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UMaine Summer Youth Programs


Child drawing a pictureUMMA Art Camp for Kids

Summer 2012 marks the 12th Annual Summer Art Camp to be held at the University of Maine Museum of Art! This year the museum offers 6 weekly sessions of art and fun for students from Grades 1 through 8.

Please visit the museum website at to register online or call us at 561.3350 for more information and to request a brochure. Learn more about UMMA Art Camp.

Children in kayak4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pont

Summer camp at Bryant Pond is a unique blend of traditional camp activities, with fun and challenging outdoor and conservation.

Learn more about the 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond.

A photoframe and applesCAD Camp

Come learn, play, have fun, and engage in Creative Design at CAD Camp! Try new challenges at your own pace! Learn about computer-aided design (CAD) by designing something uniquely “you!” CAD Camp lets you mix your interest in design and computers with the fun of making new friends.

Campers arrive Sunday afternoon, and are met by faculty and MaineBound staff members to settle in. Friendly and fun MaineBound staff members live with the campers. Girls and guys are housed in separate wings of the dormitory. Campers choose their meals from the variety offered at The MarketPlace in the Memorial Union. Days are split into CAD instruction and recreation. Learn more about CAD camp.

Engineering students in a labConsider Engineering

Consider Engineering 3-4 day summer session for high aptitude math and science high school students by invitation only. Applications available on website.

Student looking through a telescopeEnergy Theater or Space Camp

Our two unique day camps provide an exciting and fun way for your child to play and discover science in our everyday world. Click here to find out more about our affordable and education day camp. Learn more about Physics camps.

Maine Summer Transportation Institute

Maine Summer Transportation Institute which will run this year from July 9-20, 2012 (This is contingent upon receiving the grant).

The institute will run each day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the two weeks and is free. As participants in the annual transportation institute, up to 20 students from the greater Bangor area will get a close look at careers in engineering and transportation. The event is cosponsored by the Maine Department of Transportation, the UMaine College of Engineering, and the Federal Highway Administration. It is designed to introduce students at an early age to jobs and careers available in Maine’s transportation industry.

Accepted students will participate in field trips, leadership and team-building activities, and a series of age-appropriate workshops, with hands-on laboratory experiences all related to transportation mode, safety and products, alternative fuels, construction materials, and computer-aided design. Students also will participate in recreational activities at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center. The majority of the daylong activities will take place at the Bion and Dorain Foster Student Innovation Center, at different engineering labs and at various off-campus locations.

Application deadline will be May 31st, 2012. For more information please call Sheila Pendse: 207-581-2225 or Email:

Students playing the saxophoneMaine Summer Youth Music Camps

The Maine Summer Youth Music Program offers opportunities in study and performance through band, orchestra, chorus, stage band, piano, small ensembles and classes in music listening and theory.

Learn more about Summer Youth Music Camps.

Swimming poolCampus Recreations Summer Camps

View a list of Summer Camps offered by Camus Recreation. Days vary by the camp. Learn more about Campus Recreation Summer Camps.

Sports Summer camp posterMaine Summer Sports Camps

Our goal is to provide a quality camp experience and memories to last a lifetime. Our UMaine coaches have designed their camps to give each participant a good foundation in sports skills, techniques, and the strategies of the game. This, we believe, will set the groundwork for a quality camp experience! Learn more about Summer Sports Camps.

Child in grassTanglewood 4-H Camp & Learning Center

Tanglewood 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Lincolnville and Tenants Harbor. Affordable hands-on nature study, outdoor living, gardening, creative arts, group building, camping & leadership focused day/residental camp program for 6-17 year-olds.

Learn more about Tanglewood.

Children in waterUpward Bound

Academic college preparation experience for economically disadvantaged high school aged youth.

Learn more about Upward Bound.

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