Summer Campus

2016 Summer Camps at Georgia Tech

Bright Horizons (GT Internal Childcare Vendor)
CEISMC Summer PEAKS
CEO of Your Life Camps
College of Computing/OEC Summer Camps 2016
Tech Wreck Day Camp
Exploring Engineering Academy
Woodward Academy
Camp H2O
iD Tech
STEM EnRICH Summer Academy
TEC Camp
Été des Rêves (Summer of Dreams)
Emory Pre-College Program
Break into Business-Entrepreneurship Camps
Wall Street on West Peachtree
Camp Best Friends
Excel Summer Camp
Pre-College Design Studio
Fashion Design Creation Camp
Young Wall Street Traders Summer Camp

Bright Horizons

Camp X-Treme Summer Fun at Bright Horizons gives your camper a summer vacation to remember! Our program is built on the interests of school-age children and offers excitement, challenges, new skills, and opportunities to make lasting friendships. We’re also committed to offering a program that keeps kids active and focuses on staying healthy while having fun.

Bright Horizons is an internal childcare vendor at Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech has two on-campus child development centers, located off of 10th street, which are operated by Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Dates: May 24 - July 29, 2016

Location: 1015 Tumlin Street, NW Atlanta 30328, 251 10th St, NW Bldg F, Atlanta 30318
Participants: Ages 4 - 8* 
Cost: $254 weekly
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: Yes
Contact: Shalitha Lawrence, shalitha.lawrence@brighthorizons.com, 404-385-2248
Erica Watson-Grier, 404-249-1500, Erica.watson@brighthorizons.com

*Four year olds must have completed Pre-K.

Campus Recreation Center 

Tech Wreck Day Camp
TeCh wReCk Day Camp is a day camp offered for rising 1st through 8th grade children whose parents are a part of the Georgia Tech Community (Faculty/Staff and Student). This weekly camp is held at the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center and is based on the following themes: challenge, recreation, and community. Incorporating recreation, fitness, and field trips to area locations, this camp will create a fun and fit summer for your children. Camp runs from 7:45am until 5pm Monday thru Friday and is located at the Campus Recreation Center.

Dates:  
Week 1: May 31 - June 3 
Week 2: June 6 - 10 
Week 3: June 13 - 17 
Week 4: June 20 - 24 
Week 5: June 27 - July 1 
Week 6: July 11 - 15 
Week 7: July 18 - 22 
Week 8: July 25 - 29
*Registration opens at 7:00pm on February 17, 2016. Last year this camp filled up in 30 minutes!

Cost: $195/week
Financial Aid Available: No
Participants: For kids entering 1st-8th grade in Fall 2016
Contact: Kelli Rockwell, kelli.rockwell@crc.gatech.edu, 404-894-8837 
Website: www.crc.gatech.edu/summercamp

 

CEISMC Summer PEAKS

CEISMC Summer P.E.A.K.S. (Programs for Enrichment and Accelerated Knowledge in STEM) are hands-on, interactive learning experiences.  Summer P.E.A.K.S. give participants the chance to enhance learning during the summer in experiential activities on campus at Georgia Tech. P.E.A.K.S. cover many different Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) concepts. 

Dates: June 6 - July 29, 2016
(Not the week of July 4th)

Cost: $400 + $10 application fee

Location: On Campus: IC, Grossclose, CULC, Arch. West, Scheller, DM Smith, Skyles
Participants: Rising 4th - 12th
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: summerpeaks@gatech.edu, 678-929-7639
Websitehttp://ceismc.gatech.edu/summerprograms

 

CEO of Your Life Camps

Our innovative, fun and engaging summer experience ignite students' entrepreneurial spirit, empower them to create fulfilling and successful lives, connect them with real opportunities and unleash their potential with the competitive edge needed to prosper in today's global economy. We provide young adults with the opportunity design their life on purpose, not by default.

The CEO of My Life Summer Experience is more than a young entrepreneurs program. Our comprehensive professional and personal development programs incorporate evidence based learning methods with proven processes to create a transformative educational experience. Students learn how to overcome obstacles and challenges, work together as teams and become Chief Executive Officers not just of their own companies and careers, but of their own lives. Our innovative approach removes fear and introduces students to 21st century S.T.E.M. careers.

The CEO of My Life Summer Experience creates leaders who are innovative, self sufficient, lead by influence and live life on their own terms.

