Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah offers a variety of summer academic and athletic youth camps for elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Each summer, Westminster College's Athletics Department
offers a variety of challenging and fun sports camps for youth.
AWE+SUM Girls Camp
The AWE+SUM Camp (Attend Westminster—Explore Science—Use Math) at Westminster College is held every summer and is open to current 7th and 8th grade girls. Students spend 4 days on the Westminster campus, enjoying hands-on math and science workshops and other activities. The camp supports girls’ interests in the sciences and shows them the amazing variety of careers in science fields.
Girls Sports and Recreation Camp
The Girls Sports and Recreation Camp introduces girls to as many sports and recreational opportunities as possible. Girls have an opportunity to try new sports and recreational activities or practice skills in sports they are already involved in. The camp is open to girls ages 6–14.
Money 101 is camp for youth ages 13–17 to learn the basics of money management, how credit is established and maintained, and the basics of investing. The camp is held in the Westminster Center for Financial Analysis that simulates a trading floor for securities. Participants will create a stock portfolio that can be tracked all summer long. The camp also covers many of the requirements for the scouting Personal Management merit badge.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day and Recreation Clinic
Westminster College celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day by hosting an annual Sports and Recreation Clinic for girls ages 6–14, sponsored by the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Department and the Westminster College Athletics Department.
The Florence J. Gillmor School of Music's Westminster Strings Camp is open to high school students who play violin, cello, or double bass. Accepted students receive a full scholarship for this week-long immersion in the art of solo and collaborative strings performance.
Each year, the Florence J. Gillmor School of Music at Westminster College hosts the SummerSong Music Festival, a music camp for talented high school singers and pianists. Thanks to generous funding by the Florence J. Gillmor Foundation, 25 singers and 10 pianists are invited to stay on campus and receive a week-long immersion in the art of singing and piano performance. High school juniors and seniors who participate in all lessons, classes, and activities of SummerSong will receive a Westminster College transcript for two college elective music credits, transferable to any college or university.