Youth & Teen Summer Camps

Summer Camps Programs

Prairie View A&M University Offers a Variety of Summer Camps and Programs for Youth Ages 17 and Younger! Please Click on the Links Below for More Information!



4-H Youth Lab

The 2019 Youth Lab is a residential education summer program for undeserved teens 8th-10th grade from the following counties: Bexar, Brazos, Cameron, Cass, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Bend, Harris, Tarrant, Travis, and Waller. The 4-H and Youth Development Unit of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences at Prairie View A&M University hosts this educational summer program to introduce young people to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers in agriculture. There are three overarching goals of this program: 1) to increase the likelihood of youth from undeserved populations to pursue enrollment in post-secondary education. 2) to provide an a awareness of and encourage an interest in youth from undeserved populations to pursue STEM in agriculture careers. 3) To assist youth from undeserved populations with developing and applying leadership skills.

Program Dates: July 16-19, 2019
Ages: 13-16
Cost: Free to SALE Scholarship Recipients
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
Program Coordinator: Joaquina S. Kankam
For More Information: Please contact Joaquina S. Kankam at (936) 261-5148,

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Architecture Enrichment Concepts (ARTEC)

ARTEC - Architecture Enrichment Concepts are for sophomores and juniors in high school that are interested in architecture, construction science, art and digital media arts. The mission for ARTEC is to help prepare students for their next high school year or college year. Students will work on a design projects and will be prepared to work on the graphic design and interactive media of the building design. Students will work in a team and will be given one design project. We will teach leadership roles and focus on a built environment. Students will be introduce to significant roles as practitioners and leaders.

Program Dates: July 6-13, 2019
Ages: 15-17
Cost: $350.00
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Program Coordinator: Barry H. Norwood
For More Information: Please contact Barry H. Norwood at (936) 261-9802,

Will Move-in July 6th

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CREDIT Summer Engineering Camp

The objective of the CREDIT Canter is to prepare students for a successful professional career in electrical or computer engineering. The curriculum is structured to provide each student with a sound background in basic engineering science and a thorough foundation in electrical engineering for the analysis and design of electrical and electronic circuits and system. The curriculum provides courses necessary for technical competencies as well as courses and seminars on professional ethics and the responsibilities of the engineer. The program is offered with fours areas of emphasis: Computer Engineering, Communications and Signal Processing, Microelectronics, Big Data Analysis, Computational Biology, Power and Control System. This is a week long program where students will stay overnight on campus, students admitted to the program will learn about engineering through hands on activities, experiments and laboratory tours. The students will work in teams to solve engineering problems. In addition, the students will be equipped with the proper tools to excel in college.

Program Dates: July 6-12, 2019
Ages: 15-17
Application Deadline: June 20, 2019
Program Coordinator: Carolyn Wedeking
For More Information: Please contact Carolyn Wedeking at (936) 261-9788,

Will Move-in July 6th

Registration Closed

Jr. Youth Leadership Lab

Jr. Youth Leadership Lab (Jr. YLL) is a 4-day non-residential camp hosted by the College of Agriculture and Human Science Cooperative Extension 4-H (Head, Hands, Heart, and Health) Program. It serves as a optional precursor to the residential Youth Lab camp. Jr. YLL is open to under-served youth entering the 6th-8th grades from Waller, Harris, Washington, Ft. Bend, Montgomery, and Austin counties. Activities will be focused on agriculture as it relates to careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and discovery, developing, and honing of leadership skills in preparation of entering the workforce.

Program Dates: July 8-11, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Ages: 6-8th Graders
Program Coordinator: Cynthia Pierfax
For More Information: Please contact Cynthia Pierfax at (936) 261-5028,

Registration Closed

Panther STEM High School Career Explorations Residential Camp

The Panther STEM Residential High School Career Explorations Camp is an overnight camp available for high school students in grades 9th-12th. Participants can expect a fun and busy week as STEM career options open up before them. STEM Career campers will experience dorm life by living in the University College and enjoying meals in the Memorial Student Center Cafeteria. Campers will have the opportunity to interact with professionals and students in many STEM fields throughout the day, including informally at meals. Evening activity choices include visits to the library, bowling, ballroom dancing, movie night and indoor and outdoor recreational activities.

Program Dates: July 6-13, 2019
Ages: 9-12th Graders
Cost: $500
Application Deadline: Accepting the first 50 paid participants
Program Coordinator: Dr. Talitha Lewis
For More Information: Please contact Dr. Talitha Lewis at (936) 261-3416,

Registration Closed

Undergraduate Medical Academy Summer College Preparatory Camp

This four day program is for rising sophomore, junior, and senior high school students who may be interested in exploring careers in health related fields. The CRCET program will be directed by the Texas Undergraduate Medical Academy at Prairie View A&M University. We invite high school students to participate in this summer enrichment experience designed to help prepare students for college readiness and community engagement. The summer camp will include academic instruction, introduce students to medical skills i.e. stop the bleeding and CPR training, along with activities that introduce the students to the Prairie View A&M University medical student experience.

