• 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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Youth Program General Information

Before enrolling in a Youth Program, we recommend reviewing the Online Registration Instructions.

Enrollment and payment for most youth programs happens on this site -- click on the program title links below for the camp/program you are interested in.

Completing the registration questions for most youth programs takes place in CampDoc. Please read more information here: CampDoc

Summer Youth Programs

UNH is offering its usual robust summer youth programming in 2024. Click on the program title links in the categories below for more information and to enroll.

Participant families are encouraged to review our Summer Youth Program Family Guide for important information.

Program specific information, including check in/out dates and times are emailed to enrolled participant families directly from the camp/program staff.


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

Summer Programs:

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Three students playing instruments at the Summer Youth Music School

Photo by China Wong, UNH '18


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.

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Summer Programs:

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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.

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Summer Camps:

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Recreational Activities

A variety of recreational/instructional activities are offered year-round. In the summer, Camp Wildcat 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.

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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. 

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