ImpactU – Asbury University
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Experience Asbury through residential academic camps for high school students. 

We are still accepting registrations for ImpactU camps past May 7! Payment will be due within 1 week of registration if registered after May 7. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Join us in the summer for one (or two) residential high school camps that focus on a variety of content areas. Experienced faculty and talented college students will be staffing the camps where you will get a five-day, college-like experience that includes all food, lodging, supplies, evening activities and hands-on exploration of an academic area in the context of a Christian community.

Dates for Summer 2021 Camps: June 7-11 and June 14-18.

If you have any questions, please contact:


  All camps except Film I & II Film I & II
Deposit (non-refundable, due at time of registration) $100 $100
Early Registration (Dec 23 – April 15) $400 $500
Standard Registration (After April 15) $450 $550
Balance Due May 7* May 7*

* We are still accepting registrations after May 7. Payment will be due within 1 week of registration if registered after May 7. 

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Meet the Camp Director

Tanner Fouts

Hello ImpactU Campers and Parents!

My name is Tanner Fouts and I will be serving as Camp Director at ImpactU 2021 this summer! I am thrilled to be joining Asbury’s history in this special way. Growing up in Lexington, Kentucky, Asbury University had always been on the outskirts of my life. When my brothers chose Asbury for college, it became part of their story. Now it is my turn!

Camp has always been a big part of my life. From attending camps in my younger years to creating new camp experiences today, I love camp! The opportunities for personal growth, life long friendships, and the best memories of your life are limitless. Fun fact, it was camp that led me to being a professional Chick-fil-A cow and the job I have today.

Currently I serve as Middle School Pastor at First Alliance Church in Lexington, KY with 15 years in student ministry. I’ve worked with thousands of kids over the years–Everything from babies to college. I personally love helping students through the transitional years of their lives and discover their purpose.

I look forward to meeting each of you this summer!

2021 Camps 

Week 1: June 7-11

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Film I

Join industry professionals for this five-day intensive utilizing Asbury’s cutting-edge Media Communication facilities. Film I provides an introduction to the art and skill of filmmaking.

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Choral Camp

Enjoy a five-day experience focused on personal growth as a singer and development of performance skills in vocal/choral music, led by experienced music faculty members, and assisted by gifted college students.

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Forensic Science - FULL

Play detective and explore the tasks involved in modern crime scene investigation by reconstructing an accident just like the professionals. Taught by Asbury faculty, this camp offers five days of hands-on learning and mystery-solving while you gain skills and experience in the field of forensic science.

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Adventure Leadership

Adventures abound when you join the staff of Asbury’s Center for Adventure Leadership for this summer's Adventure Camp! You’ll discover new leadership skills as we explore the best outdoor experiences Kentucky has to offer!

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Theatre & Film Acting

During this five-day camp, you will focus on the fundamentals of good acting for both stage and film, learn from Asbury faculty and develop friendships with other campers, all while having a blast!

Week 2: June 14-18

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Film II

Join industry professionals for this five-day intensive utilizing Asbury’s cutting-edge Media Communication facilities. Film II is an advanced camp that builds on the basics, so previous experience in film is helpful.

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Equine - FULL

Hit the open trails this summer! Join the team from Asbury’s renowned Equine Program for five days of hands-on learning. You’ll not only ride on Asbury’s riverside trails, but also learn the dynamics of horsemanship and equine service & ministry.

Creative Writing

Attend a five-day writing intensive Creative Writing camp taught by Asbury faculty! You will write fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry as you learn to find inspiration, stimulate and create new work, workshop, revise, and publish good creative writing.

Partner Camps

Summit Ministries

Summit's Faith in the Marketplace

In an age when most young adults aimlessly absorb the culture and struggle to find direction, Summit Ministries is turning the tide by equipping students to fearlessly stand for truth. Students who attend a Summit conference learn and engage with today’s top worldview thinkers and apologists as they dive into relevant issues.

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Youth Becoming Leaders

Students apply and are accepted into this special camp that equips high school students for theologically-guided living and decision making as they grow in becoming leaders in their own sphere of influence and society. This two week program elevates a youth's ability to understand their faith and their call to ministry. Students who attend YBL work with a mentor before, during, and after to learn and grow through studying scriptures together and working on a community project.

The world needs better leaders. Youth Becoming Leaders is aimed to equip students to be the leaders the church needs.