Elizabethtown College is excited to offer several summer programs for students of various ages. These programs provide opportunities to learn from our faculty and staff experts while engaging in engaging and immersive activities. Check out the list of programs available this summer:
Arrive on campus: 7:45 a.m.
7:45 – 8:15 a.m. -- Breakfast with Participants, Mentors, Staff and Faculty
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. -- Session I: Discovery and Active Learning
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. -- Session II: Demonstrations and Laboratories
Noon – 12:45 p.m. -- Lunch with Participants, Mentors, Staff and Faculty
1:00 – 3:45 p.m. -- Session III: Project-Based Learning
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. -- Training on College Application and Admissions Process
Depart campus: 4:30 p.m.
Engineering Summer Academy
July 10-14, 2023
Use engineering, creativity, and scientific innovation to explore the Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century. Through this program you will learn about many different engineering career paths, all while continuing to develop skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork.
Dates: July 10-14
Time: 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ages: High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
Cost: $485 (includes admission, materials, and meals)
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-361-1191
July 16-22, 2023
The Elizabethtown College Music Camp is open to all serious music students going into grade 7 through 12 who perform on the following:
- Wind instruments (flute/piccolo, clarinet, saxophone(s), oboe, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, baritone, euphonium, tuba)
- Strings (violin, viola, cello, bass)
Campers will spend the week immersed in various music-making opportunities including ensembles, masterclasses, music theory, and performance. There are also voluntary recreational activities planned by our housing staff each evening after performances.
Dates: July 16-22
Time: Overnight Camp
Ages: Students in Grades 7-12 (rising)
Cost: $625* (includes all education, meals, and double occupancy housing. *We are also offering a single occupancy option this year at a fee of $695.00)
Contact Information: email@example.com
Sunday -- Arrive on Campus
Monday - Friday
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. -- Breakfast
8:00 – 9:20 a.m. -- Rehearsal Block 1
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. -- Musicianship Class
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. -- Rehearsal Block 2
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. -- Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. -- Rehearsal Block 3/Masterclass
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. -- Chamber Ensembles
3:45 – 5:00 p.m. -- Recreation or Optional Ensembles
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. -- Dinner
6:00 – 7:20 p.m. -- Rehearsal Block 4
8:00 p.m. -- Performances
Saturday -- Student Recitals, Final Camp Concert, Depart Campus
The camp will be held at the expansive Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-Being and is run by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Jeff Moore, and Human Performance Lab Director, Nate Hammon.Each athlete will be given a pre and post testing on:
- Force Plates: Jumping, Take-off & Landing Forces, Power Development
- Power Laser Timing Systems: 20-yard & 40-yard dash (60-yard dash for baseball only), Pro-Agility Shuttle (5-10-5), L-Drill
- 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test: This test will evaluate each athletes aerobic conditioning levels.
- Weight Room: Depending on the athlete’s sport and needs; Bench, Squat, Trap bar Deadlift, *Olympic Lifts*(Clean/Snatch/Jerk)
- Stretch & Activate: Mini Bands, Dynamic Stretching, Dynamic Run
- Jumps & Throws: Plyometrics and Med ball throws- Central Nervous System Training
- Skill Work: Focus on Acceleration, Deceleration, Sprinting, Change of Direction
- Weight room Training: Focus is what the “Skill Work” is for the day
- Energy System Demand: Conditioning
- Cool Down Stretch
- A custom athlete dashboard for each performance test to track progress throughout the summer
- Improved movement skill ability, strength, power, explosiveness, first step quickness, acceleration, deceleration, improved energy system demands to the sport, ability to absorb forces and injury reduction training
- Access to the state of the art Human Performance Lab equipment
Performance Training Camp
June 12 - August 4, 2023
The Etown Performance Training Camp is an 8-week, 3-times per week summer training program designed for young athletes looking to maximize their performance. The program is designed and customizable to each athlete’s needs based on their sport and through the evaluations conducted through Etown's Human Performance Lab (HPL).
Dates: June 12 - August 4 (Off Monday, July 3)
Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Ages: 14 - 18
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 6 - July 27, 2023
Etown Speed Camp is an 8-week, twice per week summer camp that will get any athlete ready for their sport through sound coaching techniques on form running, linear acceleration, first step quickness, and change of directions. Every athlete will be tested at the beginning and end of the camp to measure their athletic performance improvement over the course of the 8-week span.
Dates: June 6 - July 27 (Off Tuesday, July 4)
Time: Tuesday and Thursday from 6 – 7:15 p.m.
Ages: 10 - 18
Contact Information: email@example.com
The camp will be held at the expansive Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-Being and is run by Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Jeff Moore, and Human Performance Lab Director, Nate Hammon.Each athlete will be given a pre and post testing on:
- 20/40 yard dash
- Vertical jump
- Broad jump
- 75 minutes of speed training to help develop a solid foundation of linear and change of directional speed
- Fun and competitive games that challenge the athlete’s skill development
- Fun and exciting drills that use bands, harnesses, hurdles, agility ladders and med balls that drives athletes to compete harder with each other in a safe and controlled environment
- Sound coaching with a proven track record that truly develops athletes’ ability to get faster
- Improvement with form running, linear acceleration, first step quickness and change of directions
- Development of a solid foundation of rhythm and coordination that will transition to proper running economy and better execution on the field/court