Campus Conference Programs

Bring Your Next Camp or Conference to FGCU!

Due to the recent CDC recommendations regarding gatherings, Campus Reservations has created suggested event guidelines to help plan a successful event.  In the meantime, Campus Reservations is more than happy to work with each event contact on rescheduling their events to later dates.  Please e-mail us at rmsched@fgcu.edu or give us a call at (239) 590-1090.  

 

 

Summer 2022 Camp List

 

  • FGCU Tennis Camp - May 30th - June 3rd

    The FGCU Tennis Camp is an instructional camp for ages 10-18 through coaching, drills, and game play!

    For registration or more information email CJ Weber at cjweber@fgcu.edu

  • Women's Soccer - Blankenship ID Camp - June 4th

    The ID Camp is designed for the serious high school soccer player who is looking to be successful at the next level. A separate goalkeeping curriculum will be in place to address the needs of our keepers.

    For more information, please visit the website here.

  • Camp Pineapple - June 6th - June 9th

    This summer, The School of Resort & Hospitality Management at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) will be hosting the 7th annual Summer Hospitality High School Bridge Program (Camp Pineapple) in June 2022. This program is designed to expose high school students, who are interested in a career in hospitality, to various aspects of the industry and university life. Students will spend two nights in FGCU residence housing and one night at a local hotel. 

    During the day, students will participate in various educational activities. This will include visits to hospitality businesses and guest speakers from the SWFL market. Faculty and Resort & Hospitality Management students will supervise all events. Students must be at least 16 years old and presently a sophomore or junior (in coming junior and seniors for school year 2022-2023). Students must be recommended by their teacher and/or their guidance counselor. 

  • FGCU Tennis Camp - June 6th - June 10th

    The FGCU Tennis Camp is an instructional camp for ages 10-18 through coaching, drills, and game play!

    For registration or more information email CJ Weber at cjweber@fgcu.edu

  • JROTC Lee County - June 6th - June 9th
    JROTC's mission is to motivate young people to become better citizens. The STEM Program is designed to introduce students to Science and Technology to foster their interest in educational opportunities and careers after high school.

    For more information, please visit the website here.

  • Swim Camp 1 - June 6th - June 9th

    Eagle Swim Camps offer the most unique camp experience in the country. Eagle Swim Camps, on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University, take place in beautiful Fort Myers, Florida. Campers will not only enjoy our state of the art Olympic sized pool, but also the beachfront at beautiful Lake Como, home of USA Swimming’s Open Water National Championships. Eagle Swim Camps will offer a day camp option. Each camper will receive a free camp t-shirt, have all meals provided while on campus, and have a once in a life time experience interacting with elite athletes.

    For more information, please visit the Eagle Swim Camp website here.

  • BEaM Camp 1 - June 7th - June 17th

    The U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering is offering an optional 10-day on campus preparatory program called Bootcamp for Engineering and Mathematics (BEaM).  The purpose of the preparatory program is to help incoming freshmen develop math proficiency and study skills to prepare them for engineering and construction management coursework.

    For more information about this camp, visit the website here.

  • Swim Camp 2 - June 10th - June 13th
    Eagle Swim Camps offer the most unique camp experience in the country. Eagle Swim Camps, on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University, take place in beautiful Fort Myers, Florida. Campers will not only enjoy our state of the art Olympic sized pool, but also the beachfront at beautiful Lake Como, home of USA Swimming’s Open Water National Championships. Eagle Swim Camps will offer a day camp option. Each camper will receive a free camp t-shirt, have all meals provided while on campus, and have a once in a life time experience interacting with elite athletes

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • RCI Entrepreneur Bootcamp - June 10th - June 12th
    The Young Adults Entrepreneur Leadership Bootcamp will take place at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers Florida, Friday June 10, 2022 through Sunday, June 12, 2022. The Entrepreneur Bootcamp is designed to educate, inspire, and empower young adult leaders ages 18 to 28. Our participants may be the non-traditional student, students pursuing a traditional business degree, contemplating starting a business, may have started the process, or have already formed a business. The trainings will provide the tools and strategies necessary for moving their business/organization or business idea forward. Topics to be facilitated will include, formulating a vision/mission, setting goals, creating an action plan to pursue goals, marketing, public relations, customer relations, social media marketing, the basics of business and finance and more! After the Bootcamp, participants will be assigned an established entrepreneur to mentor them for 12 months. 

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Men's Basketball High School Team Camp - July 11th - July 12th

    There will be 3 guaranteed games on Saturday and two guaranteed games on Sunday.

