K-12 Outreach/Summer Camps

2017 Summer Youth Enrichment Camps by the ECU / NC State Collaborative on the campus of NC Wesleyan College

  • NC State Veterinary Camp
    • June 12 – 16
    • Current grade levels 6, 7, and 8
    • $200
    • The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in partnership with the ECU / NC State Collaborative will offer a week-long non-residential day camp for middle school students. The hours are generally from 9am-3pm. Lunches and field trips will be included. Contact Sara Hughes at Sara_Hughes@ncsu.edu if you have any questions.
  • Math Camp
    • June 27 – 30
    • Current grade levels 3, 4, and 5
    • Free
    • Special funding has been provided to make this camp free to NASH and EDGECOMBE County students only.
      Math camp reinforces various grade level expectations for mathematics and is taught in a hands-on, discovery-based manner. It is FUN! This 3-hour math camp will run Tuesday-Friday. Because of special funding it is provided free of charge to Edgecombe and Nash County students only. Edgecombe students will come in the 9am-noon session and Nash County residents will come in the 1pm-4pm session. Contact Melissa Whitley at Melissa_Whitley@ncsu.edu if you have any questions.
  • Lego Robotics Camp
    • July 30 – August 3
    • Current grade levels 6 – 8
    • $100
    • Students with little or no experience with robotics programming will learn how to build and program Lego Mindstorm robots. This class introduces basic programming concepts while students work in teams to complete a variety of activities using different motors and sensors. Contact Sara Hughes at Sara_Hughes@ncsu.edu if you have any questions.
    • Current grades 6, 7, and 8 will meet 9am-12pm
  • Video Game Design Camp
    • July 10 – 14
    • Current grade levels 6 – 11
    • $100
    • This camp is for students interested in learning how to design video games. Students work independently so beginners to advanced students will be able to advance their skills. The curriculum was developed by the NC State College of Engineering using GameMaker software. Contact Sara Hughes at Sara_Hughes@ncsu.edu if you have any questions.
    • Current grades 6, 7, and 8 will meet 9am – 12pm
    • Current grades 9, 10, and 11 will meet 1pm-4pm
  • Coding Camp
    • July 17 – 21
    • Current grade levels 3, 4, and 5
    • $100
    • New for 2017! Students who attend Coding Camp will see how coding and programming control the world around us. Students will use a variety of coding tools and will learn how to write their own code. This camp is for coding beginners.
    • Camp will be 9am – 12pm
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Camp
    • July 24 – 28
    • Current grade levels 6 – 11
    • $200
    • NC State University and Elizabeth City State University once again bring this STEM camp to Rocky Mount. Reviews from last year’s participants were phenomenal! The curriculum is from the NC Math and Science Education Network Pre-College Program, which focuses on preparing students to attend a 4-year college or university and for careers in education and STEM.
    • This camp will operate from 8am – 5pm, Monday-Friday. Materials, lunch and field trips will be included. Contact Sara Hughes at Sara_Hughes@ncsu.edu if you have any questions.

How to Apply

  • For your convenience applications for ALL camps will be done online this year. There is a short-answer box where the student will be asked for 1-2 paragraphs why they would like to attend the camp/s they are applying. If the student is applying to multiple camps write one paragraph per camp.
  • NOTE: A limited number of need-based partial scholarships will be available for each camp.
  • APPLICATIONS will be accepted up to 5pm, April 14th, 2017.
  • Student notifications of acceptance will be emailed by April 28th, 2017. If you have not heard from our office by 5pm on May 1st, 2017 email us to receive your student’s status.
  • More information on “how to pay” will be given to those students accepted. SEND NO MONEY NOW! Click on the APPLY HERE link below to get started. We are looking forward to a fun summer!