Summer Camps

High School Summer Camps

summer at roberts

July 31 - August 4, 2017

Get out of the house this summer and experience your future career at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Spend a week as a Roberts student when you participate in an overnight Summer Camp. Camps run Monday-Friday the week of July 31, 2017. Cost of camp includes meals, overnight stay, camp experiences and labs, field trips, and more!

Open to high school students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in the fall of 2017.

NOTE: Registration for all summer camps will close at midnight on July 14.

5 camps to choose from



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Photography & Video


Want to think outside the box?

Spend a week learning about the Internet of Things and exploring the possibilities of embedding computing in everyday devices. You will also make your own tools and games for your phone.

  • Get hands-on with the Raspberry Pi - a Linux computer not much bigger than your cell phone.
  • Make wearable devices, build and control vehicles and Lego robots, and design and print objects on a 3D printer.
  • Create your own Android apps using a simple drag and drop programming environment from MIT.

Meet Your Professor


Rob Willhoft

Dr. Rob Willhoft has taught Computer Science at Roberts Wesleyan College since 2003. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from Geneva College and Syracuse University and has worked at IBM in Endicott, NY.  His expertise includes software development for embedded systems and networking systems development. Read more about Dr. Willhoft…

Photography & Video Production

Do you like taking pictures and making movies?

Spend a week as a photographer and filmmaker. Learn the essentials of visual storytelling using professional-level DSLR cameras, video production, and audio equipment. Explore the importance of composition, lighting, depth of field, color, and more that can make even your smartphone images and videos more cinematic.

  • Explore one photo theme each day including: portraiture, architecture, journalism, event photography, and even black-and-white "camera-less" images. 
  • Write, produce, film, and edit a short narrative film in small production groups.
  • Learn the rules and when to break them as you capture the world around you during walking field trips.

Meet Your Professor

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Romy Hosford

Romy Hosford is a multimedia artist and Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Roberts Wesleyan College. Her work can be described as storytelling through object, material and historical contexts; often dealing with perception, definition and expectation. As an educator she challenges her students to question and challenge the cultural misconceptions about the arts and the media/electronic arts. Read more about Professor Hosford…

CSI | Join the Wait List

Do you love solving mysteries? 

Spend a week immersed in crime scene investigation.  You will process a simulated crime scene, collect evidence, analyze clues in the lab, and work with a group to solve the crime.  This camp will provide you with hands-on experience in the field of forensic science.

  • Discover how a professional processes and collects evidence at a crime scene.
  • Scientifically analyze the evidence you collect from a simulated crime scene.
  • See the real CSI professionals in action when you visit the Monroe County Crime Lab.

Meet Your Professors


Mark Concordia

As a former law enforcement professional, Mark Concordia knows what it takes to get the job done. He's worked in every area of law enforcement, including corrections, homicide investigations, and counter- terrorism. Mark will bring his 22 years of experience to CSI Camp and lead students through crime scene investigations. Read more about Professor Concordia…


Jason Taylor

Dr. Jason Taylor is Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Department of Biological and Chemical Sciences.  He regularly advises students in the Forensic Science program at Roberts and teaches both Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis courses for the major. Read more about Dr. Taylor…

Join the Wait List

Registration is currently closed for CSI Camp. Join a wait list and be notified if an opening becomes available. Email Michele Kelly at to join the wait list.

Nursing | Join the Wait List

Are you interested in becoming a nurse?

Spend a week in the life of a registered nurse. With the help of the latest cutting-edge technology and expert clinicians at Roberts Wesleyan College, you will learn to work as a vital member of the healthcare team.

  • Practice basic lifesaving and CPR skills as you learn how to respond in crisis medical situations and perform preliminary diagnostic checks.
  • Participate in simulations with high fidelity manikins that breathe, blink, and talk.
  • Explore the vast career opportunities in the field of nursing and what it takes to be a nurse today.

Meet Your Professors

Molly Becker

Molly Becker, R.N., B.Sc.N. works in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Golisano Children’s Hospital and recently began teaching in the simulation and skills lab at Roberts Wesleyan College. Originally a Registered Nurse from Canada, Molly now resides in Rochester, where she looks forward to completing her Master’s in Nursing Education at the University of Rochester in the spring of 2017.

Join the Wait List

Registration is currently closed for Nursing Camp. Join a wait list and be notified if an opening becomes available. Email Michele Kelly at to join the wait list.

Pre-Med | Join the Wait List

Are you interested in the medical field? 

Spend a week learning about medical professions and explore possible pathways to medical school. You will learn more about the field of medicine and participate in hands-on medical simulations.

  • Participate in medical simulations in our state-of-the-art simulation center and analyze medical case studies to diagnose mock patients.
  • Perform a series of animal dissections focused on the cardiovascular system to understand heart defects.
  • Learn how to suture (i.e. stitches).


Meet Your Professor

pre med

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis earned her PhD in Biology from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, with a research focus in molecular genetics. She gets a kick out of helping students find the career path that is right for them and has had the privilege of working with many wonderful students interested in a career in medicine over the past 27 years of teaching. Currently, she uses genetic and cell biological techniques to study meiosis in yeast.

Join the Wait List

Registration is currently closed for Pre-Med Camp. Join a wait list and be notified if an opening becomes available. Email Michele Kelly at to join the wait list.

Cost for the week

$375 includes:

  • Lab/field experience
  • Meals
  • Overnight accommodations


Submit the Summer Camp Registration Form to secure your spot in your chosen summer camp. Registration is limited to the first 24 students in each camp. Open to high school students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in the fall of 2017.

Registration for all summer camps will close at midnight on July 14.

You and your parents must also submit the Medical Release Form and Participation Agreement.

Questions? Please email Michele Kelly at

As a Christian school, these camps will seek to incorporate the values and commitments of the Christian faith.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given if withdrawal from the program is made at least four weeks prior to the start date. Request for refunds will not be honored if withdrawal is made within four weeks of the start date, unless a written request citing extenuating circumstances is submitted and approved. A $25 processing fee will be retained for all withdrawal refunds.