Looking for summer opportunities to experience future colleges and majors? Check out some of these upcoming events!
United State's Naval Academy Summer Seminar and Summer STEM are open!
Naval Academy Summer Seminar offers an opportunity for rising high school seniors to experience the academy for one week. Participants learn about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's future leaders at this four-year college.
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Summer STEM is geared toward students currently in 8th, 9th and 10th grade, the Summer STEM residential program will give attendees an opportunity to engage in hands-on math and science activities with our faculty and midshipmen.
June 4-9 for current 8th graders (rising 9th graders)
June 11-16 for current 9th graders (rising 10th graders)
June 18-22 for current 10th graders (rising 11th graders)
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University of Texas at Austin-Summer Discovery
Special classes in Engineering, Sports Management, Medicine, Psychology, and Fashion3 Week ProgramTuition ranging from $3,199 - $5,999For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (ages 14-18)Photo Gallery
- 3 Weeks6/23 - 7/13Pre-College$5,999
- 3 Weeks6/24 - 7/12Pre-College (Commuter)$3,199
Open to students completing grades 9, 10, 11 & 12.
Tuition includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, 2 meals daily while on campus, use of athletic and recreation facilities, activities and trips, transportation for included activities, Collegewise admissions presentation.
Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), class materials, course supplements, lunch and other meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, blanket and pillow, and spending money.
Commuter tuition includes: Commuter students join the program Monday - Thursday for morning and afternoon classes and optional afternoon activities. Commuter students are invited to attend our Friday social activities and off campus excursions. One weekday evening of guest speakers is also included. Please note: Commuter students are not permitted to attend other evening or weekend activities and excursions.
Texas A&M University-Summer Programs 2018
Aggie-STEM Summer Camp (middle & high school students)
The Aggie center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) hosts an annual summer camp for middle and high school students. The summer camp will provide students real world experiences in STEM education through STEM project based learning, improve SAT scores and provide a world class university experience with Texas A&M University professors in STEM fields. Students will attend non-credit STEM classes by TAMU professors, use 3D printers, Chemistry of Cosmetics, Safety Engineering, Construction Engineering, Circuit Design, Learn to use XtraNormal Animation Studio and Photo Story, Advanced Mathematics, Code and Coding Theory, Plant Biology, PSAT/SAT prep class, and a variety of social activities and local field trips. Students may choose from 3 different options, including the two-day camp options or the residence hall stay option. aggiestem.tamu.edu
Camp ARCH (SO, JR, SR)
Camp ARCH is a weeklong interdisciplinary experience that acquaints students with the study of and potential careers in architecture, visualization, construction science, landscape architecture and urban planning. camp.arch.tamu.edu
Camp BUILD: Building at Better Tomorrow (11th – 12th Grade)
Camp BUILD is a one-week high school summer camp for juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to explore Civil Engineering as a major at Texas A&M University and experience the Aggie culture! Camp activities include design projects, departmental lab tours, and evening recreational opportunities. Please check the Camp BUILD website for application information. tx.ag/BUILD
Exploring Leadership Opportunities and Rewards in Education (ExpLORE) highlights teacher education programs, leadership and career opportunities and courses of study in the teaching profession. education.tamu.edu/explore
Geosciences Exploration Summer Program (GeoX) (JR, SR)
Texas A&M University's College of Geosciences offers a free program to rising high school juniors and seniors interested in Geosciences. Participants will stay on campus, learn what it means to be an Aggie and discover world-wide career opportunities in the field. Admission is limited, and applicants are required to have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be in the top 10% of their graduating class, as well as provide supporting documentation. geox.tamu.edu
National Scholar Invitational (SR)
National Scholar Invitational is a program designed for high school students who have just finished their junior year and are on track to being recognized as a National Merit or National Hispanic Scholar. NSI is a fast-paced two-day program that allows students to explore Texas A&M University's academic departments as well as experience student life first-hand. The invitational is designed to help students gain knowledge about what it's like to be an Aggie, give them the opportunity to see the University at work as well as showcase the University's academic opportunities, traditions, and strong commitment to diversity.
