Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Summer Camps

The following is a list of summer camps being offered in Summer 2018 by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and/or its affiliates. This list is updated regularly. For further information about each camp, please click on the camp name.

Young Authors Camp

April 18, 2018 through June 29, 2018

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Department of English invites you to the 29th annual Young Authors Camp. The camps are designed to provide student authors with opportunities to expand their interest in writing and experience writing as a fun and creative opportunity for self-expression and communication with others. This 29th annual Young Authors' Camp will include a variety of writing activities such as nature walks and visits with poets and artists. Each attendee will receive the camp material, t-shirt and camp anthology. Register early! Admission to each camp is limited to 25 and will be based on the order in which registrations are received. Scholarships are available. Campers are welcome to register for one or both camps in their age group.

Islanders Boys Basketball Camps

June 04, 2018 through June 28, 2018

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will offer a series of Summer Boys Basketball Camps this summer. Camps include:

  • Day Camp: Monday, June 4, through Thursday, June 7
  • Shooting Camp: Saturday, June 9
  • Day Camp II: Monday, June 18, through Thursday, June 21
  • Bitty Ball Camp: Monday, June 25, through Thursday, June 28

Very Important Kids Camp

June 04, 2018 through June 30, 2018
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is hosting the Very Important Kids Camp focusing on visual arts, performing arts, reading and robotics for children age 5-12. The camp takes place Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center, and includes breakfast and lunch. Session topics include art, reading and STEM. The cost for the camp is $400 for the entire month or $100 per week. A standalone afternoon mural session for $20 a week is also offered. A half-price discount is offered for additional siblings. A limited number of scholarships are available. The camp is co-hosted by the Art Museum of South Texas and the College of Science and Engineering and College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Islanders Recreational Sports Camp

June 04, 2018 through August 10, 2018

The Recreational Sports Department at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites you to the annual Islander Recreational Camp (IRC)! IRC takes place every summer at the Dugan Wellness Center for children ages 5-12. Camp runs Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. During camp children are able to let their active sides shine through an all-day non-sport specific recreational camp. Organized games keep the campers active as they learn teamwork, sportsmanship and respect for their peers. Games include dodgeball, kickball, knock out and other IRC staple games, such as Squirrel Ball, Medic and Satellite. Other activities include swimming, climbing the rock wall and arts and crafts. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi students serve as camp counselors. The camp runs for nine weeks and children can register to attend camp for one or more of these weeks. Each week costs $100 per child and caps at 60 campers per week, so register early!

The Fine Art of Summer Camp

June 04, 2018 through August 10, 2018

The Art Museum of South Texas, an affiliate of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, will host ten different sessions of visual and performing arts camps for children ages K5-12 throughout the summer. Each session will highlight a different pop culture theme and technique, such as cartooning/drawing, mine “craft”/collage, Jurassic art/printmaking and more. This format allows children to explore worlds they know and love while also bringing those worlds to life through artistic expression. The camp day runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with pre and after-care available for an additional charge.

All but one session will be held at the Art Museum of South Texas, located at 1902 North Shoreline Blvd. Session seven will be held at the Garcia Arts & Education Center, located at 2021 Agnes St. Session dates are listed below:

  • Session 1: Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8
  • Session 2: Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 15
  • Session 3: Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22
  • Session 4: Monday, June 25, through Friday, June 29
  • Session 5: Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 13
  • Session 6: Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20
  • Session 7: Monday, July 23, through Friday, August 3 (at Garcia Center)
  • Session 8: Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27
  • Session 9: Monday, July 30, through Friday, August 3
  • Session 10: Monday, August 6, through Friday, August 10

Registration for camps opens on Thursday, March 1. Scholarships are available.

Islander Baseball Camps

June 11, 2018 through July 18, 2018

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will offer a variety of Islander Baseball Camps this summer. Camps include:

  • Youth Skills Camp #1: Monday, June 11, through Wednesday, June 13
  • Youth Competition Camp #1: Monday, June 18, through Wednesday, June 20
  • Youth Skills Camp #2: Monday, July 9, through Wednesday, July 11
  • Pitching Camp: Thursday, July 12
  • Youth Competition Camp #2: Monday, July 16, through Wednesday, July 18

Islander Softball Camps

June 13, 2018 through August 12, 2018

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is offering a series of Islander Volleyball Camps this summer. Camps include:

  • Hitting Camp: Wednesday, June 13
  • June Defensive Camp: Wednesday, June 13
  • Pitching Camp: Thursday, June 14
  • Catching Camp: Thursday, June 14
  • All Skills Camp: Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22
  • August Elite Camp: Saturday, August 11, through Sunday August 12

Islanders Soccer Camps

June 14, 2018 through July 27, 2018

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will offer two Islanders Girls Soccer Camps during the summer. Camps will accept players of all levels looking to improve and develop their talent. Our coaches will work with each camper on and individual and group basis. Coaches will focus on developing each player to not only see improvement immediately but to also succeed in the future. We want to develop well rounded players who have a winning mentality. The two camps are:

  • Islander Soccer Residential Camp: Thursday, June 14, through Sunday, June 17
  • Islander Soccer Youth Camp: Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27

Girls Code Camps

June 18, 2018 through June 29, 2018

The College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites middle school girls, grades 6-8, to explore the basics of computer programming during two Girls Code Camps. Campers will use cool and easy to use graphical programs like Scratch to create their own custom mobile apps and program the behaviors of mBots.

