Camp Gannon Makes Summer Learning Fun

Posted: June 6, 2018

Learn set design for a theatre performance or how to run a basketball play. Analyze forensic evidence, practice soccer defenses or assess water quality on Presque Isle Bay. Whatever you want to do this summer, Camp Gannon makes summer learning fun, easy and more convenient than ever.

Learning has always been part of summers at Gannon University. Camp Gannon is a one-stop-shop of exciting and rewarding summer activities for ages 4-18.

Offerings at Camp Gannon include the popular summer camps that teach skills on the individual and team levels to eager young athletes who are hungry to improve. Rigorous summer academic programs are also offered, such as the Summer School of Excellence, at which invited students can learn aboard the Environaut, Gannon University's 53-foot research vessel. Budding actors can take the stage at the Gannon Theatre Experience and aspiring journalists can fine-tune their skills.

Camps are conducted in Gannon's exceptional learning environments such as the Center for Communication and the Arts, the innovative Forensic Investigation Center and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

For more information about Camp Gannon's summer offerings, including fee and registration information click here.

Acrobatics and Tumbling Day Camp  August 1 (ages 4-12)

Immerse yourself in the rapidly growing sport of Acrobatics and Tumbling alongside current and former Gannon University acro-athletes and coaches.

Acrobatics and Tumbling Session Two  August 1 (ages 8-18)

Experience the rapidly growing sport of Acrobatics and Tumbling alongside current and former Gannon University acro-athletes and coaches.

Baseball Tools Development  June 11-13 (ages 6-12)

Gannon University baseball coaches and players will offer drills and instruction that emphasizes pitching and hitting skills for boys and girls ages 6-12.

Boys And Girls Soccer  June 18-22 (ages 5-14)

In its 14th summer, this camp offers hands-on, skill-based instruction from Gannon University's coaching staff and student-athletes.

Boys Basketball  July 09-13 (ages 7-15)

Skills development is the emphasis of this youth basketball camp led by John T. Reilly, the winningest coach in the history of the Gannon University Men's Basketball program.

Camp Coup D'Etat  June 25-28 (ages 13-18)

Sponsored by Gannon University's School of Public Service & Global Affairs, Camp Coup D'etat will immerse campers in a role-playing exercise where they will engineer an attempted coup against a corrupt dictator.

Criminal Investigators  July 22-27 (ages 15-18)

Want to spend a week solving a crime that actually happened? Follow and investigate an authentic case from crime scene to courtroom during this hands-on summer camp.

Discovering U  July 16-20 (ages 9-13)

Spend a week with the Gannon Family for a sneak peek into the boundless possibilities Golden Knights experience every day. 

Girls Basketball Elite  August 4 (ages 14-18)
Improving individual skills, competitive play and skill competitions highlight this one-day camp.

Girls Basketball Individual Skills  June 11-14 (ages 8-14)
Campers will receive quality instruction from Gannon University Women's Basketball coaching staff and current players.

Girls Basketball Shooting Skills   June 18-21 (ages 11-18)
Individual attention and focus on basic concepts of shooting highlight this camp.

Girls Basketball Team Shootout  June 15-16 (ages 14-18)
This shootout camp, which offers four sessions, will focus on team skills. Each team can compete in either single or multiple sessions. Registration is 45 minutes before your first game. Non-refundable deposit of $100 required.

Girls Lacrosse July 30-August 2 (Entering grades 3-8)

Gannon University has established a reputation for excellence both on and off the lacrosse field. The Lady Knights lacrosse staff will provide young female athletes with the same instruction and approach that has helped our own players achieve success.

Girls Volleyball All-Skills  July 16-19 (ages 12-18)
Campers will receive comprehensive training with an emphasis on passing, setting, serving, attacking, blocking and defense.

Girls Volleyball  Beginners  July 19-20 (ages 7-12)

This camp will teach basic volleyball skills through fun activities and games.

GTX: Gannon Theatre Experience July 16-21 (ages 13-18)
Actors, singers, designers and writers: are you ready for seriously creative learning? Now in its 14th year, GTX: Gannon Theatre eXperience gives you the skills you need to prepare for both your school productions and auditions/interviews for university theater programs.

High School Journalism Workshop  July 23-27 (ages 15-18)

Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors can get a sneak peek at the world of journalism with an emphasis on news and feature writing.

Men's Basketball College Experience August 11 (grades 9-12)

Gain exposure and showcase your skills while competing against elite, East Coast talent during this one-day camp designed for the serious basketball player.

Men's Soccer - College Prep  July 8-11 (ages 14-18)
An enjoyable and intense four days of instruction by college coaches and players-two sessions a day with a game every evening.

Model UN July 30 - August 3 (ages 13-18)

Discover the field of international relations and make new friends as you explore the world during this five-day camp.

Novice Youth Wrestling June 18-22 (Ages 6-12 Boys & Girls)
Our Youth Wrestling Camp is geared for the novice wrestler age 12 and under. This camp will cover basic takedowns, escapes, rides, pinning combinations and special sessions on upper-body throws for Olympic-style wrestling.

Summer School of Excellence  July 9-13 (ages 16-18)
This camp provides rising high school juniors and seniors a five-day intensive laboratory and field research experience in the life sciences.

Women's Soccer College Prep July 8-11 (ages 15-18)

Up your game while competing against other top players and experiencing college coaching during this enjoyable and intense overnight residence camp.