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JSU Summer Camps

Summer camps have been a part of the U.S. tradition for over 150 years. More than 10 million American children go to camp every summer. But today, summer camps have more to offer than just an escape to the country for a few weeks. Every summer, more than 1,700 eager young minds attend one of the 50 summer camps offered at Jackson State University.  From ages 4 to 18, Jackson State offers camps that engage youth in academics, science, athletics, art and other popular programs. Now is the time to think about what activities are best for your child during the summer, and where more interest can be explored. Here are a few reasons why you should consider Jackson State University Summer Camps 2017:

Path To Higher Education

Jackson State’s camps are fun, educational and are often the first experience a child has on a college campus. Our camps serve as a start on a child’s path to higher education.

Make New Friends
Camp is a great way to make cool new friends and learn about different places and cultures.

Try Something New
Staying home and doing “the same-old, same-old” can be boring. Camp let’s you mix things up.

Learn New Skills
Camp is a great way to develop important life skills such as independence, self-reliance and confidence. It also teaches cooperation, compromise and tolerance.

Get Healthy
Jackson State camps are more than fun and games – they offer great ways to get a physical and mental work out during the summer. They offer healthier alternatives to hanging around at home all day.

To Have FUN!
When you get right down to it, going to camp is all about having a good time. Check out some of these awesome programs and activities offered at Jackson State summer camps:

  • – Academic camps that focus on science, math, and technology
  • – Arts and music camps that specialize in theatre and music
  • – Sports camps that let you sharpen your skills in tennis, soccer, baseball and more
  • – Day camps that offer the fun of camp without the sleepaway part


Find out more

JSU Summer Camps


1400 John R. Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217-0280


Click on the Summer Camp of choice to view specific contact information