    For more information about this camp, visit the website here.

  • STEM Academy - June 12th - June 24th

    Our mission is to improve our students' futures by increasing their exposure to opportunities in STEM careers and by improving their math skills. The next program is June 12-24, 2022, for now we are returning to normal operations and are expecting to host as an overnight camp experience. If camp delivery changes, it will update in the link below. 

    There is no cost to attend the STEM Academy. This camp includes math instruction, professional communication, faculty-led STEM lessons with hands-on activities, off campus field trips, meet professionals in STEM Fields, and group projects

    For more information about this camp, visit the website here.

  • Immokalee - Marieb Healthcare Camp - June 13th - July 18th

    The Immokalee – Marieb Healthcare Camp is designed expose Immokalee youth to various healthcare career opportunities and the Marieb College programs that help prepare them for these careers. The camp consists of numerous different activities designed to give the campers prerequisite knowledge and skills training related to clinical lab science, public health, rehabilitation sciences, physician assisting, and nursing. This camp is supported through The Immokalee Foundation and is closed to the general public.

  • FGCU Tennis Camp - June 13th - June 17th

    The FGCU Tennis Camp is an instructional camp for ages 10-18 through coaching, drills, and game play!

    For registration or more information email CJ Weber at cjweber@fgcu.edu

  • FGCU Women's All Skills Camp - June 13th - June 14th

    Players will be grouped by skill level at which point high repetition training will guide our sessions. Our emphasis is on maintaining a fast paced and challenging environment that will foster skill development and player growth. Coaches will cover all phases of the game and positional specific opportunities will be presented within each session. As the camp progresses there will be a shift from a more technical focus to more “play-based” and situational 6 on 6. This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    For more information about this camp, visit the website here.

  • Women's Soccer - Blankenship Jr. Elite Camp - June 13th - June 16th

    Blankenship’s 2022 Elite Soccer Camps provide an incredible opportunity for players from all levels to learn, develop, compete and succeed. The Blankenship Elite Soccer Camps will be among the best in the nation this summer as Jim Blankenship has carefully selected his staff so that every level and type of player is properly identified and developed. For the Jr. Elite and Day Camps, players will get the unique opportunity to be coached directly by current members of the 8x Atlantic Sun Conference Champion FGCU Eagles as well as Florida ODP Staff members. For the Elite College Showcase Camp each coach on staff is a representative from a top NCAA Division I, II, III and NAIA College Coaches in Florida and around the country. Each group will have a current FGCU player working directly with them as well. The coaches on staff exemplify the passion and enthusiasm that are necessary for development and success, and their primary concern is to grow each player at camp through this proven three-pillar approach; motivate players to develop the highest level of comfort on the ball, establish an environment of competition that challenges each player, and encourage application of skill in game-like situations.

    Jim Blankenship’s approach with campers is the same as with his college players and the success of this approach is displayed in the 10 A-Sun Conference Titles and 6 trips to the NCAA Tournament that FGCU has garnered over the last 11 seasons.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Women's Soccer - Blankenship Day Camp - June 13th - June 17th

    The day camp is designed for players wanting to learn the fundamental skills of soccer.  Individual instruction emphasizes the use of correct techniques. Half Day and Full Day Registration is available.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball Control/1st Contact Day Camp - June 15th
    Ball control is the foundation of our sport and this camp will prioritize all skills related to improving that area.  From serve receive to floor defense, our coaches will create a high-repetition environment with a technical focus. From forearm and overhead passing to digging and rolling, campers will learn a variety of systems and styles to help take their game to the next level.  or players looking to train specifically within the libero position, we will also include position specific sessions that will dive deeper into that role. This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball Attacking Day Camp - June 16th
    This camp will be dedicated to all concepts related to attacking. We will breakdown both the approach and the arm swing in an effort to highlight proper technique for each. Our coaches will introduce training methods that will help expand your attack range and court vision.  Learn how to hit harder, and smarter. Players will have an opportunity to work within positional groups as we breakdown outside, middle and right-side responsibilities/techniques. This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Men's Basketball Youth Camp - June 20th - June 24th

    This camp is focused first and foremost on growing the love of the game within each camper. Secondarily this camp will focus on legitimate skill development for all ages and skill levels.

    For more information about this camp, visit the website here.

  • FGCU Tennis Camp - June 20th - June 24th

    The FGCU Tennis Camp is an instructional camp for ages 10-18 through coaching, drills, and game play!

