Camp Tiger

RIT will offer a variety of youth summer day camps in 2022!  Please see the complete list of camps 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 11th-22nd
  • Location: on campus at RIT or virtual options
  • Participants: youth entering grades 11-12 in Fall 2022
  • Cost: in-person program is $850, virtual program is $750
  • Application Required
  • Description: The course, taught by the RIT drawing and painting faculty us an annual visual arts class designed to prepare the portfolios of rising high school juniors and seniors for admission to collage art programs. 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: https://www.rit.edu/artdesign/portfolio-prep

   GenCyber

  • Dates: July 11th-15th
  • Location: on campus at RIT
  • Participants: youth entering grades 8-12 in Fall 2022
  • Cost: FREE (sponsored by a grant from the NSA)
  • Application Required
  • 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: https://gencyber.rit.edu/

 

  NTID - Explore Your Future (EYF)

  • Dates: July 9th-14th or July 16th-21st
  • Location: on campus at RIT, this is a RESIDENTIAL program
  • Participants: deaf and hard-of-hearing youth entering grades 11-12 in Fall 2022
  • Cost: $700
  • Application Required
  • Description:  EYF is a six-day summer career exploration program that offers college-bound hard-of-hearing and deaf high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to learn about career options after high school—and have fun doing it! On the last day of each EYF session,  parents/guardians are invited to meet your student's 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 Explore Your Future receive an application fee waiver to apply to RIT and will receive a $1,000 scholarship if they enroll at RIT/NTID.
  • More information: https://www.rit.edu/ntid/EYF

 

  NTID - Health Careers Exploration Program

  • Dates: July 23rd-28th 
  • Location: on campus at RIT, this is a RESIDENTIAL program
  • Participants: deaf and hard-of-hearing youth entering grades 10-12 in Fall 2022
  • Cost: $700
  • Application Required
  • 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, nutrition; become CPR certified; and more.
  • More information: https://www.rit.edu/ntid/camps/healthcareers

 

  NTID - TechBoyz

  • Dates: July 23rd-28th
  • Location: on campus at RIT, this is a RESIDENTIAL program
  • Participants: deaf and hard-of-hearing boys entering grades 7-9 in Fall 2022
  • Cost: $700
  • Application Required
  • 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: https://www.rit.edu/ntid/techboyz

 

  NTID - TechGirlz

  • Dates: July 23rd-28th
  • Location: on campus at RIT, this is a RESIDENTIAL program
  • Participants: deaf and hard-of-hearing boys entering grades 7-9 in Fall 2022
  • Cost: $700
  • Application Required
  • Description: Enjoy activities involving chemistry, computers, engineering, science, and more. Use high-tech lab equipment to solve problems. Meet other girls like you who are interested in science and technology. 
  • More information: https://www.rit.edu/ntid/techgirlz

 

    RoboCamp@RIT

  • Dates: week-long camps June 27th - August 12th
  • Location: on campus at RIT
  • Participants: youth entering grades 4-10 in Fall 2022
  • Cost: $360 for single camps, $342 for multiple camps (before discounts). The camp registration fee includes an Mbot robot for beginner camp, a tablet for mobile app camp, and add-ons for Advanced camp. For advanced and expert camp, it is presumed that you have an Mbot robot. (If needed, Mbots can be purchased at a discounted price.) Limited scholarships available. 
  • Description: This day camp lets students design, build, and program robots. Enriched with mini-projects and week-long goals, the camp promotes team work and creativity will teaching students some of the fundamental aspects of robotics and programming. 2022 offerings include: Beginner, Advanced, Machine Learning AI, Mobile App Development, and Expert camps. 
  • More information: https://robocamp.rit.edu/  

 

   Sports Camps at RIT

Kraig Farrell
Director, Kids on Campus