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Events Open to the Community

Throughout the year, community members are invited to join Georgia Southwestern in a variety of celebrations such as annual Homecoming festivities, 'Under the Lights' soccer kick-off, fine arts exhibitions, musical performances, summer camps, and more!

Upcoming Events

Paynes Summer Camp
26May

Fundamental Skills (all ages)

8:00 am - 4:00 pm, May 26 - 31 GSW Storm Dome Learn the fundamentals of the game, play in game-like situations, and have fun with different basketball games including 3 vs 3, 5 vs 5, Knock-Out, Beat the Coach, Buzzer Beater, Hot Spot, etc. Campers will be grouped according to age and ability. Our staff will work toward helping each camper realize the skills and commitment needed to be successful.
American Flag
30May

Memorial Day (Campus Closed)

All Day GSW Campus The Georgia Southwestern campus will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. All food services including Chick-Fil-A, Cafe Campesino, and the Dining Hall will also be closed.
Canes Camps
31May

Little Canes Softball Camp I (ages 5-14)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, May 31- June 2 GSW Softball Complex Players will have the opportunity to expand their softball skills and benefit from a unique, competitive and challenging atmosphere. This camp is open to players ages 5-14 and features quality instruction by the GSW Softball coaching staff and players.
Canes Camps
31May

Baseball Summer Youth Camp I (ages 5-14)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, May 31-June 2 GSW Baseball Complex Players will have the opportunity to expand their baseball skills and benefit from a unique, competitive and challenging atmosphere. This camp is open to players ages 5-14 and features quality instruction by the GSW Baseball coaching staff and players.
Baseball team
7Jun

GSW Baseball High School Team Camps

June 7 - 22 See details below This is a one day team camp that will feature instruction, a showcase / pro style workout and competitive games in which high school players can display their talents. *These are one day camps* June 7 - Thomasville High School and Brunswick High School June 8 - Emmanuel County Institute and Worth County High School June 13 - Vidalia High School, Trion High School, Charlton County High School June 14 - Lee County High School, Wayne County High School, Statesboro High School June 15 - Jeff Davis High School, Thomas County Central High School, 2-Way Sports June 22 - Long County High School, Brantley County High School, Central Carrollton HS
Little Canes Soccer
13Jun

Little Canes Soccer Camp (ages 5-12)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, June 13-16 GSW Soccer Complex Join the GSW Soccer staff for our second annual Little Canes Summer Soccer Camp consisting of four days of learning and fun with coaches and current GSW Hurricane players. Campers will learn skills and play games to become more skillful at the game we love. Campers are asked to bring their own ball, and refillable water bottles.
Men's soccer camp
20Jun

Men's Soccer Camp (Middle School)

TBD, June 20 - 23 GSW Soccer Complex Middle school students have the opportunity to join the GSW Soccer coaching staff to increase their skills and while participating in challenging skill workouts.
Summer Basketball Camps
23Jun

Basketball Team Camp (JV & Varsity Girls)

TBA, June 23 & 24 GSW Storm Dome Our camp is designed to provide teams an opportunity to develop their fundamental skills and teamwork while competing against area and regional opponents. Help your team establish great chemistry, find competitive games, work on late game situations, and grow Our game!
Reading Camp 22
27Jun

Camp Read-A-Lot (PreK - 5th Grade)

11:30 am - 1:30 pm, June 27-30 Education Center Students will build phonological awareness skills, vocabulary acquisition, and reading comprehension skills to develop life-long learners. Each camper will work alongside a GSW College of Education teacher candidate who will lead fun and meaningful activities centered around reading skills.
Men's Soccer Camp
27Jun

Men's Soccer Camp (High School)

TBD, June 27 - 30 GSW Soccer Complex High school students have the opportunity to join the GSW Soccer coaching staff to increase their skills and while participating in challenging skill workouts.
American Flag
4Jul

Independence Day

All Day GSW Campus The Georgia Southwestern campus will be closed in observance of Independence Day. All food services including Chick-Fil-A, Cafe Campesino, and the Dining Hall will also be closed.
Softball Camp
12Jul

Softball Summer Prospect Camp (ages 13-18)

9:00 am - 3:00 pm GSW Softball Complex Player assessment of fundamental skills with pitching, catching, fielding, and hitting during morning session. College coaches and players from GSW will be there to assist all players throughout the camp. Afternoon sessions will consist of scrimmages.
STEM Campers
18Jul

STEM Camp (K-8th Grade)

Times Vary by Age Jimmy Carter National Historical Park Hosted by Chattahoochee-Flint GYSTC, elementary and middle school students are invited to join the STEM Camp located at the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park and Plains High School. K5 - 5th Graders will have camp on July 18-19 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. 6th-8th grade students will have camp on July 20 and 21 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Canes Camps
19Jul

Baseball Summer Youth Camp II (ages 5-14)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, July 19-21 GSW Baseball Complex Players will have the opportunity to expand their baseball skills and benefit from a unique, competitive and challenging atmosphere. This camp is open to players ages 5-14 and features quality instruction by the GSW Baseball Coaching Staff and players.
Canes Camps
19Jul

Littles Canes Softball Camp II (ages 5-14)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, July 19-21 GSW Softball Complex Players will have the opportunity to expand their softball skills and benefit from a unique, competitive and challenging atmosphere. This camp is open to players ages 5-14 and features quality instruction by the GSW Softball coaching staff and players.
Basketball Camps
13Aug

Elite Camp

10:00 am - 1:00 pm GSW Storm Dome Prospective student-athletes have an opportunity to show their skills to the GSW coaching staff while participating in collegiate level skill workouts.
Under the lights fireworks show
25Aug

Under the Lights

5:00 pm tailgate, 7:00 pm Men's Soccer Game GSW Soccer Fields Join us for free food, activities for all ages, giveaways and an amazing post-match fireworks show by Southern Sky Fireworks! The men's game kicks off at 7:00 p.m., and fireworks will light up the sky at approximately 9:15 p.m.
Move-in Day
5Aug

Freshman Move-In Day

All Day GSW Residence Halls Welcome new students to campus and the community during their first day at Georgia Southwestern. Volunteers welcome.
Students walking on campus
22Sep

Day of Giving

All Day Event Online & Local Participating Restaurants GSW's Day of Giving is a 24-hour fundraising campaign to raise money in support of our areas of greatest need in athletics, scholarships, student engagement, and facility renovations.
Fall Graduation
9Dec

Fall Graduation

TBD GSW Storm Dome Join Georgia Southwestern in celebrating our Fall 2022 graduates at the Storm Dome. Family and friends may attend in person or view the live-streamed event.
Keep up with our Hurricane Athletics events by attending games or watching virtually.
Baseball Players