(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.
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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
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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