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 2019 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.

Marketing and Communications
CAB 205
Cope Administration Building

Camp Information Dates Time Cost Description Audience (Age)
Aerospace Education Workshops
615-898-2788
2020-06-08
Jun 8 - Jun 19, 2020
Deadline: May 1, 2020
8:00 a.m. - Noon

Free – must be TN K-12 teacher; earn 3 credit hours of graduate credit

 Show Tennessee educators how they can utilize aviation and aerospace topics to teach STEM across the curriculum. For more information visit:  https://www.mtsu.edu/aerospace/docs/WorkshopFlyer2020Application.pdf

K-12 TN teachers
All Access Academy - LIVE SOUND
(615) 898-25
2020-07-13
Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2020
Deadline:
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

$500

The Department of Recording Industry is offering a day camp for high school students who have a passion for making music and want to explore the art and science of producing professional recordings. Students will immerse themselves in professional recording studios, mixing suites, and performance venues, with sessions run by members of the college’s world-renowned faculty. This year's hands-on camp is available in 2 one-week sessions, one focusing on studio recording and the other on live sound production. Fees include a custom thumb drive for storing and transferring session files; lunch; and a personalized laminated session ID badge. Final mastered mixes will be posted online for

high school students (from rising freshmen to recent graduates)
All Access Academy - Studio Recording
(615) 898-25
2020-07-06
Jul 6 - Jul 10, 2020
Deadline:
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

$500

The Department of Recording Industry is offering a day camp for high school students who have a passion for making music and want to explore the art and science of producing professional recordings. Students will immerse themselves in professional recording studios, mixing suites, and performance venues, with sessions run by members of the college’s world-renowned faculty. This year's hands-on camp is available in 2 one-week sessions, one focusing on studio recording and the other on live sound production.   Fees include a custom thumb drive for storing and transferring session files; lunch; and a personalized laminated session ID badge. Final mastered mixes will be posted

high school students (from rising freshmen to recent graduates)
Alumni Summer College
615-898-2922
2020-06-17
Jun 17 - Jun 21, 2020
Deadline: May 20
8:00 am-7:00 pm

$250

13th Annual Alumni Summer College: Tourism – Unpacking its Value. Call the Alumni Relations Office or visit www.mtalumni.com for more information.

Open to Alumni and Friends
American Red Cross Swim Classes
615-898-2104
2020-06-08
Jun 8 - Jul 31, 2020
Deadline:

Students: $65
Employees: $75
Guests: $85

Our Learn-to-Swim program is unique compared to other learn to swim programs. The program is designed for children over 6 months up to adults. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in one level before advancing to the next.

Pick your class level and see times at https://www.mtsu.edu/camprec/aquatics/2020-Aquatics-Brochure.pdf

Children over 6 months up to adults
Aviation - Introduction to Aviation Camp
615-898-2788
2020-06-08
Jun 8 - Jun 12, 2020
Deadline: May 15, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$450

A one week intensive aviation camp conducted by the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Aerospace Department, for students who are currently enrolled in 8th-12th grade, and who are interested in any aspect of aviation.  Learn aspects of aerospace industry, many hands-on activities.  For more information, please go to https://www.mtsu.edu/aerospace/docs/IntroCampFlyerandRegistrationForm2020.pdf

8th-12th grade
Aviation - Professional Pilot Advanced Camp
615-898-2788
2020-06-15
Jun 15 - Jun 17, 2020
Deadline: May 15, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$680 for 1.5 hours flight time

$880 for 2.5 hours flight time

For students who complete the Intro to Aviation Camp & want to explore piloting in greater depth.  For more information, please go to https://www.mtsu.edu/aerospace/docs/AdvancedCampFlyerandRegistrationForm2020.pdf

8th-12th grade
Baseball Elite Prospect Camp (August)
615-904-8561
2020-08-08
Aug 8 - Aug 8, 2020
Deadline:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$250

