MTSU Summer Experiences

Thank you for your interest in the many summer camps, seminars, and learning experiences offered by Middle Tennessee State University. For over five decades, MTSU has provided summer activities for young children, teens, and adults alike.

The 2024 summer experiences are listed below. Listings include the camp organizers and contact info, a short description of each experience, dates, costs, and registration deadlines. Please contact the camp organizer if you have questions or wish to register.

Again, thank you for your interest in MTSU.

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Camp Information Dates Time Cost Description Audience (Age)
American Red Cross Swim Classes
615-898-2104
2023-05-08
May 8
Deadline:
See schedule

Students: $65
Employees: $75
Guests: $85

https://www.mtsu.edu/camprec/aquatics/swim-lessons.php

Our Learn-to-Swim program is unique compared to other learn to swim programs. The program is designed for children over 6 months up to adults. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in one level before advancing to the next.

 

Children over 6 months up to adults
Basketball - Women's Basketball Lil' Raider Camp for Girls & Boys
615-898-5356
TBD
Deadline:
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$100.00

$75.00 for MTSU Employees

Girls and Boys Basketball Camp

Come learn from your favorite Lady Raider players!

Contact kim.brewton@mtsu.edu for camp application.

Girls and Boys PreK-8th Grade
Basketball Day Camp
2024-05-28
May 28 - May 31, 2024
Deadline:
Full-Day: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Half-Day: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Full-Day: $275 pre-registration
               $300 after May 22nd, 2024
Half-Day: $175

10% off for MTSU employees. Contact Robert Burlingham for the

Register at https://nickmcdevittbasketballcamps.com/

Campers will have individual instruction from the Blue Raider coaching staff and players.

Boys K-12
Campus Recreation Youth Summer Camp
615-898-5341
2023-05-30
May 30 - Jul 28, 2023
Deadline:
Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 am. Pick-up: 4:00 – 5:30 pm

$55 per day. $225 per week. $1,700 for entire summer. MTSU employees receive 10% off. Contact Ashley White at Ashley.white@mtsu.edu for the discount code.

MTSU Campus Recreation's Youth Summer Camp is a great opportunity for children ages 7-12 years to participate in a variety of recreational and fitness activities, where staff encourages healthy lifestyles and habits.  They will meet new friends from different schools and have fun in a safe environment.  By participating, thy will also learn crucial life skills including: good sportsmanship, the value of regular exercise, and how to work together as a team.  For added safety, all camp activities take place in and around the Campus Recreation Building.  More information is available at https://www.mtsu.edu/camprec/camps/.

 

 

Children 7-12 years old
CBAS STEM Camp
615-898-2781
2023-06-19
Jun 19 - Jun 23, 2023
Deadline:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

$200

Middle Tennessee State University is offering a one-week summer STEM camp for students entering 9th and 12th grades. Attendees will spend their days participating in various STEM-centered activities on and off campus. Each afternoon will end at our University’s Rec Center. Friday will include small group activities to develop a poster describing one activity covered during the week that the students particularly liked.

Activities are fun, hands-on, and age-appropriate.

Questions about the program may be addressed to Brittany.Thomas@mtsu.edu or 615-898-2781

Lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided

Apply online!

Rising 9th and 12th grade students
Digital Agriculture Summer Camp
2024-05-29
May 29 - Jun 14, 2024
Deadline: April 15

$0

https://www.mtsu.edu/digital-agriculture/summer-camp.php

Would you enjoy both hands-on and online learning experiences on real-world Digital Agricultural problems? Would you like to design, build, and fly your own Unmanned Aircraft System (drone) that could collect agricultural field data? Would you want to make decisions based on information collected from a drone? Are you curious about college and career opportunities related to digital agriculture? If you answered “Yes” to any of the questions above, then you should apply here to part

high school
Governor's School of the Arts
615-898-2223
2024-06-08
Jun 8 - Jun 30, 2024
Deadline:
Overnight

N/A

Theatre, Dance, Music, Visual Art/Filmmaking.  More information here: www.gsfta.com.

High School
Inclusive College Experience
2024-07-15
Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2024
Deadline: 7/8/24 or until camps fills
9 am to 3 pm

$150

The MTSU College of Education is offering a one-week summer day camp for students and young adults with intellectual disabilities ages 16-25. Attendees will participate in a variety of educational and recreational activities on the MTSU campus. Program staff and volunteers will provide supervision and support for participants as they attend classes, workshops, games and activities led by MTSU faculty and students. Each day will also include activities at University’s Rec Center. Participants will dine each day in the Student Union or other campus dining facilities. Lunch, snacks, and drinks are included in the cost. Application opens April 1!

