4-H 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.
4-H Barry Conservation 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.
Open To: All teens entering Grade 9 (or age 14 by first day of Conference) - Grade 12
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.
The Thompson School of Applied Science offers week-long day camp session(s) of Culinary Camp at its
state-of-the-art cooking facility on the UNH campus.
Students will learn different cooking and baking techniques in a unique hands-on learning environment using recipes
from around the globe. Participants will also develop leadership and team building strategies.
Trips to a local farmer's market help students understand and experience the farm to table concept.
Day Camp, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, Thompson School of Applied Science
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.
Day Camp, Overnight Camp, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
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.
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.
Day Camp, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
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.
The cost of tuition, room and board for summer 2014 TBD.
Course, Overnight Camp, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
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.
Overnight Camp, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
STARTALK is a non-residential Chinese Language Summer Camp for students entering Grades 6 - 12.
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).
In addition to language learning, students also participate in daily cultural activities with a focus on one aspect of Chinese culture. 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 more.
Tech Camp is a two-week co-ed program for first time campers entering Grades 6 - 8.
It will explore electrical, mechanical, aerospace, biomedical, and naval engineering along with robotics and computer technology.
Students participate in various on-campus and local field trips, interacting with numerous engineers engaged in their work.
Campers will work in small groups to develop and present a final project.
!!NEW IN 2014!!
Tech Camp + is a new, more rigorous program for returning and new campers entering Grades 9-10.
Campers can choose two different and new week-long strands.
Day and residential options available for both programs.
Day Camp, Overnight Camp, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
The UNH Writers Academy provides an opportunity for young writers entering Grades 5 - 12 to write, edit, and publish their own stories, poems, and plays.
Several week-long sessions are offered during the summer, each geared toward a different age group. In addition to writing and editing, students meet and interview professional authors, work in small groups to share their writing and enthusiasm with other students, confer with teachers to improve their work, and learn what it means to be a writer.