Alabama Summer Programs and Camps for High School and Middle School Students

This page of the summer educational programs directory includes information about Alabama summer programs. There are many different summer programs in Alabama. Depending on the program, students can explore topics such technology, engineering, writing,  music and more. The Alabama summer programs can provide students with opportunities to extend their learning beyond the school year, experience life on a college campus, and meet peers with similar interests. The postings below include Alabama summer programs for high school and/or middle school students.

Alabama Summer Program Spotlights



Alabama at Birmingham


UAB CSI Summer Program



Auburn

 

Auburn Summer Engineering Program

 

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Alabama Summer Educational Programs



Alabama

The University of Alabama Summer Computer Science Camps – Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The University of Alabama offers summer computer camps for high school and middle school students. The camps are administered by the Department of Computer Science at the university. Participants in the summer camp have the opportunity to learn about interesting topics in the field of computer science. There are both residential and commuter options available. A  featured topic in the camp is computer programming. Participants have the opportunity to learn from faculty members at the university and to learn about life on a college campus.
Participants: High school and middle school students.



Alabama

University of Alabama Summer Engineering Program – Tuscaloosa, Alabama
The College of Engineering at University of Alabama has a summer program for students with an interest in STEM (engineering, science, math, and technology). Participants have a chance to learn about the field of engineering, which enables them to determine if they would like to pursue a college major and/or career in this area. Students have the chance to work together, learn from instructors, engage in a variety of learning activities, and challenge themselves during the summer. In addition, students have a chance to live in dorms and get a feel for life on the University of Alabama campus.
Participants: High school students.



Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham CSI Summer Camp – Birmingham, Alabama
UAB has a CSI summer camp for high school students that is designed to help participants learn about the field of criminal justice and crime scene investigation. Participants have the opportunity to work with graduate students and faculty members at the university. The camp enables students to gain insight into crime scene investigation through participating in engaging, practical, and hands on learning experiences. Students work together to practice analyzing crime scenes under the supervision of experienced staff members. Students also have a chance to work in a crime scene lab at the university. The CSI camp is a day camp and it allows for students to learn and gain knowledge during the summer while also being on a college campus.
Participants: High school students.



UAB

University of Alabama at Birmingham Summer Engineering Materials Camp – Birmingham, Alabama
UAB offers a summer materials camp to help students learn about the field of materials engineering.  A materials engineer is often involved with using a large variety of materials to help produce and develop new products. This can include computer and technology materials, biomedical materials, sports materials, and much more. students in this summer camp have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning through lab sessions, projects, and visits to manufacturing plants. Students also have the chance to learn about the types of opportunities that are available by pursuing a career in materials engineering. In addition, this summer camp enables participants to spend time on the campus of UAB, which can be a helpful experience for college bound students.
Participants: High school students.



University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham Engineering Summer Camps – Birmingham, Alabama
The UAB School of Engineering has a variety of summer programs that are available for students. The programs are designed for students who are interested in engineering and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The programs include high-interest topics, such as an introduction to programming, robotics, engineering with CAD and 3-D printing, and bio sensors. The summer programs are designed to engage students in learning more about stem fields through unique activities, hands-on experiences, and working with instructors. In addition, the summer camps are meant to help students develop and enhance their skills in their areas of interest.
Participants: High school and middle school students.



Auburn

Auburn University Summer Engineering Camps – Auburn, Alabama
Auburn provides engineering summer camps through the College of Engineering at the university. The summer programs are designed to enable students to learn about engineering, interact with faculty members, meet current college engineering students, gain practical experiences, and explore potential majors as well as career opportunities. During past summers, the options for students have included a Senior Tiger Engineering Program, a Junior Tiger Engineering Program, an Engineering Program for Women, a Computer Science Program, a Robotics Program, and more. There are residential and commuter options depending upon the specific camp. The camps enable participants to have a chance to spend time on a college campus while productively learning about the field of engineering.
Participants: High school and middle school students.



Auburn

Auburn Summer Creative Writing Program – Auburn, Alabama
The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University provides students with a summer creative writing studio program. Participants have the chance to participate in workshops and classes to develop their writing skills and share their creativity. Participating students can gain insight into publishing written work and they can learn about literary journals. The summer program gives students the opportunity to work on their own writing skills in the areas of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Additionally, participants can get a feel for the university’s campus, dorms, and resources.
Participants: High school students.


Montevallo

University of Montevallo Summer Music Camp – Montevallo, Alabama
The Department of Music has a Young Musicians Camp that is available for high school and middle school students. The summer camp is designed to help students enhance their musical skills in areas such as band, orchestra, strings, and more. Participants get to learn from faculty members at the university. Participating students also get a residential experience, which allows them to be on a college campus and to learn about a university’s facilities and resources. In addition, students participating in the summer program have a chance to connect with peers who have an interest in music.
Participants: High school and middle school students (typically ages 11-18).

 

Samford

Samford University Summer Debate Institute – Birmingham, Alabama
Samford offers a unique summer program for students interested in debate. The Summer Debate Institute is designed to help students enhance their skills, meet peers with a similar interest, prepare for debate competitions, and learn from experienced instructors. The program gives students the opportunity to participate in different debate formats and it is open for students of all different skill levels. The program has a residential and a commuter option. Participants in the program have a chance to develop their debating skills while also learning about a college campus.
Participants: High school students and rising middle schoolers.



Troy

Troy University Summer Band Camp (Sound of the South) – Troy, Alabama
The School of Music at Troy University has a summer program that is designed to help students enhance their band performance skills. The summer camp includes areas such as concert band, percussion ensemble, drum major, color guard, and more. Students have the opportunity to develop their skills in a college setting and through working with experienced instructors.
Participants: A variety of ages.


Tuskegee
University

AgDiscovery Summer Program at Tuskegee University – Tuskegee, Alabama
The AgDiscovery program assists learners in developing knowledge related to careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness and the pathology of plants. This two to three week program gives students the chance to live on a college campus and learn from university instructors, practicing veterinarians, as well as other experts. Students selected to take part in AgDiscover engage in labs, workshops, field trips and group activities.
Participants: High school students.

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