Summer Events on Campus

Summer on the campus is filled with more than 2000 people from Maine and around the nation and other countries that come to Bates for conferences, sports camps, and the Bates Dance Festival . They enjoy an educational and networking experience on the campus along with the Maine summers.

Gordon Research Conferences

Elite Rowing Camp

Basketball Camp

Swim Camp

Baseball Camp


Bates Dance Festival

Besides hosting camps, we also have our great concerts on the quad series, where community come and enjoy dinner in the Bobcat den and live music outside on the Bates historic quad.