    For registration or more information email CJ Weber at cjweber@fgcu.edu

  • Nike Xcelerate Lacrosse - June 20th - June 23rd
    Our mission at Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camps is to provide the best coaching to student-athletes across the country through positive reinforcement, encouragement, and commitment. From the beginner to the elite lacrosse player, our camps provide a challenge to every camper. Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camps provide players of all positions and skill levels an opportunity to learn from some of the best coaches and players in the game today. Let’s have some FUN this summer!

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • BEaM Camp 2 - June 21st - July 1st

    The U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering is offering an optional 10-day on campus preparatory program called Bootcamp for Engineering and Mathematics (BEaM).  The purpose of the preparatory program is to help incoming freshmen develop math proficiency and study skills to prepare them for engineering and construction management coursework.

    For more information about this camp, visit the website here.

  • Vester Marine Summer Camp - High School Session - June 27th - July 1st

    Hands-on Activities: Campers will spend five days in the classroom, laboratory, and field learning about one of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in the world. Led by our qualified, cheerful, and friendly staff of FGCU students, campers will track hurricanes, restore mangroves, and join the next generation of scientists!

    Outdoor Excursions: Daily boat outings and beach trips are a mainstay of this program, allowing the campers to immerse themselves in nature while conducting fieldwork. Safety is our number one goal, and life jackets will be required at all times on the water.

    Environmental Education: Biology, chemistry, geology, and ecology are just a few facets of marine science that we will explore with the goal of inspiring a passion for the environment and its conservation.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Eagles Baseball Youth Skills Camp 1 - June 27th - June 30th
    The Eagles Baseball Youth Skills Camp 1 is intended for any and all participants in the grades K-8. The participants will be instructed in four phases of the game: Hitting, Pitching, Catching, and Fielding. Campers will also enjoy games that will be played during the camp and will play against their own age/skill group. This camp is designed for kids to learn the game as well as develop their skills. We educate our campers on a variety of topics covered by our coaching staff. Camp will begin at 9:00am and end at 1:00pm Monday through Thursday.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Tennis Camp - June 27th - July 1st

    The FGCU Tennis Camp is an instructional camp for ages 10-18 through coaching, drills, and game play!

    For registration or more information email CJ Weber at cjweber@fgcu.edu

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball All Skills Camp - July 8th - July 10th
    Players will be grouped by skill level at which point high repetition training will guide our sessions. Our emphasis is on maintaining a fast paced and challenging environment that will foster skill development and player growth. Coaches will cover all phases of the game and positional specific opportunities will be presented within each session. As the camp progresses there will be a shift from a more technical focus to more “play-based” and situational 6 on 6. This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Vester Marine Summer Camp - Middle School Session #1 - July 11th - July 15th

    Hands-on Activities: Campers will spend five days in the classroom, laboratory, and field learning about one of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in the world. Led by our qualified, cheerful, and friendly staff of FGCU students, campers will track hurricanes, restore mangroves, and join the next generation of scientists!

    Outdoor Excursions: Daily boat outings and beach trips are a mainstay of this program, allowing the campers to immerse themselves in nature while conducting fieldwork. Safety is our number one goal, and life jackets will be required at all times on the water.

    Environmental Education: Biology, chemistry, geology, and ecology are just a few facets of marine science that we will explore with the goal of inspiring a passion for the environment and its conservation.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Gamebreaker Lacrosse Boys Camp - July 11th - July 14th
    Join GameBreaker this summer as we return to FGCU for our 12th annual summer lacrosse camp.  Florida Southern College Assistant Coach, DJ Lubs joins GameBreaker Lacrosse for another week of great instruction.  Campers will stay in air-conditioned residence halls and play on the school's athletic fields.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Gamebreaker Lacrosse Girls Camp - July 11th - July 14th
    Join GameBreaker this summer as we return to FGCU for our 12th annual summer lacrosse camp.  Aricka and her top notch staff joins GameBreaker Lacrosse for another week of great instruction. Campers will stay in air-conditioned residence halls and play on the school's athletic fields.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Outreach Program High School Camp - July 11th - July 15th

    The Office of Outreach Programs has created a partnership between the College Reach Out Program, the Scholars Program, and TRIO Talent Search to bring high school and middle school students to the University campus for summer school experiences. Students attend one of four residential camps:

    • Career Exploration - Rising 7th and 8th
    • College Exploration - Rising 8th and 9th
    • ACT Boot Camp - Rising 10th and 11th
    • College Preparation - Rising Seniors
  • Eagles Baseball Youth Skills Camp 2 - July 11th - July 14th
    The Eagles Baseball Youth Skills Camp 1 is intended for any and all participants in the grades K-8. The participants will be instructed in four phases of the game: Hitting, Pitching, Catching, and Fielding. Campers will also enjoy games that will be played during the camp and will play against their own age/skill group. This camp is designed for kids to learn the game as well as develop their skills. We educate our campers on a variety of topics covered by our coaching staff. Camp will begin at 9:00am and end at 1:00pm Monday through Thursday.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • YW Girls Camps - Ft. Myers - July 13th - July 16th
    Girls ages 11-18 come together and learn about how they can serve each other in our community and help to strengthen their own testimonies of their Savior Jesus Christ.  It is a fun week to put away phones and technology and have face to face interaction with other young women of their same faith.
  • FGCU Women's Volleyball All Skills Camp - July 15th - July 17th
    Players will be grouped by skill level at which point high repetition training will guide our sessions. Our emphasis is on maintaining a fast paced and challenging environment that will foster skill development and player growth. Coaches will cover all phases of the game and positional specific opportunities will be presented within each session. As the camp progresses there will be a shift from a more technical focus to more “play-based” and situational 6 on 6. This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • STEM Institute - Whitaker Center - July 18th - July 22nd
    In cooperation with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, the Whitaker Center offers week-long Summer Teacher workshop sessions for K-12 faculty centered on empowering teachers to develop inquiry-based pedagogy that works for their classroom. These workshops facilitate the integration of STEM disciplines within the conservancy themes and offer teachers hands on experience integrating technology and the great outdoors into their activities. 

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Summer Research Opportunities - Whitaker Center - July 18th - July 29th
    For over a decade, the Whitaker Center for STEM Education has sponsored a two week event for middle school students interested in STEM. These students must have participated in the Thomas Alva Edison Regional Science Fair. They must prepare an application to be chosen to participate in a Summer Research Opportunity at Florida Gulf Coast University. SRO offers a hands-on experience of collaboration on a complete and genuine research problem from hypothesis generation and initial design, through field and laboratory data collection, culminating in data analysis and interpretation. 

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Outreach Program Middle School Camp - July 18th - July 21st

    The Office of Outreach Programs has created a partnership between the College Reach Out Program, the Scholars Program, and TRIO Talent Search to bring high school and middle school students to the University campus for summer school experiences. Students attend one of four residential camps:

    • Career Exploration - Rising 7th and 8th
    • College Exploration - Rising 8th and 9th
    • ACT Boot Camp - Rising 10th and 11th
    • College Preparation - Rising Seniors
  • EDUCamp - July 19th - July 22nd

    The College of Education is excited to offer a camp devoted to providing a head start for future educators to develop teaching skills, knowledge, and dispositions that will serve them in their future teaching careers. EDUCamp participants will engage with college faculty, interact with real classroom experiences, and work with other high school students in a collaborative living and learning environment

    For more information about this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Frosh Mosh - July 19th - July 24th

    The Multicultural & Leadership Development Center is excited that you are interested in participating in the 2022 Frosh Mosh Multicultural and Leadership Development Institute. The Frosh Mosh Multicultural and Leadership Development Institute is a semester-long experience that allows students to become acclimated to life at FGCU while learning about new opportunities and building community. Students participate in a three-day immersive weekend during the summer that introduces them to social justice issues and leadership concepts through guided discussions and activities. Throughout this experience, participants will be led by a Peer Mentor and will continue their growth and development through the Fall semester.

  • Women's Soccer - Blankenship Elite Camp - July 21st - July 24th

    Blankenship’s 2022 Elite Soccer Camps provide an incredible opportunity for players from all levels to learn, develop, compete and succeed. The Blankenship Elite Soccer Camps will be among the best in the nation this summer as Jim Blankenship has carefully selected his staff so that every level and type of player is properly identified and developed. For the Jr. Elite and Day Camps, players will get the unique opportunity to be coached directly by current members of the 8x Atlantic Sun Conference Champion FGCU Eagles as well as Florida ODP Staff members. For the Elite College Showcase Camp each coach on staff is a representative from a top NCAA Division I, II, III and NAIA College Coaches in Florida and around the country. Each group will have a current FGCU player working directly with them as well. The coaches on staff exemplify the passion and enthusiasm that are necessary for development and success, and their primary concern is to grow each player at camp through this proven three-pillar approach; motivate players to develop the highest level of comfort on the ball, establish an environment of competition that challenges each player, and encourage application of skill in game-like situations.

