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Summer Camp


Are you 6-12 years old and interested in ecology?

If you are, then join us for camp this summer!


Monarch Butterfly Ecology monarch butterfly

Enjoy the following:

  • a week-long summer camp designed for kids 6-12 years old
  • explore basic concepts in monarch biology, ecology, and conservation
  • experience hands-on butterfly education
  • learn about wildlife conservation

Indoor Activities

  • build a plant press
  • learn to identify plants
  • pin and identify insects
  • arts and crafts
  • seed bomb activity
  • monitor a real life monarch caterpillar
  • special guest speakers

Outdoor Activities

  • insect collection
  • plant collection
  • migration activity
  • the egg game
  • visit to UTSA’s pollinator garden
  • outdoor picnics
  • and much more!!!

2019 Monarch Butterfly Camp Opportunities
• July 8-12       • July 15-19

» 2019 Butterfly Camp flyer
» 2019 Butterfly Camp registration form

For more information about monarch butterfly research at UTSA, check out our website:
Monarch Butterflies and Milkweed in Texas.

Hydrology (All About Water) water

Enjoy the following:

  • a week-long summer camp designed for kids 6-12 years old
  • discover the unique underground water systems in Bexar County
  • learn while having fun

We will learn about

  • characteristics of water
  • water filtration
  • surface tension
  • watersheds
  • water cycles
  • pond organism identification
  • the three types of aquifers in Texas


  • create your own aquifer in a cup
  • water evaporation station
  • identify real life organisms that live in water
  • real science experiments in a real science lab
  • ground water movement outdoor activity
  • arts and crafts
  • special guest speakers
  • and much more!!!

2019 Hydrology Camp Opportunities
• July 29-August 3       • August 5-9

» 2019 Water Camp flyer
» 2019 Water Camp registration form


Camp will be held at UTSA’s main campus in the Multidisciplinary Studies (MS) Building, room 3.02.52

Camp begins at 8:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm each day.
Drop off is from 7:30-8:00 am and pick up is at 4:00 pm.
(Additional charges apply for campers picked up after 5:00 pm.)

Campers should bring a sack lunch. Drinks and snacks will be provided.