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Summer Camp photo with Victor E Viking


Camp Norse is a pre-collegiate summer camp opportunity for students entering grades 6-12. We offer a mix of day and overnight opportunities, introducing students to in-demand careers and a taste of college life. Over 400 campers will participate in one-week themed camps between June 17 – August 16. Camp Norse inspires and challenges the next generation of thinkers and leaders while offering them a glimpse into the opportunities for their future.

Both day and overnight camps for middle and high school students offer a comprehensive experience, featuring:

  • Engaging interactions with NKU faculty, renowned experts in their respective fields.
  • Opportunities to connect with NKU students, providing insights into college life.
  • Immersive hands-on activities to foster experiential learning.
  • Access to dedicated camp healthcare professionals, including a nurse and mental health specialist.

Day camps operate from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, providing participants with lunch and a snack for sustained energy throughout the day.


Overnight camps offer a more immersive experience, including:

  • Accommodations at Commonwealth Hall.
  • All meals provided at Norse Commons, the campus dining hall.
  • Resident Assistants exclusively available to support and guide campers.
  • Evening social events to enhance camaraderie and create memorable experiences.

*Scholarships are available until April 30th, apply using the link below*


June 17-18 & 20-21

  • Innovate & Inspire: The Creativity Camp (Middle School)
  • Game Masters: Unleash Your Creativity in Board Game Design (High School)

June 24-28

  • College Bound: Your Gateway to Success
  • BizWiz: Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Spirit in Just One Week (Middle School)

July 1-3

  • Life Skills Lab (Middle School)
  • Career Quest (High School)

July 8-12

  • Career Exploration (Middle School)
  • NextGen Teacher Camp (High School)

July 15-19

  • Norse College Prep Program (Middle School)
  • Norse Pre-Law Summer Program (High School)

July 22-26

  • Norse Future Health Careers (Middle School)
  • Norse Future Health Leaders (High School)

July 29 - August 2

  • Game Masters: Unleash Your Creativity in Board Game Design (Middle School)
  • Life Skills Lab (High School)

August 5-8

  • Spark Studio: Content Creation Camp (High School)
  • Norse Criminal Justice Camp (Middle School)

August 12-16

  • Storytelling Through Comics (Middle School)
  • BizWiz: Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Spirit in Just One Week (High School)

make your experience even more convenient with optional early drop-off and aftercare services

Early Drop-Off (1 hour 30 minutes)

Start your day off right with our early drop-off option from 7:30 am to 9 am. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing your camper is in a safe and engaging environment before the official start of camp activities. It's not just about the time; it's about setting the right vibes for the day.
Cost: $50

Aftercare - Day Camps
Extend the fun with our aftercare option for day camps. Perfect for busy schedules, our aftercare program allows campers to stay until 5:30 pm, with the added convenience of move-out on Friday for the last day of camp.
Cost: $100

Please note that we do not offer pro-rating or daily rates. Additionally, for the convenience of all our camp families, please be aware that there is a late pick-up fee of $35 for every 15 minutes (after 5:30 pm) for each camper. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Let's make this summer one to remember!

If you have any questions regarding Camp Norse please contact Carolyn Noe at