2023 Camp Information:

We will be returning to our pre-pandemic camp formats for 2023! Therefore, some of our camp programs will include a residential option. Please see the program information, dates, and application information below.

About LYNX Camps

The LYNX National Arts and Media Camps are summer immersion programs for high school students interested in music and the arts hosted on the University of Colorado Denver campus and sponsored by the CU Denver College of Arts & Media. The camps are designed to provide students with an educational preview of the college programs offered in the College of Arts & Media while also providing students with an inspiring and memorable summer camp experience. We host high school students from many different states and countries at the camps which enables a diverse and enriching experience as students bond over a shared passion for the arts.​

 

2023 Camp Programs

June 12-16, 2023, 9:00-4:30 | One-Week Commuter Camps

 

June 18-30, 2023 | Two-Week Camp

  • Music Industry  (Songwriting, Performance, Music Business, and Recording Arts)
  • Residential - $2,500 - Lodging in the CU Denver City Heights Residence Hall is included. Evening and weekend programming is included. All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) will happen at City Heights Dining Hall.
  • Commuter Plus - $1,800 - 9:00am-8:00pm. Evening and weekend programming is included. Lunch and Dinner are included; meals will happen at City Heights Dining Hall. 
  • Commuter - $1,200 - 9:00am-4:30pm, weekdays only. Lunch is included and will happen at the City Heights Dining Hall. Weekend programming is not included.

 

July 16-28, 2023 | Two-Week Camps

  • Residential - $2,500 - Lodging in the CU Denver City Heights Residence Hall is included. Evening and weekend programming is included. All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) will happen at City Heights Dining Hall.
  • Commuter Plus - $1,800 - 9:00am-8:00pm. Evening and weekend programming is included. Lunch and Dinner are included; meals will happen at City Heights Dining Hall. 
  • Commuter - $1,200 - 9:00am-4:30pm, weekdays only. Lunch is included and will happen at the City Heights Dining Hall. Weekend programming is not included.

Application Deadlines

Application Opens - November 1, 2022
Priority Deadline​*- March 15, 2023 
Final Deadline- May 15, 2023 (late applications will be considered through June 1st) 

*Please note that some programs fill up fast. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. 
*Students who apply by the priority deadline receive priority for admission and scholarships.

 

Past LYNX Camp Recap Stories

Eligibility

The LYNX Camps are for high school students (ages 14-18) who are interested in the arts. Any student who has finished 8th grade by the start of the camp and has not yet started college is eligible to attend (we do admit students who have just completed 12th grade). Please contact us if you have any questions about eligibility.

 

Mission, Vision, Learning Outcomes