Community & Friends

Clinics, Camps, & Services

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro strives to enrich not just the lives of those inside our walls, but also the lives of people within our surrounding community. UNCG regularly makes available a variety of valuable services to the public, including health clinics, summer camps, daycare programs, libraries, and professional development and training.


Why UNCG?

By coming to UNCG, you will discover more than just quality services – you will make lasting relationships by engaging with faculty, staff, and students whose work is grounded in cutting-edge research and best practices. Individuals and families who take advantage of health clinics and other services engage with scholars and professionals to enhance their well-being through education, as well as treatment. Employees in schools, businesses, and organizations enhance their work through participation in basic and advanced professional development. Many youth who participate in camps, daycare, and other programs develop connections to college that last a lifetime.


Where to Go

Below you will find various clinics, services, and programs at UNCG that are available to the public.

 

CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

All-Arts, Science, & Technology Camp

The All-Arts, Sciences & Technology Camp, sponsored by UNCG’s Division of Continual Learning, is a week-long summer camp for children ages 7-15. Designed to give in-depth, hands-on instruction in the arts, sciences, and technology. The camp also includes recreation, citizenship, and multicultural entertainment. In addition to the academic course work, the campers experience dorm life on a college campus. They get to participate in a range of activities that foster personal and social development, encourage physical activity, and offer a chance to have fun-lots and lots of fun!

 

CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación)

UNCG CHANCE is a five-day program that allows Latino/Hispanic high school students in the 10th or 11th grade to engage in an intensive college readiness and test prep experience. Campers will work with university professors, students and staff to develop peer/professional networks and mentorships with a focus on both academic and personal success. Participants will experience “a day in the life of a college student” through a variety of activities including attending classes, learning about financial aid, playing sports, having cultural experiences, doing team building and more. For more information, contact Kattya Castellon (336-334-5653; kjcastel@uncg.edu) or Margarita Kerkado (336-334-4090; m_kerkad@uncg.edu).

 

Herpetological Research Experience

In this residential research-based camp, rising 9th- through 12th-graders work alongside field experts in exploring the vast ecosystem at Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center. Each morning students go into the field to catch, catalog and release various reptiles and amphibians. They will study the inhabitants of ephemeral pools, streams, lakes and hardwood forests. Possible field studies include: water turtles, box turtles, snakes, stream amphibians, ephemeral pool amphibians and frog calls. The camp is based at a nut-free facility that can provide vegetarian and gluten-free options as needed. Scholarships are available.  Contact christine@campchestnutridge.org for more information.

 

Horsepower Experience

Horsepower Experience at the Therapeutic Learning Center in Colfax, North Carolina. This year the summer camp will serve school-aged children with fluency disorders. The camp will be held (exact dates TBA) June through July, 9:00 a.m. to noon. For more information contact Perry Flynn at pfflynn@uncg.edu or 336-256-2005.

 

IT is for Girls/We Make IT Summer Camp

“IT is for Girls” is a week-long program for middle- and high-school girls that includes hands-on technology and leadership activities. High-school students who have participated in past summer camps will be invited to serve as teen mentors for the campers in grades 6th through 8th. Past activities have included creating animations and video games, designing web pages, developing Android mobile apps, creating a video production, working with LEGO Robotics, going on field trips and more.

 

The Learning Factory Summer Camp

The Learning Factory is a one-week maker camp for elementary and middle-school students. Campers will use the makerspace to engage in a variety of engineering and artistic activities including robotics, circuitry, engineering, digital storytelling and computer science. The program builds students’ creativity, critical thinking and problem solving abilities.

 

The Listening Lab

The Listening Lab is a summer day camp for children ages 7-11  diagnosed with auditory processing disorder (APD). Offered by the UNCG Speech and Hearing Center, the Listening Lab provides one-on-one and group activities that focus on improving listening skills in a fun, supportive environment. Children rotate through listening “stations” and receive intensive training in areas that may include listening-in-noise training, auditory memory training, auditory integration training, and listening comprehension activities.

 

Summer Arts and Design Camp

High school artists (8-12th graders) will work closely with UNCG arts faculty and staff to develop artistic skills, experiment with new techniques and develop portfolio-quality artwork in a state-of-the-art studio environment. Students choose three artistic disciplines to fill their morning, afternoon, and evening studio time. The choices include painting, photography, film-making, animation, interior architecture, graphic design, advanced drawing and more. These studio classes feature both instruction and hands-on time, allowing the students to understand and develop their skills in a supportive environment. The program also includes visits to Weatherspoon Art Museum, trips to open studios and other art enrichment activities with professional artists. The program ends with a closing reception and student art show, during which students exhibit the results of their work over the course of the camp.

