Girls at least age 7 can attend as a commuter camper. This includes instruction, the evening program, and noon meals. Commuters arrive at 9:00am, return home for dinner at 4:15pm and rejoin the group for activiites from 6:30-8:30pm.
It is recommended that girls ages 6-9 attend the Day Camp or ages 7-9 commute during the overnight camp.
Eligibility for Residential Camper: Any girl at least age 10 can attend as an overnight camper. Note: Any girl under the age of 10 may attend with a group that provides its own chaperone.
Session II is recommended for gymnasts at Level 8 or higher.
Our goal is for each camper to experience gymnastics instruction in a safe and progressive manner.
Master staff will provide experienced technical instruction in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Campers will perfect current skills and progress toward learning new skills. We encourage every camp gymnast to grow as an athlete with a higher skill level and with a deeper appreciation for what it takes to be a Gymnast.
Our staff are current college coaches, college gymnasts, and other high-level gymnastics coaches and competitors. We want to share our experience and passion for the sport with each and every camper!
The camp is held at the 8,500 sq ft UNH Gymnastics Practice Gym, the top training spot in New England. Individual elements include an L-shaped free-foam pit and resi pit; a carpeted spring floor; 2 tumble tracks & a trampoline; 6 high beams and 2 low beams; 2 sets of uneven bars and 1 single training bar; 2 vaulting stations into foam and resi pits; and more.
Hospitality Management Summer Program
Camp Type: Overnight Camp Camp Length: One Week Ages: Students Entering Grade 12 Gender: Co-Ed
Do you imagine you or your child having a career in lodging and resort, food & beverage, or event management?
Whatever you imagine, make it real and attend the newHospitalityManagement Programthis summer on the UNH campus. This one-week residential program is for students entering Grade 12, and will include working with UNH faculty & students and travelling to meet industry professionals.
Through presentations, hands-on experience, guest speakers, computer simulations and more, participants will be introduced to the scope of the hospitality industry, to the major players, and to the market forces at play in this competitive field.
Students will visit and shadow various personnel at three restaurants and three lodging establishments, and will use the HotelSim simulation to operate a virtual 4-Star hotel. In small teams and competing against each other, students will learn to maximize hotel revenues and profits while also meeting the needs of guests and shareholders.
Due to the generosity of a private donor, tuition for the program is waived.
Come and explore the exciting world of hospitality management!
Ice Hockey Day Camp - Girls
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: 5 days Ages: Ages 6 to 18 Gender: Female
2015 Dates: July 13 - 17
Registration is open! Click on "For more information" below
The UNH Girls' Ice Hockey Camp employs experienced coaches from Division I & III colleges, prep schools, and high schools as instructors in order to share their hockey knowledge.
The camp is also proud to employ UNH and other current college women hockey players as assistants and counselors, who are well trained in camp rules and procedures so as to keep campers safe. This highly skilled and knowledgeable staff will provide an unparalleled learning experience with guaranteed improvement in many aspects of a player's game.
Camp is held at Towse Rink in the Whittemore Center -- a 6000+ seat hockey arena.
In 2015, a Day Camp only option will be offered.
IOL Summer Internship
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: 7 weeks Ages: Students entering Grade 12 Gender: Co-Ed Cost: Paid internship
The UNH InterOperability Lab recruits bright, ambitious high school students entering their senior year for paid summer internships at its 32,000 square foot networking facility.
The internship offers academically outstanding candidates an opportunity to earn money while they gain invaluable experience working with global networking companies including Cisco, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Motorola. It is a seven-week program presenting an overview of computer technology and offering hands-on experiences in a real-world networking facility.
Summer Interns are exposed to the Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering disciplines offered by the University of New Hampshire. Interns also visit numerous high-tech corporations, meet experienced engineers, explore career opportunities, work one-on-one with UNH-IOL engineers, and problem solve in new technologies.
KEEPERS (Kids Eager for Engineering Program with Elementary Research-based Science)
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: One week - half day Ages: Grades 2 to 5 Gender: Co-Ed
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.
Little Red Wagon is a children's theatre summer touring troupe appropriate for kids from Pre-K - Grade 6. The troupe is available for indoor and outdoor performances at camps, libraries, recreation centers, schools, fairs & festivals, etc., throughout New England.
The Little Red Wagon is the longest running nonprofit, children’s theatre tour in the U.S. Since 1971, the Wagon has performed throughout New England at more than 70 locations every summer.
2015 Shows Are:
The Princess, The Pauper, and other stories combines several Moroccan Fairy Tales into one beautiful story.
Young prince Amir grew up on the tales told to him by his family. Follow along as these stories come to life and help him as he must make many important decisions.
Each story guides its characters towards deciding what makes a good person and a great friend.
What's all the comOCEAN?: An underwater puppet musical adventure!
What’s a fish to do? Haddie, our adventuring haddock, knows that something seems to be amiss in her aquatic home and she sets out to discover just what is going on! She encounters a host of marine life, from the delightful to the despicable as her journey reveals the state of our oceans.
This show provides an exciting and informative way to teach kids and families about the challenges facing our oceans and what all of us can do to help make a difference.
To Book a Show, click on the 'For more information' link in the box.
A two-week residential program held at the Shoals Marine Lab on Appledore Island off the coast of Portsmouth, NH for students who have completed grades 10 -12.
Marine Environmental Science will focus on coastal marine habitats, with an emphasis on issues as they relate to global habitats and concerns. Laboratory exercises and field work will include explorations along Appledore's rocky intertidal zone, and excursions to neighboring islands to observe harbor seal and seabird colonies. Offshore cruises will include oceanographic sampling exercises and field trips to seabird and whale foraging grounds.
Lectures and discussions will expose students to topics ranging from fishes to fisheries, seaweeds to lobsters, and plankton to whales. Fundamental scientific research methods and equipment will be introduced, and each student will have the opportunity to be involved in group research projects.
Students earn 3 college credits. Prerequisites: Two year-long high school courses in science.
Mobile App Inventors @ UNH Manchester
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: One week Ages: Grades 9-12 Gender: Co-Ed
2015 Dates: July 13 - 17; July 20-24
9 am - 3 pm at UNH Manchester
REGISTRATION is open! Click on "For more information"
Students experience computational practices and discover foundational concepts of computer science by inventing their own mobile apps.
Using App Inventor development platform and Android devices, students will design and prototype apps that solve real problems.
Students will also be introduced to computing careers and college fields of study by meeting engineers and computing professionals from Manchester high-tech companies.
Students will work in teams to create projects that will be demonstrated to parents and guests on the last day of camp.
Program is held at the STEM Discovery Lab on the UNH Manchester campus.
Private Camps held at UNH
Camp Type: Special Event Ages: Various Ages
Click on each link provided to be directed to that camp's website.
Dick Umile Hockey School:
July 27 - 31
Nike Swim Camp: August 2-5
The following summer camps utilize UNH facilities, but are independently owned and operated. The University System of New Hampshire, its trustees, the University of New Hampshire and/or the UNH Athletics Department are not associated with these camps. Click on the links below to be directed to each camp's website.
Project SMART is a long-standing and well-regarded summer institute that challenges, educates, and motivates talented high school students in science and mathematics while acquainting them with the environment and resources of the University as a place for higher education and research.
Students are exposed to advanced topics in science through discussions, lectures, field trips, and lab work using state-of-the-art equipment and learning from college professors who are experts in their fields. The students learn about the process of research by developing a research project that is shared with the University community during a poster session on the program's last day.
Students choose to study either bio- and nanotechnology, space science, or marine & environmental science.
Students attend Project SMART from across the U.S. and from international locations. Participants gain lifelong friends and network with college faculty.
Students are also eligible to earn college credit.
Scholarship funding is available for high-achieving NH students based on merit and financial need. Refer to Project SMART website for details.
Reading, Writing and Storytelling with Harry Potter - 2016
THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE OFFERED IN 2015.