The Elite Prospect Camp at Middle Tennessee State University is a 1 day camp designed with a pro style workout and evaluation. The MTSU coaching staff will provide instruction in all facets of the game. Coach Toman Baseball Camps are recommended for the serious baseball player that wants to improve his skill set. The Elite camps will also inform prospective student athletes about the recruiting process, including NCAA eligibility requirements. Campers will have the opportunity to see a full facility tour of the Reese Smith Jr. Baseball Field, including the locker room.

https://www.coachtomanbaseballcamps.com/

Rising 7th - 12th Grade
Baseball Elite Prospect Camp (June)
615-904-8561
2020-06-15
Jun 15 - Jun 15, 2020
Deadline:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$250 per participant

The Elite Prospect Camp at Middle Tennessee State University is a 1 day camp designed with a pro style workout and evaluation. The MTSU coaching staff will provide instruction in all facets of the game. Coach Toman Baseball Camps are recommended for the serious baseball player that wants to improve his skill set. The Elite camps will also inform prospective student athletes about the recruiting process, including NCAA eligibility requirements. Campers will have the opportunity to see a full facility tour of the Reese Smith Jr. Baseball Field, including the locker room.

https://www.coachtomanbaseballcamps.com/

Rising 7th - 12th Grade
Baseball Youth Camp
615-904-8561
2020-06-08
Jun 8 - Jun 11, 2020
Deadline:
9:00 a.m. - Noon

$250 25% off to all MTSU faculty and staff for their child to attend.  Contact Us for a coupon code to use during registration.

A fun filled week of baseball instruction on the fundamentals and skills at Reese Smith Jr. Field for all levels of youth baseball players. Each player will be instructed and closely supervised by members of the MTSU Baseball coaching staff and. Each camper will get individual and group instruction daily through drills and games. This camp will create an experience of Blue Raider baseball the campers will never forget!

https://www.coachtomanbaseballcamps.com/

6-12
Ben Speer Stamps-Baxter School of Music
615-669-8641
2020-07-05
Jul 5 - Jul 17, 2020
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Overnight

 $255 for one week, $425 for two weeks, additional $35 application cost (program cost does not include meals or housing)

Join Southern Gospel professionals & amateurs at the premier Southern Gospel music school.  Top-notch theory classes, private and group lessons, workshops, concerts and more.  For more information, please go to our website.

8+ years old
CSI: MTSU 2020
615-494-7713
2020-06-23
Jun 23 - Jun 26, 2020
Deadline: Monday, June 3 or until filled
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$250

 Attendees are put into the roles of detective and forensic scientists to investigate a mock crime scene. Lab activities allow participants to learn more about forensic science.

https://www.mtsu.edu/fire/CSI-camp.php

Entering 9th grade through College Freshmen
Football 7 on 7 Passing Camp
615-898-2452
2020-06-11
Jun 11 - Jun 11, 2020
Deadline:
Registration: 8:00 - 9:30 AM; Games Begin: 10:00 AM

$250 per team

This is a non-contact event, however helmets and mouthpieces are mandatory. Arrive dressed in workout gear. Drills will take place on both turf and grass fields. Cleats are appropriate for both surfaces.  MT Sports Medicine will provide a certified trainer at all times  https://www.coachstockstillcamps.com/

Rising 9th - 12th Grade
Football Elite Camp 1
615-898-2452
2020-06-05
Jun 5 - Jun 5, 2020
Deadline:
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

$40 Online
$50 at the Door

Arrive dressed in workout gear. Drills will take place on both turf and grass fields. Cleats are appropriate for both surfaces. Medical Care: MT Sports Medicine will provide a certified trainer at all times.  https://www.coachstockstillcamps.com/elite-camps.cfm

