Summer Camps

Welcome to The University of Texas at San Antonio, your summer camp destination!

This year, UTSA will offer science, engineering, architecture, sports, music, writing and language and culture camps for kids, teens and adults. Some camps are day-long programs; others last a week or two. But each of our camps offers participants the chance to have fun, make friends and learn something new. Browse the listings below to find a camp that's right for you.

Science, Engineering and Architecture Camps

Engineering Summer Camp
Prefreshman Engineering Program (PREP)

This academically rigorous mathematics-based summer enrichment program prepares students for advanced studies in STEM. Students learn about problem-solving systems, STEM career awareness, research & study skills, and participate in special events.

Criminal Justice Summer Camp

The criminal justice camp runs in two 1-week sessions and exposes rising high school juniors and seniors to the many facets of the criminal justice system. Students will have opportunities to learn the functions of police in society, apply scientific theories to criminal investigations by examining a mock crime scene, meet with FBI agents, and more.

Summer Career Academy in Architecture and Interior Design

This 2 week, in-person camp introduces high schoolers, college students, and adults to the wide variety of careers available and the education used by architects and interior designers. Campers will gain hands-on insight from UTSA's faculty.

Cybersecurity Camp
Cyber Warriors: An Introduction to Cybersecurity (Coming Soon)
This camp introduces students to white-hat hacking and penetration testing. Starting with an introduction of cybersecurity principles, this camp will teach the toolkits and approaches used to compromise and secure vulnerable computer and network systems & applications.
Archaeology 101 & 201 Summer Camps
Campers will participate in outdoor and indoor activities while exploring archaeological discoveries, methods, ethics, and more. With two different sessions, campers have a chance to engage in a variety of topics. This camp is open to ages 9-13.
ITEC Summer Camp
Explore STEM! @UTSA

This unique program introduces students with disabilities to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. Students gain experience in software engineering and data science, working in small groups with adult support.

Monarch Butterfly Ecology Camp
Monarch Butterfly Ecology Camp

Join this fun and active camp that includes indoor and outdoor activities. Participants will learn how to identify plants and insects, monitor real life caterpillars, learn how to press plants, and make their own insect collections.

Monarch Butterfly Ecology Camp
Hydrology (All About Water) Camp

Discover the unique underground water systems in Bexar County while learning about ground water, water cycles, drinking water, and the unique creatures that live in the Edwards Aquifer.

Monarch Butterfly Ecology Camp
Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design Camps

Join us for 7 engineering summer camps that engage high school students in engineering fields through workshops, faculty lectures, lab tours, and week-long competitions.


UTSA Sports and Athletics Camps

Join UTSA coaching staff and Atheltics team members as they host a variety of exciting sport-specific camps on Main Campus. Offerings include baseball, softball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, and volleyball.

Youth Performance Program

This UTSA Campus Recreation camp brings young athletes ages 12-17 closer to their goals through a 4-week program that benefits sprinting, change of direction, body control, and jumping skills.

Liberal Arts Camps

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San Antonio Language Academy (SALA)

This camp offers a 2 week-long summer language immersion program to intermediate to advanced-level Spanish speakers. It is open to high school juniors and seniors who want to become fluent, build their resumes for college applications, and/or have a unique cultural experience. For session dates, visit the SALA site.

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Youth Summer Art Studios

Summer Art Studios is the most comprehensive and largest summer arts experience for students in San Antonio, offering seven weeks of classes for students ages 5–18. Visit the site to see a full list of classes and program offerings.

Summer Band Institute

This camp offers a comprehensive music experience focused on developing the individual musician as well as offering a series of unique and fun opportunities! Our camp is offered to both middle school and high school band students from across the country.

Student playing an instrument at the percussion summer camp
Percussion Camp

Students will be immersed in the exciting world of percussion, developing technique and musicality, improving sight-reading abilities, and learning new styles of music. Through interactive masterclasses, talks, music technology sessions, and ensemble experiences students will receive instruction from UTSA faculty and guest instructors.

UTSA All-State Choir Camp

The UTSA All-State Choir Camp continues to be a leader in the Texas All-State Choir preparatory process. Outstanding clinicians from prominent Texas high school music programs along with UTSA’s own superb conductors and faculty provide an intensive study of the All-State audition music to high school campers from across the state.