Summer Programs

Response to COVID-19: Dates for the 2021 camps are listed below. Please see the College’s Coronavirus 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 Virtual 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: $400 for lectures and activities online

Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Apply for Civil War Era Studies Camp

Camp Psych Virtual Camp

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

Cost: $350 for lectures and activities online

Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Apply for Camp Psych

Young Writers Workshop Virtual 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: $400 for lectures and activities online

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 Camp: June 25, 2022
  • Football Team Camp: June 27 – 29, 2022
  • Swim Camp: June 26-29, 2022
  • Women’s Soccer Camp: July 6 – 8, 2022
  • Women’s Soccer Prospect Day Camp: August 5, 2022

Apply for an Athletic Camp