New in 2014

NIU's departments and colleges are always adding new camps to their line up of popular favorites like Speech, Athletics, and Engineering Amusement. Check back soon for some exciting new camps we're offering in 2015!

  • The College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is offering a new camp in 2014

Engineering Summer Academy- July 13-18: The Engineering Summer Academy (ESA) program is a one week engineering camp for students entering the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. This intensive summer camp challenges students to explore a specific area of engineering. Students will perform several hands-on learning experiments in our state-of-the-art laboratories working alongside engineering faculty, alums, and current students. 

  • STEM Outreach is offering a new camp in 2014

Preventing the Robopocalypse- June 15-20: High School Campers will use Daniel Wilson's Robopocalypse as a basis to explore robotics, art and design, and creative writing. They will work with STEM, art, and writing experts to build and program Lego Mindstorm robots, create conceptual designs for human-helping robots, and write stories about the robots.

  • The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Program is offering a new camp in 2014

Foreign Language and Culture Camp - July 7-11: Middle School Campers will participate in hands-on activities to learn about German, Spanish, and Latin American languages and cultures. Some activities will include exploring food from Germany and Mexico, designing and creating a mural, and making piñatas.

  • The College of Health and Human Sciences is offering two new camps in 2014

Speech Fluency Camps - June 25-July 30: This camp is designed for children with fluency concerns who stutter or have other speech fluency disorders. This camp is for grades 2 through 7.

Speech and Language Camps - July 8-31: This camp designed for children with mild to moderate articulation, phonological, and language delays or deficits and will provide enrichment and maintenance of speech and language skills. This camp is for ages 3 through 8.

Check back soon for more information on other, fresh, fun camps!