Are you searching for a summer camp that will make your summer unforgettable? Look no further than Alcorn State University! Whether you’re taking the field at a sports camp or learning a new musical instrument, Alcorn has something for students of all ages. Our summer camps provide hands-on experiences that enrich learning skills, create lasting memories, and are fun to attend.

Explore our offerings below.

Family and Consumer Science programs teach youth the life skills needed to be successful adults. We aim to improve students’ ability to be successful in today’s world. To accomplish this, students will learn and use 21st-century skills through firsthand experiences and be challenged to think critically and creatively to address real-life situations while working effectively in a team. We plan to offer a wide variety of workshops including Teen Cuisine, Health, Nutrition, and Youth/Child Development. We will also address agricultural-related topics. Alcorn State University Extension Program (ASUEP) Family and Consumer Science camps will teach students valuable skills that they will use for a lifetime!

Counties/Date/Age group:

Pike County: June 4-5, K-8th
Hinds County: June 10-12, 5-12
Warren County: June 17-19, 5-12
Wilkinson County: June 20, 21 & 24, K-8th

For more information:
Dr. Kimberly R. Smith-Russ
[email protected]
601-857-0250

Ms. Vickie Bailey
[email protected]

The Alcorn State University Summer Music Camp introduces students to a variety of genres including choral, instrumental, classical, jazz, and world music. This four-day camp will meet June 3 – 6 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Late pick-up ends at 4:30 pm (see schedule below). The camp is open to students ages 11–17. Camp fees are $100 before June 1; and $200 dollars after June 1, 2024. Lunch and snacks are provided daily at no additional cost.

PLEASE MAKE ALL FEES OUT TO ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY FINE ARTS SUMMER MUSIC CAMP. POSTAL MONEY ORDERS ONLY (NO CHECKS AND NO CASH). BRING FEES TO THE FINE ARTS BUILDING, RM 101 OR MAIL TO:

DR. SEAN DANIELS, CHAIR, FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT 1000 ASU DR #29 LORMAN, MS 39096

Daily Schedule

Monday – June 3, 2024

9:30 am Registration, Fine Arts Building – Room 201

10:00 am Welcome and Overview, Fine Arts Building –Room 205 (Parents and Students)

10:30 am Music Fundamentals

11:30 am Lunch, Bristow Dining Hall

1:00 pm Classical Music

2:00 pm Percussion Master Class

3:00 pm Choral Music

4:00 pm Pick Up

4:30 pm Late Pick Up fee $15

Tuesday – June 4, 2024

9:30 am Drop Off, Fine Arts Building

10:00 am Music Fundamentals

11:00 am Percussion Class

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Music Fundamentals

2:00 pm Jazz Music

3:00 pm Choral Music

4:00 pm Pick Up

4:30 pm Late Pick Up fee $15

Wednesday – June 5, 2024

9:30 am Drop Off

10:00 am Music Fundamentals

11:00 am Guest Artist

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm String Master Class

2:00 pm Music Presentation Rehearsal

4:00 pm Pick Up

4:30 pm Late Pick Up fee $15

Thursday – June 6, 2024

9:30 am Drop Off

10:00 am Music Presentation Rehearsal

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Woodwinds Class

2:00 pm Music Presentation Rehearsal

4:00 pm Music Presentation Performance

4:30 pm End of Camp

5:00 pm Pick Up.

Contact Information:
Linda McDonald, Administrative Assistant, 601-877-6261
Jacinta Turner, Music Librarian, 601-877-6269

Application Process: Closed

The Alcorn State University College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences has opened the application period for its 2024 AgDiscovery Summer Enrichment Camp. Students grades 7- 11, who are interested in careers animal science or veterinary medicine, are encouraged to apply.

The Alcorn State University College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) offer this summer outreach program for middle and high school students. It is a unique chance to live and study on a college campus and get a first-hand look at the various career paths available in agricultural sciences.

This year, 21 institutions will participate in AgDiscovery, with camps focused on various topics, including: marine biology, animal welfare, agriculture economics, plant, and soil science and more! The two-week camp is free and is scheduled to be held at Alcorn State University’s Lorman campus on June 9-22, 2024.

Camp Coordinator: Manola Erby, Youth Specialist Alcorn State University Extension Program, 1320 Seven Springs Road, Raymond, MS, 39154, 601-857-0250, [email protected].

Start Date: June 9, 2024

End Date: June 22, 2024

Time: Residential (Daily)

Age Range: 13 – 16

Is Housing Needed: Yes

Transportation Needs: Yes

Are Meals Needed by Sodexo: Yes

Number of Participants: 20

Program Overview:
Alcorn State University TRiO Talent Search is a pre-college program that helps to identify and assist 6th through 12th-grade students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. Talent Search 61 North serves middle school and high school students in Claiborne, Warren, and Sharkey counties.  Talent Search 61 South serves middle school and high school students in Jefferson, Adams, and Wilkinson counties. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and complete postsecondary education.

Camp Overview:
The Alcorn State University Talent Search Let’s E.L.E.V.A.T.E. Residential Summer Camp is designed to provide current Talent Search high school participants with a two-week enrichment program that combines academics with age-appropriate personal and professional development activities. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Submit your application to [email protected]

Camp Dates:
Sunday, June 16, 2024 – Friday, June 28, 2024

Contact Information:

Talent Search North
Talent Search South
Na’Keia Stewart
Director, TRiO Talent Search 61 North
[email protected]
Natalie Green
Director, TRiO Talent Search 61 South

Camp Audience:
The Talent Search North camp is open to 30 current 9th-12th grade Talent Search participants in Vicksburg Warren School District, Claiborne County School District, and South Delta School District.

