Summer Programs

Our summer programs include a range of science and math-focused camps and workshops, available for a variety of ages. Many of these programs are traditional, week-long day camp experiences on the UA campus. Some of our premier summer camps take advantage of our close proximity to the UA's world-class telescope facilities on Mt. Lemmon. All of our programs are designed to provide campers with hands-on a research experiences.

For additional information please contact the program directly. 

College of Science Summer Camps

Astronomy Camps on Mt. Lemmon  - A camp for students and adults to learn more about astronomy through hands-on activities at the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter.

BlastOff! - BlastOff! is an exciting, free one-week middle school science summer camp run by the University of Arizona Biochemistry Club and held every June on the UA campus.

UA Fusion Camps - UA Fusion Camp is a partner program between the Flandrau Science Center and the UA Bookstore and offers six weeks of themed summer camps that are infused with literacy, creative arts and science exploration. The camps provide children with unique hands-on experiences that promote a love for learning.

Wildcat STEAM & Math Summer Camps

STEAM Cats Family Email (K-5th grade activities)

Pre-planned “camp” delivered via email that parents can do at home with their kids or kids can do more independently, depending on age, etc

STEAM Cats Club (Virtual Camp)

Virtual summer camp with weekly themes. Activities & challenges each week across the STEAM content areas: Science, Technology, Engineering (DIY), Arts and Math (4-week or 8-week sessions available)

Register Today!

STEAM Cats Family Email (K-5th grade activities)

Pre-planned “camp” delivered via email that parents can do at home with their kids or kids can do more independently, depending on age, etc

STEAM Cats Club (Virtual Camp)

Virtual summer camp with weekly themes. Activities & challenges each week across the STEAM content areas: Science, Technology, Engineering (DIY), Arts and Math (4-week or 8-week sessions available) 

Wildcat Math Subscription

Individualized math review and preparation for the upcoming school year! (4-week or 8-week sessions available)

Wildcat Math Academy (Virtual Camp)

Individualized math review and preparation for the upcoming school year! (4-week and 8-week sessions available)

Level 1- Access to group tutoring sessions online

Level 2- Access to group tutoring sessions online, PLUS an individual tutor, and up to six 30-min individual tutoring sessions during camp

Register Today!

STEAM Cats Family Email (6th-12th grade activities)

Pre-planned “camp” delivered via email that parents can do at home with their kids or kids can do more independently, depending on age, etc.

STEAM Cats Academy (Virtual Camp)

Virtual summer camp with weekly themes. Activities & challenges each week across the STEAM content areas: Science, Technology, Engineering (DIY), Arts and Math (4-week or 8-week sessions available)

Wildcat Math Subscription

Individualized math review and preparation for the upcoming school year! (4-week or 8-week sessions available)

Wildcat Math Academy (Virtual Camp)

Individualized math review and preparation for the upcoming school year! (4-week and 8-week sessions available)

Level 1- Access to group tutoring sessions online

Level 2- Access to group tutoring sessions online, PLUS an individual tutor, and up to six 30-min individual tutoring sessions during camp

Register Today!

Wildcat Math Prep (UArizona Undergraduate Students)

Wildcat Math Prep is designed to assist students who would like to review before taking their math placement test, or before taking their next university math course.

Level 1- Access to online office hours

Level 2- Access to online office hours, PLUS an individual coach, and up to six 30-min individual tutoring sessions during camp

Register Today!

Registration is open and space is limited!

Family discount: If you purchase 2 or more tickets, you can use the family discount code: FAMILY to get 10% off your ticket prices.

All virtual camp participants will receive a special card and sticker in the mail at the end of their camp.

If you have any questions please contact:

STEAM Cats: steamcats@math.arizona.edu

MATH Academy: wildcatmath@math.arizona.edu

Math Prep (UA students): mathprep@math.arizona.edu

Other Science and Math Summer Camps

Idea School STEAM Camp - Tucson Idea School is dedicated to providing students the opportuity to explore, building, and learn. This year the Idea School is hosting three different summer camps for ages 7-12. This three-week camp explores the topics of "Circles and Circuits", "2-D to 3-D and Beyond", and "Chemistry and the Kitchen". Space is limited. 

Arizona Youth University - Experience a wide variety of The University of Arizona’s summer camps with Arizona Youth University (AYU)!  AYU's summer enrichment programs offer exciting day camps for students in grades 3-8th spanning a range of STEM education subjects. Additionally, several auxiliary programs are also offered with focuses ranging from linguistic and cultural studies to academic success and specialized sports training.

Business Careers Awareness Program (BCAP) - BCAP provides an excellent opportunity to experience careers in business and accounting. The programs contains field trips, faculty instruction, engaging activities, and a team based case competition. The program is offered in a one day or week-long experience.

KEYS Internship Program - the KEYS High School Summer Internship Program is committed to providing hands-on research opportunities to talented students from diverse backgrounds who wish to define their degree and career goals. KEYS interns enroll, with no tuition costs, in the University of Arizona during their summer break for a week of intensive laboratory and science literacy training, followed by six weeks in the laboratory of a renowned UA researcher.

MedStart Summer Program - A 5-week summer enrichment program for rising 12th grade students who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.

Museum Explorers Camp - Hosted by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, this "hands-on, minds-on" daycamp introduces students in grades 1 through 6 to life in the Sonoran Desert and its nearby seas.

New Start Summer Program - New Start students have the opportunity of having an entire summer to learn the ins and outs of the University while making friends and campus connections along the way. Students have the opportunity to earn college credit, network with faculty and staff, and learn about campus resources!

Technology Enrichment Programs- Students entering grades 5-8 can explore technology with the Eller College of Business in the DigiDudes and TechDivas  four week summer program. 

UA College of Engineering Summer Camps - The Summer Engineering Academy is a series of week-long residential camps held on the University of Arizona campus for students passionate about engineering and science.  You are welcome to attend multiple Interdisciplinary and major-specific programs during the same summer.