Summer Camps

Students making aquatic robots

GEAR UP 2023 Summer Camps

July 24-26, 2023

FREE for GEAR UP Students

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Look no further! As a GEAR UP student you have not one, not two, but THREE exciting summer camps to choose from. Join us on the UWGB campus for three days full of fun where you will stay in the residence halls on campus, learn about an exciting new topic and make some new friends along the way.

aquatic robots camp

Aquatic Robotics Camp

Get your feet wet in the world of Aquatic Robotics. Explore the engineering of navigating on and under the water. We will look at the mechanics and physics that will affect propulsion while we build several aquatic vehicles.

Grade Level: Grades 6-9
Person drawing a comic sketch

Comic Book Illustration

With Professor Tom Wallestad, campers will learn basic cartoon drawing skills, the foundations of penciling, inking, computer coloring and digital techniques. Apply what you learn to your development of original comic stories.

Grade Level: Grades 9-11

person mixing ingredients at food lab

Crime Scene & Foodie Camp

CSI meets Food Network! Campers will explore the techniques used in crime scene investigation for half of the day, then the other half of the day will be spent putting their culinary skills to the test. The group will be split in half and the two groups will switch halfway through each day.

Grade Level: Grades 6-9

Registration for the Summer 2023 GEAR UP camps will open late April. Check back then to secure your spot!

If you have any questions, please contact the GEAR UP Team at