Saint Leo University Offering Co-Ed Social Justice Summer Camp

High School Students Can Learn About Societal Issues, Environmental, Human Rights

St. LEO, FL – For the second year, Saint Leo University will host a social justice summer camp for students ages 14 to 18, rising high school juniors and seniors. The residential, co-ed camp will run Sunday, June 21, through Saturday, June 27, at University Campus, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo, FL 33574. The campus is in Pasco County, north of Tampa.

The camp is designed for youths who are interested in the fair treatment of all people and creatures, the environment, and laws regarding these issues. The social justice summer camp will expose students to important societal issues, including human and environmental rights.

Campers will:

  • Think about and discuss society, history, economy, politics, philosophy, religion, and the world; and,
  • Undertake creative inquiries supplemented by photography, video, music, art, poetry and spoken word, theater, and movement.

Housing, meals, field trips, and evening activities are included in the $1,350 cost. Campers will earn 40 hours of community service that may be utilized for scholarships such as Bright Futures.

Registration is taking place now. A $500 deposit is due at registration with the balance paid in full on or before May 30.

To learn about camp requirements and to register, visit: For information, email or call (352) 588-7324.

About Saint Leo University

Saint Leo University is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation, offering nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs to more than 19,500 students each year. Founded in 1889 by Benedictine monks, the private, nonprofit university is known for providing a values-based education to learners of all backgrounds and ages in the liberal arts tradition. Saint Leo is regionally accredited and offers a residential campus in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, 32 education centers in seven states, and an online program for students anywhere. The university is home to more than 95,000 alumni. Learn more at

Media Contact: Mary McCoy, University Writer & Media Relations,, (352) 588-7118 or cell (813) 610-8416