Cost and Travel

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How much will it cost?

The cost of attending the camp is $2,500 plus airfare. Apply by September 8, 2019 and receive $500 off camp tuition. A non-refundable deposit of $250 is required to secure your spot and will be applied to your camp tuition. Full payment due by June 1, 2020 and can be paid in installments. 

Scholarships and fundraising

A limited number of scholarships are available, and a financial aid form will be emailed to you upon your acceptance to camp.

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Travel and arrival

Arrival information: Plan to arrive on campus no later than 4:30 pm on Sunday, July 12th, as camp will begin with an orientation event at 7pm. Staff will be available for dorm check ins from noon-4:30pm. More logistical details, including a campus map, will be sent via email upon your deposit.

Airport information: The two closest airports to Ave Maria are the Fort Myers Airport (RSW) and Ft. Lauderdale Airport (FLL). Our camp staff will provide transportation to and from these airports only for $50 per student each way. When booking your flight, please try for an arrival time of 3 pm or earlier on Sunday, July 12th so that we can plan our shuttle runs efficiently. 

Staying in the area? 

Lodging information: Campers may check in to the dorms beginning on Sunday at noon, but if parents will be staying in the area overnight, there are many hotels, airB&Bs, and condos in Naples. One of the closest to Ave Maria is:

Hampton Inn I-75 Naples add link:
2630 Northbrooke Plaza Drive, Naples, FL 34119
(800) 426-7866, (239) 596-1299
Ask For Ave Maria “Friends” Rate!
Conveniently located at I-75 and Exit 111 Immokalee Road
Distance from Ave Maria University: 23 miles, about 35 minutes