Youth & High School Summer Programs Build a Bridge to Your Future!
Experience your Summer in the City at Point Park University. Summertime is the best time to be in Downtown, Pittsburgh. Our programs span a wide range of subjects and offer students a glimpse into academic college life. It’s the ideal mix of education and fun.
Discover your next adventure by selecting a program below! Please be sure to reference our FAQs webpage for additional details about our summer season. Interested in learning more about other noncredit opportunities? Explore all that the Department of Community and Summer Education has to offer today.
Athletics | various ages
Calling all Pioneers! Join us this summer as our devoted coaches and staff help to improve your game while also having fun. Point Park University Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the River States Conference.
Esports | June 27 - 30 and July 25 - 28, 2022 → On Ground, Commuter
Business | 9th - 12th grade
Immerse yourself in the latest trends and gain real, hands-on experience in the heart of Downtown, Pittsburgh. Our programs provide high school students with an increased understanding of the multifaceted world of business.
Accounting Career Awareness Program | June 26 - July 1, 2022 → On-Ground, Residential
- Radio / TV Broadcast | July 10 - 15, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
Cinema Arts | 9th - 12th grade
Join a group of like-minded filmmakers as you learn the essentials of cinema production. Our programs offer pre-professional, intensive hands-on education in narrative filmmaking, with collaboration at its core.
Screenwriting Intensive | June 26 - July 1, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
Camp Hollywood | July 10 - 21, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
3D Animation Intensive | July 17 - 29, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
The World of Post-Production | July 17 - 22, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
2D Animation Intensive | July 17 - 29, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
Communications | 9th - 12th grade
Network with professionals and explore avenues in media and communications. Led by leading field experts, all programming is career-focused with experiential opportunities to develop outside of the classroom
Radio / TV Broadcast | July 10 - 15, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
- PR, Advertising and Social Media | July 18 - 21, 2022 → Commuter
Dance | ages 10-30
Our dance programs welcome talented dancers, teachers and musicians from around the globe who are all united through the love of dance. Programs offer comprehensive dance instruction specialized in ballet, jazz and modern.
International Summer Dance | Begins June 19, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
Choreography Collective | July 10 - 17 and July 17 - 24, 2022 → Residential or Commuter
Summer Dance Workshop | July 18 - 29, 2022 → Commuter
Engagement | 6th - 10th grade
Spend quality time learning about civic, business and community organizations to become agents of change in the city of Pittsburgh. Join us as we celebrate the service-learning movement.
412 Impact Camp | July 19 - 21, 2022 → Commuter
Theatre | 9th - 12th grade
A transformative program led by expert industry professionals and Point Park Faculty at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, the arts and entertainment center of the University. Take the stage in our brand new, state-of-the-art performance venue.
Theatre Intensive | June 19 - July 9, 2022 → Residential or Commuter