MTSU Summer Experiences

Thank you for your interest in the many summer camps, seminars, and learning experiences offered by Middle Tennessee State University. For over five decades, MTSU has provided summer activities for young children, teens, and adults alike.

The 2018 summer experiences are listed below. They range from learning a new language, aviation science, and a variety of sports camps to storytelling, the prestigious Governor’s School for the Arts, and many, many more. Listings include the camp organizers and contact info, a short description of each experience, dates, costs, and registration deadlines. Please contact the camp organizer if you have questions or wish to register.

Again, thank you for your interest in MTSU.

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Camp Information Dates Time Cost Description Audience (Age)
Aerospace Education Workshops
615-898-2788
2018-06-11
Jun 11 - Jun 27, 2018
Deadline: June 6
8:00 a.m. - Noon

N/A

Introduction to aviation for teachers.

K-12 TN teachers
Alumni Summer College
615-898-2922
2018-06-20
Jun 20 - Jun 22, 2018
Deadline: May 20
8:00 am-7:00 pm

$250

11th Annual Alumni Summer College “Better Living” – Edutaining classes and tours in the quest for wellness, meaning, and happiness.

Open to Alumni and Friends
Arabic Full Seminar - Part 1
615-898-5757
2018-05-21
May 21 - May 25, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

$185-$300

For more information about camp pricing and requirements, visit the Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition (CALA)

Ages 13+
Ben Speer Stamps-Baxter School of Music
615-228-4100
2018-07-07
Jul 7 - Jul 14, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Overnight

$425 (plus room & meals)

Join Southern Gospel professionals & amateurs at the premier Southern Gospel music school.  Top-notch theory classes, private and group lessons, workshops, concerts and more.

8+ years old
Cheerleading Camp (July 14-16)
615-898-2104
2018-07-14
Jul 14 - Jul 16, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Overnight

$231 (Commuters)
$319 (Residents)

Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Camp. For camp information, visit http://www.varsity.com

Middle School and High School
Cheerleading Camp (July 9-12)
615-898-2104
2018-07-09
Jul 9 - Jul 12, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Overnight

$228 (Commuters)
$349 (Residents)

Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Camp. For camp information, visit http://www.varsity.com

Middle School and High School
Cheerleading Camp (June 25-27)
615-898-2104
2018-06-25
Jun 25 - Jun 27, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Overnight

$211 (Commuters)
$299 (Residents)

Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Camp. For camp information, visit http://www.varsity.com

Middle School and High School
Chinese Language Full Seminar - Part 1
615-898-5757
2018-06-11
Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.

$185-$300

For more information on camp pricing and requirements, the Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition (CALA).

Ages 13+
CSI:MTSU 2018
615-494-7713
2018-06-19
Jun 19 - Jun 22, 2018
Deadline:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$250

Whodunit: Mock Crime scene investigations

Entering 9th grade through College Freshmen
Freshman Insitute
615-898-5975
TBD
Deadline: July 15th or until cohort fills
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.$45The Freshman Summer Institute is a two-week program, created to serve the needs of first generation, Pell-eligible students, with residential options.Incoming Freshman
Governor's School of the Arts
615-898-2223
2018-06-01
Jun 1 - Jun 23, 2018
Deadline:
Overnight

N/A

Theatre, Dance, Music, Visual Art/Filmmaking.  More information here: www.gsfta.com.

High School
Guitar Workshop Plus
905-567-8000
2018-07-15
Jul 15 - Jul 20, 2018
Deadline:
Overnight

Registration $50, Tuition $950, Room & Board $510          

R&B. Open to all students, all ages and levels

Open to all students, all ages and levels
Innovation J-Camp
615-898-2337
2018-07-09
Jul 9 - Jul 13, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

$150 - Lunch provided.

Explore writing/reporting, photojournalism, story telling & more

High School
Introduction to Aviation Camp
615-898-2788
2018-06-11
Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018
Deadline: May 16
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$430

Learn aspects of aerospace industry, many hands-on activities

8th-12th grade
Italian Full Seminar - Part 1
615-898-5757
2018-05-28
May 28 - Jun 1, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

$185-$300

For more information on camp pricing and requirements, visit the Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition (CALA).

