Summer Programs

Canisius College offers a variety of summer programs, camps, and workshops for students of all ages. Click the dropdowns below to view program information by grade level.

High School Students

Be the Light Theology Institute

A week-long experience of faith, justice and service for high school sophomores and juniors, in residence at Canisius College. Jesus calls each of us to be “the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:14) But what exactly does He mean by that? St. Ignatius of Loyola often said to his missionaries, “Go forth, and set the world on fire.” How exactly can we do this today? Recent growth in Buffalo has caused this “City of Light” to start shining brighter and brighter. Where in our city does this light need to shine even more? We invite current high school sophomores and juniors to explore these questions, and more, with us by applying to be a part of the Be the Light Youth Theology Institute at Canisius College

Grades: Rising (2018-2019) high school sophomores, juniors and seniors
Date:  July 21-27, 2019
Contact: Campus Ministry, 716-888-2420, BetheLightInstitute@canisius.edu

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BIO BootCamp

BIO BootCamp focuses on aiding students in the transition from high-school expectations to college-level expectations. The program is open to incoming freshmen, transfers and current students enrolled in BIO 111. Please contact Dr. Andrew Stewart with questions.

Grades: All students enrolled in BIO 111   
Dates: August 19 - 21, 2019
Contact: Dr. Andrew Stewart, 716-888-2532, @email 

Registration: TBA


Campus Ministry Immersion Week

A special five-day introduction to Canisius College, Campus Ministry, and the spirit of our Jesuit, Catholic University. Campus Ministry Immersion (CMI) will give incoming freshmen the opportunity to not only learn about Buffalo and partake in the essence of Campus Ministry through local service, justice activities, prayer, and a retreat. Following CMI, participants continue in a yearlong peer leadership program that engages their fellow freshmen in cornerstone Campus Ministry experiences.

Grades: Incoming Canisius College Freshmen 
Date: 2019 TBA
Contact: Sarah Signorino, 716-888-2424, signoris@canisius.edu

Registration: Applications are available on your accepted student portal.

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Middle School Students

Canisius 4 Kids Summer Camp

An interdisciplinary summer camp for kids promoting the use of creative-thinking skills.  Open to all WNY-area students. This camp pairs certified teachers trained in differentiated instruction with students looking for rich, engaging activities that integrate art, music, and technology with math, science, history and language arts.

Grades: K-8
Date: July 15-19, 2019 
Contact: Barbara Burns, 716-888-3291, @email

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Elementary School Students

Canisius 4 Kids Summer Camp

An interdisciplinary summer camp for kids promoting the use of creative-thinking skills.  Open to all WNY-area students. This camp pairs certified teachers trained in differentiated instruction with students looking for rich, engaging activities that integrate art, music, and technology with math, science, history and language arts.

Grades: K-8
Date:  July 15-19, 2019
Contact: Barbara Burns, 716-888-3291, @email

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Athletic Summer Programs

Canisius head coaches and staff run camps and clinics throughout the year. If you are interested in a particular sport, please click the link below to get specific information on upcoming camps and clinics.

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