The Talent Search South camp is open to 30 current 9th-12th grade Talent Search participants in Jefferson County School District, Natchez-Adams School District, and Wilkinson County School District.

Summer Camp Cost:
The summer enrichment camp is provided at no cost to the student/ parent. On-campus meals, housing, and transportation will be provided to all participants.

For more information, contact the Talent Search office at 601-877-3031 or [email protected].

Camp Direction/ Purpose:
Upward Bound is a pre-college preparatory program that provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance.  The Summer Residential Phase is a six-week program in which the participants will stay on campus, attend classes, participate in work-study opportunities, and receive a simulated college experience. Students also have the opportunity to embark on educational/cultural field trips.

Dates: June 2-July 12, 2024

Audience/ Age Range: Transitioning 9th – 12th grade students (ages 13-18) In the following counties: Adams, Claiborne, Jefferson, and Wilkinson.

Cost for participants: Free

On-campus meals, housing, and transportation will be provided.

For more information, visit www.alcorn.edu/university-college/upward-bound

Contact Information:

Director Administrative Assistant II
Kenneth White
601-877-6222
[email protected]
Prunella Williams
601-877-6224

Application Process: Closed

Purpose of MSEIP Program:
The purpose of the summer 2024 MSEIP program is to create an experiential biology workshop for high school teachers that incorporates chemistry and math with in-depth integration of state standards for biology, math and chemistry.

The Summer Technology Camp is designed for youth entering grades 4 – 12. Educational, creative, and recreational activities are offered each day. Students are exposed to cutting-edge topics involving science, mathematics and technology. It’s a chance to work in small teams, unleash creativity, and develop critical thinking skills while having fun. The camp will operate at either the Alcorn State University Lorman Campus or the Vicksburg Campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day while in session. The cost is $100.00 per student, per camp. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.

Students are exposed to Science, Computer Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. They will explore hands-on activities including: health physics technology; Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) technology; robotics and automation; digital communication/signal processing; electronics; English, mathematics, science, and computer technologies. They will also participate in creative and recreational activities.

For More Information, Contact: 

Instructor Administrative Assistant
Randy Derby
601 877-6482
Denease Moore
601 877-6482

Alcorn State University is collaborating with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to offer the 2024 Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute (MSTI) Camp. During this two-week residential summer camp, participants will receive enrichment courses and labs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), as well as Job and Life Skills peer mentoring. MSTI will offer the opportunity to explore career choices available in transportation and engage in a wide range of activities that are both educational and enjoyable.  

Camp Dates: Sunday, June 9, 2024 – Saturday, June 22, 2024

MSTI Objectives are to:

  • Foster the use of team approaches to problem-solving
  • Develop communications skills
  • Utilize the technology and STEM-based skills required in today’s workforce
  • Introduce the modes of transportation (land, sea, air, and water) focusing on related industries, government facilities, and transportation providers to expose students to applications of STEM knowledge
  • Explore various careers in the transportation arena and correlate the workforce as it relates to America’s competitive edge in STEM fields
  • Engage in networking and leadership training sessions
  • Provide activities to enlighten, build critical thinking skills, and introduce students to aspects of college life

To attend, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a rising freshman, sophomore or junior for the upcoming school year (2024-2025)
  • Submit a completed MSTI Application
  • Submit a copy or photo of their last Report Card (2023-2024 School Year)
  • Have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

Additionally, applicants must:

  • Submit an Essay: (A minimum of 100 words, typed and double-spaced, explaining their interest in the Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute Program and the field of transportation as a possible career) to [email protected]
  • Submit One Letter of Recommendation: (must be from a teacher, school administrator or counselor) to [email protected]

2024 MSTI Summer Camp Application

Dates: July 15–16, 2024

Age Range: 14-16

Contact:
Manola Erby
[email protected]
601-857-0250

Dates: June 8-21, 2024

Age Range: 10-14

Cost: $500.00 (one week), $850.00 (2 weeks)

Contact:
Sheba Moses
[email protected]
601-857-0250

Dates: May 16, 2024

Age Range: 10-14

Cost: 0

Contact:
Doris Miller
[email protected]
662-645-4673

Dates: June 5, 2024

Age Range: 10-14

Cost: $0

Contact:
Jerrie Jackson
[email protected]
601-437-5011

Dates: June 7, 2024

Age Range: 10-14

Cost: TBA

Contact:
Jerrie Jackson
[email protected]
601-437-5011

Dates: June 4, 2024

Age Range: 9-14

Cost: $0

Contact:
Tommie Milton
[email protected]
601-857-3242

Dates: July 8–12, 2024

Age Range: Middle School Students

Contact:
Manola Erby
[email protected]
601-857-0250

Dates: July 15–19, 2024

Age Range: High School Students

Contact:
Manola Erby
[email protected]
601-857-0250

Name of Athletic Program Point of Contact Email Phone
Football LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500
Women’s Basketball LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500
Men’s Basketball LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500
Volleyball Fall Camp LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500
Football Fall Camp LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500
Cross Country Fall Camp LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500
Women’s Soccer Fall Camp LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500
Cheer Camp LaDonna M. Cook [email protected] (601) 877-6500