Pre-College Summer Programs: Summer 2021

Pre-College Summer Programs: Summer 2021 (Offered Virtually)

Champlain College offers a variety of pre-college summer programs for middle and high school students looking to get hands-on experience in a variety of exciting and in-demand fields.

These programs allow students to immerse themselves in a subject they’re passionate about, learn from and work with our industry-expert faculty, get a taste of college-level coursework, and add strength to their college applications. Some programs also allow you to earn transferable college credits! 

Our virtual programs are still accepting registrations and space is limited.

We look forward to the return of all residential summer pre-college programs in 2022!

Art & Design Portfolio Building Course

Art & Design Portfolio Building Course

(Virtual program for Summer 2021)
(Earn 3 transferable college credits)

July 5-23, 2021: Registration is now open!

Expand your skills, create new works of art and prepare your personal portfolio for college applications while you earn three college credits. Intended for those entering their senior year of high school, students choose from tracks in graphic design, film & video, game art and creative media.

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Game Academy

Champlain Game Academy

(Virtual Programs for Summer 2021)

  • Champlain Game Academy Session 1: July 12-23, 2021
  • Champlain Game Academy Session 2: July 26-August 6, 2021
  • Advanced Game Academy: July 26-August 6, 2021
  • New for 2021 Introduction to Game Development: August 2 - August 7, 2021 (online course for 7th–9th graders)

Develop hands-on skills in all aspects of game development including design, art, animation, programming, sound, and production.  Students in the Champlain Game Academy work in teams to build an original game. For students who have previously attended the Game Academy, we offer an Advanced session that allows students to dive deeper into all aspects of game development and fine-tune their skills.

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Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity Academy

Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity Academy

(Virtual program for Summer 2021)

July 11-24, 2021: Registration is now open!

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

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Media Production Academy

Media Production Academy

The 2021 Media Production Academy has been canceled. Registrants for the 2021 program will be contacted directly and full refunds will be given.

Please check back for details on the 2022 Media Production Academy. We hope to see you in 2022!