Today's young people are preparing to enter a world where colleges and businesses demand more than ever before. It is no longer enough to simple follow a prescribed path. It is vital that students take ownership of their futures and choose to create a life on purpose, not by default. CEO of my Life imparts the skills needed to succeed in the 21st Century

Dates:

  • June 6 - June 17, 2016
  • June 20 - July 1, 2016

Cost: $400 per week

Location: On Campus - Centergy Building, Scheller College of Business, TSRB
Participants: Grades 7-12
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: Yes
Contact: Le'Kiesha M. French, lfrench@ceoofmylife.org, 404-723-7501
Website: www.ceoofmylife.org

 

Georgia Tech College of Computing Outreach Summer Camps 

Our goal is to expose elementary, middle school, and high school students to the creative side of computing so that they may add computing to their creative tool set and use it as a lifelong means of expression. In addition to computing, campers are introduced to a bit of the college life as they go on campus tours, eat lunch in one of our cafeterias, and swim in our recreation center. (All of these experiences and a t-shirt are included in the cost of the camp.) For more information please email us at: oecsummercamps@gmail.com or visit our website: http://gtcomputingoutreach.org/

Week 1: May 31-June 3, 2016
Web Design
Cost: $325
Week 2: June 6-10, 2016
Robotics
Cost: $350
Week 3: June 13-17, 2016
Computing Games
Cost: $350
Week 4: June 20-24, 2016
Computer Generated Music
$350
Week 5: June 27-July 1, 2016
Animatronics
$400
Week 6: July 5-8, 2016
Computing Games
$325
Week 7: July 11-15
Robotics
$350
Week 8: July 18-22
Minecraft
$350
Week 9: July 25-29
Stop Motion Movies
$350
Week 10: August 1-5
Wearable Computing
$400

Financial Aid Available: No
Participants: Rising 3rd - Rising college freshman
Contact: Annette Clifford, oecsummercamps@gmail.com
Websitewww.gtcomputingoutreach.org

Exploring Engineer Academy

A one of a kind Engineering Academy where you combine STEM and fun! Learn how different STEM concepts impact you every day, then experience these principles first-hand as you fly through roller coasters at Six Flags, build robots and race them against your peers, and explore the Georgia Aquarium. Additionally, participants get a taste of college life at one of the top engineering schools in the country. During the week at the Academy, participants will stay in the dorms at the Georgia Institute of Technology. They will meet actual engineering students and learn from them what it takes to succeed at one of the nation's most respected universities.  

Dates: June 5 - June 12, 2016

Cost: $950 Early Bird

Location: On Campus
Participants: 9-12 grades
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Richard Morales, rmorales@lbfoster.com

Woodward Academy

Every summer, Woodward Academy’s two campuses are filled with aspiring scholars, artists, scientists, explorers, and performers. With more than 100 camp offerings over eight weeks, Woodward Academy Summer Camps provide a wide range of choices to children throughout the metro Atlanta area. Day camps, athletic camps, and enrichment camps on our campuses in College Park and Johns Creek are open to the public. Transportation and morning and afternoon supervision are available.www.woodward.edu/camps  

Dates: May 31- July 29, closed July 4-8

Cost: Day camp $275, Specialty camps vary - minimum $225- max $450

Location: Woodward Academy,1662 Rugby Avenue,College Park, GA 30337

Participants: 5-17 years old
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Tonia Webb,  camps@woodward.edu,  404-765-4400

Camp H2O

Camp H2O is an Atlanta day camp and a wonderful opportunity for kids to grow their imagination while exploring the world's most magical aquarium. Camp H2O is an exciting experience for children grades First through Fifth, offered during Summer and Winter breaks. Our programs provide campers with a unique experience that involves animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, opportunities to meet the animal caregivers and much more.

Dates: Weekly, June 6th - July 29th

Cost: $324.00 - $360.00

Location: Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30350

Participants: 1st - 6th
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Andrew Perry, aperry@georgiaaquarium.org, 404-581-4198

iD Tech

We are the world's #1 summer tech camp for kids and teens ages 6 – 18! At iD Tech, we offer day & overnight summer camps for aspiring programmers, app developers, video game designers, engineers, filmmakers, photographers, and more. iD Tech has specific programs for girls, teens, tweens, and young learners. Courses are led by tech-savvy, adult-only staff in fun, energetic and experiential environments. In addition to providing entertaining and age-appropriate activities; our summer STEM camps are loaded with original, real-world curriculum and professional software. With personalized, hands-on instruction for all skill levels and small class sizes of just 8 students per instructor, we anticipate our students to become the world's next creators of innovative technology! Find out more at www.iDTech.com.

Dates: Weeklong sessions in June and July

Cost: Day Programs starting at $799 per session with option to add overnight stay.

Location: Georgia Tech

Participants: 7-17
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: www.iDTech.com, 1-888-709-8324

STEM EnRICH Summer Academy

Atlanta CARES will host a STEM EnRICH Summer Academy for middle and high school students. Classes include robotics, science, sculpting, chess, video gaming and animation, apps design, and filmmaking.

