Office of Continuing Education Summer Camps

Learn More about our Summer Camps and Programs!

Summer Camps

Learn more about our Summer Camps and Programs!

The Marching 100 Summer Band Camp is one of the most comprehensive band camps in the country. This band camp offers middle and high school students the opportunity to improve their music proficiency, improve their marching concepts, play in small chamber groups, as well as perform concert band and jazz ensemble music. We have an excellent auxiliary staff that instructs our color guard, dancers, twirlers, and drum majors.

FAMU Marching "100" Band Camp Students Practicing

  • Date & Time


    July 8 - July 15, 2023 | 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

  • Ages | Grades


    13 yrs - 18 yrs  | 7th grade - 12th grade

  • Fee


    $700 Residential (staying on-campus)
    $500 Non-Residential (staying off-campus)

  • Housing


    There are only 320 Residential slots to stay on-campus (first come - first serve).  After the first 320 registrations, you must provide your own housing off campus at your own expense. The maximum registrations are 400 (320 on campus and 80 off campus).

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Dr. Shelby Chipman

Director of Bands
shelby.chipman@famu.edu
(850) 599-8165

Eric Williams

Registration / Payments Coordinator 
eric.williams@famu.edu
(850) 412-7366

Darryl Baker

Assistant Director of Bands
darryl.baker@famu.edu
(850) 599-8744

This HYBRID program exposes students to training to STEM courses, as well as research projects in STEM areas. Students will participate in professional development and team building activities designed to expose them to career opportunities in STEM areas. The program includes weekly field trips, and will conclude with both a research symposium where students present research projects and a closing ceremony. FACE-TO-FACE program (with limited virtual spaces available).  

Two girls doing a robotics projects

  • Date & Time


    June 12 - June 28, 2023 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    14 yrs - 19yrs  | 9th grade - 12th grade 14 - 19 Entering College Freshman (as of Fall 2023)

  • Fee


    $200


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Dr. Jason Black

jason.black@famu.edu
(850) 412-7734

Students will be introduced to entrepreneurship, leadership, and business/marketing through interactive learning activities and hands-on experiences. There will be groups conducted for team building and leadership activities in an entrepreneurial challenge. Students will present their experience at the end of the program.  STEM pic

 

 

  • Date & Time


    July 17 - July 21, 2023 | 9 am - 3:30 pm

  • Ages | Grades


    8-18 | Grade Rising 

  • Fee


    $200


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Eric Williams

eric.williams@famu.edu
(850)-599-3474
 
Kendra Johnson
 
kendra.johnson@famu.edu
(850)-599-8358

Students will have the opportunity to explore agricultural sciences and learn about careers in animal-related disciplines, including veterinary medicine. 
STEM PIC

  • Date & Time


    June 11 – 24, 2023 | Time Varies   



  • Ages | Grades


    8-11 | (Rising 9-12)

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Carmen Lyttle-Nguessan, Ph.D.

carmen.lyttlenguessa@famu.edu
(850)-412-5363
 
 

During the week students will explore mysteries of the deep ocean, discover nature, and learn about the solar system, the fascinating world of bees, and where our food comes from. 

AI PIC

  • Date & Time

    June 19 – 24, 2023 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  



  • Ages | Grades


    5-7 | K-2

  • Fee

          $75

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Sabrina Hayes 

sabrina.hayes@famu.edu
(850) 412-5714
 
 

 

Students will be exposed to the various areas of pharmacy by introducing them to a number of pharmacy careers. Additionally, students will be given the opportunity to enhance their mathematics, science, and presentation skills. This will be achieved through lab experiments, presentations, and field trips. 

Pharmacy

  • Date & Time

  • July 16 -19, 2023 | (Residential)



  • Ages | Grades


    15-18 | 10-12

  • Fee

          $500

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Nichole Jefferson

nichole.jefferson@famu.edu
(850)-561-2671
 
 

Students will gain first-hand experience conducting research during the week long internship. Each student will complete a mini-research project and present on the last day of the program. Lunch is NOT provided. 

Entomology

  • Date & Time

  • July 17-21, 2023 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 



  • Ages | Grades


    15-18 | 10-12

  • Fee

         No cost

 

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Sabrina Hayes

sabrina.hayes@famu.edu
(850) 412-5714
 
 

Students interested in pursuing a career in a health profession will participate in events that will strengthen their academic abilities, social skills and other competencies to increase competitiveness for admission to a postsecondary health program. 

Tech Engineer

  • Date

    May 30 - June 15, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



  • Ages | Grades


    14-17 | 10-12

  • Fee

         $500

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Patricia Graham

 
 
 
 

Youth will learn all about insects. Each student will have the opportunity to create their own collection box and make an edible insect product. 

DRS FREEDOM

  • Date

    June 12 - June 17, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



  • Ages | Grades


    8-11 | 3-5  

  • Fee

          $200

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Sabrina Hayes

 
 
 

Students will learn what it takes to start their own business. We will go over setting smart goals, building a business plan, budgeting, marketing and product creation. 

