(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.
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
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas,the nation and the world.
To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.
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