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 9 - July 16 | 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

  • Ages | Grades


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

  • Fee


    $175 Residential (staying on campus)
    $175 Non-Residential (staying off campus)

  • Housing


    There are only 350 Residential slots to stay on campus (first come - first serve).  After the first 350 registrations you must provide your own housing off campus at your own expense.

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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 include 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 13 - June 29 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    14 yrs - 19yrs  | 9th grade - 12th grade 14 - 19 Entering College Freshman (as of Fall 2022)

  • Fee


    $175


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Dr. Jason Black

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

This virtual program introduces students to Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Business, and Marketing, and STEM through interactive learning activities. Students will work in groups on team building and leadership skills through Entrepreneurial and STEM challenges. Students will present their experiences in a showcase at the end of the program. The registration fee includes a camp activity kit and a t-shirt.STEM pic

 

 

  • Date & Time


    June 18 - July 22 | 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

This is a one-week day camp designed to teach participants about the exciting world of Electrical Engineering. They will learn fundamental concepts in power, energy, wireless communications, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, and robotics. This camp emphasizes technical skills, professional development, and career awareness in Electrical Engineering
STEM PIC

  • Date & Time


    June 13 – 17, 2022 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  



  • Ages | Grades


    13-17 | 9-12

  • Fee

          $99

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Shonda Bernadin

shonda.bernadin@famu.edu
(850)-410-6393
 
 

This is a one-week academic camp designed to teach AI based on Python and TensorFlow. Participants will learn the basic ideas in neural networks and convolutional neural networks and the practical technique on how to build and train neural networks. This camp emphasizes academic preparation, professional development, and career awareness of STEM careers in computer engineering and data science.

AI PIC

  • Date & Time

    June 6 – 10, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  



  • Ages | Grades


    14-17 | 10-12

  • Fee

          $99

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Lichun Li, Ph.D. 

lichunli@eng.famu.fsu.eng
(850)-645-8991
 
 

 

This program will provide hands-on learning experiences for middle school participants who have a strong interest in science. Participants will explore the various disciplines o Agricultural Science and gain a greater understanding of the science, technology, engineering and math components of agriculture.

STEM PIC ROBOT

  • Date & Time

    June 11 – 15, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  



  • Ages | Grades


    11-14 | 6-8

  • Fee

          $125

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Conchita Newman

conchita.newman@famu.edu
(850)-599-8110
 
 

This program is a camp in a box filled with fun crafts for participants to show off their creativity. Participants will receive the camp in a box along with links to video tutorials and more.

Craft pic

  • Date & Time

    June 1, 2022   



  • Ages | Grades


    5-18 | K-12

  • Fee

          $25

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Sabrina Hayes

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

This four-day overnight program will expose rising sophomores, juniors and seniors to the various areas of pharmacy by introducing them to a number of pharmacy careers. Additionally, campers will be given the opportunity to enhance their math, science and presentation skills. This will be achieved through lab experiments, presentations and field trips.

Pharmacy

  • Date & Time

  • July 17 - 21, 2022



  • Ages | Grades


    15-18 | 10-12

  • Fee

          $425

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Nichole Jefferson

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

This program is designed to highlight disciplines within entomology. Participants will complete a research project and present their findings. A stipend is offered to participants.

Entomology

  • Date & Time

  • July 25-29 | 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
 
 

Participants will work in a team setting on ASTERIX projects in advanced sensor technologies with a focus on applications in Electrical Engineering. They will use instructional design strategies to prepare grade-level appropriate lesson plans and activities based on ASTERIX research that is transferable to a high-school learning environment. This program broadens the participation of k-12 STEM teachers in Electrical Engineering research. U. S. citizenship is required.

teacher

  • Date & Time

  • June 13 - July 29, 2022 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 



  • Ages | Grades




  • Fee

         No cost

 

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Shonda Bernadin, Ph.D.

shonda.bernadin@famu.edu
(850)-410-6393
 
 

Participants will work in a team setting on ASTERIX projects in advanced sensor technologies with a focus on applications in Electrical Engineering including mechanical and electrical device characterizations, high - voltage engineering, 3D printers, hardware sensor integration, image and signal processing. This program broadens the participation of undergraduates in research opportunities of interest to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA0. U.S. citizenship is required.

student

 

  • Date & Time

    May 22 - July 29,2022 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 



  • Ages | Grades


    Undergraduate  18+

  • Fee

         No cost

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Shonda Bernadin, Ph.D.

shonda.bernadin@famu.edu
(850)-410-6393
 
 

This program is designed to equip Black males with the academic skills, mindset, values and goals needed to develop a pathway to success.

black males

  • Date & Time

  • June 12 - 19, 2022 



  • Ages | Grades


    12-17 | 7-11

  • Fee

         No cost

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Adel Manatee 

adel.manatee@famu.edu
(850)-561-2407
 
 

 

This program will introduce participants to the gaming and esports industry and show them how to make money while playing games.

