(Aug. 6, 2018) – Creative kids are spending some of their last days of summer break at UTSA summer camps. Throughout the summer, UTSA offers more than 60 camps in science, engineering, ecology, architecture, sports, music, writing, language, culture and more.
This week, campers will explore water, uncover the mysteries of the human body, dissect computers and travel to space.
UTSA offers these camps for the week of Aug. 6-Aug. 10:
Hydrology (All About Water) Camp
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Campus
New to UTSA this summer, curious minds will explore all the different places water lives around us. Campers ages 6-12 will discover the unique underground water systems in Bexar County and learn about ground water, water cycles, drinking water and the creatures that call the Edwards Aquifer home.
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., various locations, Main Campus
Campers will explore science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities. This week, campers in kindergarten through 2nd grade will learn about human biology. Third grade through 5th grade will investigate the mysteries of science and explore space. Sixth grade through 8th grade will discover what makes their computers work.
This is also the last week for the Texas Workforce Commission Governor’s Summer Merit Program, a free iTEC program for qualified students ages 14-21. The camp gives students an understanding and appreciation of specific aspects of the science, technology and career opportunities in advanced technologies and manufacturing, particularity robotics.
Archaeology and the Science of Skeletons
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Center for Archeological Research, Main Campus
One of UTSA’s most popular camps with kids, campers ages 9-13 will discover the field of bioarchaeology while being introduced to cultural traditions all over the world. They will learn how archaeologists use skeletal remains to uncover the past. Campers can expect archaeology themed activities, games, crafts and a hands-on look at artifacts in a lab.
Learn more about UTSA summer camps.
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All UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to attend open forums featuring finalist candidates for the dean of the UTSA College of Sciences.Various Locations, Main Campus
UTSA is an early voting site for the statewide General Election.H-E-B Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102), Main Campus
More than 75 local, state and national graduate and professional schools will showcase their programs at the Main Campus. It's free and open to the public. Interested attendees are encouraged to register for the event in advance.Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus
UTSA Associate Professor of Anthropology Jill Fleuriet will moderate a neutral dialogue on what is and what is not protected as free speech, what constitutes hate speech and a university's role in supporting free speech on their respective campus.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Hosted by the UTSA Office of Information Technology Student Innovation Coalition, Tech Talk is a forum for students to share thoughts about technology on campus with IT professionals and learn about products and services available to help them succeed.Student Union Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries will host Claudia García-Louis, assistant professor, at the Downtown Library for her presentation AfroLatinxs: Navigating Blackness and Latinidad in the Age of Trump, as part of the popular Pizza and Research series.Buena Vista Street Building Downtown Library (BVB 2.314), Downtown Campus
UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to hear preliminary findings from the UTSA Campus Master Plan Discovery Survey and to offer students, faculty and staff another opportunity to provide input and ask questions about the initiative.Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to hear preliminary findings from the UTSA Campus Master Plan Discovery Survey. The faculty and staff forum is from 11am-noon in the Harris Room and the forum for students is from noon-1pm in the Travis Room.H-E-B Student Union (HSU 2.212 and HSU 2.202), Main Campus