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 28, 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 - 27, 2019

Learn by doing! A 14 day hands-on residential program that offers a stimulating curriculum designed to introduce students to the fields of digital forensics and cybersecurity at the college level.

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.