Use the Academic Programs tab to search for summer programs on topics from astronomy to textile design. Travel Abroad Programs includes every continent, except Antarctica, with community service, language acquisition and more. There are over thirty options for sports camps based on college campuses. Use the Careers Tab to learn about how to prepare for careers from architect to mathematician.

Kansas State University Logo

Kansas State University is a large public university located in the town of Manhattan, about an hour by car from Topeka. The university is classified as a high research institution. It offers a wide range of undergraduate, master’s degrees and 45 doctoral degrees.

Summer Programs at Kansas State University

Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity gives undergraduates from under-represented groups experience in research. Participating departments range from biochemistry to English to psychology. This program includes housing, meals and a stipend. Summer Experience in Public Health takes place at the Olathe campus and teaches students about food safety, nutrition, infection diseases and zoonoses.

Design Discovery is a studio-based program for students considering careers in architecture, interior architecture, product design and urban planning.

Veryl Switzer/KSU Agricultural Camp is held at historic Nicodemus. This National Historic Site is the backdrop for a fun exploration of careers in agriculture. Back 2 History focuses more on the historic setting with fun activities including riding and horse care taught by Buffalo Soldier re-enactors.

EXCITE! is a three-day residential program designed to foster interest in science among girls. GROW is a similar program for middle school girls. Aviation Fixation Camp is a coed program at the Olathe campus that includes practice in a flying simulator, a tour of air traffic control, construction of a hot air balloon and more.

Young Writers’ Workshop is a one-week camp that encourages young writers through immersion in the writing process, sharing and meeting published authors. Flint Hills Publications Workshop is focused on newspaper, yearbook, photojournalism and other skills needed in student publications.

Summer Band Camp is open to all band students, grades 5 – 12. Summer Choral Institute is a FREE residential program for top high school choral music students. Leadership and Auxiliary Camp is for drum majors, color guard and section leaders and focuses on leadership and technique.

The Beach Museum of Art offers art and art appreciation classes in June. Young Musicians is a unique half-day camp that encourages musicians to create a sound performance inspired by artwork.

Advanced Youth Horse Judging is for students with some experience judging horses. There is also a one-day clinic for beginners. There are residential livestock judging camps for 4-H and FFA members (ages 14-18). Previous experience is required.

The Wildcats lead camps in basketball, volleyball, tennis, football, track, and field. There are also team camps, father/son camps, instructional camps for young children and more.


Click on Program Name to link directly to the institution program page and leave our site.
Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Use filters below to narrow search results:



Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Aviation Fixation, grades 6-8
(Aviation)
(Aviation)
Salina, KS
Varies $85 N/A
Design Discovery
(Architecture)
(Architecture)
Manhattan, KS
06/05/17 to 06/07/17 $75 N/A
Flint Hills Publications Workshop
(Photography,Writing,Journalism)
(Photography,Writing,...)
Manhattan, KS
07/16/17 to 07/18/17 N/A $299
Fly K-State Academy, grades 9-12
(Aviation)
(Aviation)
Salina, KS
Varies N/A
Horse Judging Camp
(Agricultural Science)
(Agricultural Science)
Manhattan, KS
Varies N/A $115
K-State School-age Camp, K - age 12
(Academic Prep)
(Academic Prep)
Manhattan, KS
05/30/17 to 08/04/17 N/A
Leadership & Auxiliary Camp
(Music)
(Music)
Manhattan, KS
07/09/17 to 07/12/17 $160 $270
Livestock Judging Camps
(Agricultural Science)
(Agricultural Science)
Manhattan, KS
Varies N/A $250
Summer Choral Institute
(Music)
(Music)
Manhattan, KS
06/05/17 to 06/10/17 N/A $0
Summer Music Camp
(Music)
(Music)
Manhattan, KS
06/11/17 to 06/15/17 $225 $385
Veryl Switzer/KSU Agriculture Camp
(Agricultural Science)
(Agricultural Science)
Manhattan, KS
06/25/17 to 06/26/17 N/A $325
Veryl Switzer/KSU Agriculture Camp
(Agricultural Science)
(Agricultural Science)
Manhattan, KS
06/18/17 to 06/23/17 N/A $325
Virtual World
(Game Design)
(Game Design)
Salina, KS
Varies N/A
Virtual World
(Game Design)
(Game Design)
Salina, KS
Varies N/A
Young Writer's Workshop, grades 8-10
(Writing)
(Writing)
Manhattan, KS
06/26/17 to 06/30/17 $0 N/A
Boys Golf
Manhattan, KS
06/16/17 to 06/18/17 N/A
Crossfit Camps, grades 4-8
Manhattan, KS
05/30/17 to 07/29/17 N/A
Father/Son Basketball Camps, grades K-6
Manhattan, KS
06/09/17 to 06/11/17 N/A
Football Kicking Camp
Manhattan, KS
06/07/17 to 06/07/17 $225 $275
Football Kicking Camp
Manhattan, KS
06/03/17 to 06/03/17 $225 $275
High School Football Fundamental
Manhattan, KS
06/08/17 to 06/09/17 $245 $295
Junior Wildcat Baseball
Manhattan, KS
06/19/17 to 06/21/17 N/A
K-State Cheer
Salina, KS
Varies N/A
Powercat Basketball Day Camp, grades 4-9
Manhattan, KS
06/12/17 to 06/15/17 N/A
Quick Start Women's Tennis, ages 5-11
Manhattan, KS
Varies N/A
Track and Field Camps
Manhattan, KS
Varies $275 $375
Wildcat Basketball Day Camp
Manhattan, KS
06/19/17 to 06/22/17 N/A
Wildcat Volleyball All Skills/Elite
Manhattan, KS
07/09/17 to 07/11/17 $255 $310
Wildcat Volleyball All Skills/Elite
Manhattan, KS
06/11/17 to 06/13/17 $255 $310
Women's Basketball Elite, grades 9-12
Manhattan, KS
06/15/17 to 06/15/17 N/A
Women's Basketball, grades 4-6
Manhattan, KS
07/11/17 to 07/14/17 $200 N/A
Women's Basketball, grades 4-8
Manhattan, KS
06/05/17 to 06/07/17 $200
Women's Soccer Elite ID, ages 10+
Manhattan, KS
07/18/17 to 07/20/17
Women's Soccer Youth Camps, ages 14+
Manhattan, KS
Varies
Women's Tennis High School
Manhattan, KS
Varies N/A
Youth Football, grades 1-8
Manhattan, KS
06/11/17 to 06/11/17 N/A