July Experience students choose from a wide variety of recreational and social activities on campus. Campus facilities including the student union, fitness center, indoor pool, climbing wall, basketball and tennis courts and lake campus are available to participants. Organized events include Davidson traditions such as flickerball, summer frolics, JE Olympics, talent show, movie nights and more. Off-campus trips to cinemas, restaurants and shopping centers are organized as available.

Of special note are these activities:

College Readiness and Enrichment

  • Workshop on highly selective admission criteria, financial aid, and merit scholarships
  • Informal discussion with the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Admission Case Study Evaluations
  • Entrepreneurship sessions informing students of different ways to make your mark on the world, pitch an idea, and to launch a project, business, or solution. Learn to look at the world through your unique entrepreneurial lens
  • Open dialogue-based cultural diversity workshop aimed at promoting awareness of inclusivity.

Visiting Local Attractions

While activities vary from year-to-year, some of the attractions visited include: