Taylor Swift, Kevin Hart and Zendaya became the hottest stars to follow because they knew how to combine the power of public relations and social media. In this hands-on program, students will receive insider tips on how their favorite celebrities and content creators use strategies, tools and platforms to build their followers — and their brands. Students will also learn the nuances of communicating to large and diverse audiences to encourage action or elicit emotion.
At the end of this program, you’ll walk away with:
Understanding of how to craft messages that connect and resonate with target audiences
Hands-on experience working alongside industry professionals
Appreciation for the value of social media and public relations in digital society
July 22, 2024 - July 26, 2024
Participants must be current high school students. Typically, participants are between the ages of 15 to 18 years of age at the start of the program.
Equipment and Materials
Quinnipiac University will provide all required materials, including laptops, for students within this program. Students are welcome to bring their own laptops or other devices for use outside of instruction periods or with the approval of their instructor.
Option 1: 1-week overnight program from Sunday to Saturday. Includes full room and board as well as evening and weekend activities: $1,680
Option 2: 1-week on-campus commuter program from Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Includes lunch daily: $1,400
All options include:
One week of faculty-designed and delivered programming, administered online or on campus with educational support staff and program materials
Technology and software support
A Quinnipiac T-shirt
A digital badge for use on social media, resumes or portfolios
Access to special Quinnipiac Admissions events
The application for Summer 2024 will open in January 2024. Complete our pre-registration form to receive an early-bird discount of $100.
Discounts and Financial Aid
Partial financial support may be available for those who indicate the need for financial assistance in their online application. Financial support awards are based on a combination of financial need and academic merit.
We are pleased to offer a 10% discount on all summer camps and experiences to current Quinnipiac employees, Quinnipiac alumni and employees of our corporate partners.
Application and Payment Deadlines
Space is limited per session; applications are reviewed when they are received and students are accepted on a rolling basis.
Deposits: All students must submit a non-refundable $250 deposit at the time of registration to ensure a spot is reserved.
Deadline to submit payment: Payment is due within 30 days of applying to fully register for a program.
Payment Methods and Refund/Cancellation Policy
The application for Summer 2024 will open in January 2024. Complete our pre-registration form to receive key updates about upcoming programs and receive an early-bird discount of $100.
Contact Us With Questions
Please share any questions you may have about the registration process, billing, financial aid, discounts, equipment, requirements and scheduling by contacting the Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Quinnipiac University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as an institution of higher education. Students who have a current IEP or 504 plan are encouraged to share any accommodations or modifications they may require in order to access the fundamentals of a QU summer program or camp they plan to attend.
Students requesting disability-based accommodations should indicate this within the application as well as email email@example.com about any and all specific accommodation needs.
Rules & Regulations
Read Quinnipiac University’s Summer Camp and Pre-College Program Policies