Adult Tennis Camp

Our Adult Tennis Camp is for players from 21-81 and above. Campers come individually, with their team, with friends and even some as couples. For beginners or seasoned players, join us for a great weekend of instruction and competitive matches. We will work on stroke execution as well as match strategy. There are two sessions with a limit of 60 students per session so call now to reserve your spot.

Age Group: 21 - 81+

Contact: John Shackelford • 931.598.1485

All-Sports Camp

Children entering grades 1-6 will enjoy a full day of basketball, soccer, kickball, floor hockey, battleball, and swimming

Age Group: 1st - 6th Grade

Contact: Jeff Heitzenrater • 931.598.1285

Basketball Shooting & Skills Camp

This day camp is designed for all skill levels and will be open for participants age 7-18. Campers will be given tips on the proper mechanics of shooting and will be taught the basics of offense, team defense, ball handling, and passing. Including stations that teach the fundamentals of the game, individual competitions, and five-on-five team play, this camp will provide you with drills and creative ways to remember proper techniques throughout the year.

Age Group: 7 - 18

Contact: Bubba Smith • 931.598.1298

Mountain Trails Cross Country Camp

Mountain Trails XC Camp is a cross country camp located atop the Cumberland Plateau using the trails and facilities of the University of the South. Campers have access to more than 50 miles of maintained trails on the 13,000-acre campus. In addition to the week-long traditional youth camp, Mountain Trails will also offer a shorter 4-day session for adults who want a camp training session.

Age Group: 13 - 17; 18+

Contact: Michele Dombrowski • 931.598.1518

Sewanee Summer Music Festival (SSMF)

The Sewanee Summer Music Festival (SSMF) is an internationally acclaimed summer festival, which combines a four-week program for advanced music students and a professional concert series. Each summer, more than 200 aspiring young musicians from all over the United States and abroad join more than 40 teachers, performers, and internationally recognized guest artists to create a musical community in Sewanee.

Contact: Evelyn Loehrlein • 931.598.1225

Sewanee Summer Seminar

The Sewanee Summer Seminar, which began in 1976, is a week-long return-to-academics for University alumni and friends. Five lecturers from the College and School of Theology faculty give a major presentation in one of the early morning sessions and give a shorter presentation on another topic in the second half of another morning session. Topics range broadly, according to the interests of the lecturers. Afternoons are used for outings and other informal events. The sessions are held during June and July.

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ContactDan Backlund • 931.598.1175

Sewanee Writers’ Conference

For over two decades, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference has helped talented writers better understand their craft, learning from the best minds in the industry. Supported by the Walter E. Dakin Memorial Fund established through the estate of the late Tennessee Williams, the Conference will gather a distinguished faculty to provide instruction and criticism through workshops and craft lectures in fiction, poetry, and playwriting.

ContactMegan G. Roberts • 931.598.1141

The School of Theology Advanced Degrees Program

The School of Theology's summer graduate program, offers the Doctor of Ministry degree and Master of Sacred Theology degree. Held in June, this program brings students together in the relaxed summer atmosphere to study and exchange thoughts and ideas with others. Among the strengths of the Advanced Degrees Program is that it is one of the few to meet in the summer when clergy are not as busy as usual, and provides them an opportunity to focus more intensely on their studies.

Would you like to learn more? You may send an email to our admission counselor at to receive additional information.

The Sewanee School of Letters

The Sewanee School of Letters is a Master’s degree program offering offering an MA in Literature and an MFA in Creative Writing. Sessions are six weeks long, running from early June to mid-July. Typically students enroll in two classes per summer for four to five summers.  The faculty consists both of Sewanee professors, from English and allied departments, and distinguished faculty from other campuses. Courses are rigorous, but the atmosphere intimate and friendly.

ContactApril Alvarez • 931.598.1636