Offered through UNH Cooperative Extension, the 4-H Teen Conference has been held for over 35 years.
Join teens from across New Hampshire to participate in four days packed with activities including half day and full day workshops on a multitude of topics and interests. This is the place to try something new!
Community service projects are included, as are opportunities for leadership development. Most of all, friendships are made or renewed.
The conference is planned by student members of the state 4-H Teen Council.
You do not have to be a 4-H member to participate.
UNH Campus Recreation offers the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.
Lesson types include Parent/child, preschool, and youth in group, private and semi-private settings.
Classes are offered morning and evening to accommodate family schedules.
Swim lessons are also offered throughout the academic year in the Swasey Indoor Pool.
Art Camp (Museum of Art)
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: Half-day or Day - One week sessions Ages: Grades 2 - 12 Gender: Co-Ed
The UNH Museum of Art offers numerous half-day art classes in two, week-long sessions for Grades 2-12.
Subjects in the past have included drawing, painting, woodworking, photography, comic-making, and many others.
Classes are offered within morning and afternoon sessions; students can register for one or both sessions.
Barry Conservation Camp (BCC) is operated by the UNH Cooperative Extension 4-H Program in cooperation with the N.H. Department of Fish and Game. It is located in the White Mountain National Forest at the Berlin Fish Hatchery. BCC provides a close-knit community for its 38 campers and 11 staff. There are six cabins, each housing up to seven campers and a counselor. Campers are grouped by age and gender. There are central toilets, shower facilities, and a dining hall complete with kitchen.
Barry Conservation 4-H Camp is a great program for kids who love the outdoors, enjoy hands-on learning in environmental and conservation programs, and can benefit from participating in a small camp. Staff take pride in creating a special place where kids can discover their individual strengths. Campers and staff work together as a team in the hope that everyone leaves camp with a greater awareness of themselves and the world around them.
Boy's Basketball Day Camp
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: 4 days Ages: Grades 2 - 9 Gender: Male
2014 Dates: July 28 - 31
Registration now open (click on For More Information below)!
Day camp for kids entering Grades 1 - 7.
Wildcat Teen program for youth entering Grades 8 - 9.
Campers will have a chance to explore nature and the environment, participate in sports, learn new skills and crafts, make new friends, and have fun while being active this summer!
2014 camp sessions include 2 two-week traditional day camp sessions, two Outdoor Adventure Weeks, and a Travel Week:
2-week Day Camp Sessions
The day camp sessions include sport, art, and adventure activities held at the UNH fields, the indoor pool, and Mendum's Pond Outdoor Recreation Area. Weekly trips take campers to NH State Parks and other local points of interest. In addition, campers receive Red Cross swim lessons four days a week.
During this week campers explore, learn, and have fun away from the UNH campus. Trips for 2014 are not all confirmed, but in the past trips included: the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium, Seacoast Science Center, Polar Caves, Liquid Planet, Wallis Sands Beach, Isle of Shoals Boat Tour, and Water Country.
Outdoor Adventure Weeks
A popular offering has been expanded to two separate weeks in 2014. These one-week sessions emphasize life-long activities and the great outdoors in NH. Activities have included kayaking, climbing, woodsmen activities, skateboarding, and much more.
Wildcat Teens is a 4-week program during the two-week day camp sessions that fosters community spirit, volunteerism, and peer leadership. An application and interview is required.
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: One week Ages: Students entering Grades 6 - 9 Gender: Co-Ed
Session 1: July 14 - 18
Session 2: July 28 - Aug 1
Registration is open! Click on "For More Information"
The Thompson School of Applied Science offers two week-long day camp sessions of Kids Culinary Camp in its commercially licensed kitchen facility on the UNH Durham campus.
Camp will run from 8:30 am - 1 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday with campers providing their own lunch. On Tuesday & Thursday, camp will run from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and campers will cook their own culinary creations for lunch and participate in related field trips to local destinations.
Each session will explore basic cooking and baking techniques with varied regional offerings.
Come experience a unique, hands-on cooking experience and explore the world of culinary arts!
Camp is limited to 15 students per session.
Dick Umile Hockey School
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: One week Ages: Ages 7 - 15
2014 Dates: July 28 - Aug 1
Registration form now available through "For More Information" link below!
A fun learning environment taught by current UNH coaching staff and former and current UNH hockey players.
Each participant receives 2 1/2 hours of ice time daily, divided into sessions that include skating, skills, and team development.
On-ice training includes the use of stations and flow drills to keep participation and movement at a maximum.
Off-ice activities include supervised recreation activities such as floor hockey, soccer, agility exercises and other hockey-related activities.
Bring your enthusiasm for hockey to our fun learning environment!
