Kansas Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students

This page of the directory is designed to provide information about Kansas summer educational programs. Kansas summer programs and camps can enable students to study interesting subjects, learn about college life, expand their knowledge, develop new skills, and have a productive summer.

Universities and colleges in Kansas sponsor many of the programs and these serve as pre-college to help students prepare for academics and experiences in higher education education. For more information on Kansas summer programs and camps, please view the postings on this page.

Kansas Summer Program Spotlights

Kansas State

Kansas State Summer Music Camps

Wichita State

Wichita State Summer Engineering Camps


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Kansas Summer Programs for High School Students


University of Kansas Summer Pharmacy Camp – Lawrence, Kansas

The Pharmacy Summer Camp offers students a chance to gain insight about topics and careers in the field of pharmacy. Students have the chance to learn from current Pharmacy students at the university.

Through the program, students participate in active learning experiences to gain a better understanding of the role that pharmacists play in the health care system. Students also have the opportunity to stay on campus and get to know more about college life.

Participants: High school students (ages 16-18).


University of Kansas Summer Debate Camp – Lawrence, Kansas

The Jayhawk Debate Institute is designed to help students enhance their debate skills while also gaining experience on a university campus. The summer program is open to students of all skill levels. Through the program, students have the chance to work with faculty members and get to know peers with a similar interest.

Participants: Students ages 14-18


University of Kansas Summer Engineering Programs – Lawrence, Kansas

The School of Engineering provides summer programs for students to explore the field of engineering. The programs are designed to help students learn about what engineers do and participate in activities as well discussions that relate to engineering.

The programs can enable students to consider if they would like to pursue engineering as a college majors and a potential career field.

Participants: Programs vary by age and/or grade level.

Kansas State

Kansas State Summer EXCITE Program  – Manhattan, Kansas

The EXCITE Summer Workshop provides students with the opportunity to learn about areas in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). The program is particularly designed to help to build interest among girls in pursuing a STEM field. 

The program enables students to participate in experiential learning activities, collaborate with peers, and learn from instructors.

Participants: High school students.

Kansas State

Kansas State Summer Music Camps – Manhattan Kansas

The Kansas State Summer Music Camps allow students to develop their musical skills and gain insight into life on a university’s campus. There is a wide variety of musical options within the summer camps such as saxophone, horn, flute, double reed, trumpet, percussion, and more. Students work together in small ensembles and learn from instructors at the university. The summer camps culminate in a final concert.

Participants: High school students.


Newman University Investigative Summer STEM Program – Wichita, Kansas

The Summer STEM Program is designed to introduce and promote interest in the areas science, technology, engineering, and math. Students have the opportunity to participate in learning and research exercises, learn from faculty members, and get to know their peers. Students also have the chance to stay at the university, participate in collaborative activities, and hear from guest speakers.

Participants: High school students.

Wichita State

Wichita Sate Summer Engineering Camp – Wichita, Kansas

The summer engineering camps are designed to help students, of a variety of ages, explore the fields of engineering and computer science. Students have a chance to engage in interesting activities, gain knowledge from instructors at the university, and think about whether engineering or computer science is areas that they would like to pursue. There are some scholarships available for students.

Participants: High school students.

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