How to Register

In order to allow as many new faces to attend each camp as possible, we request that repeat Weather Camp or Advanced Weather Camp applicants wait until Monday, March 1, to register so that first-time applicants get priority. Prior Weather Camp attendees are not considered repeats for Advanced Weather Camp and may apply at any time.

The $995 fee covers instruction, housing, food, and all program materials.

Step 1 – Review with your camper

Read these Standards of Conduct before submitting your registration.

Step 2 – Consent for Treatment Health Form

  1. Download the Youth Program Consent for Treatment form (PDF)
  2. Save to your computer before completing the form
  3. Once saved, please complete the form and then save again.

This form must be completed before you start the online registration form.

Step 3 – Registration

Weather Camp (Primarily for campers entering 8th – 10th grade)

  • Check back at the end of November for the registration link.

Advanced Weather Camp (Primarily for campers entering 11th – 12th grades)

  • Check back at the end of November for the registration link.

Contact or 814-867-4973 with technical difficulties.

Step 4 – Payment

Payment is required at the time of registration. Even if you plan to apply for a scholarship, we highly recommend registering and paying now as the camp fills quickly. If your camper is awarded a scholarship, you will receive a refund for the amount of the scholarship.

Important Information for Parents

Please review the Youth Programs Ethics and Compliance web page before camp starts. Penn State employees are not permitted to transport or arrange transportation for a minor attending a youth program.

  • Food allergies must be disclosed to the camp planner in advance at or 814-863-5100. Learn more at Penn State Campus Dining (814-867-5277,
  • Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the camp planner at at least four weeks prior to your arrival.


All registrations must be received by 5:00 p.m. (ET) on May 21, 2021. You are urged to register well before this date, as this camp tends to sell out quickly. For questions, please call 814-863-5100.


You will receive confirmation by email; if you do not provide an email address, you will receive confirmation by postal mail.


If your request to withdraw is received at least 15 business days prior to the first day of the program, we can issue a partial refund. Send your written request by email to A $50 administrative fee will be charged for each withdrawal.


For legal reasons, the University cannot release the names or phone numbers of other participants, not even to those who want to carpool.

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