 

Summer Dance Intensive

The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance offers the Summer Dance Intensive, a program designed for UNCG Dance majors and minors, dancers from other universities and rising high school juniors and seniors who can earn UNCG credit or attend with a non-credit option. Students may register for the Technique morning session as a stand-alone credit. Dance Repertory credit requires full-day enrollment. All students must be at an intermediate or advanced level of dance training in contemporary or ballet technique. Applicants will be required to furnish links to a video sample of 3 to 5 minutes in length to demonstrate their technique.

 

LIME Camp

Language Intervention through Movement and Exercise Camp at the Kaplan Center. This camp will serve rising second- and third-grade students with a language disorder. Students will participate in language therapy infused with yoga. Space is limited. For more information or to register contact Emily Hamuka at elpraste@uncg.edu or 336-256-1105.

 

Summer Music Camp

The largest and most popular music camp held on a college campus in America! For students in grades 6 through 12, the camp offers week-long music instruction for band, orchestra, chorus, and piano. Camp participants are guided by UNCG School of Music faculty. These faculty instructors are joined by guest teachers, performers and conductors from throughout the nation who will ensure that each student receives an unmatched musical education. Ensemble performance is emphasized, but a private lesson in instrument or voice is available to all campers as well. Each camp will conclude on Friday with a concert for parents, relatives, friends and locals.

 

Summer Sport Camps

Be part of a team and improve your athletic skills with UNCG’s Summer Sport Camps, offering training in soccer, volleyball, basketball, and others for participants of all ages.

 

Summer Theatre Camps

The nationally recognized North Carolina Theatre for Young People is back as part of the UNCG Summer Theatre Camp. Run by the professionally trained artistic team at NCTYP, the two-week summer camps will host children ages 7 to 17, in three groups according to age. Sessions will allow students to experience the creation of a complete theatrical production. Participants will build communication skills and theatrical abilities while having fun and making new friends.

 

UNCG Young Writers’ Camp

This two-week camp introduces young writers in grades 3-12 to the writing process and to digital tools, such as storyboarding, blogging and movie-making. In daily workshops, the students work with UNCG faculty, graduate students, North Carolina teachers and local authors who support the development of a variety of writing styles. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a special “Writing and Robotics” companion program and visit the Weatherspoon Art Museum to learn how to use visual art to inspire their writing. Typically, all student writers have the opportunity to publish their work via the camp website. Scholarships are available. See the website’s Scholarship Page or contact amvetter@uncg.edu.

 

Writing and Robotics Camp

Writing and Robots is a companion camp for participants in the Young Writers’ Camp. In this one-week intensive, campers will use the Hummingbird Robotics kit to design and build a working robot based on the writing they did for the Young Writers’ Camp. The camp ends with a robot exhibition for family and friends. There are only 12 slots, and they’re expected to fill quickly, so sign up now if you’re interested.

 

Workshops for Educators

K-12 teachers and students can participate in workshops that correlate to the NC Common Core and Essential Standards. Programs can be designed around your curriculum goals, and include guided tours and classroom visits. Renewal credit is available for NC certified teachers. Home-school and community-based educators and teachers-in-training are always welcome to participate.

 

CLINICS

ADHD Clinic

The ADHD Clinic in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies offers a full range of evidenced-based assessment and treatment services for young children, adolescents, college students, and adults. All clinical services are provided by licensed Ph.D. level psychologists. In addition to its clinical services, the ADHD Clinic is currently conducting two externally funded clinical research projects examining: (1) the manner in which ADHD affects students during their college years, and (2) the impact of a newly developed intervention program for college students with ADHD.

 

Psychology Clinic

The UNCG Psychology Clinic is an outpatient facility offering affordable, high quality mental health services to all people from the Triad area. The Psychology Clinic offers a full range of therapy services for adults, adolescents, and children. Individual, family, and group therapy are provided for a variety of difficulties. Examples of problems commonly treated at the UNCG Psychology Clinic include depression, mood swings, anxiety/stress, social problems, marital and relational problems, family discord, phobias, panic attacks, anger, chronic pain, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, oppositional behavior, and school difficulties.

