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Summer Camps

Alcorn State University 2019 Summer Camps Flyer

2019 Summer Camps Schedule

School is out and Alcorn State University’s Summer Camps present awesome opportunities for all ages to experience, discover and develop their potential. From Ag to STEM, programs are carefully designed to be engaging and fun and many standing favorites will top your can't miss list this summer!

Some registrations close soon so sign up before camp begins.

Alcorn State LSMAMP logo

JUNE 2 - 21, 2019
Ages 17 - 19

A bridge program designed to help graduating seniors who are interested in STEM related careers matriculate through higher education. (Residential)

For more information, contact Sonia Eley at 601.877.6441 or eley@alcorn.edu.

Alcorn State Ag Academy logo
JUNE 3 - 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 6 - 12

This 2-week day camp exposes local youth to careers and opportunities in the Animal field. Participants enjoy hands-on learning experiences in diverse aspects of Agriculture including animal science, plant and soil science, biotechnology, advanced technologies, health/fitness, environmental science, health science, agriculture business, and more! AgAcademy will accept a maximum of 40 participants. Spaces are limited. The cost is $200 per student.

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For more information, contact Melissa C. Mason at 601.877.4006 or mcmason@alcorn.edu.

4-H Food Smart Families Camp logo
JUNE 10 - 14, 2019 (Jackson, MS)
JULY 15 - 19, 2019 (Alcorn Campus)
Ages 9 - 16

Two camps, each camp is one week in duration. This camp introduces youth to healthy nutrition and food preparation topics.

For more information, contact Manola C. Erby at 601.857.0250 or mcerby@alcorn.edu.

Alcorn State Ag Discovery camp logo
JUNE 16 - 28, 2019
Ages 12 - 16

This 2-week residential camp exposes students to careers in Veterinary Medicine/Animal Science.

For more information, contact Cassandra Vaughn at 601.877.6541.

Alcorn State Technology Camp logo
JUNE 17 - 21, 2019 (Alcorn Campus)
JUNE 24 - 28, 2019 (Alcorn Campus)
JULY 15 - 19, 2019 (Vicksburg Campus)
JULY 22 - 26, 2019 (Vicksburg Campus)
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 8 - 18 (Grades 2 - 12)

This Summer Technology Camp is designed for youth with educational, creative, and recreational activities offered each day. Students will be exposed to cutting-edge topics involving computers, science, math and technology (STEM subjects). It’s a chance to work in small teams, unleash creativity, and develop critical thinking skills while having fun. Students will explore hands-on activities including nuclear & radiation technology, GIS, robotics, digital communication, electronics, and computer technologies. The camp will operate at either the Alcorn State University Lorman Campus or Vicksburg Campus from each day while in session. The cost is $100.00 per student, per camp. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.

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For more information, contact Mr. Michael Atkins at 601.877.4077 or Ms. Denease Moore at 601.877.6484.

Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute camp logo
JULY 7 - 27, 2019
Ages 15 - 19

Exposes students to careers in Science, Math, Engineering, Technology (Residential)

For more information, contact Alfred Galtney at 601.877.3964 or agaltney@alcorn.edu.

Fat 2 Fit community program logo
JULY 19 - 20, 2019
No age limit

Partnering with Community Based Organization from Jefferson County to bring students from Warren, Claiborne, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, and Wilkinson to participate in exercise and healthy and nutritional eating. Parents will have the opportunity to participate in nutritional workshops.

For more information, contact Alfred Galtney at 601.877.3964 or agaltney@alcorn.edu.

Alcorn State University Ag Olympics logo
JULY 22 - 31, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages 10 - 14

This 1-week day camp marries athletics with the nutrition education that is needed to build strong bones, muscles and internal organs. Jackie Ford and student athletes will do the athletic portion, while Plant and Soil science would show them what plants to grow AND/OR Nutrition and Dietetics will teach them about quick well balanced meals/snacks for proper growth development.

For more information, contact Jacqueline S. Ford at 601.597.9241 or jford@alcorn.edu.