(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.
Langston Clark, UTSA assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition will discuss exploring the historical context for the role of black athletes in contemporary social movements.John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries hosts Assistant Professor Ian Caine for his lecture, Architectural Postcards from Space, as part of the popular Pizza + Research series. Pizza will be served while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
The conference will showcase the works of authors, illustrators, and scholars which embody Latino culture and art as a means to promote literacy and reading in Latino children.Durango Building, first floor, Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.Convocation Center, Main Campus
Join the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching for the 14th Annual UTSA Storytelling Festival featuring Nancy Simpson, storyteller and keynote speaker. The event is free and open to the public.Main Building, Ground Floor Lobby, Main Campus
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