(July 17, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is the Alamo City’s summer camps destination. Throughout the summer, UTSA will offer more than 60 camps in science, engineering, architecture, sports, music, writing, language, culture and more for kids, teens and young adults.
Campers will develop new skills or strengthen existing ones while experiencing what it’s like to be on a college campus. Campers will work on their athletic skills, build robots, explore archaeological techniques, develop musicianship and even learn Chinese and Japanese languages.
This week, UTSA is offering the following camps:
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Main Campus
Campers will explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities. This week, campers in kindergarten through 2nd grade will learn about chemistry and living organisms. Third through 5th grade campers will learn the basics of life science and build robotics. Middle school kids will gather data and program Sphero to solve different S.T.E.A.M. related challenges.
Monarch Butterfly Ecology Summer Camp
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Main Campus
UTSA environmental science staff and students will share their knowledge and passion about the state insect of Texas. Campers will learn what's being done to increase the monarch butterfly population and how to have an appreciation for wildlife and wildlife conservation.
Japanese Language and Culture Camp
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Main Campus
Campers will enjoy the summer learning to read, write and speak the Japanese language. They also will learn about the Japanese culture and spend time cooking, creating arts and crafts activities with an East Asian theme. This camp is intended for children ages 6-12.
UTSA Alamodome Showcase
Thursday, morning and afternoon sessions, Alamodome
This annual UTSA football camp gives young men an opportunity to compete and improve their football skills. Campers will receive instruction and coaching on agility testing as well as position specific drills, allowing them to refine and improve their skillsets as football players. The camp will also consist of competitive opportunities in one on one and 7 on 7 settings.
Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Convocation Center, Main Campus
The UTSA volleyball coaching staff and team host four different one day camps for players with different skill levels. Campers entering 7th grade and up will attend All Skills Camp. It focuses on the individual development of each player with emphasis on simplifying and teaching the specific skills and movements associated with the game. Other camps focus on specific volleyball positions.
Math Boot Camp
Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Main Campus
This intense mathematics refresher is designed to improve campers’ skills in elementary and intermediate algebra through small group and individual instruction.
UTSA's annual sustainability festival, showcases the university’s and the City of San Antonio’s progress on researching and developing sustainable solutions to improve the quality life for future generations.H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
The institute will feature a performance from Eva Ybarra, the “Queen of the Accordion.” Manuel Medrano will premiere a documentary on Ybarra’s career. Two people receive free admission with a voucher available here.Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Take the short drive up I-35 to root on your Roadrunners in this I-35 Showdown.Bobcat Stadium, 1100 Aquarena Springs Dr., San Marcos
Get involved and register to vote. Click on the link to find out the locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses.Multiple locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses
Learn about products and services available for studying, working, and making it to graduation! Speak directly to OIT managers, provide feedback on UTSA tech, and have your voice heard! Lunch and OIT gear provided. RSVP at: www.utsa.edu/oit/sic.University Center, Denman Ballroom (2.01.28), Main Campus
Come meet the candidates looking to take home the crown as Mr. and Ms. UTSA 2017-2018. This is your opportunity to hear the candidates platform and learn how they plan to represent and transform UTSA.University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
UTSA's Friends of Shakespeare hosts this annual performance seried by Actors from the London Stage, Sept. 27, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m.Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
The Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery will prepare a mandala sand painting on the main exhibit floor and offer various lectures and activities.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
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