A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Jesse SaundersDirector, Youth ProgramsEmail
Casey Johnson-PasquaCoordinator, Youth ProgramsEmail
Alison O'HaraCoordinator, Youth ProgramsEmail
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Our Summer Youth Camps are designed for middle and high school students up to the age of 19. Our programs provide stimulating summer learning and experiential opportunities that blend excitement, education, and enjoyment in a bilingual environment rich in cultural diversity and located just minutes away from the U.S. Capitol.
2022 Summer Camp Discovery: A camp focused on serving children age 4-12 years old who are Deaf, Hard of hearing, Kids of Deaf Adults or signing.
Bison Brainiacs: (Not Available) Designed for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 10-12 who want to explore the world of science and technology. There is no registration fee for this camp!
Deaf Youth Pride Camp: A camp for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 9-12 who identify as a part of the LGBTQIA+ community and want to learn new skills to become an advocate for themselves and others.
GenCyber: (Coming soon) A camp for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 9-12 who are interested in information technology and cybersecurity! There is no registration fee for this camp!
Got Skills? (Middle School Leadership and Sports camp): A design-your-own camp for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 7-9 who want to enhance their team building, leadership, and sports skills.
Immerse Into ASL: A great opportunity for deaf and hard of hearing students entering Grades 10-12 to expand their American Sign Language (ASL) skills and learn more about Deaf culture and history. Beginner and Intermediate course levels are offered. Hearing students will also be accepted if they sign at the intermediate level or above.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15