Summer Conferences at Pitzer College

This summer, Pitzer College welcomes the following groups:

EMERGE Fellowship
June 2 – June 7

EMERGE empowers and prepares high-performing students from underserved communities to attend and graduate from selective colleges and universities across the nation.

Pomona/Pitzer Women’s Soccer
June 7 – June 9

This 3-day, 2-night camp is run by the Pomona-Pitzer coaching staff and hosted on the Pomona College and Pitzer College campuses.

The camp is an excellent opportunity for high school players (grad years 2020-2022) to experience the demands and standards of being a college student-athlete competing at the top level of Division III soccer at an academically rigorous school.

Project Think
June 17 – July 26

This children’s camp will be utilizing several spaces across Mead Hall and the Pitzer Mounds. Children will be attending an educational camp along with taking daily swim lessons at the Gold Student Center pool from 11:30 a.m.-3: 45 p.m. Most participants will be done with campus use on weekdays after 3 p.m.

Suzuki Music Program of Los Angeles
June 13 – June 22

The Suzuki Music Program is a music camp for violin, viola, cello, guitar and piano students who study music using the Suzuki Method. Students attend for 5 1/2 days and have various classes including lessons, group classes, orchestra, theory class, Dalcroze, jazz, etc. Teenagers attend for 5 1/2 days with a focus on chamber music. Adult teachers attend for 5-9 days (depending on the course they choose to take) and take continuing education teacher training classes. Students under 13 are required to attend with a guardian, and students 13 and above may choose to stay in a teen dorm which is monitored by teen dorm counselors. Classes are held during the day and recitals, concert and fun evening activities are held in the evening after dinner. The Suzuki Music Program is a non-profit organization sponsored by the Suzuki Music Association of California (SMAC) and the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA).

Western University of Health Sciences
June 21 – August 8

The WesternU Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, offers an innovative approach to academic enrichment in the basic sciences through team-based learning. WesternU SHPEP is a rigorously inter-professional program offered in a diverse and vibrant urban environment. Student learning of foundational science, inter-professional teamwork, health disparities and healthcare policy are driven by weekly clinical cases. Hands-on training in clinical skills is provided in a wide range of health professions through the WesternU Colleges of Dentistry, Osteopathic Medicine, Allied Health, Graduate Nursing, Pharmacy, Podiatric Medicine, Optometry and Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

Pomona/Pitzer Men’s Soccer
June 21 – June 24

This camp helps identify student-athletes interested in Pomona-Pitzer from the local area and beyond. Prospective student-athletes are currently enrolled in an excellent high school course schedule or program. All those attending the clinic receive excellent, collegiate level instruction, a brief tour of the immediate campus facilities, meet current program team members, and participate in a Q&A session with members of the staff.

Move Language Ahead
June 22 – August 6

Move Language Ahead (MLA) provides safe, educational, and cultural vacations to students from around the world as part of a short-term English as a Second Language (ESL) program.

Keck Graduate Institute
July 7 – July 13

A group of graduate students attend academic and industry talks on KGI’s campus.

Council for China Exchange
July 9 – July 20

The Council for China Exchange specializes in cultural, educational and professional exchanges between China and the United States as well as with other parts of the world. It offers different types of exciting cultural, educational and professional programs for educators, students, professionals and the public.

Oak League Education
July 10 – July 21

The Oak League Education Institute (OLEI) is a multicultural educational institute designed to offer a high-quality education program and professional counseling to American and International students.

Native Youth to College
July 19 – August 6

Sponsored by Pitzer College, this program is a college preparatory experience for Native American high school students in 9th-12th grades designed to motivate them to complete high school, strengthen their self-esteem, their academic preparation for college and their connection to traditional knowledge and culture.

Cambridge Institute
July 21 – July 31

Cambridge Institute’s two-week psychology program helps youth build their self-confidence and manage mental wellness.

The Drucker Institute
July 23 – July 29

The Drucker for Future Japanese Leaders Program at The Claremont Colleges offers an opportunity for Japanese high school students to learn some of Peter Drucker’s most essential tools for leadership and management.

Kobe Women’s University
July 29 – August 4

In annual partnership with the International Programs office, this group of Japanese students is housed on campus before joining host families in the local area.