Summer Camps

High School Summer Camps

summer at roberts

July 30 - August 3, 2018

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 30, 2018. 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 2018.

5 camps to choose from



pre med




social justice

Social Justice



CSI (Sold Out)

Join the wait list

Please email Michele Kelly at to be placed on the waiting 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 mock crime analysis center, and work with a group to solve the crime.  This camp will provide you with hands-on experience in the field of criminal investigations, crime scene investigation, and crime analysis.

  • 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 with real-time demonstrations from local and federal evidence recovery teams.


Meet Your Professor

Glenn Grana

As a former law enforcement professional, Glenn Grana, knows what it takes to get the job done. He's worked in every area of law enforcement, including crime analysis. Professor Grana brings over 20 years of experience to CSI Camp and leads students through crime scene investigations and crime analysis. Glenn is a published author and recognized authority on crime and intelligence analysis.

Nursing (Sold Out)

Join the wait list

Please email Michele Kelly at to be placed on the waiting 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.
  • Receive Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED certification (This optional certification is open to 12 students for an additional fee of $27).
  • Participate in simulations with high fidelity manikins that have a heart rate, blood pressure, breathe and talk.
  • Explore the vast career opportunities in the field of nursing and what it takes to be a nurse today.

Meet Your Professor

Patricia Capellazzi

Patricia Capellazzi has many years of nursing experience in Maternity Nursing, School Nursing and as a professor.  She has expertise in teaching nursing skills and health promotion.  Professor Capellazzi loves using technology in teaching and currently works full time as a Clinical Professor in the Nursing Labs at Roberts Wesleyan College where she enjoys using manikins for instructing nurses in the care of patients.   

Sara Lang

Sara Lang is a Family Nurse Practitioner and works in the Simulation and Practice Labs in the School of Nursing. She also works as a Maternity nurse in a local Birthing Center and provides clinical instruction in Maternity for Roberts Wesleyan College Nursing students.

Pre-Med (Sold Out)

Join the wait list

Please email Michele Kelly at to be placed on the waiting 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.
  • Conduct a genetics experiment using molecular techniques to determine your genotype for a particular taste gene.
  • Perform a series of animal dissections including the heart and lungs, kidney and brain.
  • 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.

Social Justice

Are you ready to enact change in your world?

Discover the abilities that you possess to become a catalyst for change in your community through this one-week intensive workshop. You will emerge with a plan to proactively influence the people around you as you confront injustice that you want to see made right.

  • Identify a cause that resonates with you, brainstorm solutions, and identify which of the three modes of intervention will be most effective in achieving your desired outcome.
  • Realize the resources already available to you to confront this issue and determine additional assistance you need as you strategize and map out the connections that will empower you to make a difference.
  • Design an action plan to create change by becoming a catalyst for a movement in your community.
  • Interact with social activists, organizers, and community leaders who will mentor you through the development of your strategic action plan.
  • Wrestle with what it looks like to live justly in your cafeteria, classroom, neighborhood, faith community, etc. as you experience the immersive lifestyle of an advocate for justice.

You do not have to wait until you know more or until you are older to be a catalyst for change. The time for justice is always now.

Meet Your Professor

Amy Lynn Smith

Amy Lynn Smith

Amy Lynn Smith, Visiting Professor of Social Work, teaches in the areas of diversity and social justice through policy and community change. She is also a pastor and the founder and program manager for Freelancing Hope, a fiscally sponsored non-profit that empowers people of all ages to prevent the abuse of children and vulnerable adults, labor and sex trafficking, and exploitation.



Do you want to lead people into a deeper relationship with God? 

You've sung along to music by Hillsong United and Bethel Worship, now prepare to follow their example as you immerse yourself in this weeklong camp for aspiring worship and ministry leaders.

  • Discover new praise and worship songs as you practice performing in the context of a band with the opportunity to perform for the camp.
  • Learn practical tips of what it means to be a part of a musical worship team.
  • Design a worship experience for your local faith community as you learn the principles of planning a worship service.
  • Explore what the Bible has to say about praise and worship. 
  • Launch your career in songwriting as you hone the basic skills needed to craft your own praise and worship song.

Meet Your Professor

Perry Moore

Perry Moore

Perry Moore began his study of music at the age of seven and has been in music ministry in numerous capacities since the age of twelve. Perry received a B.A. in Music Performance at Mt. Vernon Nazarene College, then later an M.A. in Worship Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. He served in full-time worship ministry from 1993-2016 in Southern California before moving to the Rochester area with Jennifer, his wife of twenty-two years. Perry is currently the Director of Chapel Worship at Roberts Wesleyan College.


Cost for the week

$395 includes:

  • Lab/field experience
  • Meals
  • Overnight accommodations

View the tentative camp schedule.


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 2018.


You and your parents must also submit the Medical Release FormParticipation Agreement and the Health Care Provider Consent Form.

Questions? Please email Michele Kelly at

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

The Camp will have a permit to operate in New York State from the Monroe County Department of Public Health.

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.