Albertus Magnus College Offers Exciting Experiential Summer Camps

Enrichment Opportunities Provide Students with the Albertus Campus Experience

New Haven, Conn., June 17, 2024 – This is not your parents’ summer camp. Albertus Magnus College is offering four different learning enrichment opportunities so that high school students can get “real life” and “hands-on” familiarity with areas that interest them from experts in these fields.

“As the most diverse Catholic college in New England, Albertus is excited to offer this exciting summer schedule that provides access and opportunity for students to pursue their interests and dreams as well as get a glimpse of the Albertus Magnus College experience,” said Vice President for Enrollment Management Brian Fernandes.

Nursing - Monday, June 24 and Tuesday, June 25, 871 Winchester Street (Tagliatela Academic Center) 9am
Albertus Magnus College is answering the call to educate the next generation of nurses in the state. With Albertus’ first cohort of nursing students starting this fall, this nursing-focused camp couldn’t come at a better time. Designed for high school juniors and seniors eager to learn more about this profession, campers will experience firsthand what nurses go through on a daily basis. Students will visit a healthcare facility, gain valuable insights from guest speakers who are practicing RNs, and will be equipped with life-saving skills through hands-on CPR training. NOTE: Nursing Camp is already filled to capacity but registration for the waitlist is still available.

Criminal Justice - Wednesday, June 26, 305 Huntington Street at 9am
This is the 12th time holding this event and one of the most popular summer activities on campus. Criminal Justice Camp exposes high school juniors and seniors to a variety of career paths within the criminal justice field. Sessions with law enforcement officials on the local, state, and federal levels include Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) and fingerprint dusting, as well as K-9, bomb squad, and SWAT team demonstrations — just to name a few.

Political Science - Monday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 9, Hubert Campus Center at 9am (check-in)
It’s a presidential election year, so this newly formed camp couldn’t be more timely. It is designed to help students learn about and experience the various decisions, strategies, and efforts that contemporary political campaigns make in order for a candidate to be elected President. Students will develop and execute a political campaign. In the end, there will be a campus-wide election to see which team has won the White House. There is a $100 fee for this event.

College and Career Application Bootcamp - Wednesday, July 10, Hubert Campus Center at 8:30am
Is a college degree still worth it? You betcha! The Office of Career and Professional Development is offering this first- time workshop for students to explore college majors and the careers that match their interests and strengths. The program is available to 20 rising junior and senior high school students who will complete career inventories and explore potential majors as well as review essential tips for completing the common application (common app) and develop an outline for their essay. The day will end with parents to review the college financial aid process. There is a $50 fee for this event.

About Albertus Magnus College

Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925, is a coeducational Catholic College in the Dominican tradition.  As New England's most diverse Catholic College, Albertus' values- and liberal arts-based education is recognized by external rankings such as US News & World Report, Money Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, and has been named a Top 10 Military Friendly School.  For eight consecutive years, graduating classes at Albertus have achieved post-graduate employment and graduate school success at a rate of at least 95%.  The College has an enrollment of approximately 1,300 students across its traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate, and 12 graduate programs. Proud to enroll a student body where more than half of its students come from minority backgrounds with nearly the same percentage of undergraduates receiving Federal Pell Grants and being first generation college goers, Albertus is known for its innovative curricular offerings, recently launching new Bachelor's degree programs in Nursing, General Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Public Health, and Supply Chain Management; among its graduate programs is the State of Connecticut's only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling program. Just two years from its historic 100 th Anniversary Year, the College is implementing its Albertus 2025: Lighting the Way to a Second Century strategic plan, which articulates an inspiring, bold vision to "be a destination liberal arts-based college, distinguished in its interdisciplinary and experiential approach to education, rooted in Dominican values, that prepares students for lifelong civic engagement and success." To learn more, please visit