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  • Welcome board for Culinary Camp

    Culinary "Campeurs" get a welcome from their French chef.

  • Future Leaders Institute participants debated past and present views of wealth, power, and corruption. Photo by Lan Pham

  • How does it run? Engineeristas take it all apart, and then put it back together to learn what's inside. Photo by Lan Pham

  • KEEPERS students on Civil Engineering Day learn what goes into building bridges.

  • ECC - Ecosystem Computing Challenge at UNH Manchester. Students use App Inventor to learn about natural ecosystems.

  • A visit with reptiles is just one of the educational and interactive programs at Camp Wildcat. (Photo by Jonah Fernald)

  • Excitement of discovery and understanding at EPIC. Students explore computational thinking and programming. Photo by Jennifer Vetter

  • Writers Academy students bring poetry to life on a beautiful day on campus. (Photo by Lan Pham)

  • SDI - Summer Dance Intensive rehearses for high-energy final performance showcasing a variety of dance types.

  • Barry Conservation 4-H Camp No. Country Adventure Week includes shooting sports, firearms handling and gun care.



  • High school students learn about various aspects of the hospitality field in the Hospitality Management Summer Program.

  • Off to Emerald City! STARS Musical Theatre Camps produced the Wizard of Oz in 2014. (Photo by Jeremy Gasowski)

  • Flying Stars Aerial Camp is a unique and popular offering from the UNH Theatre & Dance Department.

  • Project SMART students presenting research poster

    Project SMART students exhibit their research posters to the UNH Community on the program's last day.

  • KEEPERS campers measure pH levels on Chemistry Day.

  • Artists at work - and having fun at just one of many camps offered by the Museum of Art.

  • Just a few of the works created in ceramics from Art Camp.

  • Middle school students gain skills and knowledge in cooking, preparation, and using ingredients while creating menus from around the world at Culinary Camp. 

  • Robotics and programming are just two projects students engage in learn at three Tech Camps.

  • STARTALK Chinese Language & Culture students return to UNH to participate in the Chinese New Year celebration (photo by Mike Ross).

  • SYMS students

    Students as young as 9 and as old as 18 participate in SYMS. (Photo by Lisa Nugent, UNH Photographic Services)


    The UNH Manchester Educational Excellence for English Language Learners (EXCELL) is an intensive course that helps students who are speakers of other languages improve their academic English

  • Engineeristas!

    Engineeristas! Girls and Engineering – Future engineers explore environmental, oceanographic and marine, and mechanical and materials engineering as well as computer science.

  • Camp Wildcat day campers explore nature and play sports, learn new skills and crafts, make new friends, and have fun while being active all summer! Photo by Jonah Fernald

  • 4-H Barry Conservation Camp

    4-H Barry Conservation Camp is for kids who love the outdoors, enjoy hands-on learning in environmental and conservation programs, and benefit from a smaller setting.


Many UNH Summer Youth Programs are now accepting applications or registrations!

Click on specific program links on this website for more information.

Programs with open registrations/applications (as of 3/2):

  • Future Leaders Institute: Money, Greed, Corruption
  • Hospitality Management Summer Program
  • Project SMART
  • IOL Internship Program (accepting applications through March 13)
  • Barry Conservation Camp (some sessions are FULL)
  • Some Athletic Camps have opened registration:
  • Marine classes at Shoals Marine Lab
  • Writers Academy
  • Theatre & Dance STARS
  • Camp Wildcat
  • Engineeristas and Tech Camp

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Upcoming Events/Programs

Clark Terry Jazz Festival: March 14

High Tech Day: March 16

HYPE (Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts): March 16

FIRST Robotics: March 21-22

Gymnastics Community Classes: March 25 - April 29

Junior Science & Humanities Symposium: March 26-27

NH Youth Band Spring Concert: April 8, 7 pm

Seacoast SeaPerch Challenge: April 11 Public and volunteers welcome. Contact:

Kool 2B Fit --
UNH Campus Recreation's morning health & wellness program for kids grades K - 6 during NH vacation week:

April 27 - May 1. Registration opens on March 23.

Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert: May 3, 6 pm