Summercamps

Summer Camps

REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!

Camps run June 3 - July 18

Register by April 30 for 20% Early Bird Discount!

Programs Offered for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students!
Life Skills | Performing Arts | STEAM | Music and More!

  • One-week and/or two-week camps
  • Full-day and half-day camps
  • Varying start times, 9am-3pm
  • 20% discount for sibling registration
  • Easy payments online

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Registration for a single camp is below each camp description.


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 Valley
  • And so much more!

Select a camp that interests you!

Come experience PVCC's vibrant campus and rigorous academic environment before freshman year. Take time to think about what you like to do and what you're passionate about, as well as your skills and talents. Then explore the following to see which camp is the best fit for you!

Summer Camps

 
 
Summer Camps

 
 
Summer Camps


June 3rd - 6th

 

Find Your Purpose

Find Your Future: Discover Your Passions, Purpose

Age Group: High School Students

Students will explore their values, strengths, interests, and lifestyle needs related to choosing a meaningful, fulfilling career. College majors and occupations will be explored to create a viable inspiring plan for the future.

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Theatre Blast

Elementary Summer Theatre Blast

Age Group: Elementary School Students

This camp will be a fun learning experience for elementary school students, where they will get a chance to explore creating characters through famous books and stories while enhancing their skills in collaboration, creativity, and using their imaginations.

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Vocal Intensive Camp

Vocal Intensive Camp

Age Group: 12-17

Presented in collaboration between PVCC and the Phoenix Children's Chorus Students will provide their own lunch. PVCC cafeteria will be open for students to purchase lunch.

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June 3rd - 13th

 

STEAM Summer Camp

STEAM Summer Camp - Journey of the Mind: A Space Odyssey

Age Group: Grades 5-9

This camp is for students entering 5th through 9th grades and is the perfect combination of STEAM activities, problem solving and theater. If you enjoy exploring space, collaborating with a team, acting and solving challenges like marble runs, ping pong ball launcher and air powered cars--this camp is for you!

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Middle School Summer Theatre

Middle School Summer Theatre Intensive #1

Age Group: Grades 5-8

This camp is exclusively for middle school students (those entering 5th through 8th grade). In this camp, students will participate in different classes: auditioning, character development, prop making, improvisation, and so much more! The afternoons will be reserved for rehearsal of a small show that will be presented on the last day of camp for families and friends. All students are guaranteed a role in the show!

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Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

Age Group: High School Students

Innovate and develop entrepreneurial skills with feeder and alternative high schools. The two-week summer program will teach product development and product prototyping using 3D-printing. Participants will network with other business-oriented students, compete in teams to win a number of different prizes, and meet current professionals working in the field of business. Target audience high school students.

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June 10th - 14th

 

STEAM for Middle School at PVCC Black Mountain

STEAM for Middle School at PVCC Black Mountain

Age Group: Grades 7-8

Students will explore their values, strengths, interests, and lifestyle needs related to choosing a meaningful, fulfilling career. College majors and occupations will be explored to create a viable inspiring plan for the future.

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Strings/Orchestra Summer Camp

Strings/Orchestra Summer Camp

Age Group: Elementary & Middle School

This camp is designed for students Elementary and Middle school ages. Presented in collaboration between the PVCC and Paradise Valley Unified School District Students will provide their own lunch. PVCC cafeteria will be open for students to purchase lunch. Students will gain hands-on musical experience!

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Video Game Production Summer Camp

Video Game Production Summer Camp

This camp will be about the concept of designing and building a Simple Platformer Video Game in the Unity Game Engine video game, which features a newly created superhero. Students will gain experience in the elements of creative writing, visual art, sound design, and coding.

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Songwriting Camp

Songwriting Camp

Age Group: High School Students

This camp is designed to explore popular songwriting techniques and creative strategies. Throughout the camp students will learn how to create/analyze songs, collaborate with other songwriters, and explore additional skills associated with popular songwriting.

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Vocal Intensive Summer Camp

Vocal Intensive Summer Camp

Age Group: 7-11

Students will incorporate a variety of exercises and games aimed to build vocal strength and technique, and will learn five pieces of repertoire to be performed in a mini-concert at the end of the week.

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Bank or Bust

Bank or Bust!

Age Group: High School Students

Which do you want, BANK or bust? Learn the basic financial skills you need to avoid bust! This camp teaches high school age students basic financial skills such as how to read their paycheck, understand credit, create a budget, the importance of saving, how to prepare a simple tax return and investment basics.

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June 17th - 20th

 

Guitar Camp

Guitar Camp

Age Group: 6-9

This camp is designed to explore basic skills and music making techniques for beginning and intermediate guitar players. Throughout the camp students will learn about various musical styles, instrumental techniques, collaboration, and improvisation.

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Guitar Camp

Guitar Camp

Age Group: 10-17

This camp is designed to explore basic skills and music making techniques for beginning and intermediate guitar players. Throughout the camp students will learn about various musical styles, instrumental techniques, collaboration, and improvisation.

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Jazz Improvisation Music Camp

Jazz Improvisation Music Camp

This camp is designed to help students grow as creative musicians. Students will learn jazz tunes, approaches to improvisation, and performing in instrumental groups.

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Young Authors Camp

Young Authors Camp

Age Group: Grade 7-12

This camp allows students in grades 7 through 12 to engage with writing in various genres and forms. From fiction to poetry, students will be encouraged through hands-on activities facilitated by published author-faculty that stimulate and develop the student artist.

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June 17th - 27th

 

Middle School Summer Theatre Intensive

Middle School Summer Theatre Intensive Intensive 2

Age Group: Grade 5-8

This camp is exclusively for middle school students (those entering 5th through 8th grade). In this camp, students will participate in different classes: auditioning, character development, prop making, improvisation, and so much more! The afternoons will be reserved for rehearsal of a small show that will be presented on the last day of camp for families and friends. All students are guaranteed a role in the show!

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June 24th - 27th

 

Intermediate Accounting Boot Camp for College Students

Intermediate Accounting Preparedness

Age Group: College

Prepare college students for the transition into Intermediate Accounting

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Music Technology Summer Camp

Music Technology Summer Camp

Age Group: Grade 9-12

This camp will provide a fundamental level of instruction in music technology as well as an overview of all the uses of technology in the creation of commercial music.

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July 15th - 18th

 

Musical Theater Camp

Musical Theater Camp

Age Group: 9-15

Come cool off this summer as we dive into the wonders of musical theatre! Participants will advance their singing, dancing, and acting skills while working on a mini-musical in two weeks. Directed and choreographed by professional theatre artists/PVCC faculty, students will become triple threats as they learn songs from well-known musicals, execute choreography, and participate in scene work. After 8 days of intensive training, there will be a workshop performance for family and friends to enjoy!

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Strings/Orchestra Summer Camp

Cello/Bass Summer Camp

This camp is specifically as a high school string camp for students playing Cello and Double Bass only. Students will explore ways to develop music technique through exposure to a variety of musical styles and performance opportunities. Students will provide their own lunch. PVCC cafeteria will be open for students to purchase lunch. Students will gain hands-on musical experience!

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July 15th - 25th

 

Summer Math Camp

Summer Math Camp

This math camp is FREE and for all new and current students who have only taken the Accuplacer math placement test once and place into either pre-college or developmental MAT082 or MAT092. The 24 hours of content review will be followed by students re-testing on the placement test with a goal of placing into a higher, college-level math class.

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