More information and registration for Summer 2020 coming soon!

Summer Institute

Get ready for the best Christian camp of the summer at Grand Canyon University!

Experience college life at GCU and gain insight into career fields that interest you. Each day at the Summer Institute is filled with a mix of social events and informative academic programming. Not only will you have fun, but you'll leave feeling confident and excited to start college on the right track!

Here's what to look forward to!

  • Programming created and taught by college professors
  • Hands-on learning activities based on your area of interest Real-world insight from partnering businesses around the city
  • Evening socials with other students
  • Dining at GCU's favorite eateries
  • And so much more!


High school students are required to have a GPA of at least 3.0 (unweighted) to attend camps. Students must submit unofficial transcripts to prior to being confirmed to attend. The following camps require students to bring a laptop with them: Cyber Lopes, Global Leadership and Debate.

Thunder Vision STEM Day Camp

For incoming 6th - 9th graders

Join GCU for STEM exploration, including interactive hands-on learning, discussions with industry insiders and engaging activities. Facilitated by experienced GCU faculty and experts, these camps are offered to get middle school students excited about STEM and introduce them to a future career in these areas. STEM experiences will cover areas such as cybersecurity, engineering, robotics, bioscience and technology. Campers will also have the opportunity to learn all about GCU and tour our vibrant campus!

Summer Science Camp

For incoming 2nd - 5th graders

This science exploration experience, hosted by the GCU Learning Lounge®, is an authentic encounter with science perfect for elementary school students. Participants will integrate their newfound scientific knowledge with literacy and language skills. 

Cost: Free

Athletic Camps

Grand Canyon University is hosting the Lopes Sports Camps program for athletes of all ages and skill levels! Camps are led by our very own coaches and players.

Per NCAA rules, all sports camps and clinics conducted by Grand Canyon University are open to any and all entrants. Enrollment is only limited based on age, grade level, gender or number restrictions as specified by each camp.

  • Beach Volleyball
  • Cheer
  • Dance
  • Golf
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Men’s Soccer

  • Men’s Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Women’s Basketball
  • Women’s Volleyball
  • Women’s Soccer