(July 8, 2019) -- Campers from around San Antonio return to UTSA this week to explore, learn and broaden their summer experiences through a diverse selection of summer camps.
UTSA camps cover every interest—from science, engineering and architecture to sports, music and writing. Each camp offers kids and teens a place to try something new while having fun and experiencing life on a college campus.
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Throughout the summer, UTSA hosts half-day and full-day sessions at the Main and Downtown Campuses. Some last a few days while others extend a week or two.
This week’s camps include:
Campers in grades 1 - 8 will use modern and ancient technology to participate in hands-on activities to explore and expand their understanding of science, technology, reading/language arts, engineering, art and mathematics. This week, campers will dive into life science, exploring the natural environment and the positive and negative impacts humans have on the ecosystems.
Around the World with Archaeology
Campers ages 9-13 will discover the field of archaeology and explore archaeological sites from Asia, Africa, Europe, Texas and more with the archaeologists at UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research. Campers can expect archaeology themed activities, games, crafts and a hands-on look at artifacts in a lab.
Monarch Butterfly Ecology Summer Camp
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. This camp is intended for children ages 6-12.
Chinese Language and Culture Camp
Campers ages 6-12 will immerse in Mandarin classes, learn colors and numbers, hold daily conversations and learn how to say family members in Chinese. They will participate in various Chinese cultural activities, including making traditional Chinese food.
This camp will immerse students in 6th-12th grades in the exciting world of percussion, helping them develop their technique and musicality, improve sight reading abilities and learn about new styles of music and instruments through interactive masterclasses and ensemble experiences.
This free camp for female middle school students includes hands-on activitites to help them explore and expand their understanding of webpage design using HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Animation, gaming, storytelling using SCRATCH and Robotics using LEGO Mindstorm EV3.
This full day camp for 5 to 14 year olds will teach them hitting, infield and outfield play, bunting and base running, pitching and catching. The kids will compete in the Roadrunner Olympics on the final morning of camp.
Roadrunner youth soccer camps provide valuable instruction for players in 1st through 7th grades of all skill levels. Campers are divided by age and ability to assure each player improves technically and tactically.
UTSA Tennis coaching staff and members of the Tennis Team hosts weekly camps for beginners ages 6 to 11 and junior players in middle school. They’ll learn the basics and work on fine tuning skills they already have on the court.
UTSA Volleyball coaching staff and players host a variety of camps this week that focus on developing the youngest athletes all the way up to elite.
Celebrate UTSA’s 50th Anniversary and share social media posts about the 50th using the hashtag #UTSA50.
The NSA Codebreaker Challenge provides students with a hands-on opportunity to develop their reverse-engineering, low-level code analysis skills while working on a realistic problem set centered around the NSA’s mission. Developer Eric Bryant will present a Tech Talk and answer questions about the challenge. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Free pizza. Open to all.John Peace Library (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
UTSA's Office of Sustainability hosts a full day of activities to celebrate the opening of the Tito Bradshaw Bicycle Repair Shop. A ribbon-cutting at 6 p.m.will include President Eighmy, Mayor Nirenberg, Councilman Pelaez and Councilwoman Gonzales.Ximenes Ave. between Ximenes Ave. Lot and Brackenridge Ave. Lot 1, Main Campus
Annual symposium to highlight the importance of effective translation and interpreting in our global community.H-E-B Student Union Travis Room (HSU 2.202), Main Campus
The UTSA Institute for Law and Public Affairs and the Southwest Association of Prelaw Advisors will host the annual Law School Fair for students interested in attending law school. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from approximately 90 ABA approved law schools (including all law schools in Texas), and learn about admissions, financing, course offerings, student life, program reputation, with the opportunity to gain application fee waivers.H-E-B Student Union, Ballroom (HSU 1.104), Main Campus
This event will showcase the new Large-Scale Testing Laboratory, built to serve students and researchers in UTSA's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Grand Opening will feature speakers, a live demonstration, and tours.Large Scale Testing Laboratory, Main Campus
To prepare, graduation candidates should attend to obtain important information about the ceremony and life after UTSA. At the event, they can order their ceremonial cap and gown and other Commencement-related items as well as win prizes and capture lasting memories with fellow Roadrunners at a selfie station. UTSA ID Card required; no reservation needed.Buena Vista Street Building, Meeting Assembly Room (BVB 1.338), Downtown Campus
To prepare, graduation candidates should attend to obtain important information about the ceremony and life after UTSA. At the event, they can order their ceremonial cap and gown and other Commencement-related items as well as win prizes and capture lasting memories with fellow Roadrunners at a selfie station. UTSA ID Card required; no reservation needed.H-E-B Student Union, Ballrooms (HSU 1.104 and 1.106), Main Campus
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