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Summer Camps

discover, learn & grow

Explore new areas of interest, pursue your passions and experience life at Columbia College at one of our innovative summer camps.

Students work together to create artwork at the Bling It On Silversmithing 101 summer camp.

Jun 03, 2024

Bling It On: Silversmithing 101 Camp

Learn through hands-on experience in a jewelry lab.

A group of vocalists performing in choir.

Jun 05, 2024

CC Choir Fest Camp

Join others to share your passion for singing.

Columbia College nursing student.

Jun 10, 2024

Summer Nursing Camp

Gain hands-on nursing experience.

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Seven campers seated or standing around a table in full theatre regalia.

Jun 24, 2024

The Fantastical World of Readers Theatre Camp

Become immersed in a magical theatrical production.

Camper developing their business plan and design at the Entrepreneurial MVPs summer camp.

Jun 24, 2024

Entrepreneurial MVPs Camp

Cultivate the tools necessary to be your own boss.

Two female campers using a black light to review staged crime scene evidence.

Jul 15, 2024

CSI: Columbia College Camp

Learn the techniques of forensics with hands-on experience.

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Female camper sitting outside on a bench, writing in a journal.

Jul 15, 2024

One Week, One Story Camp

Ignite your creativity at a week-long creative writing camp.

Female camper looking intently at her computer monitor at the Girls Who Game summer camp.

Jul 22, 2024

Girls Who Game Camp

Grow skillsets with eSports professionals and fellow gamers.

Two female Game Dev 2.0 campers enjoy their time in front of computer.

Aug 01, 2024

Game Dev 2.0 powered by Girls Who Game

Design an 8-bit video game from the ground up.

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Support Our Camps

Everyone’s very friendly and I enjoy the games they offer to play. I’ve made a lot of friends here.

Sophia Wang, 13 - Published in the Columbia Missourian

Donations to our summer camps enable us to expand programs and capacity.

because a future built by you is a future built for you.

Too many people have been made to feel that higher education isn’t a place for them— that it is someone else’s dream. But we change all that. With individualized attention and ongoing support, we help you write a new story for the future where you play the starring role.