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Summer Camp


Are you 6-14 years old and interested in ecology?

If you are, then join us for camp this summer!


Monarch Butterfly Ecology monarch butterfly

Enjoy the following:

  • a week-long summer camp designed for kids 6-12 years old
  • explore basic concepts in monarch biology, ecology, and conservation
  • experience hands-on butterfly education
  • learn about wildlife conservation

Indoor Activities

  • build a plant press
  • learn to identify plants
  • pin and identify insects
  • arts and crafts
  • seed bomb activity
  • monitor a real life monarch caterpillar
  • special guest speakers

Outdoor Activities

  • insect collection
  • plant collection
  • migration activity
  • the egg game
  • visit to UTSA’s pollinator garden
  • outdoor picnics
  • and much more!!!

2020 Monarch Butterfly Camp Opportunities
• July 6-10       • July 13-17

» 2020 Butterfly Camp flyer
» 2020 Butterfly Camp registration form

For more information about monarch butterfly research at UTSA, check out our website:
Monarch Butterflies and Milkweed in Texas.

Hydrology (All About Water) water

Enjoy the following:

  • a week-long summer camp designed for kids 6-12 years old
  • discover the unique underground water systems in Bexar County
  • learn while having fun

We will learn about

  • characteristics of water
  • water filtration
  • surface tension
  • watersheds
  • water cycles
  • pond organism identification
  • the three types of aquifers in Texas


  • create your own aquifer in a cup
  • water evaporation station
  • identify real life organisms that live in water
  • real science experiments in a real science lab
  • ground water movement outdoor activity
  • arts and crafts
  • special guest speakers
  • and much more!!!

2020 Hydrology Camp Opportunities
• July 27-31       • August 3-7

» 2020 Water Camp flyer
» 2020 Water Camp registration form

Please mail check to:
Cheryl Negrete
c/o UTSA
Department of Environmental Science
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

Make check payable to UTSA.


Camp will be held at UTSA’s main campus in the Multidisciplinary Studies (MS) Building, room 3.02.52

Camp begins at 8:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm each day.
Drop off is from 7:30-8:00 am and pick up is at 4:00 pm.
(Additional charges apply for campers picked up after 5:00 pm.)

Campers should bring a sack lunch. Drinks and snacks will be provided.


Interested in being a Summer Camp Counselor?

Environmental Science students click here for the application.