Persons with intellectual disabilities 16-25 years old
Scholars Academy Freshman Summer Institute
615-898-5975
TBD
Deadline:
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

$75

The Scholars Academy is a two-week early arrival program for incoming first-time freshmen prior to the first day of school in August. Students must participate for the duration of the Institute, attend all Institute events, as well as register for the Scholars Academy sections of UNIV 1010 for the Fall 2023 semester.  Study skills workshops, team-building exercises, leadership training, the summer reading program, and service-learning projects are integral aspects of the Scholars Academy. MTSU will cover instruction costs and room and board expenses, if applicable. 

Incoming Freshmen
Soccer - Boys & Girls Junior Raiders Camp (Co-Ed for ages 6-10)
615-898-5316
2024-06-10
Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2024
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
5PM - 7PM

$150 - - - Discounts: *** All of our camps are free to children (who have not started the 9th grade) of any MTSU Athletic Employee.  We also offer a 20% discount for Middle Tennessee State University

The Junior Raiders Camp is designed for boys and girls and will serve to enhance each player’s technical ability and tactical awareness in small-sided games. This camp will cover most soccer techniques including 1v1 to 5v5 attacking and defensive principles. Campers will be able to showcase their new skills in a series of fun and challenging games! Teams are welcomed at all Junior Raiders Camps. Contact us for your team discount.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=7&id=259737

Boys & Girls 6-10 Years
Soccer - Girls College ID Camp 1
615-898-5316
2024-02-25
Feb 25 - Feb 25, 2024
Deadline:
9AM - 3PM

$170

The College ID Camp is for the competitive female player striving to play at the collegiate level. The camp is designed to simulate the MTSU collegiate training environment and to give the players the tools needed to be successful at the collegiate level. Our camp will create a positive learning environment that is both enjoyable and challenging. All camp sessions will be conducted by MTSU staff coaches and assisted by current and former MTSU collegiate players.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=7&id=259744 

Girls 13 - 17
Soccer - Girls College ID Camp 2
615-898-5316
2024-04-14
Apr 14 - Apr 14, 2024
Deadline:
9AM - 3PM

$170

The College ID Camp is for the competitive female player striving to play at the collegiate level. The camp is designed to simulate the MTSU collegiate training environment and to give the players the tools needed to be successful at the collegiate level. Our camp will create a positive learning environment that is both enjoyable and challenging. All camp sessions will be conducted by MTSU staff coaches and assisted by current and former MTSU collegiate players.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=7&id=259745

Girls 13 - 17
Soccer - Girls College ID Camp 3
615-898-5316
2024-06-09
Jun 9 - Jun 9, 2024
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

$170

The College ID Camp is for the competitive female player striving to play at the collegiate level. The camp is designed to simulate the MTSU collegiate training environment and to give the players the tools needed to be successful at the collegiate level. Our camp will create a positive learning environment that is both enjoyable and challenging. All camp sessions will be conducted by MTSU staff coaches and assisted by current and former MTSU collegiate players.  

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=7&id=259746 

Girls, 13-17
Soccer - Girls College ID Camp 4
615-898-5316
2024-07-13
Jul 13 - Jul 13, 2024
Deadline:
9AM - 3PM

$170

The College ID Camp is for the competitive female player striving to start or continuing playing at the collegiate level. The camp is designed to simulate the MTSU collegiate training environment and to give the players the tools needed to be successful at the collegiate level. Our camp will create a positive learning environment that is both enjoyable and challenging. All camp sessions will be conducted by MTSU staff coaches and assisted by current and former MTSU collegiate players.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=7&id=259747

Girls 13 and Older
Soccer - Girls High School Team Camp (Girls ages 12-17)
615-898-5316
2024-07-15
Jul 15 - Jul 17, 2024
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
Half Day: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM / Full Day 9:00-4:00 / Overnight Option Available

Half Day $190

Full Day $330

Overnight $400

The Girls High School Team Camp consists of a customized, age specific, training program for U13 to U18 teams and individual players. All teams are assigned a staff coach for the duration of the camp and compete in small sided and full sided games in addition to team training. Options for attending this camp are Half Day (9am-12pm), Full Day (9am-4pm), or overnight. This camp will be very beneficial to all youth players and teams getting ready for the upcoming fall season. Individuals are welcomed at this camp as well.

Players who are attending camp without a team should Register Under the RSA House Team, coached by Coach Rhoden.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=7&id=259742

Girls, 12-17
Soccer - Girls Middle School Team Camp
615-898-5316
2024-07-08
Jul 8 - Jul 10, 2024
Deadline: Before first day or until camp fills
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$170

The Middle School Camp is designed for the middle school female players and teams getting ready for the season. This camp will enhance the middle school player’s technical ability and tactical awareness through a combination of training and in intra camp games. Individuals are welcomed at this camp as well.