The Summer Academy begins at 9:00am and ends at 4:00pm.

Dates: June 6 - July 1, 2016

Cost: $180 per week

Location: Morehouse College

Participants: Grades 6-12
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: Yes
Contact: Brenda Coleman, atlantacaresmentors@gmail.com, 770-316-3487

TEC Camp

The Technology, Engineering, & Computing (TEC) Camp is a week-long, day camp for middle school girls. This fun and interactive camp is designed to give girls an early introduction to the exciting world of engineering with the hope of inspiring them to eventually consider college majors and careers in engineering.

Dates: June 6-10

Cost: $275

Location: In various buildings across campus

Participants: Rising 7th and 8th grade girls
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: Yes
Contact: Tonia Knobf, tonia.knobf@coe.gatech.edu, 404-385-1862

Été des Rêves (Summer of Dreams)

Mount a play based on a French story in one week's time! Auditions will be held Monday morning of each week, and each camp concludes with 2 performances open to the public on Saturday. Spend one week immersed in all aspects of theatre! When you are not rehearsing, you will spend your time taking workshops in subjects ranging from scenework, improv, mime, theatre games, stage combat, basic set construction and more. Learn from energetic, outgoing theatre professionals! Campers will be placed into groups based on age. No knowledge of French is required to participate, but for our Francophile/Francophone campers, we will adapt to parents' and campers' desires to integrate French into workshops and performances. http://www.theatredureve.org/education-family-programs/ete-des-reves-summer-camp/ 

Dates: June 13th-18th

Cost: $300

Location: The Lovett School

Participants: Age 7-15
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Anna Richardson, anna@theatredureve.com, 781-626-2545

Emory Pre-College Program

The Emory Pre-College Program is a summer academic program for high school students. It gives college-bound rising juniors and rising seniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. High school students may explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields, enroll in classes with college students, and earn transferable college credit. Two-week noncredit courses, three-week noncredit institutes and six-week credit courses are available. Emory Pre-College students live together in a residence hall on campus or within commuting distance with their families and participate in a variety of programs, activities, and excursions designed to prepare them for college life.

Students will enjoy the beautiful, tree-lined Emory campus and its outstanding facilities, meet new people and make lifelong friends. Students come from all across the U.S. and the world. Ranked #20 by U.S. News and World Report and #14 by Kiplinger's Personal Finance for best values among private universities, Emory University offers a small liberal arts college environment within a major research university.

http://precollege.emory.edu/index.html

Dates: Two-Week Noncredit Courses:
Session A: June 20 - July 1, 2016
Session B: July 3 - July 15, 2016
Institutes:
Infectious Diseases Institute: July 3 - 23, 2016
TOEFL Prep Institute: July 3 - 23, 2016
Session C: July 18 - July 29, 2016
Session 1: May 16 - June 24, 2016 - - deadline to apply May 1st
Session 2: June 27 - August 5, 2016 - - deadline to apply June 1st

Cost: -

Location: Emory University

Participants: High school sophomores and juniors
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Latoria Spencer, latoria.spencer@emory.edu, 404-727-6672

Break Into Business - Entrepreneurship Camps @ Georgia Tech!

Break Into Business is an organization on a mission to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. Our summer camps are open to aspiring entrepreneurs age 9-14. Over the course of our 1-week session students are grouped in teams and work toward launching their own REAL small business on Tech campus. Our entrepreneurs perform market research, produce a budget, film a commercial, run a social media campaign, pitch in a realistic Shark Tank (featuring ATDC entrepreneurs) and then LAUNCH their business (the students split the profits and donate 10% to a community organization of their choice). Learn more at: www.breakintobusiness.com.

Dates: July 18-22 or July 25-29 (2 separate sessions)
Cost: $425/week when registered before March 17
Location: ATDC (Georgia Tech's startup incubator)
Participants: Ages 9-14
Financial Aid Available: A limited number of scholarships by application at: https://breakintobusiness.formstack.com/forms/scholarships
Contact: Monica Lage (monica@breakintobusiness.com / 404-997-2557)
Website: www.breakintobusiness.com

Wall Street on West Peachtree

This one-week day camp for high school students has four components: financial literacy, investing, hedging and trading. Financial literacy includes the basics of personal finance, including planning, taxes, debt avoidance and wealth building. The investing portion introduces the student to investing strategies that have worked over time. The hedging module introduces the student to derivative securities and how those securities have been used for speculation or protection. Finally, the trading portion introduces the student to the mechanics of trading stocks, bonds and other securities. The student is taught how to read charts, how to place market or limit orders, how to set up stop losses, and how the major markets operate. The students will spend the week constructing and analyzing their own portfolios using state-of-the-art analysis and trading tools.