Open To All Rising 8th - 12th Grade
Football Elite Camp 2
615-898-2452
2020-06-07
Jun 7 - Jun 7, 2020
Deadline:
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Arrive dressed in workout gear. Drills will take place on both turf and grass fields. Cleats are appropriate for both surfaces. Medical Care: MT Sports Medicine will provide a certified trainer at all times.  Eli Miller

615-898-2452
2020-06-12
Jun 12 - Jun 12, 2020
Deadline:
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

$40 Online
$50 at the Door

Arrive dressed in workout gear. Drills will take place on both turf and grass fields. Cleats are appropriate for both surfaces. Medical Care: MT Sports Medicine will provide a certified trainer at all times.  https://www.coachstockstillcamps.com/elite-camps.cfm

Rising 8th - 12th Grade
Football Kicking Camp
615-898-2452
2020-06-12
Jun 12 - Jun 12, 2020
Deadline:
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

$40 Online
$50 at the Door

Position Specific: Kicker, Punter, Long Snappers ONLY.  Arrive dressed in workout gear. Drills will take place on both turf and grass fields. Cleats are appropriate for both surfaces. MT Sports Medicine will provide a certified trainer at all times. https://www.coachstockstillcamps.com/

Rising 8th - 12th Grade
Football OL/DL Camp
615-898-2452
2020-06-03
Jun 3 - Jun 3, 2020
Deadline:
6:00 - 8:00 pm

$40 Online
$50 at the Door

Arrive dressed in workout gear. Drills will take place on both turf and grass fields. Cleats are appropriate for both surfaces. MT Sports Medicine will provide a certified trainer at all times.  https://www.coachstockstillcamps.com/

Rising 8th - 12th Grade
Football Youth Camp
615-898-2452
2020-06-01
Jun 1 - Jun 4, 2020
Deadline:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

$250 per player
$225 sibling registration

Individual instruction with Head Coach Rick Stockstill & Staff, Offensive & Defensive Fundamentals, Offensive & Defensive Drill Work, Raider Ball Tournament, Punt, Pass & Kick Competition, Camp T-Shirt, Lunch provided     https://www.coachstockstillcamps.com/

Fall 2020 All Grades through Rising 7th
Governor's School of the Arts
615-898-2223
2020-06-06
Jun 6 - Jun 27, 2020
Deadline:
Overnight

N/A

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

High School
Guitar Workshop Plus
905-567-8000
2020-07-19
Jul 19 - Jul 24, 2020
Deadline:
Day Student or Overnight Options Available

Varies, details at https://guitarworkshopplus.com/    

Guitar Workshop Plus offers workshops in a musical environment at superb facilities. Our faculty members are professional musicians and instructors with extensive experience teaching in summer music programs, workshops, private settings, and post secondary Universities. Along with receiving visits from world famous guest artists, our top ranked summer music program allows students to participate in daily classes, clinics, ensemble and student performances, and evening concerts. Guitar courses are offered for all levels, ages, and styles including blues, jazz, rock, country, acoustic, and classical. Bass, drum, keyboard, vocal, and songwriting classes are offered as well. Resident and non-resident tuitions are available.

Audience: Open to All Ages, Levels, and Musical Styles
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts CANCELED FOR 2020
615-494-7628
TBD
Deadline: May 1, 2019

$20

https://mtsu.edu/liberalarts/lifelong

Ages 50+
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts: CANCELED FOR 2020
615-494-7628
2019-05-06
May 6 - May 28, 2019
Deadline:
12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

$20

https://mtsu.edu/liberalarts/lifelong

Ages 50+
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts: CANCELED FOR 2020
615-494-7628
2019-05-06
May 6 - May 28, 2019
Deadline:
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

$20

https://mtsu.edu/liberalarts/lifelong

Ages 50+
S.T.A.R. (Student Transition and Academic Readiness Program)
615-898-5975
2020-08-16
Aug 16 - Aug 20, 2020
Deadline: August 1st
7:30 am - 6:30 pm for commuters; 7:30 am - 9:30 pm for on campus residents