 

Reading Clinic

The UNCG Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) offers an annual reading clinic for struggling readers in 1st through 8th grades. Intended to help struggling readers become confident, active readers, the clinic offers individual tutoring and assessment by TEHE graduate students who administer several assessments (Informal Reading Inventory, Spelling Inventory, and Motivation Survey) and use the results to create a personalized tutoring plan.  During each session, students will participate in guided and independent reading, as well as phonics and fluency instruction. More information, including clinic dates, application instructions, and deadlines are available online.

 

Speech and Hearing Center

The UNCG Speech and Hearing Center provides a comprehensive service program for diagnosis and therapy in language, speech, and hearing for adults, adolescents and young children. A variety of services are offered to the community, including: evaluation of hearing, auditory processing, speech, language, reading, fluency and voice; auditory evoked potential evaluations; therapy for disorders of motor speech, articulation, language, reading, cognition, voice and fluency; summer preschool and early elementary school language groups; Transgender Voice and Communication Group; assistance in accent modification for speakers of English as a second language; assistance for persons wanting to code-switch between standard English and a dialect; hearing aid consultation and fitting; Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT); and group and individual therapy for adults with cochlear implants.

 

Vacc Counseling and Consulting Clinic

The Nicholas A. Vacc Counseling and Consulting Clinic is a state-of-the-art training facility dedicated to providing a wide range of affordable counseling services to the members of the UNCG and greater Greensboro communities. Counseling and consulting services provided by advanced graduate students and supervised by licensed counseling faculty, focus on strengths, developmental issues, and positive outcomes.

 

SERVICES

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Center for the Health of Vulnerable Populations

The mission of the Center for the Health of Vulnerable Populations (CHVP) is to improve the knowledge of health disparities in vulnerable populations through research, collaboration and education. Through seminars, health fairs, church meetings, and other community gatherings, CHVP provides education on health related subjects such as cancer, fitness, nutrition, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, mental health, tobacco use, and other health related topics.

 

Center for New North Carolinians

The Center for New North Carolinians offers a variety of programs and services to immigrant and refugee communities. The AmeriCorps ACCESS program helps immigrants and refugees gain better access to human services, become economically self-sufficient, and build bridges of understanding between immigrant and mainstream communities. The Interpreter ACCESS program provides and trains interpreters for the community. The Glen Haven and Avalon Trace Development Centers assist immigrant families by providing after school tutoring and assistance, while the Immigrant Health Access Project addresses the language and cultural barriers to health services. Thriving at Three educates immigrant parents about their child’s developmental stages, provides positive parental skills, ensures early detection of developmental delays, and reduces the negative impact of parental mental health/substance abuse problems on child development. The Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Project fosters democratic participation and civic awareness by immigrants in local community meetings.

 

Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships

The Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships (CYFCP) addresses health and social issues affecting children, youth, and families in the community. The CYFCP offers training and technical assistance and evaluation on a variety of topics, including co-occuring mental health and substance abuse disorders, health literacy forum development, parenting, early childhood, school success, juvenile justice, violence and trauma prevention, and youth and family risk resilience.

 

Facilities Rentals

Let the Division of Continual Learning help you plan and execute your next event on UNCG’s campus. Our facilities can host a variety of functions—from a workshop for 20 to a banquet for 800. UNCG’s campus boasts the latest technology and is prepared to accommodate all your audiovisual needs. To get started, please complete the Booking Request Form.

 

Landlord-Tenant Dispute Program

A partnership between the City of Greensboro’s Human Resources Department and UNCG’s program in Conflict and Peace Studies, the Landlord-Tenant Dispute Program provides opportunities for tenants and landlords to eliminate communication barriers and work together to solve problems. The Landlord-Tenant Dispute Program assists tenants and landlords in cases involving: damaged property, security deposits, living conditions, noise complaints, repairs, move out/eviction issues, miscellaneous conflict stemming from the landlord-tenant relationship.

 

Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness

UNCG’s Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness is a 216,000 sq. ft. recreation facility located on West Gate City Boulevard as part of the new Spartan Village. The facility includes: weight and fitness areas, three-court gym, racquetball courts, cycle studios, climbing wall, jogging track, mat room, natatorium, and locker rooms. Memberships are available for UNCG faculty, staff, and alumni. Community members residing in Glenwood (between West Gate City Blvd., Coliseum Blvd., and Freeman Mill Rd.) are eligible for an Affiliate Membership. In addition, several spaces within the Kaplan Center are available for special events.  Learn more about making a reservation.

