On Campus This Summer

The summer of 2005 is shaping up to be a busy one for the Northfield campus. The following external groups have reserved space for their activities, summer school is well underway, young people are participating in athletic and leadership camps, and some incoming freshmen are getting a head start on the Norwich experience via the Norwich Advantage program....

June 19-24 -- Boys State

Once again, we are pleased to host over 200 young men who have been invited to attend Vermont Boys State. These young men are learning about United States federal, state and local government operations and are participating in a mock Vermont state government.

June 23-26 -- Vermont Quilt Festival and Vermont

It is expected that about 10,000 people will be coming to campus throughout this 4-day period to visit the Vermont Quilt Festival. Up to 500 people will be staying in our dorms. This year, the Vermont Quilt Festival will again hold its classes on campus. For more information, contact: 802.485.7092 or info@vqf.org

June 26-August 5 -- Elite Hockey Camp

The Elite Hockey Camp returns for its 7th year at Norwich. Up to 200 campers and counselors will be on campus. For more information, contact: Patti Crowe at 603.643.2078 or patti.crowe@valley.net

July 6-8 -- Especially for Youth (EFY)

This is EFY's first year at Norwich. EFY will be bringing approximately 200 campers (ages 14 to 18) and counselors onto campus for its annual retreat.

July 16-30 -- EF Foundation

The EF Foundation is returning to campus for its 5th year at NU. EF is the world's largest educational tour and exchange student organization. EF will be bringing about 550 international exchange students (ages 14 to 17) onto campus for a Language and Culture camp. During this camp, students will brush up on their English and learn about U.S. culture, geography and government prior to going to their American host families for 1 year. EF will also be bringing over 50 teachers and staff.

University Summer Events

Norwich will again be hosting the NU Advantage Program, the Future Leader Camp, and additional athletic camps, which include wrestling, soccer and basketball.

Norwich also annually conducts an undergraduate summer school. There are two five-week sessions, and a two-week early session that is devoted to special field courses. A number of distance learning opportunities are also available.

Check the Master Calendar for other summer events.