KEY Camp


Application and Teacher Recommendation forms will be available Friday, February 21:

What is KEY

Knowledge Enrichment for Youth (KEY) is a one-week summer residential program for young people who are intellectually curious and excited to learn.


Casper College, 125 College Drive, Casper, WY  82601


  • Week 1: July 12-18, 2020
  • Week 2: July 19-25, 2020
  • Week 3: July 26-August 1, 2020


High ability students who are entering grades 6 or 7 in the fall of 2020.


To offer unique experiences for young people in a breadth of subject areas. Excellent teachers and camp counselors will guide student learning and interactions. Students will return home with new skills, energy, and friends.


The $640 fee includes instruction, room and board, classroom and laboratory materials, extracurricular activities, supervision, and a t-shirt.  Campers stay in the secured residence halls.  There are teachers, a nurse, a head counselor, counselors, and a coordinator that support campers during their time at camp.

Scholarships may be available through your school or school district or organizations such as Kiwanis, Eagles, Elks, Lions, or BOCES. Individual fundraising is also a great way to raise money (car washes, bake sales, etc.).

Important Dates

  • Monday, May 18 – $150 deposit due
  • Monday, June 15– Final payment due

Online Applications

Only completed applications will be considered. A completed application consists of the parent/student application AND an educator recommendation.

  • Enrollment is limited and the program may fill with qualified applicants before the application deadline. Completed applications are accepted first-come, first-served until the program is full.
  • There is no fee to apply.
  • Parents receive an email letting them know if their child has been accepted into the program or is on the wait list.

APPLY ONLINE:  The link will be available February 21, 2020.

TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM:  The link will be available February 21, 2020.

Wait Lists

If we receive your application and the camp is full, we will place you on the waiting list and notify you via e-mail. We will contact you if an opening becomes available.


Full payment is due by Monday, June 15. No exceptions.

Cancellation Policy

You must cancel your registration 20 or more business days prior to your camp start date to receive a refund for camp tuition less the deposit fee. There is no refund if you cancel 19 or fewer business days prior to the camp start date. Camp start date is the Sunday of the camp week you will be attending.


Call Melanie Dawson at 307-268-3399 or email for more information.