$80.00 thru June 30th; $100.00 thru Aug. 1 

S.T.A.R. is a one-week early that offer students a smooth acclimation to the University as programming bridges them to on-campus resources, chief academic officers and faculty, and provides opportunities to engage other students in serious conversations about college life. S.T.A.R participants will move into their permanent on-campus housing assignment one week early and will be provided three meals per day. Students who participate in the Scholars Academy or S.T.A.R. programs perform at higher levels and are more successful than those who do not. Past participants of the program value the experience favorably. They enjoy the social aspects and appreciate the connections and have higher levels of self-confidence as they begin their fresh

17-19
Scholars Academy Freshman Institute
615-898-5975
2020-08-09
Aug 9 - Aug 20, 2020
Deadline: May 1
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

$65

The Scholars Academy is comprised of a Freshmen Summer Institute which is a two-week early arrival program for incoming first-time freshmen that begin two weeks prior to the first day of school in August. Students must participate for the duration of the Institute, attend all Institute events, as well as, register for the Scholars Academy sections of UNIV 1010 for the Fall 2020 semester. Study skills workshops, team-building exercises, leadership training, the summer reading program, and service-learning projects are integral aspects of the Scholars Academy. MTSU will cover instruction costs and room and board expenses, if applicable. Upon application to the program, students must pay a nonrefundable $65 programming fee to secure a spot&

Incoming Freshman
Soccer (Girls Team Camp)
615-898-5316
2020-07-20
Jul 20 - Jul 23, 2020
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. Options for attending this camp are Half Day (9a-12p), Full Day (9a-4p) or Overnight. This camp will be very beneficial to all youth players and teams getting ready for the upcoming fall season.

https://www.mtsusoccercamps.com/

Girls, 12-17
Soccer (Junior Raiders Camp I)
615-898-5316
2020-06-08
Jun 8 - Jun 12, 2020
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

$110

The Junior Raiders Camp I 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! Teams are welcomed at all Junior Raiders Camps. Contact us for team discount.  https://www.mtsusoccercamps.com/

Coed, 5-8 years old
Soccer (Junior Raiders Camp II)
615-898-5316
2020-06-15
Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2020
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

$110

The Junior Raiders Camp II 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 3v3 to 9v9 attacking and defensive principles. Campers will be able to showcase their new skills in a series of fun and challenging games! Teams are welcomed at all Junior Raiders Camps. Contact us for team discount. https://www.mtsusoccercamps.com/

Coed 8-12 years old
Soccer (Middle School Camp)
615-898-5316
2020-07-13
Jul 13 - Jul 15, 2020
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$130

The Middle School Camp is designed for the middle school female players getting ready for the season or about to transition into high school soccer. It will serve to enhance each player’s technical ability and tactical awareness through a combination of training and in intra camp games. Teams are welcomed at all this camp so contact us for team discount.  https://www.mtsusoccercamps.com/

Girls Ages 10-13
Soccer (MTSU Girls College ID Camp)
615-898-5316
2020-07-18
Jul 18 - Jul 18, 2020
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 former MTSU collegiate players.  https://www.mtsusoccercamps.com/

Girls, 13-17
Swim Express Competitive Skills Camp - Campus Rec
615-898-2104
2020-06-01
Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2020
Deadline:

$30 per week

This camp is the best way to perfect skills before swim team tryouts! It is designed to teach children ages 8-14 basic competitive swim skills, including the four basic strokes, turns, starts, and pace. 

2020 Sessions: 

  • June 1-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26
  • July 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31

Prerequisite: Swim 25 yards across the pool without stopping or touching bottom.

