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Bradley University is a private university with an enrollment of approximately 6,000 students. It is an urban setting in the city of Peoria. In addition to its undergraduate colleges, it houses the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and its entrepreneurship program is well known.

Summer Programs at Bradley University

The B.E.S.T. (Building Excellent Scientists for Tomorrow) Summer Internship Program is for students at least 15 years of age or older, both high school and undergraduate students. Interns research in area labs for 150-300 hours working with top scientists. Interns are also trained in safety and methodology.

The C.R.E.S.T. (Clinical Research for Excellent Scientists for Tomorrow) is a similar program offered FREE to underrepresented, and/or minority students.

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Although not a camp, Bradley University is a partner in the River Action League that involves citizen scientists in the monitoring of water quality in the area.

Summer Forensics Institute focuses on all speech and debate events. Bradley University has one of the most successful competitive speech teams in the country. Fee includes instruction, meals and accommodations.

The Music Department leads a Piano Camp  that includes jazz piano and composition.


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Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
4G STEM
(STEM)
(STEM)
Peoria, IL
Varies $1,475 N/A
ASM Materials Camp
(Materials Science)
(Materials Science)
Peoria, IL
07/24/17 to 07/28/17 $0 N/A
B.E.S.T.
(STEM)
(STEM)
Peoria, IL
06/13/17 to 08/04/17 $1,475 N/A
C.R.E.S.T.
(STEM)
(STEM)
Peoria, IL
06/12/17 to 08/04/17 $0 N/A
Summer Forensics Institute
(Debate,Speech)
(Debate,Speech)
Peoria, IL
07/09/17 to 07/22/17 N/A $1,195
Summer Piano Camp
(Piano)
(Piano)
Peoria, IL
06/05/17 to 06/09/17 $295 N/A
World of Wonder, grades 1-8
Peoria, IL
07/31/17 to 08/04/17 $99 N/A
World of Wonder, grades 1-8
Peoria, IL
06/19/17 to 06/23/17 $99 N/A
Braves Gold
Peoria, IL
05/16/17 to 07/14/17
Carol Torok Volleyball Camps
Peoria, IL
06/16/17 to 07/13/17
Coach G Girls Basketball, grades 1-8
Peoria, IL
06/26/17 to 06/29/17 N/A
Running Camp
Peoria, IL
07/26/17 to 07/30/17 $325 $450
Soccer Camps - coed/girls/boys
Peoria, IL
07/09/17 to 07/26/17
Tennis Camps
Peoria, IL
06/20/17 to 06/30/17 N/A