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Camps

Summer is for learning

Blugold Beginnings offers five engaging summer camps each summer to provide students the opportunity to spend a week learning about a topic of interest to them on the UW - Eau Claire Campus. These hands-on, project based learning camps help participants to explore careers and build valuable academic skills.

Registration for camps begins on March 1 and continues until all spots are filled.  Each camp has a capacity of 75 students. The camps are very popular so students interested in participating should apply early.  Individual scholarships and transportation for groups of campers may be available.

Participants should register for camps here

This summer the camps offered include:

  • June 15 -19: Robotics Day Camp
  • June 21 – 26: STEM Overnight Camp 
  • July 5 – July 10: Biomedical and Kinesiology Overnight Camp
  • July 13 – July 17: Coding Day Camp
  • July 26 – July 31: Exploring Art, Language and Culture Overnight Camp
See more details for each camp

Blugold Beginnings Coding Summer Camp

At the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Beginnings Coding Summer Camp, area students and teachers gain hands-on experience about computer coding, flying drones and much more. The summer camp is in partnership with JAMF.

Take a peek at coding camp

For students entering 6th-12th grade.  Students will receive academic instruction in robotics and engineering related areas, team building activities, take engineering related field trips, and participate in other educational activities around campus and in the community. 

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Day Camp in Centennial Hall June 15 – 19; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Drop Off on Park Avenue in Front of Centennial Hall between 7:45 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.

Pick Up on Park Avenue in Front of Centennial Hall at 5:00 p.m.

Lunch and snack are provided

Cost is $150 per camper; Scholarships are available

Blugold Beginnings Science Technology Engineering Art Math (STEAM) Overnight Camp:

For students entering 6th-12th grade.  Students will receive academic instruction in STEAM related areas, team building activities, take STEAM related field trips, and participate in other fun activities around campus and in the community throughout this overnight summer camp experience. 

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls: June 21 –  26

Drop Off at Oak Ridge Hall between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 21.

Pick up at Oak Ridge Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26.

All meals and snacks are provided

Cost is $350 per camper; Scholarships are available

 

For students entering 6th-12th grade. Students will have the opportunity to explore biology, anatomy and physiology, and kinesiology.  Students will visit with professionals in bio-medical and kinesiology fields to learn more about careers.  Students will also have the opportunity to complete experiments and study health and wellness concepts.  

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls: July 5 – 10

Drop Off at Oak Ridge Hall between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 5.

Pick up at Oak Ridge Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10.

All meals and snacks are provided

Cost is $350 per camper; Scholarships are available

For students entering 6th-12th grade.  The camp will feature coding curriculum that will help students to learn how websites, games, and applications are built.  This introductory course teaches students the skills they need to build a real-world website, game or application. We equip 6-12 students with fundamental knowledge of coding, connect UW-Eau Claire college students with local opportunities to hone their coding skills, and engage local employers to keep talented grads in the Eau Claire area. This camp is a partnership between UW-Eau Claire, JAMF Software and the Chippewa Valley Developers Group

Day Camp in Centennial Hall July 13 - 17; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Drop Off on Park Avenue in front of Centennial Hall between 7:45 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.

Pick Up on Park Avenue in front of Centennial Hall at 5:00 p.m.

Lunch and snack are provided

Cost is $150 per camper; Scholarships are available

For students entering 6th-12th grade.  Students will receive academic instruction in arts related areas, language and culture.  Students will also engage in team building activities and participate in arts activities throughout our community featuring local artists and entrepreneurs. 

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls: July 26 – 31

Drop Off at Oak Ridge Hall between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 26.

Pick up at Oak Ridge Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31.

All meals and snacks are provided

Cost is $350 per camper; Scholarships are available

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