Pre-College Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Champlain College offers summer pre-college opportunities for high school students to immerse themselves in a subject they're passionate about, get a taste of college life and add strength to their college applications. 

Young Writers ConferenceYoung Writers' Conference

May 24 - 26, 2019

A residential writers' weekend for dedicated young writers, offering high school students a chance to expand their love of the written word including fiction, poetry, songwriting, creative nonfiction, and script writing.

Art & Graphic Design Portfolio Preparation CourseArt & Design Portfolio Building Course

July 13 - July 26, 2019

Expand your skills, create new works of art and prepare your personal portfolio for college applications while you earn 3 college credits. Choose from tracks in graphic design, film & video, game art and creative media.

Digital Forensics & Cyber Security AcademyDigital Forensics & Cybersecurity Academy

July 14 - 17, 2019

Learn the science of investigating and preventing computer crimes by working alongside experienced industry professionals in the digital forensics lab at the Leahy Center for Digital Investigation.

Champlain Game AcademyChamplain Game Academy

Session 1: July 8 - 19, 2019
Session 2: July 22 - August 2, 2019

Develop hands-on skills in all aspects of game development including design, art, animation, programming, sound, and production.  Students work in teams to build an original game.