Teens Building for Tomorrow Camp

We are full for 2023 and will return in 2024!

Thank you in part to Valero Benefit for Children for supporting our Very Important Kids camp and Teens Building for Tomorrow camp again in 2023! Through their support, the Garcia Center has provided programming to over 50 Coastal Bend children.

Valero benefit for children

In this camp, teens gain skills an empowerment through experiences such as STEM activities, yoga, Venture lab, painting and sculpture lessons, drama class, and volunteerism. Community partners provide presentations, and opportunities to learn about careers and higher education paths. Students also take field trips in the community.


  • VIK camp is for teens age 13-17. Camp takes place Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:30 pm at the Garcia Center, 2021 Agnes St.
  • Breakfast and lunch are included.
  • Camp costs $75 per week per child. 
  • We offer a limited number of scholarships for students in need. Contact 361-825-3600.
  • Thank you to our partners in offering this camp: Valero Benefit for Children, plus partners throughout the community.