Players who are attending camp without a team should Register Under the RSA House Team, coached by Coach Rhoden.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=7&id=259739

Girls Ages 10-13
Stamps-Baxter School of Music
(615) 852-52
2024-07-13
Jul 13 - Jul 20, 2024
Deadline:

All students who plan to attend both weeks of the school pay the $425 tuition fee, which includes class work, books, and supplies (notebook, staff paper, pens/pencil, etc). 

Ben Speer’s Stamps-Baxter School of Music is a Southern Gospel music camp carrying on a 90-year tradition. They are dedicated to the furtherance of the Southern Gospel music genre and passionate about providing singers and musicians with the highest-quality training possible.   https://www.stampsbaxterschool.com/  

Tennis - Nike Camp Session I
Tayo Bailey-Duvall
800-645-3226
2024-06-10
Jun 10 - Jun 13, 2024
Deadline:
Daily Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:30pm Half Day Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm

- Full Day: $520
- Half Day: $310

https://www.ussportscamps.com/tennis/nike/nike-tennis-camp-middle-tennessee-state

All sessions are open to players of all abilities however, camp is geared towards players preparing for tournaments and competitions. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.

11-18
Tennis - Nike Camp Session II
Tayo Bailey-Duvall
2024-07-08
Jul 8 - Jul 11, 2024
Deadline:
Daily Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:30pm Half Day Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm

- Full Day: $520
- Half Day: $310

https://www.ussportscamps.com/tennis/nike/nike-tennis-camp-middle-tennessee-state#

All sessions are open to players of all abilities however, camp is geared towards players preparing for tournaments and competitions. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.

11-18
Tennis - Wilson Camp - Session I
615-898-5626
2024-05-28
May 28 - May 31, 2024
Deadline:
9-Noon (Half Day), 9-4pm (Full Day)

This camp has a full day or half day option.

$325 Half Day, $475 Full Day included lunch

Each camper receives personal attention, advanced teaching techniques, intensive drill work and game / match play, all in a fun and competitive environment. We break the campers into small instructional groups of similar age and ability so each child is working in a group that is commensurate with their experience level. We tailor each program to the level of the players. Beginners would get a heavier dose of swing technique and fundamentals, while more advanced players would have more focus on strategy, point building and percentage tennis etc.   https://www.wilsontenniscamps.com/middle-tennessee-state-university/

Full day option is open to 7-18 years of all skill levels (Half day option is open to ages 5-18)
Tennis - Wilson Camp - Session II
615-898-5626
2024-06-03
Jun 3 - Jun 7, 2024
Deadline:
9-Noon (Half Day), 9-4pm (Full Day), Overnight available

$325 Half Day, $475 Full Day includes lunch

Each camper receives personal attention, advanced teaching techniques, intensive drill work and game / match play, all in a fun and competitive environment. We break the campers into small instructional groups of similar age and ability so each child is working in a group that is commensurate with their experience level. We tailor each program to the level of the players. Beginners would get a heavier dose of swing technique and fundamentals, while more advanced players would have more focus on strategy, point building and percentage tennis etc. 

https://www.wilsontenniscamps.com/middle-tennessee-state-university/ 

Full day option is open to 7-18 years of all skill levels (Half day option is open to ages 5-18)
Tennis - Wilson Camp - Session III
615-898-5626
2024-06-24
Jun 24 - Jun 28, 2024
Deadline:
9-Noon (Half Day), 9-4pm (Full Day)

$325 Half Day, $475 Full Day lunch included

Each camper receives personal attention, advanced teaching techniques, intensive drill work and game / match play, all in a fun and competitive environment. We break the campers into small instructional groups of similar age and ability so each child is working in a group that is commensurate with their experience level. We tailor each program to the level of the players. Beginners would get a heavier dose of swing technique and fundamentals, while more advanced players would have more focus on strategy, point building and percentage tennis etc.  

https://www.wilsontenniscamps.com/middle-tennessee-state-university/ 

Full day option is open to 7-18 years of all skill levels (Half day option is open to ages 5-18)
Tennis - Wilson Camp - Session IV
2024-07-01
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2024
Deadline:
Full Day: 9am-4pm; Half Day: 9am-noon

Full Day: $475 per week; Half Day: $325 per week

Each camper receives personal attention, advanced teaching techniques, intensive drill work and game / match play, all in a fun and competitive environment. We break the campers into small instructional groups of similar age and ability so each child is working in a group that is commensurate with their experience level. We tailor each program to the level of the players. Beginners would get a heavier dose of swing technique and fundamentals, while more advanced players would have more focus on strategy, point building and percentage tennis etc.  