Program Dates: June 24-27, 2019
Ages: 10-12th Graders
Cost: $325
Application Deadline: May 20, 2019
Program Coordinator: Ronnie Fleming
For More Information: Please contact Ronnie Fleming at (936) 261-3092,

Registration Closed

Camp PV Mobility

Camp PV Mobility! is a one-week summer camp for rising High School Juniors and Seniors (rising 11 and 12 graders). Campers are provided the opportunity to explore transportation engineering in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department. Further, campers will participate in field trips and explore PVAMU's College of Engineering programs, selected University programs and enjoy the beautiful campus. Program participants will have the opportunity to:

• Learn more about personal mobility
• Participate in field trips
• Learn about Toyota Motor North America
• Learn about College Application process, SAT and ACT College admission tests
• Explore Civil Engineering as a career option

Program Dates: June 17-21, 2019 8 A.M.-5 P.M.
Ages: 11 & 12 Graders
Application Deadline: June 14 at 2 P.M.
Program Coordinator: Sharon Evans
Please Send Application: Dr. Emmanuel Nzewi at & Sharon Evans at (936) 261-1656,

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Young Business Leaders Summer Program (YBLSP)

The Young Business Leaders Summer Program is a week long residential program for 9th-11th grade students to gain a deeper understanding of business principles and industry, the program focuses on topics in business including management, entrepreneurship, finance,and management information systems. Through faculty-led workshops and seminars, students will get exposure to real-world business applications and expertise. Participant outcomes include web design and application, financial analysis, business plan and analysis. By end of the week, program participants will demonstrate skills learned with a final project and presentation.

Program Dates: June 2-7, 2019
Ages: 14-18
Cost: $300
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
Program Coordinator: Carolyn S. Davis & Daniel Kennebrew
For More Information: Please contact Carolyn S. Davis at (936) 261-9237, or Daniel Kennebrew at (936) 261-9206,

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Ag Discovery

Ag Discovery at Prairie View A & M University is a two-week summer outreach program. The program targets diverse populations of current 11th and 12th-grade students from across the country who have displayed an interest in animal science, horticulture, forestry, plant and soil sciences, entomology, renewable natural resources, human nutrition and food, and food safety. Eleventh and twelfth (11-12th) grade students are determined to be the most appropriate level for Ag Discovery participation at Prairie View A & M University, based upon factors including student safety and requisite skills, and knowledge and experience necessary for success in the program. Knowledge will be obtained through a series of workshops on and off campus. Hands-on experience will be provided through labs, workshops, and site visits. Ag Discovery, offered by the Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, is an overnight camp for 15-17 years olds. The program is designed to bring a new and exciting learning experience to students. Participants will interact with members of our agriculture and life-science family on both campuses. This two-week experience exposes students to on-campus housing, team building, and hands-on activities with professors using cutting-edge techniques from industry. Participants will attend educational workshops to help them set career paths and field trips that connect campus knowledge with community needs in Texas. The goal of this program is to promote knowledge and interest in plant, animal, and environmental sciences, food science, and nutrition related fields.

Program Dates: June 17-28, 2019
Ages: 15-17
Application Deadline: March 22, 2019
Program Director: Jacklyn Sanders
For More Information: Click here to view our brochure or Please contact Jacklyn Sanders,, (936) 261-2515

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Marching Storm High School Band Camp

Attention: All High School musicians, percussionists, drum majors, dancers, flag twirlers and majorettes. We are now taking registrations for the 2018 Marching Storm High School Summer Band & Auxiliary Camp. Experience THE BEST summer camp available on THE BEST college campus, Prairie View A&M University! We expect this year’s camp to be bigger and better than ever! Along with specially invited guest clinicians, students will learn from the Marching Storm Staff and student leaders.  This is an overnight camp where the students will be housed in the campus dormitories.

Program Dates: June 9-15, 2019
Ages: 14-18
Cost: $380
Application Deadline: $190 Due May 15th, Remainder on June 9th
Program Director: Brandon Hopkins
For More Information: Please contact Brandon Hopkins,, (936) 261-3317

Program Cancelled



REC Sports: Camp On The Hill

The Rec Sports: Camp on The Hill offers five week-long sessions of physical fitness, education and recreational activities. Our primary goal is to promote the development of personal awareness related to healthy lifestyle choices.

Campers should come to camp prepared for indoor and outdoor activities. With this in mind campers are encouraged to bring sunscreen, a hat, and a reusable water bottle daily. Campers should also wear comfortable athletic clothing and shoes and come with appropriate swim attire. The Rec Sports Camp on the Hill is designed for children ages 6-12 and will prove to be a challenging and exciting option to keep your young ones active and engaged thru the summer.

Program Dates: June 3-7 & 10-14, 2019 7:30 A.M.-5 P.M.
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $100 Per Week
Application Deadline: 
Program Coordinator: Anthony Daniels
For More Information: Please contact Anthony Daniels at (936) 261-3586,

Program Cancelled



Panther Day Camps

Is There an Engineer Inside of You?
Engineers are involved in designing virtually everything we use today from our cars, computers, and cell phones to bridges, skyscrapers, and video games. Do you know which engineer is involved in each? What does an engineer do? How does an engineer’s day differ from a scientist day? In our engineering camps, your child will turn into a real engineer; designing, evaluating and redesigning machines and super structures. Every project will have a clever theme to spark your child’s imagination and turn problem solving and skill building into a fun game.

Date: June 10-13, 2019
Time: 8am-5pm
Cost: $100

Mini Medical School Camp
Does your child think they might want to be a doctor, nurse, or scientist? Let them experience what it might be like during our Junior Mini Medical School Camp. Campers will explore career opportunities available in medicine, conduct experiments in state of the art laboratories and engage in science and hands-on learning.

Date: June 17-20, 2019
Time: 8am-5pm
Cost: $100


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For more information please contact Dr. Talitha Lewis,, (936) 261-3416

For Questions About PVAMU Summer Camps, Please Contact the summer programs office at 936-261-5914.

Last updated on 4/2019

Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.