Ages 13+
Japanese Language Full Seminar - Part 1
615-898-5757
2018-06-04
Jun 4 - Jun 8, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

$185-$300

For more information about camp pricing and requirements, visit the Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition (CALA).

Ages 13+
Latin Full Seminar - Part 1
615-898-5757
2018-07-23
Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

$185-$300

For more information about camp pricing and requirements, visit the Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition (CALA).

Ages 13+
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts: "Greetest Speeches"
Perry C. Cotham
615-494-7628
2018-05-07
May 7 - May 28, 2018
Deadline:
10:45 a.m. - Noon

$20

Classes run every Monday in May (7, 14, 21, 28). There have been stirring books, essays, and editorials in American history, but the spoken word has been far more influential in shaping the nation's cultural, religious and political life.  Study the most famous speeches and most influential speakers in U.S. history.  To learn more about the Lifelong Learning Program at MTSU's College of Liberal Arts, visit this page.

Ages 50+
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts: "Science and God"
615-494-7628
2018-05-07
May 7 - May 28, 2018
Deadline:
12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

$20

Classes run every Monday in May (7, 14, 21, 28). According to a recent Gallup poll, 89% of Americans believe in the existence of God.   This is in a time when the fruits of scientific discovery are more evident than ever before.  Can a scientist reasonably accept that God exists?  To learn more about the Lifelong Learning Program at MTSU's College of Liberal Arts, visit this page.

Ages 50+
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts: "Solving a Crime"
Tiffany B. Saul
615-494-7628
2018-05-07
May 7 - May 28, 2018
Deadline: Before April 1 or until class fills
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

$20

Students will explore techniques used by real-life crime scene investigators (CSI's) and learn the basic of the science behind tools like CNA analysis, fingerprinting and anthropology. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Program from the MTSU College of Liberal Arts, visit this page.

Ages 50+
Professional Pilot Advanced Camp
615-898-2788
2018-06-18
Jun 18 - Jun 20, 2018
Deadline: May 16
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$650 for 1.5 hours flight time
$850 for 2.5 hours flight time

For students who complete Aviation Camp & want to explore Piloting.

8th-12th grade
Soccer (Day Camp)
615-898-5316
2018-06-11
Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$170

This camp is several days of soccer training designed to help every male and female player achieve new levels of technical expertise and tactical understanding. If you are looking for a challenge and want to fully develop your soccer skills, this camp is a must. Teams are welcomed at this camp.  

Coed 10-16 years old
Soccer (Girls Team Camp)
615-898-5316
2018-06-16
Jun 16 - Jun 19, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Multiple

$170 (half day)
$310 (full day)
$385 (overnight)

The Girls Team Camp consists of a customized, age-specific training program for U12 to U17 teams and individual players.  All teams are assigned a licensed coach for the duration of the camp and compete in small sided and full-sided games based on their age bracket. This camp is a must for any U12 - U17 club team, middle or high school team, and any female player 12 and older.

Girls, 12-17 years old
Soccer (Junior Raiders)
615-898-5316
2018-06-11
Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

$110

The Junior Raiders Camp is designed for boys and girls and will serve to enhance each player’s technical ability and tactical awareness in small sided games. This camp will cover most soccer techniques including 1v1 to 5v5 attacking and defensive principles. Campers will be able to showcase their new skills in a series of fun and challenging games!

Coed 5-10 years old
Soccer (MTSU Girls College ID Camp)
615-898-5316
2018-07-14
Jul 14 - Jul 14, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$140

The College ID Camp is for the competitive female player striving to play at the collegiate level. The camp is designed to simulate the MTSU collegiate training environment and to give the players the tools needed to be successful at the collegiate level. Our camp will create a positive learning environment that is both enjoyable and challenging. All camp sessions will be conducted by MTSU staff coaches and assisted by current and form er MTSU collegiate players.

