Summer Programs

Summer programs at Whitman College offer a wide variety for both adults, young people and prospective students. Explore the links below to learn more!

Tennis and Wine Camp: Learn from the experts, both on the court an off. This nationally recognized camp will be the highlight of your summer.  Five different dates to choose from to fit into your busy summer schedule.

Summer College: A well loved Alumni event not to be missed! Join your fellow Whitman Alum in a variety of lectures and field trips that will educate, enliven and entertain.

Summer Dance Lab: This long-running program focuses on developing well rounded dancers who have the proper depth of training and experience that prepares them for a sustained career.

High School Debate & Forensics Institute: Students will leave the camp feeling confident in their ability to research any topic and craft high quality arguments.

Summer Institute Workshop Series: The aim of the Summer Institutes is to create an experience for area teachers that allows them access to faculty specialists and increase subject knowledge while also encouraging collaboration between colleagues and Whitman faculty.

Scrambles: Start your Whitman career off right by participating in a Scramble! Each August, small groups of incoming first-years join three upperclass student leaders on an outdoor adventure in the Pacific Northwest.
Watch the 2013 Scramble Video

SCORE (Summer Community OutReach Excursions): The excursions are student-led pre-orientation service trips for incoming Whitman students. These trips allow new students to participate in community service projects in the Walla Walla Valley and to get to know their fellow teammates through hard work and lots of fun.

WISE (Whitman Institute for Scholastic Enrichment): This is an all-expense paid program that introduces local middle school students to college life in order to generate excitement for pursuing a college education.