Summer camps & enrichment

VU hosts a variety of academic and athletic summer camps. From coed basketball to JAG Summer Academy, VU has a camp that will offer a summer to remember for your student. We are always open to new camps looking to host at on our beautiful campus. Contact us today with any inquiries or to get your student signed up.

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May 29, 2024 - May 31, 2024

Campers attending the Surveying Camp will learn about land surveying through operating surveying equipment and completing measuring and drafting projects. They have the opportunity to preview the college experience by learning and living on the Vincennes campus. Campers will also meet industry professionals and learn about career opportunities in surveying.

VU Jasper Summer STEM Academy

Jun 11, 2024 - Jun 13, 2024

Join fellow students entering grades 7-10 from around southern Indiana to explore STEM fields and career paths at the VU Jasper STEM Academy. Participants will have the opportunity to perform hands-on activities, visit select local STEM employers, and learn more about preparing for college.

Techmester & Xmester

Jun 11, 2024 - Jun 14, 2024

The Vincennes University Techmester and Xmester Program brings Early College students from around the State of Indiana to the Vincennes campus for a residential summer experience to learn about STEAM career paths while experiencing campus life.

Summer STEM Academy

Jun 23, 2024 - Jun 28, 2024

The STEM Academy is a week-long, residential camp which brings incoming high school juniors and seniors from around the state of Indiana to the VU Vincennes campus for an intensive, short-term summer experience to learn about STEM career paths while experiencing campus life. Academy participants have the opportunity to earn two college credits in a supportive and rigorous academic environment in which they will learn firsthand from outstanding instructors, campus leaders, and industry mentors.

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JAG Academy

Jul 21, 2024 - Jul 26, 2024

Experience Vincennes University during this weeklong "hands on" college experience designed specifically for JAG students. Students participating in the JAG Summer Academy will have the full Vincennes University experience while living in one of the Vincennes University residence halls. Students at the JAG Summer Academy will be divided into two groups - the JAG Experience will allow graduating high school seniors the opportunity to earn college credit during the week while high school juniors will take part in the JAG Trailblazers group which focuses on leadership development.

Why Host your Camp at Vincennes University?

Vincennes University is a premier learning institution, widely recognized for leadership in innovation and delivery of successful educational experiences.
Some of the State of the Art facilities we have offer:

  • VU Agricultural Center
  • Technology Center
  • Homeland Security & Criminal Justice facilities
  • Robotics Labs
  • STEM Learning Labs
  • Center for Technology Innovation and Manufacturing

The campus does not stop there with all it has to offer. In addition to modernized dorms, an athletics center, aquatics center, sports and other activities our campus invites campers to experience college living and earn credits too. With a smaller class size and attentive instructors we offer the individualized attention that is beneficial in an educational summer program.

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Contact Us

For information about camps or about hosting multiple day events on the Vincennes Campus contact:

Director of University Events

Office: Governor’s Hall (GVH) 118D