Academic Programs

**Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Furman has made the difficult decision to suspend summer programs for 2020. We look forward to seeing you on campus in 2021!**


Below is a listing of academic programs for young people that will take place on Furman’s campus during the Summer of 2020. For more information on the programs below, please contact the program coordinator or the Office of Summer Programs. We hope to see you on campus soon!

Request more information about a specific program here.


Band and Orchestra: June 14-19

Furman’s Band and Orchestra Camp is an intensive one-week experience designed to encourage 260 students, ages 12-18, to fuel their musical enthusiasm and boost their playing skills. Talented musicians from across the country come to Furman with expectations of taking their performance skills to the next level.

Summer Keyboard Institute: June 21-26

The Summer Keyboard Institute offers young pianists and organists, ages 12-18, a unique major and minor style of study in a variety of keyboard areas. Designed for intermediate and advanced pianists and organists, all students study piano or organ as their primary then select a secondary area in organ, piano, ensemble piano, or improvisation.

Young Artist Vocal Experience: June 21-26

The Young Artist Vocal Experience is an intensive one-week summer workshop for talented singers ages 14-18. Board or Commute. Vocal styles taught: musical theatre, opera, sacred, art song, oratorio. Participants have the opportunity to develop their skills through voice classes, acting classes, master classes, student recitals, faculty recitals, alumni recitals and special topic sessions.

Jazz Camp: June 28 – July 2

A joint program of Furman Music and the non-profit Greenville Jazz Collective, the camp is a unique experience designed to encourage HIGH SCHOOL students of all levels to fuel their jazz performance skills (middle school students considered by recommendation). Students will take daily classes in jazz theory, improvisation, and jazz history, and perform in a big band and/or jazz combo.

See the Music Department website for more information on summer music programs at Furman.


Furman University’s own summer camp! Register here!

The “SCOPES” program is founded upon the belief that children will thrive in a supportive environment in which they are challenged to think, question, collaborate, play, imagine and explore. SCOPES is an all-day program on the Furman campus for rising 1st through 8th graders.

Session 1: June 15-19

Session 2: June 22-26

Session 3: July 6-10

Session 4: July 13-17

See more information on SCOPES Summer Camps!


July 13-19

Do you love mock trial? Do you wait with anticipation for the next season to begin and a new case to be released? Are you considering a career in law or interested in learning more about the American judicial system? Do you want to build your skills in public speaking, presentation, and critical analysis?

Then join us for Top Mock, one of the oldest and most prestigious summer programs for high school mock trial. For 18 years, Top Mock has taught advanced trial advocacy skills to some of the nation’s finest mock trial participants.

Top Mock is a highly selective program administered by Furman’s award-winning collegiate Mock Trial team. The program is designed for high school students who have competed in mock trial tournaments (particularly the Empire Tournaments, State Championships, or National Championship). Top Mock participants receive a week of training and instruction from Furman’s experienced mock trial faculty and students.

Visit the Top Mock website for more information.

Request More Information

Have more questions or need to contact a camp director? Fill our our request for more information form here.