Hiram College


Registration is open for Hiram College’s high school summer academies and youth camps. Programming takes place on the Hiram campus, and Hiram faculty and students serve as instructors and counselors.

2015 summer academies for high school students

Summer academies span six diverse subject areas and prepare high school students for college-level academics and campus life. They are open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Students who attend the four-day/three-night academies will live in Hiram residence halls and be taught and mentored by Hiram faculty. Cost is $325, which includes instruction, accommodations and meals in the Hiram College Dining Hall. All students who attend Hiram summer academies will receive a $1,000 Hiram scholarship if they apply to and are accepted to Hiram College. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years, for a total of $4,000.

The following academies will be offered for high school students in 2015:

  • Garfield Center for Public Leadership: Crisis Simulation Exercise – Russia Resurgent: July 13-16, 2015
  • Hiram Bioinnovation Institute (entrepreneurship and science): June 24-27, 2015 (rising juniors and seniors only)
  • Hiram Robotics Academy: July 6-9, 2015
  • Emerging Writers Workshop: June 24-27, 2015
  • Hiram Fine Arts Workshop: July 6-9, 2015
  • Hiram Institute of Theatre: July 15-18, 2015

2015 youth and middle school camps

Hiram College also offers music, nature and art camps for youth ranging from age three to 14. Costs range from $30 to $200.

The following youth camps will be offered 2015:

  • Hiram College Summer Strings (middle school): Tuesdays and Thursdays from mid-June to early July 2015
  • Weeklong nature camps (sessions offered for children ages 3-4, 5-7 and 8-10): June 22-26, 2015 and Aug. 3-7, 2015
  • Adventure Naturalists (ages 11-14): June 29-July 3, 2015 (includes one overnight stay)
  • Butterfly Hill Gardening Camp (ages 6-12): Thursdays from mid-June through mid-August 2015
  • Fairy Houses (ages 5-10): June 16-17, 2015
  • Turtles and Frogs and Snakes, Oh My! (ages 5-10): June 30-July 1, 2015
  • Weeklong art camps (sessions offered for children ages 3-4 and grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8): June 9-13, 2015

Hiram College has also partnered with the Washington Workshops Foundation to co-sponsor a Presidential Leadership Seminar in Washington, D.C. from July 2-10, 2015. Learn more about this program.

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