Below you will find a listing of summer programs for 2013 offered by various departments at Texas State University. You will find contact infomation provided for each program listed.
Thank you for your interest in programs offered at Texas State. We hope you find something that interests you from the selection below.
The children's schedule will be Monday-Thursday mornings, from 8:30-11:30 beginning Monday, June 10th and ending on Thursday, June 27th. The fee for this year's Summer Program is as follows:
Fitness University Summer Camp
Your child will learn how to improve health, fitness, nutrition, and overall wellbeing in our summer wellness program. This program is designed to teach youth how to live a long and healthy life using fun and innovative approaches! Camp will be held June 17- June 21 & July 22- July 26, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For ages 6-12.For more information please contact the Total Wellness Program at email@example.com.
Kids Kollege of Art: Ages 6-12
Sponsored by the Department of Art and Design, Kids Kollege offers exciting art activities in various media including painting, sculpture, printmaking and photo related projects. This camp meets for 2 hours a day for one week. Call (512) 245-2611 for more information or visit their website at www.finearts.txstate.edu/Art/academics/undergrad/ugrad-arted/other.html.
Learn to Fence: Ages 8 and up
Fencing is a graceful, fast-moving, and exciting Olympic sport and is a terrific workout for both body and mind. It develops discipline, agility, concentration, speed and timing. More importantly however, fencing is fun! Introductory and Advanced classes offered. For more information visit the website at www.atacsport.org/ATACcurrent/lfc.htm or contact John Moreau at (512) 245-3761, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Math Camps: Grades 4-8 and High School
www.txstate.edu/mathworks Mathworks hosts the following three summer math programs:
• Half Day Junior Summer Math Camp for 4th-8th grade students, two weeks long
• Residential Junior Summer Math Camp for 6th-8th grade students, two weeks long
• Honors Summer Math Camp for high school students, six weeks long
Applications start in January each year, and need-based scholarships are available. Please contact Mathworks at (512) 245-3439 or email@example.com for more information.
Music Camp Series - Summer 2013
• Piano Festival, International - June 1–9 - Private lessons, master classes, recitals, seminars, lectures
and recreational activities. Pianists ages 11–18 and piano teachers of all ages are welcome.
• Concert Band Camps - June 9-14 - Middle School and High School - Concert, salsa and jazz bands; applied
lessons; elective courses; chamber music.
• SASI Marching Camp - June 16-19 - SASI Drum Major Clinic, SASI Color Guard Camp -
• Percussion Camp - June 16-21 - Marching, concert, drum set Latin, percussion ensemble, steel band
• Strings Camp - June 23-29 - Four string orchestras, private lessons, chamber music electives
• Choir Camp - July 10-13 - Junior High - Mixed voice choir directed by nationally recognized guest artist,
daily camp activities
• Choir Camp - July 15-18 - High School All-State Preparatory - Intense music preparation, outstanding
section leaders, superior camp activities, private lessons and instruction available, specialized diction coaching
Athletic Trainer Student Camps: Junior and Senior High
The Department of Health and Human Performance offers this camp. It consists of 3 1/2 days of intense instruction and practical experience in procedures needed by public school student athletic trainers.
2013 Athletic Trainer Student Camp Application
FITT 240 Teen Training
Using up-to-date, scientific based training techniques our staff will help young athletes optimize their athletic potential through conditioning and nutrition. Camp will be held July 8- August 1, Mon-Thurs, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. For ages 12-18. For more information please contact the Total Wellness Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fifth Annual Children's Summer Theatre Camp will take place August 12-23, 2013, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M-F. Early and late care will be made available for an additional fee. The cost is $295 for registrants if paid before June 1st, and $325 after June 1st. All registration forms must be accompanied with a 100.00 non refundable deposit. No spaces are held without a deposit. The two week summer theater camp is a wonderful experience for all kids involved! Children and teens ages 6 to 16 spend two weeks learning, acting, dancing and singing as they prepare to put on a full show on the final evening of camp. Students get a real life live theater experience that is not only fun and filled with creative arts but life changing as well. For more information e-mail Tracy Goodwin at email@example.com or call (646) 350-9148. Tracy Goodwin comes in every year from NYC to direct the camp and is an adjunct faculty in the theater department at Texas State University.
*Additional off-site theater camp scheduled for July 15-26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For additional information contact Tracy Goodwin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (646) 350-9148.
Stop Motion Animation Film Camp
Students ages 7 and up will have an opportunity to learn how to make their own stop motion animation film shorts (think Wallace and Grommit). In one week students will write a story, create characters and setting using a variety of mediums including clay, paper and Lego's. After creating story boards, students will work together as directors to film their shorts using cameras and laptop computers. It's a wonderful blend of education, art, technology and FUN! Camp will be held July 8-12 and August 5-9. **There is a full day option for both sessions this year as well, inquire for cost and information. Cost for the half day camp is $165 and includes supplies. Students will receive a DVD copy of their final work. No spots are held, camp must be paid in full to secure spot. For more information contact Tracy Goodwin at email@example.com or 646-350-9148. To see what type of work the students will be doing go to www.msgcreativedrama.com. The camp is being sponsored by the Department of Geography.
2013 High School Theatre Camp
Young Songwriters' Camp
The camp is a songwriting workshop for students who are interested in composing their own songs (music and lyrics). For students of high school age (middle school age with approval) who are already exploring their abilities as songwriters, and are interested in working on their own original material in a workshop setting with other student songwriters and under the guidance of musicians/songwriters who already established on the Central Texas music scene. Camp will be held June 17-21, 2013 (Monday-Friday), 8:30a.m.-12noon. Click on the link to download the 2013 Young Songwriters' Camp flyer. For more information, please contact Diane Osborne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512-245-3680.
Young Writers' Camp
For students ages 6-18, camps meet at Texas State University San Marcos campus or at the Round Rock campus. Camps at the San Marcos campus will be held June 24-28, 2013 & July 1,2,3,5, 2013; ages 6-10, meet in the mornings; while ages 11-13 and ages 14-18, meet in the afternoons. Camps at the Round Rock campus will be held in various weekly sessions between July 8-26, 2013, for grades 1-12. Our camps are being taught by Central Texas Writing Project expert writing teachers who have received additonal hours in writing instruction and assessment. Click on the link to download the 2013 Young Writers Camp Brochure and registration form the San Marcos campus or the Round Rock campus. For more information about the various camps, please contact Diane Osborne at 512-245-3680 or e-mail at email@example.com.
An additional Young Writers' Camp will be held in partnership with Texas State University and Eanes ISD. The camp will be held June 10-14, 2013, for students ages 6-18. Click on the link to download the registration form and flyer. For additional information contact Diane Osborne at 512-245-3680 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.