NSF RESEARCH

  • Date

    June 5 - 10, 2023  



  • Ages | Grades


    11-13 | 6-8

  • Fee

          $100

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Sabrina Hayes

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This is an intensive week-long program designed to help students develop a better understanding of science through experiential activities in Food Science that are linked to the Florida Standards. Food Science STEM experiential activities investigate the nature of foods, the basis of deterioration, the principles of food production and processing and the enhancements of foods for the consumer.

Food Science

  • Date 

    June 12 - 16, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



  • Ages | Grades


    11-14 | 6-8

  • Fee

         $125

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Conchita Newman

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Students will participate in experiential learning activities related to forestry and natural resources such as water, soils, plant DNA, and wildlife. It also exposes them to careers related to forestry and natural resources, and promotes environmental stewardship and conservation of our natural resources. 

Forestry

  • Date

    June 19 – 28, 2023 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


  • Ages | Grades


    12-15 | Rising Grades 7 – 9

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Kimberly Davis

Students will have a hands on learning experience with plants and animals that live in and around our communities, fields, and forests. They will learn to respect all things wild and tame while understanding the important roles of a healthy ecosystem. 

NATURALIST

  • Date

    June 26 – 30, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


  • Ages | Grades


    10-15 |  6 – 9

  • Fee

          $100
 
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Linda Sapp

This program will provide hands-on learning experiences for middle and high school students who have a strong interest and respect for plants and animals that are in and around our communities, fields, and forests. Participants will also learn to respect all things wild and tame, as well as understand the important roles that a healthy ecosystem and biodiversity play in virtually every aspect of our lives.

Naturalist

  • Date

    June 20 – 24, 2022 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


  • Ages | Grades


    10-15 |  6 – 9

  • Fee

          $100

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Linda Sapp

The Nature Explorers Bike Club will include a bike safety class and community service projects. The Nature Explorers Bike Club will identify plants, birds, reptiles, and fish and look at the Apalachicola ecosystem and its history. 

Insect

  • Date

    June 12 – 16, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


  • Ages | Grades


    10-15 | 6-9

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Linda Sapp

The Nature Explorers Bike Club will include a bike safety class and community service projects. The Nature Explorers Bike Club will identify plants, birds, reptiles, and fish while bike riding around the parks of Tallahassee. 

Leadership

  • Date

    July 10 – 14, 2023 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    10-15 |  6-9

  • Fee

        $100

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Linda Sapp

This research exchange program will afford up to five (5) Meharry Medical Students with the opportunity to gain research experience (as part of a 2nd-year medical course students are enrolled in at Meharry Medical College) with FAMU research investigators for 8 weeks. 

RUBIK

  • Date

    May 22 - July 17, 2023  |  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

  • Ages | Grades


    21 yrs

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Melissa Golden-Smith

One-on-one research projects in Functional Biology will be provided to five undergraduate students, especially those from underrepresented minorities and various colleges and universities, whose research opportunities may be limited. 

Math

  • Date

    May 24 - Aug 2, 2023  |  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

  • Ages | Grades


    18 & older

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Virginia Gottschalk, Ph.D.

Students who attend FAMU DRS, Godby, Rickards, and Madison County High Schools will take courses to prepare them for the following academic year while being informed of different majors. 

football

  • Date

    June 5 - July 14, 2023

 

  • Ages | Grades


    14-18 |  Grades Rising 9-12

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Zaychina Nance

Students will be introduced to college-level writing through instruction by faculty from the Department of English and Modern Languages and trained FAMU students. Participants' work will be eligible for publication in the campus literary journal. 

WRITE

  • Date

           June 5 - 9, 2023 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    14-18 |  Grades Rising 9-12

  • Fee

          $100

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Veronica Yon, Ph.D.

 

 

Named in honor of Irene C. Edmonds, this program seeks to establish a disciplined and nurturing environment for today’s youth. Edmonds, a pioneer in African American Children’s Theatre, founded and directed the acclaimed FAMU Creative Children’s Theatre for twelve (12) years (1948-1960). She served the university and the state as a cultural role model from 1947-1968.

stage

  • Date

    June 12 - July 15, 2023

          8:30 am - 5:00 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    7-16 

  • Fee

          $650

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Joyce Allen

 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s (FAMU’s) Division of Engineering Technology is offering this summer program to demonstrate outstanding commitment to engagement of students in learning opportunity and gauging and increasing their interest in Engineering Technology programs. This summer learning camp will focus on high- school students from 10th through 12th graders. 

tech camp

  • Date

    July 10 - July 14, 2023

          8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    Grades 10-12 

  • Fee

          $125

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Eric Williams

 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s (FAMU’s) Division of Engineering Technology is proposing this summer program to demonstrate outstanding commitment to engagement of students in learning opportunity and gauging and increasing their interest in Engineering Technology programs. This summer learning camp will focus on high- school students from 10th through 12th graders. 

arche

  • Date

    July 14 - July 16, 2023

         9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    Grades 10-12 

  • Fee

          $75

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Eric Williams