Dunwoody College Summer Camps

Discover Dunwoody at Summer Camp

Youth Career Awareness Program (YCAP) College Prep summer Camp

YCAP Summer Camp is a six-week camp that helps prepare high school juniors and seniors for college.

At the Summer Camp, you will:

  • Explore career opportunities available through the technical programs offered at Dunwoody
  • Take college-readiness courses
  • Go on field trips to places like the Walker Arts Center, the Wabasha Caves, and the St. Paul Cathedral
  • Visit job sites and talk to industry partners about what everyday life is like on their job
  • Receive $100 weekly stipend, free bus pass, and free lunch for the duration of the camp

If you find a career path that interests you during camp, you’ll have the opportunity to attend Dunwoody after high school graduation. Those accepted into a Dunwoody program will receive a scholarship of up to $10,000/year for two years.

AGES: Students completing their junior or senior year in Spring 2018
June 11-July 21, 2018
TIME: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
PLACE: Dunwoody College of Technology
COST: None
CONTACT: Peggy Quam, Assistant Director of Special Initiatives | pquam@dunwoody.edu | 612.381.3067
REGISTER: Register for the YCAP Summer Camp


Design and build projects as you explore topics in STEM-related fields. Join us for an exciting week learning about design, engineering, and programming. Experience 3D printing, electronics, code writing, CAD modeling, manufacturing, and more! Campers will also take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of Boston Scientific, the camp’s sponsor.

AGES: Students entering sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in Fall 2018
DATE: June 18-21, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
PLACE: Dunwoody College of Technology
COST: $120
CONTACT: Janet Nurnberg, Industrial Engineering Technology Program Manager | jnurnberg@dunwoody.edu | 612.381.3351
REGISTER: Download the registration application here. Applications* are due May 4, 2018.

*Due to limited space, admission to Dunwoody’s STEM Camp is based on an application process. The competitiveness of admission will be based on the number of applications received and the qualifications of the applicants.


Hosted by Girl Scouts River Valleys, campers will be able to create new projects, practice hands-on construction and welding, and perfect their DIY skills. Dunwoody women will also help campers to build a Tiny House.

AGES: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade
June 24-29, 2018
COST: $580
REGISTER: Register for Power Girls.

Discover Interior Design Camp

Hosted by Dunwoody’s Interior Design department, campers will study color, materials, architectural drawing, and digital media with professional designers. Campers will also visit design firms and beautiful spaces throughout the Twin Cities.

AGES: Students entering sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in Fall 2018
June 25-28, 2018
TIME: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
PLACE: Dunwoody College of Technology
COST: $250
CONTACT: Nada Sarraf-Knowles, Interior Design Assistant Professor | nsarrafknowles@dunwoody.edu | 612.381.3352
REGISTER: Register for the Discover Interior Design Camp.

Arts-n-Crafts, Robots & Computing Camp

Hosted by Dunwoody’s Computer Technology department, campers will learn the basics of computing through arts and crafts projects. Build and program robots with LEGO Mindstorms ®, learn about Artbotics, and program with Scratch and other tools. Dunwoody faculty and staff will lead the activities.

AGES: Students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in Fall 2018
July 16-20, 2018
TIME: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
PLACE: Dunwoody College of Technology
COST: $150
CONTACT: Rob Bentz, Dean of Computer Technology | rbentz@dunwoody.edu | 612.381.8117
REGISTER: Register for the Arts-n-Crafts, Robots, & Computing Camp.