Expect Challenge. Achieve Distinction.

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 several summer-camp offerings at Norwich University.

Esports Summer Camp

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For Rising High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:
Minimum GPA 2.5

2022 dates:


Our 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. We have developed lesson plans that give you the tools to succeed in a high-level gaming environment. Starting from streaming your footage, to discord communication, to LAN-competition knowledge, this program lays the groundwork for navigating all the way to the top, where playing video games for Norwich University can help pay your way through college.

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Learn more about Norwich University's esports program

Future Leader Camp (FLC)

Future Leader Camp

For high school students and incoming rooks

In 2021, FLC is a 5-day summertime virtual experience that builds understanding of small-group leadership techniques, leadership ethics, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication. Learn about in life at a senior military college, and explore ROTC scholarships that fit your goals.

We also offer youth leadership programs year-round, so check out the listing and see what fits.

Learn about FLC and other youth leadership program opportunities

GenCyber @ NU

GenCyber Camp

For high school juniors and seniors.  

2022 Dates

GenCyber: TBD June/July
GenCyberForensics: TBD June/July

Interested in getting involved in information security and digital forensics? Want to learn how to defend against cyber attacks and protect yourself online? Learn how the pros investigate hi-tech crimes by becoming a cyber sleuth!

Learn more about GenCyber

Governor's Institute of Vermont (GIV)


Accelerated learning for Vermont teenagers and high schoolers.

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GIV offers a sliding scale tuition structure to make sure every young Vermonter, from any background, can participate.

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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.

Learn more about GIV

Summer Design Academy

Norwich A+A

For high school students

Exact dates TBD July 2022

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.

Learn more about A+A Design Summer Design Academy

Also enjoy our Shaw Outdoor Center

Located at the base of Paine Mountain, just 500 steps from the Wise Campus Center, the Shaw Outdoor Center offers free use of outdoor recreational equipment and access to the Paine Mountain trail system for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, trail running, and more. There are also opportunities for paintball, disc golf, ice climbing, sledding, and camping in the wilderness.

About the Shaw Outdoor Center

— You at Norwich —

Challenges and opportunity await; the world needs your strength, talent, grit and compassion more than ever. Following an experiential learning tradition more than 200 years strong, Norwich will prepare you to lead and serve in a career you love — in the private sector, public sector or the armed forces. We invite you to join us. Live, learn and lead at Norwich.

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