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Colgate University is a small, private liberal arts college, located in a rural setting in Central New York. It offers 54 concentrations that lead to a Bachelor of Arts degree. It is one of the best liberal arts colleges in the United States and has been ranked “Most Beautiful Campus in America” by the Princeton Review.

Summer Programs at Colgate University

Colgate University hosts the Socratic Summer Academy, a three-week residential camp that combines SAT test preparation with interesting courses and recreation. Yleana Leadership Academy is a FREE three-week residential program for under-served students.

The College Preparatory D.A.N.C.E. Camp develop college skills through a focus on Dance, Awareness, Nutrition, Creativity and Empowerment. The focus is attaining academic success as a creative, health conscious and socially active student. A background in dance or other arts is not required.

Colgate University hosts the Eastern U.S. Music Camp, for musicians ages 10 – 18. Musicians select from two-week, three-week or four-week sessions. Musicians choose from wind, string, chorus, jazz, chamber and other ensembles. There is a madrigal choir. All instruments welcome including piano, guitar, harp and organ. Sports and recreational activities are available.

Young Writers’ Workshop is led by Colgate faculty and is a commuter program for enthusiastic writers. Students work on fiction, travel writing, screen writing and also enjoy sports and hiking.

Colgate University coaches lead sports camps in basketball, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and volleyball.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
College Preparatory D.A.N.C.E.
(Academic Prep,Dance Arts)
(Academic Prep,Dance Arts)
Hamilton, NY
07/24/17 to 07/29/17 N/A $975
Eastern U.S. Music Camp
(Band,Jazz,Guitar,Strings,Wind Instruments,
Chorus,Piano,Voice)
(Band,Jazz,...)
Hamilton, NY
06/25/17 to 07/22/17 N/A
Socratic Summer Academy
(Academic Prep)
(Academic Prep)
Hamilton, NY
06/30/17 to 07/22/17 $2,500
Yleana Leadership Academy
(Academic Prep,Leadership)
(Academic Prep,Leadership)
Hamilton, NY
06/30/17 to 07/22/17 N/A $0
Young Writers' Workshop
(Creative Writing)
(Creative Writing)
Hamilton, NY
07/31/17 to 08/04/17 $215 N/A
Elite Girls Hockey Camp
Hamilton, NY
07/16/17 to 07/18/17
Elite Girls Hockey Camp Exposure, grades 8-12
Hamilton, NY
07/06/17 to 07/08/17
Football One-Day Camps
Hamilton, NY
06/09/17 to 06/10/17 N/A
Girls' Basketball O Skills Camp
Hamilton, NY
07/27/17 to 07/29/17
Girls' Basketball Overnight Camp
Hamilton, NY
06/22/17 to 06/23/17
Men's Basketball Elite Prospect Camp
Hamilton, NY
08/05/17 to 08/06/17
Men's Basketball Elite Prospect Camp
Hamilton, NY
06/24/17 to 06/25/17
Nike Tennis
Hamilton, NY
07/13/17 to 07/16/17 $335 $825
Nike Tennis
Hamilton, NY
07/09/17 to 07/13/17 $335 $825
Northeast Elite ID Camp
Hamilton, NY
07/06/17 to 07/09/17
Raider Elite Girls Lacrosse
Hamilton, NY
07/21/17 to 07/23/17
SoccerPlus Fieldplayer/Goalkeeper School
Hamilton, NY
07/23/17 to 07/27/17
SoccerPlus Fieldplayer/Goalkeeper School
Hamilton, NY
07/16/17 to 07/20/17
Swim Camp
Hamilton, NY
07/09/17 to 07/13/17
Swim Camp
Hamilton, NY
06/25/17 to 06/29/17
Volleyball Elite Camp
Hamilton, NY
07/14/17 to 07/16/17 N/A
Youth Basketball Day Camp
Hamilton, NY
07/31/17 to 08/03/17 N/A
Youth Soccer Academy
Hamilton, NY
06/26/17 to 06/29/17 N/A