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:

Understanding the College Admission Process

July Experience participants gain a better understanding of the general college admission process and financial aid through:

  • Admission Case Study evaluations
  • Workshop on highly selective admission criteria
  • Cultural diversity workshop aimed at helping students address issues of inclusivity and open dialogue
  • Informal discussion with the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Visiting Local Attractions

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