Engineeristas - Girls & Engineering
Camp Type: Day Camp, Overnight Camp Camp Length: One week Ages: Middle school girls (grades 6 and 7) Gender: Female
A one-week camp experience for girls entering grades 6 & 7.
This camp focuses on the wide range of engineering with planned explorations into environmental engineering, oceanographic and marine engineering, computer science, and mechanical and materials engineering presented by female engineers.
Campers will participate in field trips to other campus programs and will have the opportunity to develop a project based on their area of interest.
Residential and day camper options are available.
English for Speakers of Other Languages - UNHM
Camp Type: Course, Day Camp Ages: Students Age 16 and up Gender: Co-Ed
The ESOL summer program held at UNH Manchester is an intensive course that helps students improve their academic English skills and introduces them to US college culture. The course is available to students age 16 and older.
The class provides intensive review and practice in academic reading, writing, listening, and speaking; and workshops in areas such as study skills and applying to college.
Students also participate in academically-focused field trips.
Since the ESOL program at UNHM begain in 1997, over 350 students from over 60 countries have participated.
An application is required and tuition assistance is available. See website for more information.
EPIC - Summer Computer Camp
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: One week Ages: Grades 3 - 6 Gender: Co-Ed
UNH’s EPIC (Elementary Program Introducing Computing) camp is designed to inspire the next generation of computing innovators and give students exposure to computational thinking and programming. Students will learn how to think logically and creatively through fun games, challenging puzzles and visual programming.
Students will also be engaged in building and programming Lego Mindstorm robots to tackle mini real world challenges. The camp will show why computer science is fun and how it helps our everyday life through innovations and technologies.
STEM work with camp students will continue via participation in the FIRST Lego League Robotics Program and local district and regional competitions.
The camp is half-day, from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Camp size is limited to 20 participants.
Field Hockey Camps
Camp Type: Day Camp, Overnight Camp Camp Length: 4 days Ages: Grades 6 - 12 Gender: Female
Session I: July 6 - 9
Session II: July 10 - 13
Registration is Open (click on For More Information below)!
UNH Field Hockey Camp is a skill development and tactical play based camp, breaking down individual skill and tactical emphasis of the game.
New players to high level campers are all welcome.
Coaches are UNH and other college coaches, as well as current UNH field hockey players.
The athletic facilities are exceptional. Field Hockey coaching and instruction takes
place on the University's competitive fields, including a state of the art $3 million dollar Astro Turf field and Astro-Play and Field Turf surfaces.
Come join other future leaders in this interactive summer program!
This week-long residential camp will study the relationship between money, greed, and corruption in ancient and modern life. Facilitated by award-winning UNH professors in Philosophy and Classics, students will discuss and debate classic and contemporary views of wealth, power, and corruption.
Highly-interactive in-class work will be combined with evening films and discussions.
Residence hall living, excellent food, and outdoor activities all taking place on the beautiful UNH campus.
Football Evening Camp
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: 5 days - Evenings Ages: Grades 6 - 12 Gender: Male
This evening program provides football skill instruction for players in Grades 6 - 12.
The Wildcat Football camp is a full-contact camp offering specialized and technical instruction to students of all skill levels and positions.
Players will learn both offensive and defensive skills, as well as flexibility and weight training. Grades 6 - 9 practice separately from Grades 10 - 12.
Coaches are UNH coaching staff, select area high school coaches, and other New England college coaches.
The camp provides participants the opportunity to sharpen their skills and techniques shortly before they begin practicing with their own teams in preparation of the upcoming season. Camp closes with a full-contact scrimmage.
Girl's Basketball Day Camps
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: 4 days Ages: Girls entering Grades 2 - 9 Gender: Female
Shooting Camp provides fun-filled instruction and emphasis on the fundamentals of Basketball.
Camp covers the basic mechanics of shooting -- through explantion, showing, and drills on correct hand placement, footwork and technique.
Shooting camps also focuses on assisting players with attack moves from wing & post, fundamental skills, proper technique to make basket cuts, ball cuts, and fade cuts, and many more skills through skill stations and by other means.
Girl's Ice Hockey
Camp Type: Overnight Camp Camp Length: 5 days Ages: Ages 8 to 18 Gender: Female
Individual skill development and high-level playing opportunities offered, including Goalie-specific skill sessions and coaching.
Coaches are UNH and other college-level professionals, including current UNH women's lacrosse players.
Facilities include astroplay, astroturf, and field turf playing fields, as well as college residence and dining halls.
Overnight and commuter options available.
Girl's Soccer Day Camp
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: 4 days Ages: Girls entering Grades 2 - 5 Gender: Female