Camp Format and Application Information:

We are hopeful that we will be able to return to our pre-pandemic camp formats, including the residential camp option for some programs, for 2022. Please see the program dates below. Our 2022 camp application will open on November 1st. 

 

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.​

 

2022 Camp Programs


June 13-17, 2022, 9:00-4:30 | One-Week Commuter Camps


June 19-July 1, 2022 | Two-Week Camp

  • Music Industry  (Songwriting, Performance, Music Business, and Recording Arts)

  • Residential - $2,200 - Lodging in the CU Denver City Heights Residence Hall is included. Evening and weekend programming is included.Breakfast and dinner are also included. Students buy lunch on their own at the Tivoli Student Union.
  • Commuter Plus - $1,700 - 9:00am-8:00pm. Evening and weekend programming is included. Dinner is included. Students bring lunch or buy lunch on their own at the Tivoli Student Union.
  • Commuter - $1,100 - 9:00am-5:00pm, weekdays only. No meals are included. Students bring lunch or buy lunch on their own at the Tivoli Student Union. Weekend programming is not included.

 

July 10-22, 2022 | Two-Week Camps

  • 2D Animation & Character Creation 

  • Residential - $2,200 - Lodging in the CU Denver City Heights Residence Hall is included. Evening and weekend programming is included Breakfast and dinner are also included. Students buy lunch on their own at the Tivoli Student Union.
  • Commuter Plus - $1,700 - 9:00am-8:00pm. Evening and weekend programming is included. Dinner is included. Students bring lunch or buy lunch on their own at the Tivoli Student Union.
  • Commuter - $1,100 - 9:00am-5:00pm, weekdays only. No meals are included. Students bring lunch or buy lunch on their own at the Tivoli Student Union. Weekend programming is not included.

 

July 25-29, 2022 | One-Week Online Camp


Application Deadlines

Application Opens - November 1, 2021
Priority Deadline​*- March 15, 2022 
Final Deadline- May 15, 2022 

*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.

 

Apply here starting November 1st

 

 

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.

 

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