 

Nonprofit Evaluation Support Program

The Nonprofit Evaluation Support Program ( NESP) aims to increase the program evaluation capacity of nonprofit organizations, with a particular emphasis on those organizations in the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina. Supported by the Department of Educational Research Methodology and the SERVE Center, NESP helps nonprofit organizations implement program evaluation activities and develop the necessary capacity to sustain such activities over time. A range of services are offered, including direct program evaluation support customized to individual organizations, and capacity-building professional development training that include webinars, workshops, and online programming. Organizations that would like to request assistance from NESP may contact the UNCG Referral Desk at 336-505-8994, or communityengagement@uncg.edu.

 

Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services

The Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services (OAERS) is a division of the Department of Educational Research Methodology (ERM) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. OAERS provides consulting services to the greater community in the areas of assessment and measurement, program evaluation, research design, and data analysis.

 

UNCG Child Care Education Program

The Child Care Education Program at UNCG is operated by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies to provide a laboratory experience for early childhood education students, assist with on-going research, and provide a model child care program for the community. The program operates at the highest possible level of quality recognized by North Carolina with a 5 Star License and is nationally accredited by NAEYC. Children ages 3 months to 5 years participate in the full day, year round program.

 

University Libraries

The general public is welcome to use the University Libraries facilities. Community members may sign up to be a Friend of the UNCG Library, which enables them to check out books and videos, as well as participate in a variety of workshops and events. The University Libraries include Jackson Library and the Music Library in the School of Music, and the catalog includes the holdings of the Teaching Resource Center in the School of Education and the Multicultural Resource Center.

 

Weatherspoon Art Museum

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets modern and contemporary art for the benefit of its multiple audiences, including university, community, regional, and beyond. The museum is open to the public Tuesday-Sunday, and parking and admission are completely free!

 

WUAG 103.1 FM

WUAG is UNCG’s college radio. The goal of WUAG is to educate its listeners in areas of music, public service announcements, sports and news updates, and daily concert/event calendars. WUAG is here to serve the community of UNCG and the entire city of Greensboro, NC. WUAG can be heard on the radio at 103.1 FM.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Audit a Class at UNCG

Members of the larger community may audit a class at UNCG for $50 per course. To register as a visiting auditor, complete the visiting auditor form and return to the Division of Continual Learning along with payments. To explore what courses UNCG offers, browse the UNCG Undergraduate or Graduate Course Bulletin.

 

Continuing Education Units 

If your organization is planning a training or professional development activity that may qualify for Continuing Education Units, contact the Division of Online Learning, who will assist you in ensuring that your activity or program meets the required criteria. Review the CEU Planning Guide!

 

ed2go Certificates

In partnership with ed2go, UNCG provides online vocational certificate programs that provide the workforce skills you need to acquire  professional-level positions in many in-demand occupations. Programs are available in Healthcare and Fitness; Business and Professional; IT and Software Development; Management and Corporate; Media and Design; Hospitality and Service; and Skilled Trades and Industries. You may start at any time and work at your own pace. For course descriptions, outlines, objectives, instructor bios, FAQs, testimonials, and financial aid information, visit ed2go.

 

Emeritus Society

Hosted by the UNCG Division of Continual Learning, the Emeritus Society provides noncredit education opportunities for adult learners of all ages. These college-level courses are designed to satisfy a hunger for intellectual nourishment without the pressure of tests and grades!

 

Executive Education Program

The Bryan School of Business offers Executive Education programs to prepare employees to become better problem solvers by challenging them to think innovatively, globally, ethically, and sustainably. They train them to become principled leaders who can make broader contributions to your organization both immediately and continually. They help attendees learn how to create positive outcomes for their businesses by approaching contemporary topics with broad-based thinking. In addition, the Bryan School offers one of the best values in Executive Education. This helps explain why over 300 organizations and 2,000 managers have benefited from the programs.

 

Visions

Have you ever wondered if graduate school is for you? Visions is a program offered each Fall and Spring to visiting and non-degree seeking students who already hold a bachelor’s degree. Prospective Visions students may want to take one or more courses for a variety of reasons, including personal enrichment, professional knowledge, or renewal of teacher licensure. Visions permits students to register for classes without being admitted to a particular program of study. Credits earned at UNCG through Visions are recorded in the University Registrar’s Office on an official transcript.

 

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