(June 11, 2018) – School is out and the fun is just beginning for San Antonio area children and teenagers. Throughout the summer, UTSA will offer more than 60 camps in science, engineering, architecture, sports, music, writing, language, culture and more.
Campers will explore food science, build robots and work on their athletic skills. They’ll dive into the world of architecture and take the stage in performing arts while experiencing what life is like on a college campus.
UTSA kicks off its summer camp agenda this week with the following camps:
Summer Career Academy in Architecture and Interior Design
Monday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monterey Building, Downtown Campus
During this two-week camp, high school and college students and adults will gain hands-on insight into the careers and education of architects and interior designers.
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Campers will explore science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities. This week, campers in kindergarten through 2nd grade will dive into food science and human biology. Third through 5th graders will tap into coding and STEAM adventures. Campers in 6th through 8th grades will bring robots to life.
New this year, UTSA is also offering Texas Workforce Commission Governor’s Summer Merit Program, a free iTEC program for qualified students ages 14-21. The camp will give students an understanding and appreciation of specific aspects of the science, technology and career opportunities in advanced technologies and manufacturing, particularity robotics.
Performing Arts Camp
Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Buena Vista Street Building Theater, Downtown Campus
Aspiring actors, directors, musicians and costume designers in 3rd through 8th grades will experience everything there is to know about performing arts during this two-week camp. The camp culminates with a performance on the evening of the final day.
Young Writer's Camp
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buena Vista Street Building, Downtown Campus
Whether you want to write a novel or just improve your essay writing skills, campers going into 4th through 12th grades will grow as artisans and thinkers during this week-long camp.
Roadrunner Readers Tutoring Program
Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Durango Building, Downtown Campus
The tutoring sessions are designed to help children in 2nd-8th grades who are reading below grade level. Tutors identify the child's strengths and needs and create highly engaging literacy experiences designed to support literacy growth and development.
Monday to Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Roadrunner Field, Main Campus
Campers will cover throwing, hitting, fielding, fly balls, base running and bunting in this youth camp designed for players ages 5-14. Campers will compete in games daily and in the Roadrunner Olympics on the final day of camp.
Monday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Recreational Field, Main Campus
Players have two camp options this week. Future Runners Youth Camp is a two-day camp that provides athletes in 2nd through 8th grades with the basic football fundamentals. Extra Point Kicking and Snapping Camp is a one-day camp designed to coach punters, kickers and long snappers in high school and college.
Monday to Saturday, times vary, Convocation Center, Main Campus
UTSA Men’s Basketball hosts shooting, skill development and parent/child camps this week for boys and girls in 1st through 12th grades. Each camp offers an excellent learning environment with a low coach to camper ratio.
Wednesday and Thursday, times vary, Roadrunner Field, Main Campus
Campers in 7th grade through junior college will experience life as a division one college softball player at this two-day all skills camp. They will go through a series of drills and hitters and pitchers will face live bats.
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Park West Athletics Complex
Boys and girls in 1st through 8th grades will gain soccer knowledge fit for their skill level. Campers will be divided by age and ability ranging from beginner, intermediate and advanced players.
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In honor of UTSA's 50th Anniversary in 2019, the university is hosting Roadrunner Days Spring Edition - two weeks of semester-launching activities built around our deeply held values of student success, student involvement, community service and fun!Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
The UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy invites everyone to its monthly lecture and stargazing event (weather permitting).Flawn Building (FLN 2.02.02) and Curtis Vaughn Jr. Observatory, 4th floor of Flawn Building, Main Campus
All UTSA students, faculty, staff, alums & families are invited to march as a unified community. Register here: bit.ly/2TYbHbR. Shuttles will be provided from the Main and Downtown Campuses.Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy, 3501 MLK Dr., San Antonio
UTSA's John Nix invites the community to sing "Amazing Grace" and “We Shall Overcome” at 11 a.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The intent of this nationwide effort is to honor Dr. King's legacy and to spread a sense of community in the United States.Locations throughout the United States
Opening Reception got exhibit featuring artists Miguel Aragon, Aaron Coleman, Sandra Fernandez, Annalise Gratovich, Marco Hernandez, Kristen Powers Nowlin, & Patricia Villalobos EcheverriaMain Art Gallery, Arts Building (ART 2.03.04), Main Campus
Tracy Cowden, Roland K. Blumberg Endowed Professor in Music and chair of the UTSA Department of Music launches the UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series with Music as Medicine: The Power and Influence of Music on our Health.Radius Center, 106 Auditorium Cir. #120, San Antonio
UTSA African American Studies Program presents this series featuring Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus)
Join fellow Runners to walk for 10 minutes on the Main Campus. The event reminds us of the importance of exercise, diet and healthy habits in protecting our hearts.Outside the North Paseo Building, Main Campus
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