Sports Camps

Clarkson Women's Hockey One Day Clinics
September 5, September 12, September 19
Commuter only: 6 - 7:30 p.m. 
Contact: Josh Bartell, or 315-268-4327

Join Clarkson's National Championship team and coaches on one, two or three Wednesday evenings in September to focus on dynamic skating and skill development as well as specialized goalie instruction through station-based practices and small area games.

Golden Knights Baseball Day Camp
July 8 - 11, 2019
Commuter only: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Contact: Jim Kane, or 315-268-3759 

Boys ages 8-16 can hone their baseball skills with Head Baseball Coach Jim Kane and Clarkson University baseball players as they focus on something for every skill level, including baseball fundamentals, fitness, teamwork and strategies. 

To register, contact Jim Kane, head baseball coach, at or 315-268-3759.

Academic Camps

Young Scholars Program
July 21 - 27, 2019
Residential only
Contact: Brenda Kozsan, or 315-268-4330

High school students interested in The Clarkson School or boosting their resumes before college should consider this fun, academically stimulating program in which teams are given a real-world problem to solve and then the opportunity to present their solutions to a group of Clarkson and community panelists. Participants also receive a $1,000 per year scholarship while attending Clarkson as a student. 

Robotics Day Camp 
August 12 - 16, 2019; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Commuter only
Contact: Melissa Richards, or 315-268-4128

Explore the world of robotics with Clarkson staff and students for a week of learning and fun. The camp is open to students entering grades 5-8 in the fall of 2019. REGISTER NOW!

NEW FOR 2019!
AFA CyberCamp at Clarkson University

Basic/First Year Program: July 22 - 26, 2019
Advanced/Second Year Program: July 29 - August 2, 2019
Commuter Only: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Contact: Wesley Nims, or 315-268-7989

Students entering grades 8-12 can attend this exciting new camp that will explore cybersecurity and how computers play a role in keeping our nation safe. Led by Lt. Col. Wesley Nims and his Air Force ROTC team, this camp will be sure to help students get a head start on a career in STEM. REGISTER NOW!

NEW FOR 2019!
North Country STEM Network Tech Camp
July 29 – August 9, 2019
Commuter Only: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Beekmantown Central School, Beekmantown, N.Y. 
Contact: Mary Margaret Small,Ed.D or 315-268-3791

High school students interested in technology should consider this fun, multi-faceted program. Participant will engage in a variety of tech activities, including robotics, CAD, 3D printing, and coding. Field trips to local industries and universities will highlight different tech-related career paths. Teams will be  given a real-world problem to solve and then the opportunity to present their solutions at an end-of-camp showcase. Please note that this camp is NOT on Clarkson University's campus, but at Beekmantown Central School. REGISTER NOW!



Horizons Summer Camps

Horizons I & II
Week 1: July 21 - 26, 2019
Week 2: July 28 - August 2, 2019 
Residential only
Contact: Melissa Richards, or 315 - 268 - 4128

Horizons I & II are designed for 7th- and 8th-grade female students interested in science, technology, engineering or math. The program boasts an exciting and educational experience full of hands-on projects and team building exercises, and students must be nominated by someone from their school in order to participate. 

Horizons III
Week 1: July 20 - 26, 2019
Week 2: July 27 - August 2, 2019
Residential only 
Contact: Melissa Richards, or 315 - 268 - 4128

Horizons III builds on the first two programs and is designed for girls who have already participated in Horizons I & II.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What kind of summer camp activities will my child be doing?
A: Your child will be participating in daytime activities related to the type of camp he/she chose to attend (volleyball, academic, robotics, etc.). He/she, if in an overnight camp, will also be participating in after-hours activities, such as movie night and game night, while under the supervision of camp counselors.

Q: What safety precautions are taken for high-risk activities?
A: There are no high-risk activities involved. However, Clarkson University has full access to Campus Safety and local medical resources for any medical emergencies that may arise.

Q: How does your camp accommodate food allergies and special needs?
A: Please indicate necessary accommodations in your application and we will do our best to meet those needs.

Q: What is the average age level of the counselors?
A: Most camp counselors fall into the traditional college-aged category. All supervisory staff, however, are older professional staff members of Clarkson University.

Q: What is your policy on parental visits, phone calls and faxes?
A: Our office encourages your participation. Please contact our offices to facilitate visits at 315-268-4153.

Q: Do you distribute medicine to campers?
A: Our trained medical staff can distribute pills or other oral medications and store injectable medications. Our staff, however, CANNOT inject medications or facilitate wound care or cleaning. In these cases, parents or guardians must be responsible for camper care.

For questions about Department of Health guidelines, meals and accommodations and general information about our summer programs, please contact Leigha Burkhalter, summer camps director, at or 315-268-6714.