Summer Camps

Welcome to summer at Houghton College! Every year, nearly 3500 students attend summer camps at Houghton College.

Summer sports camps

This year, we are offering athletic camps for students entering grades 1 - 12. A variety of summer camps combine fun, excellent teaching by qualified instructors, and a focus on encouraging and developing Christian character qualities while exploring a sport or specific subject matter.

 Boy dunks basketball at summer camp Basketball
girl jumps horse at summer camp Equestrian
Boy kicks soccer ball at summer camp Soccer
girl prepares to serve tennis ball at summer camp Tennis

Other camps held at Houghton

Throughout the summer, multiple other organizations hosts camps at Houghton College. Below is a list of these that are open to public enrollment. Links will redirect you to the organizations website.

Csehy Music Camp / June 24-30 / July 1-7 / July 8-14 / July 15-21 / July 22-28, 2018

Founded in 1962 by Hungarian violin virtuoso Wilmos Csehy, the Csehy Summer School of Music is a Christian organization dedicated to developing excellence in classical music in a Christian environment.

Never The Same Camp (NTS) / July 8-12, 2018

NTS Camp sets the table for a student to meet with God.  But our philosophy is that the camp is just the beginning.  NTS is strategically structured so that the student is set up for long-term spiritual growth and success accomplished by providing a support structure that continues on throughout the year.

FLN Super Summer / July 16-20, 2018

Be assured, this is not your average teen camp.  Super Summer is the place to take your student leaders to the next level in discipleship, evangelism, and their walk with Christ. If you want to see a long term impact in your church’s youth ministry, this is your chance to invest in the leaders that provide the foundation for that ministry.

Houghton Summer Scholars Week / July 22 - July 26, 2018

Calling all scientists, musicians, video producers, and more! Houghton is looking for academically driven high school sophomores, juniors and seniors (as of Fall 2018) to spend a week at Houghton digging deeper into a chosen field of study

Refresh Camp (Houghton Family Camp) / July 29- August 3, 2018

At Refresh you will find a blend of spiritual, mental and physical activities throughout the days for you and your family to participate in.

General Information


Houghton College is located 65 miles southeast of Buffalo and 70 miles southwest of Rochester in Houghton, New York. On all sides of our 1,300-acre campus is the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and northern hardwood forests of Western New York.

About Houghton College

Houghton College is a Christian college committed to providing a quality educational experience within a wholesome and safe environment. Find out dates and registration information by visiting each camp’s specific web page.

Airport Transportation

If camper transportation is needed from the Buffalo or Rochester airports to Houghton College, please contact the individual camp directors to see if they are able to assist you. Camp directors will try to help you arrange transportation for campers flying in. The fee will be $75 per trip ($75 Pick-up / $75 Drop-off from either Buffalo or Rochester International Airports).