Corners to College

  • Date

    June 5 - 10, 2022 



  • Ages | Grades


    14-18 | 9-12

  • Fee

         No cost

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Daanann Agboga 

The program is designed to increase participants interest in Engineering Technology careers. It will include one week of curriculum and activities related to STEM education. These activities will be student centered and make learning fun and engaging. This camp will also prepare students for their ACT/SAT exams by giving sample exams and guiding them through some basic concepts in Mathematics adhering to SAT preparation. To keep students engaged and make this more exciting, different popular online games such as kahoot and jeopardy are implemented. 

Tech Engineer

  • Date

    June 13 - 17, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



  • Ages | Grades


    13-17 | 9-12

  • Fee

         $50

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Mohamed Khalafalla, Ph. D.

 
 
 
 

The FAMU DRS Freedom School Program is a CDF Freedom School Partner. This six-week literacy program incorporates the totality of CDF’s mission by fostering environments that support children and young adults to excel and believe in their ability to make a difference in themselves and in their families, schools, communities, country and the world with hope, education and action. Participation in all six weeks of instruction is mandatory.

DRS FREEDOM

  • Date

    June 13 - July 22, 2022 | 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.



  • Ages | Grades


    6-12 | K-6  FAMU DRS Students Only

  • Fee

          $25 Application fee

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Victoria Hernandez

 
 

This program will provide one-on-one research projects in Functional Biology to five undergraduate students. It is especially for those students from underrepresented minorities and from various colleges and universities whose research opportunities may be limited. 

NSF RESEARCH

  • Date

    May 23 - July 29, 2022  Residential Program



  • Ages | Grades


    College Undergraduates 18+

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Virginia Gottschalk, Ph.D.

 

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 o foods, the basis of deterioration, the principles of food production and processing and the enhancements of foods for the consumer.

Food Science

  • Date 

    June 13 - 17, 2022 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



  • Ages | Grades


    11-14 | 6-8

  • Fee

         $125

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Conchita Newman

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This program engages participants 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 20 – 29, 2022 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


  • Ages | Grades


    12-15 | Rising Grades 7 – 10

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Kimberly Davis

This program will enable its participants to develop a greater appreciation and respect for nature, the outdoors and for all living creatures within it.

NATURALIST

  • Date

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


  • Ages | Grades


    10-13 |  6 – 8

  • Fee

          No Cost
 
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Allen Vanerson

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 in and around our communities, fields, and forests. Participants will also learn to respect all things wild and tame, as well as understanding 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

This camp is designed to enhance students’ knowledge of insects and how insects are a part of their everyday lives. Participants will engage in hands-on activities and create an insect collection box as well as participate in a citizen science project.

Insect

  • Date

    June 6 – 10, 2022 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


  • Ages | Grades


    8-11 |  2-5

  • Fee

          $150

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Sabrina Hayes

Youth from across seven states in the southern region will come together to explore ways young people might become more engaged in the communities in which they live through a focus on academic advocacy, community service opportunities and leadership development.

Leadership

  • Date

    June 22 – 26, 2022 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    13-18 |  8-12

  • Fee

        Closed Participation

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Edward Chambers 

This program will teach techniques that increase confidence, problem solving skills, and goals setting techniques. Participants will be taught an introductory chess course and creative writing techniques. There will be presentations made by guest speakers and recruiters

RUBIK

  • Date

    June 6 – 11, 2022 
    July 11-15, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

  • Ages | Grades


    12-17 |  8-12

  • Fee

          $200/week

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Derrick Standifer

This program provides academic support to students who attend FAMU DRS, Godby, Rickards, Jefferson Somerset, and Madison County high schools. The students will reside on campus and take classes that will prepare them for the next school year, while being exposed to STEM and Health Sciences activities, majors, and professionals.

Math

  • Date

    June 5 - July 15, 2022

 

  • Ages | Grades


    14-18 |  9-12

  • Fee

          No Cost

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Zaychina Nance

Participants in this program will be taught basic football fundamentals, skills and drills.

football

  • Date

    May 29, 2022

          June 5, 2022

          June 18, 2022

          July 23, 2022 

  • Ages | Grades


    14-17 |  Grades Rising 9-12

  • Fee

          No Cost

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LaTroy Johnson

This program will introduce high school students to college-level writing through instruction by faculty and trained students. Participants will be exposed to campus resources, including the museum, art gallery to further explore the visual, digital and literary arts. Each session will culminate with a digital presentation/portfolio showcasing each participant’s work. Students completing at least two sessions will be eligible for publication in the campus literary journal.

WRITE

  • Date

    June 6 - 10, 2022

          June 13-17, 2022

          June 20-24, 2022

          8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

  • Ages | Grades


    14-18 |  Grades Rising 9-12

  • Fee

          $150 per week

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Veronica Yon, Ph.D.