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.
UNCG has been closely monitoring the complex and rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. If you have any questions or concerns about camps and clinics on campus, please contact them directly using the information provided below.
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. Although we maintain this list, each opportunity is coordinated by a different unit. Please click the link of the camp, clinic, or service to find the most up-to-date information and contact person for each opportunity.
CAMPS & WORKSHOPS
UNCG SUMMER ARTS AND DESIGN CAMP
UNCG’s Summer Arts and Design Intensive (SADI) is exhilarated to announce the 10th year of the Summer Art Camp, the advanced and compelling School of Art’s summer visual art program. This summer, we will offer a one-week-long residential art program, accepting up to 100 student artists. The studio program includes drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, graphic design, and animation.
Student artists at the 2023 Summer Arts and Design Intensive are under the leadership and guidance of the UNCG School of Art’s artist faculty. In addition, distinguished art educators, professional artists, and UNCG art education preservice teachers are joining the staff of SADI to ensure that each student receives high-quality instruction and explores a unique creative journey. Both overnight and day camper options are available. To learn more and apply, visit the camp website. For more information contact: 336-256-1091, firstname.lastname@example.org
UNCG ESPORTS & GAMING SUMMER CAMP
UNCG is premiering its first-ever Esports & Gaming Summer Camp for 9-14 year-olds. This summer, four one-week camps are being offered on campus in computer labs and the brand new Esports arena, a new state-of-the-art 3,300 square feet esports facility. The arena includes more than 36 PCs and at least four gaming consoles, four large video walls, and eight large-screen video panels to facilitate shared experiences with areas for collaboration and academic instruction. For more information contact the program coordinator, Melody Bernstein, at M_Bernstein@uncg.edu.
Click here for information about the camp and registration.
CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación)
This year, CHANCE will be a 4-day on-campus program for Latinx students currently in 11th grade. The first three days will include interactive sessions, fun activities, and lots of prizes. Things will wrap up with a half-day campus experience on Saturday with your family.
Some activities include:
- Experience on-campus life staying in a residence hall
- Attending class seminars (across several disciplines)
- Admissions and Financial Aid Information Sessions
- Leadership Development
- Cultural Experiences
- Civic Responsibility Activities
- Team-Building Activities
Participants will have a chance to engage with university professors, students, and staff to develop a network forging positive, healthy mentorship connections focused on academic success and personal growth. This program encourages Latinx students to attend college by increasing their awareness of higher education and showing that it is well within their reach. Parents and family members will also be getting information about UNCG and supporting their students through their college search process in their own language.
Contact Margarita Kerkado (email@example.com, 336.334.4090) or Marisa Gonzalez (firstname.lastname@example.org, 336.334.5653) if interested in either assisting with the program or attending it.
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. The camp is scheduled for June 19-24th. Please note that this camp has protocols in place for Covid-19. Contact email@example.com or (919) 304-2178 for more information.
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. Each sports camp is run independently by the coaching staff. The available 2022 athletic camps can be found here.
The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance will offer the Summer Dance Intensive June 20-24, 2022. This intensive is open to rising high school juniors and seniors as well as college-aged and professional dancers. Students may register for the Technique portion (morning session) as a standalone credit; Dance Repertory credit requires enrollment in both sessions (full day). Students may NOT enroll in only Dance Repertory. Intermediate to advanced level of dance training in contemporary and/or ballet technique is required. Applicants will be required to furnish links to a video sample of 3-5 minutes in length to demonstrate technique abilities. The Intensive offers students the opportunity to explore new and current techniques in the field of Contemporary Dance training and repertory, with choreographer Shani Collins. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-334-5789.
UNCG’s Summer Music Camp, the largest university music camp in America, is back for 2022. This summer, two one-week camps are being offered, serving over 2,000 musicians, with programs in band, mixed chorus, orchestra, 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. Overnight students will stay in double occupancy rooms in UNCG residence halls and receive meals in the University Dining Hall. A day camper option is also available if preferred. To learn more and apply, visit the camp website. For more information contact: (336) 334-5299, email@example.com.
This two-week camp introduces young writers in grades K-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. There is a half day and full day option. Typically, all student writers have the opportunity to publish their work via the camp website. You can also find out more information on the camp website. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. To register, click here. For more information contact: email@example.com.
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.
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.
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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The general public is welcome to use the University Libraries facilities. Community members may sign up to be a Community Borrower, which enables them to check out books and videos. The University Libraries include Jackson Library and the Schiffman Music Library in the Music Building, and the catalog includes the holdings of the Teaching Resource Center in the School of Education and the Intercultural Resource Center Library in the Elliott University Center.
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.
Members of the larger community may audit a class at UNCG for $125 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.
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!
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!
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.
Have you ever wondered if undergraduate or graduate school is for you? Courses are offered each Fall and Spring to visiting/non-degree seeking student. Prospective 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 are recorded in the University Registrar’s Office on an official transcript.