Point Park Summer Camps and Intensives

201 Wood StreetPittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-392-3456Email: summercamps@pointpark.eduWebsite: Visit Website Google Map

Point Park University's Office of Pre-College Programs is thrilled to welcome youth and high school students to our 2024 Summer Camps and Intensives. Learn more about each of our offerings below, or visit us at

Arts & Sciences

Creative Writing Intensive: July 22 - 26, 2024 

This summer creative writing camp immerses you in villainous backstory and scintillating imagery as you build and bring to life your own worlds. We'll dive into dramatic monologues, personal storytelling, and more! 

Dungeons and Dragons Camp: June 17 - 21, 2024

Whether you're new to the world of Dungeons and Dragons or a seasoned adventurer, this camp is the perfect place to learn, create, and make lasting memories. Get ready for a week of world building, thrilling quests, and imaginative storytelling through the realms of magic and adventure! 


Accelerated Career Awareness Program: June 23 - 28, 2024

The Accelerated Career Awareness Program at Point Park University is for high school students interested in the fields of accounting and finance. Application required.

Sports Business Camp: June 24 - 26, 2024

Get ready to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit as we delve into marketing strategies, athlete management, and the economics of sports. Brace yourself for exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of local professional sports venues, where you'll witness the magic of game day operations firsthand. 

Point SPARK Entrepreneurship Camp: June 26 - 28, 2024

Through hands-on workshops, interactive activities, and mentorship sessions, participants will embark on a journey of exploration, creativity, and collaboration. SPARK provides a supportive environment where students can discover their passion for entrepreneurship, develop essential skills, and gain valuable insights into launching their own ventures. 

Cinema Arts

2D Animation: July 7 - 19, 2024

Learn the process and fundamentals of 2D character animation at Point Park University.  Students will explore this art form by using industry-standard software and facilities to make their own animations. This class culminates in a screening of all final projects for family and friends. 

3D Animation: July 7 - 19, 2024

Want to learn how to animate, model, light, texture, or perhaps how to destroy things in 3D using simulations? This is a great opportunity for students to get a start on their animation education. At the close of this program, family and friends will be invited to join us for a project screening.

Editing: July 14 - 19, 2024

During this five-day intensive, students will learn the art and techniques of cinema editing. Lectures will include screenings and in-class exercises providing students with skills to edit their own productions in Adobe Premiere.

Film: July 7 - 19, 2024

Students will learn the fundamentals of single-camera production including the basic aesthetic and technical aspects of producing, directing, editing and cinematography.  

Screenwriting: July 7 - 12, 2024

Students will be immersed in all elements of storytelling. Students will create their own unique script, collaborate with fellow writers, and depart with the narrative tools to be successful in the evolving multi-platform storytelling world. 


Communication Workshops: June 24 - 28, 2024

Join us for day camps in Photography and Graphic Design, Radio and TV Broadcast, Journalism, PR/Advertising, and Podcasting.

Performing Arts

Choreography Collective: July 7 - 13, 2024

Virtual Audition Required.

International Summer Dance: June 16 - July 27, 2024

2-week, 3-week, and 6-week options. Virtual or in-person auditions are required.

Summer Dance Workshop: July 15 - 26, 2024

Two weeks are offered Monday through Friday: July 15 - 19 and July 22 - 26. You may choose one or both weeks. No audition is required.