https://www.wilsontenniscamps.com/middle-tennessee-state-university/ 

7-18
Volleyball All Skills Camp 1
615-898-2230
2024-07-15
Jul 15 - Jul 15, 2024
Deadline: 7/14/24
9:00am - 4:00pm

$105

This camp is geared to general skill learning and improvement. MTSU coaches and players will take you through all aspects of the game and will end in some fun live games. This camp provides an opportunity to sharpen your skills right before school season starts.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260316

5th-12th grades
Volleyball All Skills Camp 2
615-898-2230
2023-07-19
Jul 19 - Jul 19, 2023
Deadline: 7/19/2023
9:00am - 4:00pm

Individual Camper Registration: $95
MTSU Employee Discount: $80

This camp is geared to general skill learning and improvement. MTSU coaches and players will take you through all aspects of the game and will end in some fun live games. This camp provides an opportunity to sharpen your skills right before school season starts.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?id=231717

5th-12th grades
Volleyball Elite Camp
615-898-2230
2024-07-12
Jul 12 - Jul 14, 2024
Deadline:
Check-In: 12:30pm on July 12th

Price: $280.00 | Overnight | Individual Camper Registration
Price: $250.00 | Commuter | Individual Camper Registration

This camp is an elite skill camp geared for kids that have aspirations of playing at the collegiate level. Kids will be coached by MTSU coaches/players and other elite trainers. See what collegiate training looks and feels like. All skills area will be addressed followed by team system work and will conclude with a camp tournament. Join us for a high level tune up before getting back to your high school season!!

All camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).
Prorate for those that are not able to attend the entire Elite Camp to pay by session.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260315

9th-12th grade
Volleyball High School Team Camp
615-898-2230
2024-07-18
Jul 18 - Jul 20, 2024
Deadline: 7/17/2024
Check-In at 12:00 p.m. on July 18; Check-Out at 12:00 p.m. on July 20

Overnight Player: $299.00
Commuter Player: $275.00

 

Have your entire team attend camp together in this exclusive team bonding experience! We will include position practice, individual team practice, team bonding and a skit night, sports psychology session, strength and conditioning, and team Q & A. Join us for a high level tune up before getting back to your high school season!!

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260334

Grades 9th-12th / Varsity & Junior Varsity
Volleyball Middle School Team Camp
615-898-2230
2024-07-22
Jul 22 - Jul 23, 2024
Deadline:

Overnight Player: $199.00
Commuter Player: $160.00
**One Free Coach per Team**
**$100 For Additional Coaches**

TEAM CAMPHave your entire team attend camp together in this exclusive team bonding experience! We will include position practice, individual team practice, team bonding & competition. Join us for a high level tune up before getting back to your middle school season!! Meals & T-Shirt Provided for MS Team Camp. 1 Free Coach per team.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260326

Grades: 6th - 8th
Volleyball Positional Camp 1
615-898-2230
2024-07-16
Jul 16 - Jul 16, 2024
Deadline:
See schedule below

$50 per session

This camp provides an opportunity to sharpen your skills in your specific position right before school season starts. We will have position coaches to help you with your fundamental skills and improve your tactical volleyball IQ.

All camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

Setters - 9:00-11:00am
Liberos - 12:00-2:00pm
Pin Hitters - 3:00-5:00pm
Middles - 6:00-8:00pm

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260322

5th-12th grades
Volleyball Positional Camp 2
615-898-2230
2024-07-25
Jul 25 - Jul 25, 2024
Deadline:
See schedule below

$50 per session

This camp provides an opportunity to sharpen your skills in your specific position right before school season starts. We will have position coaches to help you with your fundamental skills and improve your tactical volleyball IQ.

Setters - 9:00-11:00am
Liberos - 12:00-2:00pm
Pin Hitters - 3:00-5:00pm
Middles - 6:00-8:00pm

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260323

5th-12th grades
Volleyball Serving Camp 1
615-898-2230
2024-07-15
Jul 15 - Jul 15, 2024
Deadline:
6:00-8:00 PM

$45

The first touch in volleyball is the most important. Learn the proper technique for a float serve, jump float, and a top spin serve with an in-depth explanation of serving prep, contact, and finish.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260318

5th-12th grades
Volleyball Serving Camp 2
615-898-2230
2024-07-24
Jul 24 - Jul 24, 2024
Deadline:
6:00-8:00 PM

$45

The first touch in volleyball is the most important. Learn the proper technique for a float serve, jump float, and a top spin serve with an in-depth explanation of serving prep, contact, and finish.

https://register.ryzer.com/camp.cfm?sport=8&id=260319

5th-12th grades