Kutztown University Kicks off 2023 Summer Camps and Conference Season

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KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown University is set to welcome more than 30,000 visitors to campus this summer as its 2023 camps and conference season is underway.

Kutztown University provides housing, dining and event services to programs ranging from athletic, arts and leadership youth camps; to professional, industry-based and academic conferences. Combining beautifully preserved older buildings with stylish modern architecture, Kutztown University offers comfortable, spacious and unique meeting rooms, outstanding athletic facilities, comfortable housing for summer programs and beautiful dining facilities.

Contact KU's Office of Conference Services for more information at 610-683-1359 or conferenceservices@kutztown.edu.

Below is a select list of the camps and conferences in this year’s summer season schedule.


Berks Warriors Girls’ Basketball Shout-out Tournament

A 2-Day Girls’ Basketball Tournament consisting of teams from all over Pennsylvania competing in Keystone Arena and O’Pake Fieldhouse.

5/19-20; 5/26; 6/2-3; 6/9-10

Music in the Parks

Music In The Parks is an educationally focused music festival that provides school performing ensembles the opportunity to learn from exceptional conductors in the field of music education today. Their mission is to bring together these student musicians and adjudicator-clinicians for performances with the result being musical growth, achievement and recognition for both the individuals and the participating music programs. 

The events take place over multiple weekends in the spring in cities across the United States. The event is culminated by a celebratory awards ceremony where all participants are honored for their commitment to quality in music education.


Brandywine Heights School District High School Graduation



USTA Northeast Region Twirling Pre-Trials and Championships



Anthony Myers Movement Youth Football Academy

A once-a-year football academy hosted at Kutztown University geared for Grades 2 through 12 focusing on all positions in football. https://www.theanthonymyersmovement.org



Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Graduation



Fleetwood Area School District High School Graduation



Athletes For a Better Education Basketball Tournament

A three-day Basketball Tournament consisting of teams from across Pennsylvania competing in Keystone Arena and O’Pake Fieldhouse.


Juli Kell Dance Recital

The Juli Kell Dance Company will feature their different Dance groups in recital format at Schaeffer Auditorium.


KU Men’s Basketball Day Camp/KU Women’s Soccer Day Camp



Philadelphia Gear Up

The GEAR UP program (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) provides early intervention support services and scholarships to a cohort of students in low-income middle and high schools.


Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Be challenged, both athletically and spiritually, while competing with and against the best the Mid-Atlantic has to offer. Featuring coaches and athletes from the professional, collegiate and high school ranks, this camp is sure to not only make you the best athlete you can be but also invest in you off the field as a young man or young woman. With multiple FCA Sports Specific camps going on at the same time on campus, you will have the opportunity to interact with 100's of athletes striving to be the best they can be.


KU Summer Music Festival

An overnight music camp with lectures and performances comprising of student musicians from all over Northeastern PA.



A residential camp for middle School students in Rotary District #7430. Students will experience art labs and equipment, a planetarium, observatory, living and eating on a university campus.


KU Acrobatics and Tumbling Camp




Change Summer Camp is a sleepaway summer camp that offers campers entering grades 4-9 the opportunity to expand their horizons through athletics, the arts, STEM, outdoor adventure, swimming, social-emotional learning and other fun activities. Change Summer Camp gives campers the chance to challenge themselves in a safe space, and make new, long-lasting friendships.


Vivace Band Music Camp

An overnight Marching Band camp facilitated by Vivace Productions, Inc.


KU Core, KU Softball, KU Swimming Overnight Camps

KU Sponsored overnight sports camps


NIKE Tennis Camp



KU Women’s Basketball and KU Field Hockey Overnight Camps



KU Wrestling

TNT Wrestling and KU link up to provide a large overnight wrestling clinic consisting of teams from across the country.


KU Soccer Residential Youth Team Camp



Reading Rage Soccer residential camp



NIKE Basketball Camp



KU Jumps Camp, KU Volleyball Camp

All overnight sports camps


Community College of Philadelphia College Readiness overnight camp