The two camps are:

  • Women in Technology Unmanned Ground Vehicles: Runs Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22.
  • Women in Technology Mobile App Development: Runs Monday, June 25, through Friday, June 29.
Each camp costs $25 and applications are due by Monday, April 30.

Underwater Robotics Camp

June 24, 2018 through June 30, 2018
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Department of Engineering invites high school Juniors and Seniors to attend the Underwater Robotics Summer Institute. This Institute is an overnight week-long summer educational program for talented high school students (ages 16-18) who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Students who participate in this program will spend one week on the campus of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi building knowledge in underwater robotics, interacting with other talented teens and learning from experienced University professors. The program includes hands-on activities, guest speakers and first-hand experience in our engineering laboratories. Scholarships are available for participants based on merit or financial need.

VANTAGE Mentor Program

July 09, 2018 through July 20, 2018
Young women, ages 14-18, are invited to participate in the VANTAGE Program, a vocational empowerment camp for teenage girls. Participants will explore career interests and options, develop leadership skills, set personal goals and receive mentoring from women in leadership roles within the community. The camp consists of two different sessions, July 9 – 13 and July 16 – 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center, located at 2021 Agnes St. This camp includes lunch, snacks, transportation, multiple fieldtrips to meet with women mentor leaders and an end-of-the-week celebration at the Texas State Aquarium. The cost is $25 per participant and full scholarships are available. VANTAGE is sponsored by the Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For more information or to register, call 361.825.3600 or email nmaza@islander.tamucc.edu or wrivera@islander.tamucc.edu.

Islander Cross Country Camp

July 12, 2018 through July 15, 2018
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will offer an Islander Cross Country Camp this summer. The camp will run from Thursday, June 12, through Sunday, June 15, and is open to students grade 6-12. 

Islanders Volleyball Camps

July 12, 2018 through July 22, 2018

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host a series of Islander Volleyball Camps. Join Head Coach Steve Greene, Assistant Coaches Justin Wong and Carly Boatwright this summer for fun, educational volleyball instruction. Improve your fundamentals skills and receive quality instruction at position and age-specific camps. Camps include:

  • All Skills Camp: Thursday, July 12, through Friday, July 13
  • Setter Camp 1: Saturday, July 14, through Sunday, July 15
  • Hitter Camp 1: Saturday, July 14, through Sunday July 15
  • Passing/Defense Camp1: Saturday, July 14, through Sunday, July 15
  • Setter Camp 2: Thursday, July 19, through Friday, July 20
  • Hitter Camp 2: Thursday, July 19, through Friday, July 20
  • Passing/Defense Camp 2: Thursday, July 19, through Friday, July 20
  • Elite Camp: Saturday, July 21, through Sunday July 22

STEM-Tronics Camp

July 16, 2018 through July 20, 2018
The College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites local middle school students to participate in the STEM-Tronics camp, which runs from Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20. The camp gives students the opportunity to learn and use state-of-the-art technologies that can be combined to create different electrical engineering projects related to automation, mechatronics and robotics. The camp costs $25 and the application deadline is Monday, April 30.

Islander Band Camp

July 16, 2018 through July 20, 2018

The Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Islander Band Camps offer middle school, junior high and high school students the opportunity to come to the Island University for a week of music and fun from Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20. Students can recharge their musical batteries as they get ready for the school year while participating in classes including group lessons, sectionals, full ensemble rehearsals, and music theory and history. Students will also enjoy activities each day, including games and recitals. All campers must have at least one year of experience with their instrument. Camp fees are $300 for commuters and $500 for resident campers. Scholarships are available. Resident camper applications must be received by Friday, June 29, and commuter camper applications must be received by Tuesday, July 9. All registrations requires a $50 deposit. 

UAS Summer Institute

July 23, 2018 through July 27, 2018
The College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will offer the UAS Summer Institute from Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27. The camp is open to high school students and runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The UAS Summer Institute will connect South Texas students to UAS technology and give them hands on experience working with UAS equipment and software. The camp costs $25 and applications are due by Saturday, June 30.