Radio host Carrie Wellman of WLDE/Fun 101.7 interviewed CAA Director Melinda Haines and DCS Division Project Director Maggie Hunter about all the 2015 summer youth programming happening on campus. Listen to that interview here to get more details.
Appleseed Writing Project – Elementary Camp (Grades 4, 5, 6)
June 12-23, 2017, 9am-noon: Students will be guided through engaging activities and collaboration in a supportive environment, starting with choosing a topic, leading into sustained writing time, followed by revision, editing, publishing, and sharing. Click to register, or for more details, contact Cheri Pruitt at 260-710-3418 or via email.
Appleseed Writing Project – Middle School Camp (Grades 7, 8, 9)
June 12-23, 2017, 1pm-4pm: This camp is designed for students who enjoy the experiences of writing in a noncompetitive, nonjudgmental environment where they will be able to allow their pens to follow their hearts. Click to register, or for more details, contact Cheri Pruitt at 260-710-3418 or via email.
June 19-23, 2017: Join in the fun and learn more about the art of singing. Under the direction of Susan LaCroix of Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, singers will be introduced to basic music theory through musical games, instruction, and, of course, singing. The week culminates in a short program for parents and family members. This camp is for students entering
The Community Arts Academy (CAA), a division of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) at IPFW, offers a wide range of instruction in art, music,
The three-day summer Entrepreneurship Workshop was created for high school students interested in owning their own business or those who already do. This workshop provides practical startup strategy from experienced local entrepreneurs with the goal of either getting them up and running as soon as possible or growing an existing business. The learning is fun, energetic, and focused and will help students build a business model, find and attract customers, and plan for growth alongside other high school students who are serious about being entrepreneurs either now or after high school.
For kids of all ages, Fort Wayne Athletics offers camps throughout the year in baseball, volleyball, basketball and soccer. For general information, call Katie at 260-481-5445 or click here.
Niecee Nelson Basketball Camps
Jon Coffman Basketball Camps (June 19-22, 2017)
Steve Florio Volleyball Camps
Fort Wayne Softball Camps
Jason Burr Soccer Camps
June 5-July 9, 2017: The focus of the children's reading programs is to develop a love of reading. Skill development that provides for increased fluency and comprehension is also emphasized. The adult program improves reading efficiency. Eye-tracking exercises, retention
June 11-16, 2017: The IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp aims to inspire young pianists to strive for artistic excellence and to encourage them to reach their potential in piano study and performance. Under the direction of Hamiton Tescarollo, professor of piano and director of keyboard studies at IPFW, students are immersed in all things piano, from a variety of workshops and group sessions, master classes, Alexander technique, music theory and keyboard musicianship classes and ensemble playing, to daily individual lessons with camp faculty and practice sessions guided by experienced practice coaches, all to help them progress rapidly and continue to be excited about making music throughout the year. For more information on the 2017 camp, call 260-481-6059 or click here.
July 10-13, 2017: For students between the ages of 11 and 13. Participants engage in hands-on science and minds-on problem solving with a variety of activities. Past examples have been hot air balloons, buoyancy investigations, robots, column strength,
June 19-22, 2017: For students between the ages of 14 and 16. Physics Exploration Camp gives campers a chance to experience a variety of topics in experimental physics. Each day they will learn about and perform experiments related to Astronomy, LASER Physics, Quantum Optics and Surface Science (nanotech). They will work in the research laboratories with the faculty scientists and senior physics majors in the IPFW Physics Department. For details, call 260-481-6306. Click here to register online.
June 19-July 14, 2017 (see ETCS Outreach
July 30 - August 4, 2017: Experience college at IPFW at this one-week camp. Stay on campus, earn college credits, and enjoy evening activities. Designed for high school students entering senior year. Invitation-only for high academic achievers. For more information click here or contact Michele Shawver, Honors Program Assistant Director, at 260-481-6115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 19-23, 2017: Run by Fort Wayne Philharmonic musician Marcy Trentacosti, this camp features string orchestra, chamber ensembles and group classes for violin, viola, cello,
June 26-30, 2017: Woodwind Summer Music Week is a day camp for beginning to advanced woodwind students age 12 to 18. Offering instruction in flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon, this program includes chamber music and introductory music theory classes. For more information, call 260-481-6059 or click here.
IPFW is a public institution of higher education that offers a wide variety of classes, to a wide range of students from differing backgrounds, including adults and children in grades
IPFW abides by the operating procedures and policy outlined in the Operating Procedures for Programs Involving Minors that went into effect January 1, 2015. This policy and registration form may be viewed here: