About Ball State Camps and Workshops

Ball State camps and workshops are designed to give students the opportunity to have a fun-filled experience under the supervision and mentorship of passionate and caring staff. Participants' experiences foster a sense of belonging, compassion, and a lifelong love of experiential learning. Ball State has developed robust and world-class programs to foster a sense of self-competency by exploring each individual's self-identity, self-worth, self-esteem, leadership, and self-respect. Learn more about our programs to find the right fit.
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Indiana Youth Programs on Campus (IYPC) Camps

Indiana Youth Programs on Campus (IYPC) Camps

Ball State University is partnering with the Eli Lilly Foundation to host a series of summer camps on our beautiful, state-of-the-art campus. This partnership makes it possible to host students with diverse backgrounds at no cost to the families to give students an opportunity to gain leadership skills, relationship building, and live on campus for a week. Each camp builds on academic topics from each college's expertise and offer sessions in career exploration, college preparation, understanding the value of college education, and exploring co-curricular activities on a college campus. Click each camp offering below to learn more, apply, and have the best week ever with us at Ball State!

For more information about IYPC camps at Ball State, contact McKenna Crews at 765-285-5685 or macrews@bsu.edu.

Rising high school juniors and seniors interested in becoming teachers are invited to join Ball State Teachers College for summer camp to gain valuable experience and build leadership skills while living in a residence hall on the beautiful Ball State University campus. Participate in campus activities, eat in the dining halls, and serve as a junior counselor at Summer Learning Fun at Camp Adventure.

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The College of Communication, Information, and Media is excited to offer FREE grant-funded residential summer workshops for middle and high school students. These workshops provide students an opportunity to explore college and career paths within the media and esports fields. Through a competitive application process, selected participants will stay overnight in a Ball State residence hall with all meals, drinks and snacks included. Students will participate in hands-on activities, learn new skills and partake in a variety of fun and engaging university programs introducing them to college and career paths within the media and esports fields!

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The Club MEDIC Summer Experience will allow students to explore their interests in health careers. This week-long camp will allow students (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors) to experience campus while getting a step ahead on their path to working in health care.

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Ball State Camps and Workshops

Discover endless opportunities at Ball State camps and workshops! From academic enrichment programs to sports camps, ignite your student’s passion and creativity while creating lifelong memories in a supportive and engaging environment.

Athletics Camps
  • Football
  • Women’s Volleyball
  • Men’s Volleyball
  • Women’s Basketball
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Women’s Soccer
  • Field Hockey
  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Women’s Gymnastics
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Women’s Golf
  • Men’s Golf
  • Cross Country & Track and Field
  • Cheerleading
Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning
  • Interior Design
  • DesignWorks
  • Architecture + Planning – Ball State: Indianapolis
  • Urban Planning
College of Communication, Information, and Media
College of Sciences and Humanities
Miller College of Business
College of Fine Arts
  • School of Music
    • Music For All
    • College/All State Prep Day
    • Piano Day
    • Strings Day
    • Bassoon Day
    • BSU Honors Orchestra for Strings
    • Choral/Voice Day
    • IN-ASATA High School Orchestra Invitational
    • Flute Day
    • Honor Band Festival
    • Oboe Day
    • Orchestra Indiana Concerto Competition
    • Wind Conducting Workshop (graduate level)