In-Person Camp Registration

Eligibility and Enrollment

This camp is available for any high school student (entering high school freshman through just-graduated senior). Camp enrollment is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis via submission of the registration form and payment.


The registration fee covers instruction, materials, housing, meals, and any tours taken as part of camp.

  • Registration Fee: $1,100.00

How to Register

Step 1 – Review with your camper

Before you begin registration, please review these Standards of Conduct and Frequently Asked Questions.

Step 2 – Gather this information before completing your registration

  1. Medical history
  2. Date of most recent tetanus immunization
  3. List of current medications with dosages and time(s) taken

Step 3 – Registration

Camp is now full for 2024.
If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email Amy Remic at

You may also be interested in our Virtual Camp Option.


If your request to withdraw is received at least 15 business days prior to the first day of the program, we can issue a partial refund. Send your written request by email to A $50 administrative fee will be charged for each withdrawal.

Important Information for Parents/Guardians

Please review the Youth Programs Ethics and Compliance web page before camp starts. Penn State employees are not permitted to transport or arrange transportation for a minor attending a youth program.

Food allergies must be disclosed to the camp planner in advance at or 814-863-5100. Learn more at Penn State Campus Dining or by calling 814-867-5277 or emailing

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the camp planner at or 814-863-5100 at least four weeks prior to your arrival.

Penn State is committed to equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment for all persons. It is the policy of the University to maintain an environment free of harassment and free of discrimination against any person because of their actual or perceived age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancy related conditions, genetic information or political ideas. Discriminatory conduct and harassment violate the dignity of individuals, impedes the realization of the University’s educational mission, and will not be tolerated. This access is extended to all university sponsored youth programs, including 4-H.

The needs of any participant in a youth program will be discussed privately with that child’s parent/legal guardian on a case by case basis with the goal of promoting a safe environment and quality experience. If you have any questions, please contact the program manager Karen Dinunzio at


For legal reasons, the University cannot release the names or phone numbers of other participants, not even to those who want to carpool.


Inquiries regarding the application procedures for scholarships (based on financial need and/or cultural diversity) should be sent via email to Curt Marshall at Scholarship awards will be credited to the student following enrollment in the program. Your electronic receipt will show a balance due. Scholarships will be paid by the sponsoring agency. You will not receive a bill for the scholarship.

For general consideration, students may wish to explore local opportunities for funding, such as community organizations and do-it-yourself fundraising websites.