Conferences & Pre-College Programs

No matter your age or interest, there's something for everyone: conferences & events, sport camps, workshops, educational pre-college programs, and more!

Our Conference Center

St. Ambrose University is home to serveral world-class facilities for all your conference and event needs.

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bechtel hall

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Conferences & Events

St. Ambrose University's conference & events team is committed to combining industry-leading service with SAU's world-class venue option.  To learn more about scheduling your wedding, banquet, or other conference event, please contact us at for more information.

AWSJ 2023 Conference

More information to come!

Pre-College Camps & Programs

Our office coordinates several summer pre-college programs occurring at St. Ambrose University.  To learn more about our pre-college camps and program offerings, please contact for more information.

Academic Camps & Programs

Engineering Boot Camp: Drones 2023 - Grades 7-9

June 12-16; 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Explore engineering and robotics through the use of drones.

Mock Trial Camp 2023 - Grades 9-12

June 13-14, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
A two-day summer program for high school students focusing on how to present the various parts of a mock trial case utilizing actual case materials.

Engineering Boot Camp: LEGO Sumo 2023 - Grades 5-7

June 26-30, 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Explore engineering and robotics through the use of LEGO Mindstorms robots.

Health Careers Adventure Camp (please see below for registration links): Grades 7-8

July 10-14,
Monday-Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm; Friday 9:30am-1:00pm

Experience firsthand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of health professions through hands-on learning sessions provided by faculty and practicing clinicians.

Health Careers Adventure Camp 2023-Faculty/Staff Registrations
Health Careers Adventure Camp 2023-Scholarship Free/Reduced Lunch Registrations
Health Careers Adventure Camp 2023-Regular Rate Registrations

Piano Camp 2023 - Grades 8-12

July 17-21, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Campers will receive daily lessons, performance seminar, a specialty piano class, piano ensemble class where students can play duets with their fellow pianists, and have supervised practice at the St. Ambrose University campus.

Model UN Camp 2023 - Grades 7-12

July 24-25, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Model United Nations summer camp is a two-day conference at which key activities of the United Nations Security Council are simulated.

Athletic Camps & Programs

St. Ambrose University Athletics offers several summer camps for area youth.

  • Baseball
  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Visit the Summer Athletic Camps page for additional details and registration information.

Contact Information
Caitlin O'Brien


Sophia Pierce

518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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