Youth program overview
In CAU's youth and teen programs, offered weekly from July 6 to August 2, 2014, youngsters get a taste of college life at Cornell while experiencing the fun and friendships of a terrific camp.
Supervised by caring, trained counselors, your child will enjoy
- well-organized activities,
- stimulating field trips,
- kid-friendly meals, and
- a chance to explore our beautiful campus.
This nationally acclaimed summer educational experience also features the highest staff-to-youth ratio in day camping.
Residential campers participate in youth activities during the day and enjoy supervised evening activities and entertainment. Children ages 3 to 12 must be accompanied by a registered resident adult; teens may be in residence without a registered resident adult.
Commuter campers participate in daytime programs (from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for children ages 3-12 and 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. for teens) Monday through Friday.
|Infants and Tots||Under 3|
|Older Teens||High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors|
|Week 1||July 6-12||July 7-11|
|Week 2||July 13-19||July 14-18|
|Week 3||July 20-26||July 21-25|
|Week 4||July 27-August 2||July 28-August 1|
Youth program fees
The program fee (per youngster, per week) covers tuition, housing, seventeen meals, and all morning, afternoon, and evening activities. It does not cover special instructional fees for some youth courses, as noted in the course listings. Children (other than teens) in on-campus programs reside adjacent to parents in Court/Kay Hall or with parents at the Hilton Homewood Suites.
|Age group||Full rate||Reduced|
*Reduced rates apply to the second and all additional children (after the first, oldest child) accompanying a registered adult in residence on campus.
**The weekly program charge for Li'l Bears, Tykes, Explorers, Big Reds, and Junior Cornellians includes the full program, 8:30am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, healthful lunches, fresh fruit, and snacks. The Commuter Teen option, 8:30 am - 10:00 pm, Monday - Friday, includes the full program, snacks, and lunch and dinner.