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Summer at Norwich IconCamps & Hands-on Learning Experiences

Are you a high-schooler looking for an adventure-filled experience that challenges you as a leader and looks great on your college resume? Consider one of the engaging camps and hands-on learning experiences at Norwich University.

Summer Design Academy
For high school students

If your passion is to make things, we have the summer program for you! Architecture + Art Summer Design Academy is an exciting, hands-on learning experience that combines design creativity, historical perspective, technical excellence, social responsibility, and environmental leadership — with plenty of time for bringing your ideas to life.

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Leadership Challenge Weekend (LCW)
For high school students grades nine through 12

How do Cadets learn leadership? Here’s your chance to find out. You’ll train with cadets and certified instructors on the rappelling tower, the climbing wall, the leadership reaction course and more during  Leadership Challenge Weekend, developing leadership and communication skills, teamwork, and insight into cadet life.

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Future Leader Camp (FLC)
For high school students and incoming rooks

You want something more out of your summer experience and the Future Leader Camp has it dialed in. You'll build leadership techniques, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication skills while climbing the cliffs of Deer Leap Mountain and competing in the Olympic Challenge course. From classroom leadership instruction to your three-day wilderness survival skills overnight, this is a summer that will stand out.

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Youth Leadership Conference (YLC)
For high school students grades nine through 12

Looking for a NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED leadership program for high school-age students? If a rock climbing wall, Leadership Reaction Course, the U.S. Constitution, Free Enterprise, and a Supreme Court mock trial all sound like intriguing elements of leadership development, teamwork and communication skills, then the Youth Leadership Conference intense development program is for YOU.

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GenCyber Teacher Camp
For 9th to 12th grade teachers

Interested in learning about Cyber? Norwich University is proud to host its first Residential GenCyber Teacher Camp wholly funded by a grant awarded by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation.

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For high school students

Our Esports summer camp throws you into the ring with some of our top-level players and formally introduces you to the rising world of collegiate gaming.  Starting from streaming your footage, to discord communication, to LAN-competition knowledge, this high-level gaming program lays the groundwork for navigating all the way to the top, where playing video games for Norwich University can even help pay your way through college.

Cyber Immersion Camp

Cyber Immersion
For high school students, grades (rising) 10-12

Join Norwich University Cyber Institute at the Summer of Cyber! Students spend a week learning about Digital Forensics, Artificial Intelligence, Ethical Hacking, Information Warfare, and more. This is an excellent opportunity to start your journey to becoming a Cyber leader of tomorrow.

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Governor's Institute of Vermont (GIV)
For accelerated learning for Vermont teenagers and high schoolers

GIV, the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont, provides young people with intensive, hands-on learning experiences in college settings, igniting academic and creative passions, building confidence and leadership, and expanding students’ sense of possibility.

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