    Jim Blankenship’s approach with campers is the same as with his college players and the success of this approach is displayed in the 10 A-Sun Conference Titles and 6 trips to the NCAA Tournament that FGCU has garnered over the last 11 seasons.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball Team Camp - July 22nd - July 24th

    This camp is tailored toward high school programs looking for an opportunity to train as a team in advance of their season.  There will be an emphasis on team systems and concepts while also incorporating individual skills training within the sessions.  With feedback from each team’s respective coaches (who are encouraged to attend) we will personalize the training focus to reflect the needs of each group.  The environment is fast paced, repetition intensive, and constructive.  Camp will conclude with tournament play. Note: Each individual signing up must be affiliated with a registered team.

    For more information about this camp, visit their website here.

  • SOAR Summer Bridge Program - July 24th - July 29th
    Student Support Services SOAR Summer Bridge program, is a weeklong in-person program, designed to familiarize new SSS scholars with the college environment and set them up for personal and academic success. During the SOAR Summer Bridge program, participants will engage in sessions related to personal development, academic development, and teambuilding activities that connect them with campus resources and staff.
  • Eagles Baseball Prospect Skills Camp - July 25th - July 28th

    The FGCU Eagles Baseball Prospect Skills Camp is open to any and all entrants in the grades 6 to 12. Campers

    will be separated by age and skill level. Older campers will play on the baseball game field. Younger campers will play on the softball field.

    The participants will be instructed in four phases of the game: Hitting, Pitching, Catching, and Fielding. There will be team development. Campers will get intense instruction and compete in GAMES. This camp is designed for players to learn the game as well as develop their skills in front of the Coaching Staff. Campers will also get classroom lectures on baseball strategy and game situations to increase their Baseball awareness. Younger campers will compete on the softball diamond and older campers will compete on the baseball diamond. Most drills will be done together (all campers on Swanson) however some drills that are more intense we will separated by age/skill level.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball Boot Camp - June 25th
    This camp is designed to touch on all of the primary skills of volleyball over the course of a single day.  Coaches will cover each phase of the game and the pace will be fast and efficient with an emphasis on maximizing repetition. This is a great opportunity to fine tune your overall skills prior to upcoming tryouts. Boot camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Vester Marine Summer Camp - Middle School Session #2 - July 25th - July 29th

    Hands-on Activities: Campers will spend five days in the classroom, laboratory, and field learning about one of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in the world. Led by our qualified, cheerful, and friendly staff of FGCU students, campers will track hurricanes, restore mangroves, and join the next generation of scientists!

    Outdoor Excursions: Daily boat outings and beach trips are a mainstay of this program, allowing the campers to immerse themselves in nature while conducting fieldwork. Safety is our number one goal, and life jackets will be required at all times on the water.

    Environmental Education: Biology, chemistry, geology, and ecology are just a few facets of marine science that we will explore with the goal of inspiring a passion for the environment and its conservation.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball Ball Control/1st Contact Day Camp - June 26th
    Ball control is the foundation of our sport and this camp will prioritize all skills related to improving that area.  From serve receive to floor defense, our coaches will create a high-repetition environment with a technical focus. From forearm and overhead passing to digging and rolling, campers will learn a variety of systems and styles to help take their game to the next level. For players looking to train specifically within the libero position, we will also include position specific sessions that will dive deeper into that role. This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball Ball Setter & Libero Camp - June 27th
    Specialty camp with an emphasis on the positional needs of setters and liberos. Campers can work between the two groups or stay focused on one area for the duration of the session. ​This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • FGCU Women's Volleyball Ball Setter & Libero Camp - June 29th
    This camp will be dedicated to all concepts related to attacking. We will breakdown both the approach and the arm swing in an effort to highlight proper technique for each. Our coaches will introduce training methods that will help expand your attack range and court vision.  Learn how to hit harder, and smarter. Players will have an opportunity to work within positional groups as we breakdown outside, middle and right-side responsibilities/techniques. This camp is designed for athletes entering grades 6-12.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.

  • Mathletes Summer Camp - August 1st - August 5th

    FGCU Mathletes Summer Camp is designed for bright and talented middle school students interested in investigating concepts in mathematics that are not usually introduced at the middle school level. The setup of the program will provide an intellectually stimulating and supportive environment for middle school students to develop and retain an interest in mathematics and science learning. The program offers 5 days of a mix of lessons, simulations, and fun activities designed to maximize learning through hands-on instruction with Mrs. Tanya Huffman, Mathematics Instructor, and Dr. Menaka Navaratna, Professor in Mathematics.

    To register for this camp, visit the camp website here.