NOTE: Course fee includes daily lunch voucher

Dates: June 6-10, June 13-17, June 20-24, June 27-July 1
Cost: $495/week
Location: Scheller College of Business
Participants: High school juniors and seniors, but all high school students are welcome
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: Priority admission to employees even after the class is "closed" online
Contact: Barry Marchman, barry.marchman@scheller.gatech.edu 

Camp Best Friends

The 2016 Camp Best Friends season is approaching and this years theme is iNSPIRE! Our goal at Camp Best Friends this summer is to iNSPIRE campers to do more within their homes, community centers and neighborhoods. Through positive experiences and actions they will iNSPIRE others around them to do the same! The Department of Parks and Recreation understands the importance of blending education with play to provide an enriching environment and works to maintain that connection throughout the summer break. Now in its 35th year, Camp Best Friends has touched the lives of a quarter of a million Atlanta youth.

Dates: May 31 - July 22, 2016
Cost: Various starting at $35 - $110 per week
Location: 26 locations in the City of Atlanta
Participants: Youth and teens ages 5 - 17 and seniors ages 55 and up
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Samantha-Nicole Terry, snterry@atlantaga.gov, 404-293-8251 
Website: http://www.atlantaga.gov/index.aspx?page=298

Excel Summer Camp

Excel at Georgia Tech (formerly known as the IPA) is a four-year program for students with mild intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) leading to two separate certificates.
Years 1 – 2: Social Growth with Academic Enrichment Certificate
Years 3 – 4: Social Growth, Academic Enrichment and Career Exploration Certificate

Excel will be hosting a summer camp for students interested in learning more about college and visiting Georgia Tech's campus. Attendees should be upcoming high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a college education and career development opportunities. They will spend a week living the college life with activities such as resume building, attending a science lab, and zumba class. Camps runs from 9:00am until 3:30pm.

Dates: Monday June 20- Friday, June 24
Cost: $500
Location: Scheller College of Business
Participants: Upcoming high school juniors and seniors
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Allison Maloney, amaloney6@gatech.edu, 404-357-9548

Pre-College Design Studio

Georgia Tech's Future of Design studios are intensive two-week workshops for high school students interested in architecture and industrial design. The studios explore both the academic and professional sides of these design disciplines; students will participate in design projects, firm visits and other field trips. The studios expose students to the rigors of design education in a unique university setting with a strong emphasis on technology. The result is a program that gives students a better understanding of their chosen discipline and prepares them for life on a college campus.

Visit http://registration.conference.gatech.edu/coasummerstudio for more information. 

Dates: June 20th- July 1st, 2016
Cost: $1250
Location: College of Architecture
Participants: Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. 
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: Yes
Contact: Chelsea Holley, cholley@gatech.edu, 404-385-0684

Fashion Design Creation Camp

The 2016 camp sessions are for students who are interested in learning key subjects of fashion design. Campers learn a variety of skills such as sewing, inspiration boards, fashion drawing and more! Camps include Tween Pajama Sewing Camp, Introduction to Fashion Camp, Sewing Camp, Original Fashion Design Camp and a Camp Challenge. 

Dates: Tween Pajama Sewing Camp: June 6 - 10, 2016
Introduction to Fashion Camp: June 20 - 24, 2016 and July 11 - 15, 2016
Sewing Camp: June 13 - 17, 2016
Original Fashion Design Camp: June 27 - July 1, 2016
Cost: Varies depending on camp. $350 - $550
Location: Hancock Fabrics, 2625 Piedmont Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324
Participants: Ages 8 - 16
Financial Aid Available: No
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Heiress Brown,heiressb@gmail.com, 404-453-1365
Website: http://www.fashionworkshops.com/

Young Wall Street Traders Summer Camp

Young WallStreet Traders is an education and mentorship program for trading and investing aimed at underrepresented youth in grades 9 thru 12. The three (3) week summer intensive boot camp will introduce high school students to the world of Wall Street. Students will start off with learning the importance of money through financial literacy. Next, the students will learn finance fundamentals and basics of stock analysis research for investing. Finally, students will learn trading strategies that have been successful in the past for options, futures, and volatile stocks. The students will develop their own unique trading plans that include money management and risk management.  Students will participate in live virtual trading on the most prominent trading platform: ThinkorSwim by TdAmeritrade. Students will also participate in leadership activities that involve the 7 habits of highly successful teens.

Dates: June 6 - June 24, 2016
Cost: $599 for the entire program
Location: Technology Square Research Building
Participants: High School Students, rising 9th thru 12th grade
Financial Aid Available: Yes
Priority Admissions/Discounts for Georgia Tech employees: No
Contact: Erika Blair, info@youngwallstreet.org, 678-964-7408








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