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.

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Camp Information Dates Time Cost Description Audience (Age)
Aerospace Education Workshops
615-898-2788
2019-06-10
Jun 10 - Jun 21, 2019
Deadline: May 1, 2019
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/Workshopflyer2019Application.pdf

K-12 TN teachers
Alumni Summer College
615-898-2922
2019-06-19
Jun 19 - Jun 21, 2019
Deadline: May 20
8:00 am-7:00 pm

$250

 12th Annual Alumni Summer College: That’s Entertainment. Call the Alumni Relations Office or visit www.mtalumni.com for more information.

Open to Alumni and Friends
Aviation - Introduction to Aviation Camp
615-898-2788
2019-06-10
Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019
Deadline: May 15, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$450

Learn aspects of aerospace industry, many hands-on activities.  For more information, please go to https://www.mtsu.edu/aerospace/docs/IntroCampFlyerandRegistrationForm.pdf

8th-12th grade
Aviation - Professional Pilot Advanced Camp
615-898-2788
2019-06-17
Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2019
Deadline: May 15, 2019
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 the Intro to Aviation Camp & want to explore piloting in greater depth.  For more information, please go to https://www.mtsu.edu/aerospace/docs/AdvancedCampFlyerandRegistrationForm2019.pdf 

8th-12th grade
Ben Speer Stamps-Baxter School of Music
615-669-8641
2019-07-06
Jul 6 - Jul 13, 2019
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Overnight

$415 (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.  For more information, please go to our website.

8+ years old
CSI:MTSU 2019
615-494-7713
2019-06-18
Jun 18 - Jun 21, 2019
Deadline: Monday, June 3 or until filled
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
2019-06-01
Jun 1 - Jun 23, 2019
Deadline:
Overnight

N/A

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

High School
Guitar Workshop Plus
905-567-8000
2019-07-21
Jul 21 - Jul 26, 2019
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: "How to Solve a Crime"
Perry C. Cotham
615-494-7628
2019-05-06
May 6 - May 28, 2019
Deadline: May 1, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

$20

Classes run every Monday in May (6, 13, 20, 28). No homework or tests, just learning new things. For full details go to https://mtsu.edu/liberalarts/lifelong

Ages 50+
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts: "The Lost Art of Listening"
615-494-7628
2019-05-06
May 6 - May 28, 2019
Deadline: May 1, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

$20

Classes run every Monday in May (6, 13, 20, 28). No homework or tests, just learning new things. For full details go to https://mtsu.edu/liberalarts/lifelong

Ages 50+
Lifelong Learning in Liberal Arts: "Trail of Tears Indian Removal in Tennessee"
Tiffany B. Saul
615-494-7628
2019-05-06
May 6 - May 28, 2019
Deadline: May 1, 2019
12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

$20

Classes run every Monday in May (6, 13, 20, 28). No homework or tests, just learning new things. For full details go to https://mtsu.edu/liberalarts/lifelong

Ages 50+
Soccer (Girls Team Camp)
615-898-5316
2019-07-22
Jul 22 - Jul 25, 2019
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.

Girls, 12-17
Soccer (Junior Raiders Camp I)
615-898-5316
2019-06-10
Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2019
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.

Coed, 5-8 years old
Soccer (Junior Raiders Camp II)
615-898-5316
2019-06-17
Jun 17 - Jun 21, 2019
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.

Coed 8-12 years old
Soccer (Middle School Camp)
615-898-5316
2019-07-15
Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2019
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.

Girls Ages 10-13
Soccer (MTSU Girls College ID Camp)
615-898-5316
2019-03-24
Mar 24 - Mar 24, 2019
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.

Girls 13-17 years old
Soccer (MTSU Girls College ID Camp)
615-898-5316
2019-07-20
Jul 20 - Jul 20, 2019
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.

Girls, 13-17
Swim Express Competitive Skills Camp - Campus Rec
615-898-2104
2019-06-04
Jun 4 - Jul 26, 2019
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. 

2019 Sessions: 

  • June 4-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28
  • July 8-12, 15-19, 22-26

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
615-904-8346
2019-07-09
Jul 9 - Jul 9, 2019
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 - All Skills II Camp
615-904-8346
2019-07-16
Jul 16 - Jul 16, 2019
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
2019-07-13
Jul 13 - Jul 15, 2019
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
2019-07-09
Jul 9 - Jul 9, 2019
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 - Serving II Camp
615-904-8346
2019-07-16
Jul 16 - Jul 16, 2019
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
2019-07-11
Jul 11 - Jul 13, 2019
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
Youth Sports Camp - Campus Rec
615-898-2104
2019-05-28
May 28 - Aug 2, 2019
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