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Hendrix College Launches New Summer Programs

CONWAY, Ark. (March 4, 2020) — Hendrix College today announced the launch of new summer programs aimed at providing enrichment for youth (grades 6-12), college students, and adults. Summer sessions will run from May through July. More information about programs and registrations is available online at  

Sessions will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Robotics
  • Coding
  • Art
  • Writing
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Professional development in higher education

In addition to academic and professional sessions, the Wellness & Athletic Center (WAC) will host athletic camps for sports, such as:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

The College looks forward to welcoming the community to campus as individuals participate in these summer sessions. In addition to the options listed above, Hendrix also will host several private and nonprofit organizations’ summer retreats or meetings. To learn about options for booking a group experience on campus, email

Hendrix has a rich tradition of providing unique and engaging summer programs for students in a safe and inclusive environment that welcomes all perspectives and ideas.

“At Hendrix, we are committed to providing experiences that are not your typical summer camps,” said Timothy Purkiss, director of summer programs for the College. “We have a variety of programs that give people opportunities to explore their personal interests, pursue knowledge for its own sake, and learn and grow through hands-on instruction and experiential learning. Best of all, the Hendrix community is made up of dedicated educators and staff who care about students of all ages and want to welcome you to campus.”

About Hendrix Summer Programs

Summer Programs at Hendrix College foster the exploration of individual passions and interests, encourage learning for the sake of learning, and support academic, professional, and personal growth through unique and creative experiences. Experiences are designed to promote self-discovery; academic, career, or social enrichment; exposure to new ideas or perspectives; advancement of skills or knowledge; and lifelong learning.

About Hendrix College

A private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit