist, we have a summer camp just right for you!
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 have some new additions as well.
Registration for 2019 Summer Academy at UGA will open on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:00AM.
Registration for our new Spring Academy is open now. Learn More
Changes for Summer Academy 2019: We are offering several additional sessions of our most popular camps. We also have many new camps added for 2019. Here are our new camp offerings:
- 2D Animation: July 15-19
- Acting: June 17-21
- Child Development 101: July 8-12
- GenCyberArch Academy: June 24-28 and July 15-19
- 3D Paper Design: June 17-21
For details on these camps and all of our other offerings, click on the camp below.
We are excited to announce a new program that has grown from our Summer Academy camps: Spring Academy at UGA!
Spring Academy will offer an enriching and fun week at the University of Georgia on March 11th to 15th!
For our inaugural year of Spring Academy we will offer three courses to choose from: Mini Medical School, Photography and Creative Writing. Students ages 12-15 are welcome to enroll in the course of their choice.
Registration for Spring Academy is now open. Visit our website for more information and to register.
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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.
When registration opens there will be a financial aid application available on this page. 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
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!
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||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||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||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||14-17|
|Legal: Session B||14-17||June 17-21|
|U.S. National Security||13-17||June 24-28|