Summer Programs

COVID-19 update: Dates for the 2022 camps are listed below. All current Gettysburg College COVID-19 Guidelines must be followed during the time of your actual event. Please see the College’s COVID-19 response page for additional information.

Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school students over the summer months.

Subjects include psychology, creative writing, or Civil War Era Studies — learn more about our summer programming below!

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Civil War Era Studies Camp

Sunday, July 17 – Friday, July 22, 2022

Civil War Era Studies Camp provides rising high school Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors an immersive experience into Civil War history.

Where: Gettysburg College campus

When: Sunday, July 17 – Friday, July 22, 2022

Cost: $1,350

Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Apply for Civil War Era Studies Camp

Camp Psych Virtual Camp

Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 15, 2022

Camp Psych provides rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors a window into how psychological science works. Campers will get hands-on experience that introduces them to research in psychology in a fun, challenging, and engaging environment. Campers will not simply learn about cutting edge issues and research in psychology this camp gives students an insider view of the field as well as preparation for college studies.

Where: Gettysburg College campus

When: Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 15, 2022

Cost: $350 for lectures and activities online

Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Apply for Camp Psych

Young Writers Workshop Camp

Sunday, July 10 – Friday, July 15, 2022

Come enjoy a college-level creative writing experience. In our seminars and workshops you will develop your unique writing voice, and write your own story in one or more genres--poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen. Prepare to be inspired.

Meet new friends who share your passion for creative writing and your interest in poetry, fiction, nonfiction and writing for stage and screen. Be inspired by our seminars and workshops, and develop your own story in one or more genres.

Where: Gettysburg College campus

When: Sunday, July 10 – Friday, July 15, 2022

Cost: $1,350

Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Apply for the Young Writers Workshop

Athletic Camps

Gettysburg College hosts the following athletic camps:

  • Football Prospect Day: Saturday, June 25, 2022
  • Football Prospect Day: Sunday, June 26, 2022
  • Football Prospect Camp: Monday, June 27–Wednesday, June 29, 2022
  • Swim Camp: Sunday, June 26–Wednesday, June 29, 2022
  • Women’s Soccer Camp: Wednesday, July 6, 2022–Friday, July 8, 2022
  • Men’s Lacrosse Camp: Friday, July 22–Saturday, July 23, 2022
  • Women’s Soccer Prospect Day: Friday, August 5, 2022

Apply for an Athletic Camp