For more information, please go to https://www.mtsu.edu/camprec/camps/

8-14 years old
Volleyball - All Skills Camp
615-494-7631
2020-07-14
Jul 14 - Jul 14, 2020
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.  www.mtsuvolleyballcamps.com

10-18 years old
Volleyball - All Skills II Camp
615-494-7631
2020-07-16
Jul 16 - Jul 16, 2020
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.   mtsuvolleyballcamps.com

10-18 years old
Volleyball - Elite Camp
615-494-7631
2020-07-11
Jul 11 - Jul 13, 2020
Deadline:
Overnight

$300 (Overnight)

$265 (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!!   mtsuvolleyballcamps.com

Grades 9-12
Volleyball - Serving Camp I
615-904-8346
2020-07-14
Jul 14 - Jul 14, 2020
Deadline:
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

$30.00

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.   mtsuvolleyballcamps.com

10-18 years old
Volleyball - Serving Camp II
615-494-7631
2020-07-16
Jul 16 - Jul 16, 2020
Deadline:
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

$30.00

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.   mtsuvolleyballcamps.com

10-18 years old
Volleyball - Team Camp
615-494-7631
2020-07-09
Jul 9 - Jul 11, 2020
Deadline:
Overnight

$290 (Overnight)

$250 (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!!  mtsuvolleyballcamps.com

Grades 9-12
Wilson Tennis Camp - Session I
615-898-5626
2020-06-01
Jun 1 - Jun 5, 2020
Deadline:
9-Noon (Half Day), 9-4pm (Full Day)

This camp has a full day or half day option.

$265 Half Day, $395 Full Day included lunch

Each camper receives personal attention, advanced teaching techniques, intensive drill work and game / match play, all in a fun and competitive environment. We break the campers into small instructional groups of similar age and ability so each child is working in a group that is commensurate with their experience level. We tailor each program to the level of the players. Beginners would get a heavier dose of swing technique and fundamentals, while more advanced players would have more focus on strategy, point building and percentage tennis etc.

Click For More Information

7-18 years of age
Wilson Tennis Camp - Session II
615-898-5626
2020-06-07
Jun 7 - Jun 11, 2020
Deadline:
9-Noon (Half Day), 9-4pm (Full Day), Overnight available

$255 Half Day, $375 Full Day included lunch, $695 overnight

Each camper receives personal attention, advanced teaching techniques, intensive drill work and game / match play, all in a fun and competitive environment. We break the campers into small instructional groups of similar age and ability so each child is working in a group that is commensurate with their experience level. We tailor each program to the level of the players. Beginners would get a heavier dose of swing technique and fundamentals, while more advanced players would have more focus on strategy, point building and percentage tennis etc.

Click For More Information

7-18 years of age
Wilson Tennis Camp - Session III
615-898-5626
2020-06-15
Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2020
Deadline:
9-Noon (Half Day), 9-4pm (Full Day)

$265 Half Day, $395 Full Day lunch included

Each camper receives personal attention, advanced teaching techniques, intensive drill work and game / match play, all in a fun and competitive environment. We break the campers into small instructional groups of similar age and ability so each child is working in a group that is commensurate with their experience level. We tailor each program to the level of the players. Beginners would get a heavier dose of swing technique and fundamentals, while more advanced players would have more focus on strategy, point building and percentage tennis etc.

Click For More Information

7-18 years of age
Women's Basketball Lil' Raider Camp
615-423-0603
2019-06-03
Jun 3 - Jun 5, 2019
Deadline:
8am-12pm

$100 (Group and MT Employee discounts available)

Daily instruction, Station work (defense, ball handling, shooting, guard and post play, rebounding, screening, and passing) 5 on 5 competition.

K-8th grade boys and girls
Youth Sports Camp - Campus Rec
615-898-2104
2020-05-26
May 26 - Jul 31, 2020
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Weekly, 7:30a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Drop Off and Free play Organized Camp Activities from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00
  • $175 per week*, lunch included
  • $40 for a daily drop-in.
  • Discounts: $20 off per week, excluding the first week, if you sign up for the entire summer. This discount can only be applied by calling or coming by the Camp

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