Poultry Institute for Youth (JR, SR)
The Institute is a four-day enrichment camp for students with an interest in the poultry industry. Students will attend mini-lectures taught by Texas A&M University staff on topics such as anatomy, embryology, immunology, nutrition and processing. Students will also take field trips to a commercial layer facility and a local processing facility. posc.tamu.edu/texas-agrilife-poultry-extension-specialists/youth-programs
SMaRT Camp (middle & high school students)
SMaRT is a National Science Foundation supported two-week summer program at Texas A&M University. It is intended to facilitate interest in mathematics of advanced high school students. High school students of age 14-18, who are US citizens or permanent residents, are eligible to apply.
The camp will provide an intensive learning environment in mathematics, where high school students will learn not only useful mathematical facts, but also how to approach mathematical problems, prove mathematical statements, and write the results. math.tamu.edu/outreach/Camp
Summer Opportunities in Aerospace Research (SOAR) (11th – 12th Grade)
Camp SOAR is a five day summer camp designed to expose upcoming high school juniors and seniors with an interest in Aerospace Engineering to the research and facilities at Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) Department of Aerospace Engineering (AERO). During the week at TAMU, students will be able to explore the field though design projects and departmental tours. They will have the opportunity to interact with current students as well as world renowned faculty. A program application is required. Please check the program website for the application deadline. tx.ag/SOAR
Veterinary Enrichment Camp (JR, SR)
In this three-day program, participants explore the possibilities of veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University through hands-on experiences. vetmed.tamu.edu/bims/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp
* High school class denotes the year a student will begin after the summer programs. Students who have completed their freshman year are considered sophomores; those who have completed their sophomore year are considered juniors, etc.
UTSA Summer Programming
2018 Summer Career Academy in Architecture & Interior Design
The Summer Career Academy in Architecture and Interior Design at the University of Texas at San Antonio offers a two-week summer introduction to the design careers and education of architects and interior designers. Taught by faculty members of the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, the Summer Academy provides hands-on insight into the creative and professional practice of architecture and interior design. It is intended to help high school and college students ponder whether architecture or interior design is right for them. Previous design experience is not required. Curiosity is the only prerequisite.
Design & Career Exploration
Held in the design studios of UTSA’s College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, participants will be introduced to many of the challenges and rewards involved in creating the designed environment. Within a short walk, downtown San Antonio will be our laboratory for both visual and hands-on design exercises that engage personal exploration in introducing basic design skills such as: sketching, creative and spatial thinking, model construction, photography, and the organization of architectural information. Field trips will take you to local architecture and design firms and construction projects, as well as significant San Antonio architecture.
UTSA Summer Academy participants will:
- develop an appreciation of the designed environment
- become familiar with actual construction and design practice
- explore drawing, modeling, and design thinking
- explore creative and visual thinking skills
- utilize observation and communication skills
- visit offices of design professionals & construction sites
- gain clarity about the education of design professions
Single Session: Monday-Friday, June 11-22, 2018
Classes meet 11:30am - 4pm
$650 - all materials included
Must be a current High School student or older; minimum 15 years old as of June 2018.
The Summer Career Academy is for high school students and others interested in architecture and interior design careers. Classes are held in the Monterey Building on the UTSA Downtown Campus. Fee includes studio space in which to work, tools and supplies necessary to daily exercises, field trips, and the opportunity to interact with design professionals, faculty, and design students.
Participants receive FREE UTSA T-shirt, sketchbook, pencils, ruler, and UTSA bag.
Note: Summer Career Academy is not an overnight residential program. Some out-of-town participants have stayed in downtown hotels (Doubletree Hotel is adjacent to downtown campus). Daily snacks and drinks provided. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited to 30 students per session.
ALL FOUR OF THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION TO BE COMPLETE.
For more information, please contact Professor Stephen Temple at 210.458.3023 or firstname.lastname@example.org .