(Oct. 18, 2013) -- The UTSA Student Government Association (SGA) will celebrate Homecoming 2013 with the Rowdy Rampage Fireworks Spectacular and Golf Cart Parade at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25 at the Convocation Center lawns and parking lot BK1 on the UTSA Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.
This year's theme is "And... Action!" Student organization members will decorate golf carts to represent their favorite action movies. A UTSA tradition since 1972, the Golf Cart Decorating Party is 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24 at the H-E-B University Center lawns. Carts will be judged for their creativity.
Rowdy Rampage will be a bigger event this year and will be in conjunction with BestFest, the annual fundraiser for registered student organizations. The groups will set up booths and sell food at Convocation Center parking lot BK1 from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25. As the most important fundraiser for the student groups, it supports their annual activities and projects.
This comprehensive music experience for middle and high school students focuses on developing the musician and the campers playing techniques. Campers will perform with one of UTSA’s concert bands and attend classes that include rehearsals, sectional and master classes and performing soundtrack music.
Arts Building, Main Campus
Experience a fun, interactive week at UTSA as new students and their families take the first steps to becoming a Roadrunner.
Various locations, Main Campus and Downtown Campuses
Kids from kindergarten through high school will immerse in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities.
Applied Engineering and Technology (AET 0.102), Main Campus and Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 3.328), Downtown Campus
Novice and experienced boys and girls in grades 1-8 will be divided up by age and ability to gain the most skills and knowledge for their level of play.
Park West Athletics Complex
Emerging and fluent writers can practice and refine their writing skills, share with others and grow as artisans and thinkers. Each day, students will investigate the art of writing, apply the craft to their own writing, and celebrate what they have done with fellow campers.
Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 3.324), Downtown Campus
UTSA Men's Basketball coaching staff and players host shoot, skills, day, elite and parent/child camps and clinics.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Camps is full for this summer. This exciting and interactive camp is designed for high school students. The camp will have interactive workshops, hands-on challenges, tours, panels and friendly competitions.
Biotechnology, Science and Engineering Building, Main Campus
This unique camp gives rising junior and senior high school students the opportunity to understand how the ever-changing American criminal justice system works. Students will learn a basic understanding of crime and justice and the roles of the police, courts and corrections.
Durango Building, Downtown Campus
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