• Students collaborating over laptops in UNH Library

    Student collaboration, teamwork, sharing ideas, and mutual respect is a big part of our youth programs.
     

  • Boys playing soccer on Memorial Field

    Programs utilize top-notch facilities from athletic areas to high-level research labs, fun & safe recreational sites, and technology classrooms.

  • Staff helping student on computer with robot in foreground

    Youth learn in small settings from UNH Faculty, Professional Staff, and Students, along with teachers and experts in the field.
     

  • Camp Wildcat students dancing led by staff member

    We're outdoors, having fun, and keeping it active!

  • Students measuring data on rocks at the Shoals Island Marine Lab

    Programs are held on two UNH campuses, but also throughout New Hampshire, including islands along NH's coastline.

    Photo by Dr. Laura Jordan-Smith

     

Whether you’re looking for day or overnight youth programs and camps, from academic enrichment to sports, our Youth Programs provide an endless array of opportunities for students from kindergarten through high school. Programs are held on the main UNH campus in Durham and throughout the State.  Students benefit from faculty/staff interactions and the use of facilities of the State's flagship University. Activities for youth happen year round - view our 6 program subject areas below.

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Summer 2022 Youth Programs

In-person youth programming is being offered with COVID-19 protocols in place. Click the links below to view each program's information and registration page.

Before enrolling, we recommend reviewing the Online Registration Instructions.

Academic Enrichment: Upward Bound, 4-H Teen Conference

Athletics:  Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball,  Girls Basketball Elite Camp, Field Hockey, Football Evening Camp, Football 1-Day Rising Senior Camps, Gymnastics, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Soccer, Girls Soccer ID Clinic, Boys SoccerTrack & Field, Volleyball

The Arts: Summer Youth Music School (SYMS), Theatre & Dance, Writers Academy

Recreational Activities: Barry Conservation 4-H Camp, Sailing/Kayaking/Paddleboarding, Camp Wildcat, Learn to Swim: Group Swim Morning, Group Swim Evening, Group Parent/Child, Private Swim Lessons, Semi-Private Swim Lessons

STEM: EPIC-Elem. Computing,  KEEPERSTech Camp

PLEASE NOTE that the following camps will not be held in 2022: Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Hockey Prospect (due to building renovations), Art Camps and Cat's Can Cook.

 

View our Summer Youth Programs by Week

View our Summer Youth Program Flyer

 

Photo by China Wong, UNH '18

Academic Enrichment

Our faculty, staff and students, along with teachers and expert guests, offer a wide array of academic enrichment programs designed to keep young learners engaged. Students expand their knowledge through new and thought-provoking activities.

Academic Year Programs:

Summer Programs:

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Three students working with clay in art camp

Photo by China Wong, UNH '18

Arts

Our arts programs immerse students in the visual and performing arts where they learn new methods and skills, and participate in performance events. Students have access to UNH's Performing Arts Center with its 700-seat theatre, the UNH Museum of Art, and other studio and performance space.

Academic Year Programs:

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Athletics

Keep moving and improve skills in our athletic camps! Sport clinics/tournaments are offered throughout the year, along with summer camps in 14 sports. Instructional staff include UNH and other college coaches and student-athletes. Participants have access to our state-of-the-art athletic facilities on the Durham campus.

Academic Year Programs:

Summer Camps:

 o Boys Basketball o Girls Basketball o Field Hockey o Football Evening Camp o Football Rising Senior 1-day Camps  o Gymnastics o Girls Lacrosse o Boys Soccer o Girls Soccer o Track & Field  o Volleyball o Girls Soccer ID Clinic

 

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Recreational Activities

A variety of recreational/instructional activities are offered year-round. In the summer, Camp Wildcat, Cat's Can Cook and Sailing/Kayaking/SUP are day camps. Barry Conservation 4-H camp is an overnight camp located in the White Mountains in Berlin, NH.

Summer Programs:

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two students at work with wires at tech camp
Photo by China Wong, UNH '18

Science, Tech, Engineering, Math

Programs in the STEM disciplines give students the unique opportunity to gain high-level instruction while utilizing facilities and equipment of a research University. Choose from interest areas including technology, engineering, and science.

Academic Year Programs:

Summer Programs:

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Campers gathered around a camp fire

Extension Youth Programs

Throughout the State, 4-H helps young students acquire knowledge, develop life skills and form attitudes that help them become self-directed, productive, contributing members of society.  4-H leaders guide youth through the fun learning process.  

Full listings of all 4-H youth programs that occur year-round: 4-H Youth Development

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