Camp Tiger

RIT offers a variety of youth summer camps!

Please see the list below. All camps and campers will comply with RIT COVID-19 policies. Details can be found on the RIT Ready webpage.

 College of Art and Design - Pre-College Portfolio Preparation

  • Dates: July 10-21, 2023
  • Location: RIT campus and/or virtual options
  • Cost: In-person, $900. Virtual, $800
  • Application: Apply now!
  • Description: The course, taught by RIT visual arts faculty, is an annual class designed to prepare the portfolios of rising high school juniors and seniors for admission to a college art program. In-depth investigations of media concept development and critical analysis are emphasized. Students will draw from life, exploring the human figure, still life, interior space and nature. Expressive art assignments, group and individual critiques, and visual research will help guide students through the process of portfolio selection and documentation. 
  • More information: Pre-College Portfolio Preparation


  • Dates: TBD
  • Location: RIT campus
  • Participants: Must be in eighth- through 12th grade for the 2023-24 school year
  • Cost: Free
  • Application: Apply now!
  • Description: With hacking stories appearing daily in global headlines, and a world that's more interconnected than ever, we need sharp minds focused on safeguarding online communities and capabilities. This is a hands-on camp with RIT faculty instructors that emphasizes cyber ethics, online safety, cyber security, and defense. 
  • More Information: GenCyber

 NTID - Explore Your Future (EYF)

  • Dates: July 8-13 and 15-20 (two sessions for summer 2023)
  • Location: RIT campus (residential program)
  • Participants: Deaf and/or hard-of-hearing youth entering their junior or senior year of high school in the 2023-24 school year
  • Cost: $700
  • Application: Apply now!
  • Description: EYF is a six-day summer career exploration program that offers college-bound hard-of-hearing and deaf high school students with the opportunity to learn about career options after high school — and have fun doing it! On the last day of each session, parents and/or guardians are invited to meet student counselors, take a tour, talk with experts about financial aid and attend a workshop that will help you prepare your student for life after high school. Students who attend EYF receive an application fee waiver to apply to RIT and will receive a $1,000 scholarship if they enroll at RIT/NTID.
  • More information: Explore Your Future

 NTID - Health Careers Exploration Program

  • Dates: July 22-27, 2023
  • Location: RIT campus (residential program)
  • Participants: Deaf and/or hard-of-hearing youth entering 10th- through 12th-grade in the fall of 2023
  • Cost: $700
  • Application: Apply now!
  • Deadline: May 19, 2023
  • Description: Students learn about various careers in health care; enjoy field trips to area medical facilities; participate in hands-on demonstrations in biology, exercise science, laboratory science, microbiology, nursing and nutrition; become CPR certified; and more.
  • More information: Health Careers Exploration Program

 NTID - TechTigers

  • Dates: July 22-27, 2023
  • Location: RIT campus (residential program)
  • Participants: Deaf and/or hard-of-hearing youth entering seventh- through ninth-grades in the fall of 2023 who are interested in STEM
  • Cost: $700. Please click the online payment form.
  • Application: Apply now!
  • Description: Enjoy activities involving chemistry, math, engineering, and science. Build a high-tech gadget, learn the basics of web design, and conduct experiments in a state-of-the-art lab. Discover what careers you may be interested in.
  • More information: TechTigers (formerly TechBoyz and TechGirlz)


  • Dates: Varies (Please see registration link for more date information for 2023 offerings)
  • Location: RIT campus
  • Participants: Youth in fourth- through 10th-grade
  • Registration: Apply now!
  • Cost: Varies (TBD)
  • Description: This day camp allows students to design, build and program robots. Enriched with mini-projects and weeklong goals, the camp promotes teamwork and creativity that will teach students some of the fundamental aspects of robotics and programming.
  • More information: RoboCamp@RIT

 RIT Sports Camps

Kraig Farrell
Director, Kids on Campus
Aubrey Hillman
Outreach Specialist, Camps and Field Trips