Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2011-04-04


Samford University will host a variety of camps for children and teens this summer. They include:

Preparatory Department’s Adventures in Music Camps: June 20-24, Piano, grades 1 -12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $340; July 11-15, Piano or Voice, grades 1 – 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $340. Tel. (205) 726-4049. 

Preparatory Department’s All Aboard for Music Preschool Camp (ages 3-6), July 18-22, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., $200. Tel. (205) 726-4049.  

Senior Piano Camp, June 12-18, for students age 12 through high school senior. Tel. (205) 601-3694. Email

Theatre and Dance Department’s Once Upon a Time Summer Theatre Camps: June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for rising grades 1 - 6, $200;  June 27-July 1, 9 a.m. to noon, rising K4 and K5, $120. Tel. (205) 726-2951.

Theatre and Dance Department’s Theatre Arts Intensive Summer Camp, July 18-22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for rising grades 7 -12, $280. Tel. (205) 726-2951.

Summer Debate Institute, June 26-July 9, for middle school and high school students, $850-$1,350. Tel. (205) 726-2049. 

Sports Camps in Baseball, Women’s Basketball, Boy’s Basketball, Men’s Basketball, Football, Soccer, Volleyball and Softball, various dates throughout the summer. Tel. (205) 726-2802.


Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.