University of Memphis Youth Summer Programs 2024


The University of Memphis is proud to offer the following Summer 2024 programs for youth of various age. Please see the details below. 


Governor's School for International Studies 

Governor School for International Studies

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Program Dates: June 8-29, 2024

Program Details: The Governor's School for International Studies (GSIS) is a three-week residential program for highly motivated and academically-talented rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in global issues and engaging with others with similar interests. Students will attend two daily lectures, a language class, and a reading group. Other activities include a model united nations, Bafa Bafa, and expert guest speakers. 

Contact: gsis@memphis.edu



Summer at the Scheidt Music Camps

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Program Dates: Choir Camp: June 10-15 (middle + high school) – resident and day camper options
Band + Orchestra Camp: June 17-22 (middle + high school) – resident and day camper options
Popular Music Camp: June 24-28 (middle + high school) – resident and day camper options
Music Camp: July 8-12 (elementary) – no music skills needed

Program Details: Join us for the Summer at the Scheidt Music Camps hosted by the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music. Our immersive camp sessions are designed to ignite their creativity, enhance their musical skills, and broaden their knowledge in a supportive and inspiring environment. Campers work with our expert faculty through masterclasses, personalized instruction, hands-on activities, rehearsals and performances.

Contact: sats@memphis.edu



Jackson Swim Team 

Jackson Swim Team

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Program Dates: May 28, 2024 - May 27, 2025 (Year-round swim programs for kids of all ages and abilities) 

Program Details: Jackson Swim Team exists to provide a productive, safe, and fun learning and competitive swim program, with trained coaches and volunteer support, that empowers athletes to succeed to their highest potential in and out of the water. JAX Summer Swim Team is for swimmers who want to participate in the sport for the summer. Our goal is for Summer Swim Team members to both enjoy swimming and also get introduced to competitive swimming by encouraging beginner-friendly meets. Swim Lessons are also available for those learning to swim for safety and skill development. 

Contact: jaxswimming@gmail.com or by phone at 731-300-1695



The Simmons Camps

Alex Simmons Team Camp    Simmons Elite Camp   Simmons Youth Camp

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Program Dates: Team Camp: June 20-22
Elite Camp: June 23
Youth Camp: June 24-27

Program Details: The Simmons Camps, hosted by Coach Alex Simmons, head coach of the Memphis Tiger women's basketball team at the University of Memphis offers campers the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of of basketball, as well as new techniques they can take with them during their upcoming season. There are camps for grades K-12 to support students at all skill levels.

Contact: Nsevans1@memphis.edu 



Cyber Ambassadors Tech Camp

Cyber Ambassadors Tech Camp

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Program Dates: June 24-28, 2024

Program Details: The Center for Information Assurance (CfIA) in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Memphis is excited to host 2024 Cyber Ambassadors Tech Camp (9AM-3PM, June 24-28). This year’s Cyber Ambassadors Tech Camp will offer high school students a distinctive learning experience focused on fundamental cybersecurity principles and ethics, while raising cybersecurity awareness through a range of autonomous R/C car projects on various types of cybersecurity attack scenarios including password hacking, buffer overflow attack, and man-in-the-middle attack.  

Contact:  mwon@memphis.edu


Women's Volleyball Summer Camp Series

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Program Dates: Tour of Memphis: June 4-6, 2024
Memphis Setters Academy: July 21-22, 2024

Program Details: The Memphis Volleyball Camps are designed for you, the camper, to receive hands-on skill instruction from both our Memphis Volleyball coaching staff & players as well as other high-level trainers from high school, club, and collegiate coaches. Our staff is thrilled to share the excitement surrounding Memphis volleyball by teaching on and off-court lessons and growing the game in the Mid-South area. Register today!

Contact: m.baumgartner@memphis.edu



Penny Hardaway Basketball Camps

Penny Hardaway Basketball Camp  Penny Hardaway Basketball Camp

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Program Dates: Day Camp I: June 3-6, 2024 >> Register Here
Day Camp II: June 17-21, 2024 >> Register Here
Team Camp: June 6-8, 2024  >> Register Here

Program Details: The Penny Hardaway Basketball Camps are geared to develop and improve camper's individual basketball skills. Each camp is open to all ability levels and will provide a positive and fun teaching environment for all campers. Register today!

Contact: pennybasketballcamp@gmail.com 



Physics Summer Camp

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Program Dates: June 24-28, 2024

Program Details: Rising high school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to enage with Physics through Hands-On Activities and interactive sessions on cutting-edge topics. Register today!

Contact: Gustav.Borstad@memphis.edu