WE EXPECT THE ADVENTURE TO RETURN IN 2016!
This 3-week online adventure explores uses the magic of the Harry Potter series to help students learn about language, writing, history, art, and culture.
This dynamic course features rich media and interactive learning through modules that can be completed in any order based on individual participant interest.
This is a fun and educational class for students entering grades 4-8.
Whatever your age or sailing ability, the UNH Community Sailing Center (UNHCSC) has an affordable sailing program for you.
The primary aim of the UNHCSC programs are to have fun on the water, make new friends, and build self confidence while teaching skills that are enjoyed over a lifetime.
Classes focusing on different skill levels (i.e. beginner, intermediate, advanced) are offered throughout the summer from beginner to advanced and racing sailor and kayaker.
We offer sailing and kayaking programs from ages 5-18 on Mendums Pond in Barrington, one of the most beautiful lakes in NH. The UNHCSC is home to the competitive UNH Sailing Team and M.S.S.T. (Mendums Seacoast Sailing Team) -- a combined middle and high school sailing team.
Other events have included
Kayak lessons for ages 8 - 18
Build your own RC sailboat workshop
Saturday Only Programming
Adult Sailing Lessons
Soccer Day Camp - Girls
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: 4 days Ages: Girls entering Grades 1 - 5 Gender: Female
2015 Dates: July 13 - 16
Registration is open! Click on "For more information" below
All aspects of soccer instruction along with a full evening program taught by college, club and high school coaches and current UNH and other college players.
Junior High and High School divisions; teams are welcome and encouraged to attend together.
Daily sessions are devoted to development of team play. The team camp is held in conjunction with daily training.
The camp is open to players of all abilities.
Facilities include astroplay, astroturf, grass, and field turf fields.
STARTALK is a day camp where students entering Grades 6-12 learn Chinese Language & Culture.
Experienced language teachers will lead the camp's cultural and linguistic activities. Students will be divided into novice and intermediate groups according to language preparation, and will develop basic Mandarin Chinese language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with a focus on healthful Chinese cooking. Students will prepare one dish each day.
In addition to language learning, students also participate in daily cultural activities the will reinforce language learning. In 2015, the program will open daily with a 25-minute Chinese Nunchaku for physical and mental health benefits. There will also be Dragon and Lion Dance practice with commercial costumes for the Miaohui.
Additional activities may include Chinese calligraphy, paper cutting, kite making and flying, martial arts, Chinese music such as the pipa and erhu, ping-pong, and a field trip to Boston's Chinatown for grocery shopping.
STEM Foundations @ UNH Manchester
Camp Type: Day Camp Camp Length: One week Ages: Grades K-3 Gender: Co-Ed
2015 Dates: June 29 - July 2
9:30 am - 12:30 pm at UNH Manchester
REGISTRATIONis open! Click on "For more information"
Children’s early experiences in science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) play the most important role in a child’s future in contributing to their subsequent academic success.
In the STEM Foundations program, students in grades K-2 learn through the eyes of the Quinks, alien creatures exploring earth for the first time, while learning exciting STEM concepts such as motion, force and materials through hands-on learning experiences.
Program is held in the STEM Discovery Lab at UNH Manchester.
SYMS - Summer Youth Music School - Junior Session
Camp Type: Overnight Camp Camp Length: 6 days Ages: Students Completed Grades 6-8 Gender: Co-Ed
2015 Dates: July 12 - 17
Registration is open! Click on "For more information" below.
UNH's Summer Youth Music School (SYMS) has been in existence for over 60 years and allows students a chance to spend time making music together.
Students concentrate on a major instrument or voice part and choose electives to broaden their experience. The day consists of stimulating and challenging classes designed to improve each student's technique and musical understanding.
Students learn with outstanding music professors, teachers, and students who perform a variety of evening recitals throughout the session.
The week culminates with a final performances for family and friends.
Private lessons are available at an additional cost.
Please Note: Students who have completed Grade 6 may attend Jr SYMS as a commuting student only.