Summer Academic Youth Programs
Bowling Green Ohio
Summer is the perfect time for pre-college students to explore their career interests. BGSU Pre-College Programs provides opportunities for students to experience the Bowling Green State University campus while expanding their knowledge, building life skills and exploring their interests. There are many opportunities throughout the summer, including day/commuter camps, overnight camps as well as class credit opportunities.
FARM 2 FORK | July 10 – 14, 2023
Do you ever wonder where food comes from? Do you want to know more about the journey from farm to fork? In this camp, children explore the route food takes from the farm to the table and how food is used to fuel their bodies. At Farm 2 Fork, campers will be exposed to local foodways and increase their knowledge of farming and cooking! (Limited to 10 students) (Non-Residential Day Camp)
FORENSIC SCIENCE CAMP |June 26 – 30, 2023
- Description: Come learn about this exciting field at BGSU’s cutting-edge forensic science program taught by talented professionals who have even been featured on the hit-show Forensic Files!
- What kinds of activities do campers get to do?
- Learn about laboratory work related to DNA analysis, trace evidence, fingerprinting, and blood stain analysis
- Hear from BCI trained experts who will lead camp sessions
- Follow a forensic scientist on a virtual tour through a mock crime scene
- Complete home labs such as print casting, fingerprinting, evidence collection, blood typing and more. (Virtual)
BGSU offers a Bachelor of Forensic Science degree with specializations in Biology, Chemistry and Examination that prepares students for immediate employment after graduation.
FUTURE MED: HEALTH CAREERS | June 19 – 23, 2023
Learn about your career interests with the help of the Bowling Green State University Future Med Virtual academy. This program will be filled with exciting one-of-a-kind webinars, live-streamed events and labs you can do at home!
The Future Med: Exploring Health Careers program will run as a virtual academy for 2022, though virtual the program will be an intense week with guest speakers who are professionals in their field. The 2022 program will feature new labs, hands on activities and a participant favorite, the patient rotation will once again be featured on Thursday. (Virtual)
MARINE BIOLOGY: THE LIFE AQUATIC @BGSU | July 16-21, 2023
Are you interested in how marine ecosystems work? Do you want to know more about marine animals? BGSU has one of the few marine biology and aquatic science programs in the Midwest where you can explore life at sea! This camp engages students in understanding marine ecology by working closely with the University’s extensive collection of saltwater specimens. (Residential)
CONTENT CREATOR| July 17-21, 2023
Spend the week creating content for YouTube, Twitch & all social media platforms from the state-of-the-art production facilities at BGSU. Learn more about livestreaming and content production with hands-on activities in audio, video, chroma key, multi-camera production, lighting, audience development, and more. (Non-Residential Day Camp)
NURSING DAY CAMP | June 27 – June 29, 2022
BGSU’s Bachelor of Science in nursing degree prepares students for jobs as registered nurses. The program allows nurses to enter one of many care-centered specializations and find rewarding, flexible and enjoyable work. Join us at the BGSU Nurse Camp, where you will get a glimpse into the life of a nurse. Get first aid and CPR training and hear from nurses that work in the field in a variety of roles and settings. Be a nurse for the day with real-life scenarios and evaluate your nursing skills while working your way through a trauma escape room. The BGSU Nursing Camp is a 3-Day Non-Residential Program. Students will be provided a lunch and a snack and will depart campus by 5 PM. (Non-Residential Day Camp)
NUTRITION & FITNESS | June 26 – 30, 2023
Did you know that foods can affect athletic performance? Thousands of elite athletes enhance their performance with proper nutrition. Discover how to prepare nutritious meals and snacks and how to use nutrition to up your game at BGSU’s Nutrition and Fitness Camp. The BGSU Nutrition and Fitness Camp is for students who will be ninth through twelfth grades in the fall of 2022 and are interested in fueling their sport for maximum performance. (Non-Residential Day Camp)
PRE-LAW | JULY 17 – 21, 2023
Are you interested in law and what it takes to become a lawyer? Can you picture yourself in front of a courtroom? Then start your journey now with the BGSU’s Pre-Law Camp and experience what it is like to be a part of the legal community. At Pre-Law Camp you’ll have the chance to hear from law students, law professors, and other legal professionals from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines within the field including criminal law, corporate law, and public interest law. Campers will learn about legal concepts and language, explore a law library, and test their skills in a mock trial event. (Non-Residential Day Camp)
VETERINARY SCIENCE | July 10 – 14, 2023
Do you have a passion for taking care of animals? Have you thought about becoming a veterinarian, technician, or zoo keeper? The BGSU Veterinary Science Camp is here to help students discover what it takes to work in fields related to animal science, medicine, and more. This five-day virtual program will allow students to explore research laboratories, virtually visit farms, zoos and gain insight from professionals in the field. (Non-Residential Day Camp)
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- Broadcast Journalism
- College Prep
- Marine Biology
- 3D Design