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Clarke University is a small liberal arts institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. It was established in 1843, overlooking the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa.  It offers degrees from the undergraduate through doctoral level.

Summer Programs at Clarke University

Clarke University hosts summer camps for middle and high school students during June.

Culinary Boot Camp is an introduction to cooking basics.

Food Science Academy is a residential or commuter camp explores food science and the effects of extreme heat and cold on food (liquid nitrogen, awesome!).

Computer Science Academy is led by Clarke faculty and IBM staff and includes a field trip to experience virtual reality technology.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra String Camp is for students entering grades 7 – 9 or musicians with at least two years of ensemble experience.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Computer Science Academy
(Computer Science)
(Computer Science)
Dubuque, IA
Varies $200 $325
Culinary Boot Camp
(Culinary Arts)
(Culinary Arts)
Dubuque, IA
Varies $150 N/A
Dubuque Symphony Orchestra String Camp
(Strings)
(Strings)
Dubuque, IA
Varies $250 N/A
Food Science Academy
(Food Science)
(Food Science)
Dubuque, IA
Varies $325 $450
Nursing Cadets
(Premed)
(Premed)
Dubuque, IA
Varies $125 N/A
Social Work Academy
(Psychology)
(Psychology)
Dubuque, IA
Varies $200 $325