UNC Asheville and the UNC System Office are paying close attention to statements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and state and local officials regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and we are following the guidelines from these agencies and local departments. The well-being of the UNC Asheville faculty, staff, students, campers and the greater community is of the utmost importance. Please contact camps@unca.edu for more information.

Summer Camps at UNC Asheville

Pre-College Programs

Spend a week with us to experience what college is like. Engage in a fun and challenging academic program while living on campus. For rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Learn more

2020 Summer Jazz Virtual Workshop

This online workshop series will present four 1-hour classes each day, designed for Fall 2020 high school students and older and offered June 22-25, 2020. Created and taught by UNC Asheville music faculty and guest artists, each class in the series covers a unique, critical component in the Art of Improvisation in Music. Learn more


Bulldog Athletics offers Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's Soccer, and Women's Volleyball residential camps. Learn more

2020 Great Smokies Young Writers Workshop

Offered by the esteemed Great Smokies Writing Program, the Young Writers Workshop brings top-notch writing instruction to high school students - rising 9th graders through rising first-year college students. The two-week program is led by poet Eric Steineger and playwright, podcaster and fiction author Jamie Ridenhour and will be offered July 6-10 and July 13-17, 2020. Learn more

2020 STEAM Studio

Rockin' Paper Scissors is five days of fun exploring the world of paper mechanics. You'll get a kit with all the materials you'll need, and there will be twice daily check ins via Zoom to solve issues and show off your work. This camp is suitable for ANYONE interested in finding out more about designing and building with paper, but we recommend 11+ due to the use of scalpels. Runs June 22-26, 2020. Questions? Want to enroll? Email jregan@unca.edu. Learn more

Camps Hosted at UNC Asheville

Look for these camps coming in Summer 2021!

Nike Smoky Mountain Running Camps | Dates coming soon! | Youth | Cross-country running camps

GENERATE by YM360 | Dates coming soon! | Youth | Christian camp

Universal Cheer and Dance Camps | Dates coming soon! | Youth | Cheer and dance camps