Girls 13-17 years old
Southern Girls Rock Camp
931-492-0856
2018-07-23
Jul 23 - Jul 28, 2018
Deadline: Available until the class fills up
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

$320

Rock & Roll Music

High School
Spanish Language Full Seminar - Part 1
615-898-5757
2018-06-04
Jun 4 - Jun 8, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 - 9:30 p.m.

$185-$300

For more information about camp pricing and requirements, visit the Center for Accelerated Language (CALA).

Ages 13+
Spanish Language Full Seminar - Part 2
615-898-5757
2018-06-11
Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 pm-9:30 pm

$185-$300

For more information about camp pricing and requirements, visit the Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition (CALA).

Ages 13+
Volleyball - All Skills Camp
615-904-8346
2018-07-10
Jul 10 - Jul 17, 2018
Deadline:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$95.00

This camp is geared to general skill learning and improvement. MTSU coaches and players will take you through all aspects of the game and will end in some fun live games. This camp provides an opportunity to sharpen your skills right before school season starts.

10-18 years old
Volleyball - Elite Camp
615-904-8346
2018-07-14
Jul 14 - Jul 16, 2018
Deadline:
Overnight

$300 (Overnight)

$260 (Commuters)

This camp is an elite skill camp geared for kids that have aspirations of playing at the collegiate level. Kids will be coached by MTSU coaches/players and other elite trainers. See what collegiate training looks and feels like. All skills area will be addressed followed by team system work and will conclude with a camp tournament. Join us for a high-level tune-up before getting back to your high school season!!

Grades 9-12
Volleyball - Serving Camp
615-904-8346
2018-07-10
Jul 10 - Jul 17, 2018
Deadline:
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

$95.00

The first touch in volleyball is the most important. Learn the proper technique for a float serve, jump float, and a top spin serve with an in-depth explanation of serving prep, contact, and finish.

10-18 years old
Volleyball - Team Camp
615-904-8346
2018-07-12
Jul 12 - Jul 14, 2018
Deadline:
Overnight

$285 (Overnight)

$245 (Commuters)

One coach free per team

$100 per additional coach

Have your entire team attend camp together for this exclusive team bonding experience! We will include position practice, individual team practice, team bonding and a skit night, sports psychology session, strength and conditioning, and team Q & A. Join us for a high-level tune-up before getting back to your high school season!!

Grades 9-12
Volleyball - Youth Camp
615-904-8346
2018-07-11
Jul 11 - Jul 11, 2018
Deadline:
9:00 am-4:00 pm

$95.00

A fun intro camp into the awesome game of volleyball. Come see what all of the fun and excitement is about. We will introduce all aspects of the game to the kids and end with some mini-games.

5-12 years old
Women's Basketball - Lil' Raider Camp
Tom Hodges
615-898-5083
2018-06-04
Jun 4 - Jun 6, 2018
Deadline: Walkups welcome
8:00 a.m. - Noon

$100

Athletic

K-8th grade
Women's Basketball - Middle School Shootout
615-898-5083
2018-06-08
Jun 8 - Jun 8, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$300 per team

Athletic

Middle School
Women's Basketball - Team Camp 1
615-898-5083
2018-06-06
Jun 6 - Jun 8, 2018
Deadline: May 26
Overnight

*Call for Team/Player Fees

Athletic

High School
Women's Basketball - Team Camp 2
615-898-5083
2018-06-18
Jun 18 - Jun 20, 2018
Deadline: May 29
Overnight

Call for Team/Player fees.

Athletic

High School
Women's Basketball - Team Camp 3
615-898-5083
2018-06-20
Jun 20 - Jun 22, 2018
Deadline: June 7
Overnight

Call for Team/Player fees.

Athletic

High School
Youth Sports Camp - Campus Rec
615-898-5341
2018-05-29
May 29 - Jul 27, 2018
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Weekly, 7:30a.m. - 4:00p.m.

$175 per week or $40 daily drop-in. Lunch included. 

Our Youth Summer Camp is a great way for your child learn a variety of sports and crucial life skills. Some of the most valuable skills emphasized are good sportsmanship, the value of regular exercise, and working together as a team.  

This camp is off the week of July 4th. For more information, visit MTSU Campus Rec

7-12 years old