(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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The Department of Social Work introduces new students to the Master of Social Work program.Buena Vista Street Building Assembly Room (BVB 1.338), Downtown Campus
The kickoff to Roadrunner Days, the UTSA community welcomes the thousands of students who move in to their new homes as they begin their journey at UTSA.Various residence halls, Main Campus
After a full day of moving, UTSA students and their families are invited to the party featuring food, swag, dancing and a special performance from the Spirit of San Antonio marching band.Student Union Paseo, Main Campus
This come and go session allows Roadrunners and their families to explore all the great things the UTSA Libraries offers to help students succeed. Join a group on a quest through the library for a chance at prizes and enjoy some ice cream.John Peace Library, Main Campus
Fast Action Trivia is a game where participants interact with fellow Roadrunners to test their brain skills while learning some interesting things about UTSA and have a chance to win actual cash money!Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
This UTSA tradition is a fun, engaging opportunity for Roadrunners to learn about the facilities, recreation programs and wellness services offered at the Main and Downtown Campuses while also enjoying tons of games and activities with new and old friends.Recreation and Wellness Center Texas Room (RWC 2.214) and San Antonio Room (RWC 2.218), Main Campus
The UTSA Ambassadors are here to help students find their classes before the first day of school! Bring your class schedule to the UTSA Ambassadors table in the Student Union Ski Lodge (near Chili’s Too!), and they will help you navigate the campus to find your classes.Student Union Ski Lodge (SU 1.01.00), Main Campus
Kickback at the Union is a welcome back event for new and returning Roadrunners. Come relax and learn about the Student Union, enjoy free food, games, photo booth, and a chance to connect with each department in the Union. Arrive early for free t-shirt and stay late for a movie.Student Union Paseo and Buildings, Main Campus