Summer Pre-College Programs

Pursue Your Passions at Champlain College

Champlain seeks to inspire the next generation to find and explore their passions. That is why we have created summer programs for high school students that are unique to our Division of Communication and Creative Media. Our programs give students a head-start in developing their portfolios, both for college applications and their careers post-graduation.

Game Academy

Ever wonder what it takes to make games? The Champlain Game Academy will introduce you to all aspects of game development, including game design, game art and animation, programming, sound, testing and production. You will have the opportunity to focus on your areas of special interest and, with the instruction of industry professionals, will finish the Academy by co-creating a finished portion of a game.

Young Writers' Conference

Do you consider yourself a writer? Champlain College's annual Young Writers' Conference opens its doors to high school students who wish to share their passion for story, drama, poetry and song with peers and celebrated New England authors. During this three-day retreat you'll attend readings, improv, poetry slams and writing workshops.