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!



G.A.L.S. CAMP-Girls Accelerating and Learning STEM (Grades 9-11)

This residential camp is designed to expose girls to the fields of computer science and engineering through experiential learning activities to develop their interest and skills in these areas. All sessions will be led by women faculty from the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering.

Program Dates: July 16-July 21, 2017
Ages: Rising 9th, 10th, 11th Grade Students
Cost: $50.00
Program Coordinator: Dr. Audie Thompson,, 936-261-9412
Application Deadline; June 15, 2017

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CREDIT- Summer Engineering Camp (9th-12th Grades)

The CREDIT Summer Engineering Camp is a week-long resident program for High school students, male and female, who are interested in the field of Engineering. Students admitted to 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 also learn how to succeed in College.

Program Dates: July 16-July 21, 2017
Ages: Rising 9th-12th Grade Students
For Information Please Contact: Dr. Ali,, 936 261-9910.

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Panther STEM Residential High School Career Explorations Camp (9th-12th Grades)

The Panther STEM Residential High School Career Explorations Camp is 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 9-16, 2017
Ages: Rising 9th-12th Grade students
Cost: $375.00
Program Coordinator: Dr. Talitha Lewis,, 936-261-3416

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Exploring Biology through Inquiry Camp EBTIC (6th-12th Grades)

Exploring Biology through Inquiry Camp (EBTIC) will give middle school and high school students the opportunity to participate in four learning modules with the goal of increasing their awareness of possible STEM careers, innovative forms of technology and academic development. The modules will relate biology to virtual reality, 3-D Imaging, drones and forensics. 16 Seats available.

Program Dates: July 17-21, 2017, 9am-4pm Monday- Friday
Ages: 6th-12th Grade students
Cost: $100.00
Program Coordinator: Cleveland O. Lane, Jr., PhD.,, 936-261-3173
For more information please contact Cleveland O. Lane, Jr., PhD.

Summer Research Experience Program for High School Students SREP (Rising 10th, 11th, 12th Grades)

(REH) Summer Program through the College of Engineering is a non-residential 6 week program open to talented area high school students. Participants are matched with a faculty mentor on a research project related to the student’s career interests. Additionally, the program features group activities, including a weekly meeting in which principles of scientific investigation and ethical aspects of human and animal experimentation will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to attend scientific seminars and workshops. Participants will be involved in program activities approximately 35 hours each week.

Program Dates: June 19-July 28, 2017
Ages: Rising 10th, 11th, 12th Grade Students
Cost: Accepted students who actively participate and complete program requirements will receive a stipend of up to $2400.00
Program Coordinator: Dr. Audie Thompson,, 936-261-9411

Registration for this camp is now closed.

4-H Jr. Youth Leadership Summer Day Camp (Ages 11-13)

There is no place like the 4-H Summer Day Camp! A home away from home where middle school kids learn, explore, and grow through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) while finding excitement in agricultural sciences.

Program Dates: July 10-13, 2017
Time: 8am-3pm each day
Ages: 11-13
For more information, please contact: Dr. Rukeia Draw-Hood,
Application Deadline; June 15, 2017

Architecture Enrichment Concepts-ARTEC (9th-12th Grade)

Architecture Enrichment Concepts is a week-long residential summer program, for talented high school students interested in Art, Architecture, Computer Aided Design and Construction Science. The mission of ARTEC is to help prepare students for the new school year and assist them in making early plans to pursue a college education, and spark their interests in Architecture and Design. Many of our former participants have enrolled at Prairie View A&M University or other universities upon graduation from high school.

Program Dates: June 11-17, 2017
Ages: 9th-12th Grade students
Cost: $300.00
Program Coordinator: Mr. Norwood,, 936-261-9802

Youth Leadership Laboratory-YLL (8th-10th Grades)

Cooperative Extension Program’s 4-H and Youth Development Department invites Texas youth, grades 8th -10th, to participate in college and career awareness activities in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Math) disciplines and leadership development. YLL is a 3-day/2-night camp in July, chaperoned by the extension staff and volunteers. Participants have an enjoyable experience learning about college campus life, developing leadership skills, and gaining awareness of STEM careers in agriculture through the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences.


Registration for this camp is now closed.

College Readiness & Community Engagement Training Program (10th-11th Grades)

Do you know what to do in case of an emergency? This two-day camp is for rising sophomore and junior high-school students who may be interested in exploring careers in the sciences or health-related fields! The summer day camp will include academic instruction, college readiness, and training in CPR and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) skills. This program is offered through the PVAMU Texas Undergraduate Medical Academy.

Program Dates: June 6-7, 2017
Ages: Rising 10th-11th Grade students
Cost: $75.00
Program Coordinator: Essence Peasant,, 936-261-3092
For More Information: Summer Program Brochure CRCET



Ag Discovery (Ages 15-17)

Ag Discovery is offered by the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences for 16-17 years olds. This program is a joint partnership between Texas A&M University and Prairie View A&M University. The two universities 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 2 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, environmental, and animal-related fields.

Program Dates: June 19-30, 2017
Ages: 15-17
Program Coordinator: Ms. Jacklyn Sanders,, 936-261-2515
For more information please contact Ms. Jacklyn Sanders.

Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps-AFJROTC (9th-12th Grades)

The Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFJROTC) came into being with the passage of the National Defense Act of 1916. JROTC was established in the Houston Independent School District in 1926. Once looked upon primarily as a source of enlisted recruits and officer candidates, the JROTC program evolved into it's current form as a citizenship program devoted to the moral, physical and educational uplift of American youth. This residential program is sponsored by Houston Independent School District (HISD) and hosted on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. For 9th-12th grade students.

Dates: June 17-24, 2017
This Camp is Hosted at Prairie View A&M University
Ages: 9th-12th Grade students
For More Information: Please Contact The Houston ISD JR ROTC Department, 713-967-5227

Summer Band Camp (6th-12th Grade)

Attention all Middle and High School musicians, percussionists, drum majors, dancers, flag twirlers and majorettes. We are now taking registrations for the 2017 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.

Program Dates: June 4-9, 2017
Ages: 6th-12th grade students
Cost: $375.00 (Groups Rates are available. Please Contact Brandon Hopkins for Information)
Program Coordinator: Brandon Hopkins,, 936-261-3315

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Business Advantages for Scholastically Inclined Students BASIS (9th-12th Grades)

The BASIS is a week long summer program is designed to introduce talented high school students to the field of business and career options. Students are challenged to solve problems using basic business principles taught in the program by PVAMU business faculty and through interaction with business students. Enriching presentations, experiential learning exercises and trips to local businesses inspire and motivate students to aspire to careers in marketing, accounting, entrepreneurship, management, finance and information systems.

Program Dates: June 11-16, 2017
Ages: 9th-12th grade students
Program Coordinator: Ms. Carolyn Davis,, 936-261-9237

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Research Extension Apprentice Program-REAP (Ages 16-17)

The Research Extension Apprentice Program (REAP) is a thirteen-day residential summer camp for high school juniors and seniors to provide enriching and rewarding experiences that help today's generation of college bound students better understand careers in agriculture and the food sciences. It includes a field trip experience and numerous opportunities to engage and interact with the research and extension staff to expose them to the work routines as well as outcomes of the research and community outreach programs conducted by agriculture professionals.

Dates: June 4-16, 2017
Ages: 16-17
Cost: FREE for students accepted into program
Program Coordinator: Gail Long,, 936-261-5119

Registration for this camp is now closed.



REC Sports Camp on The Hill (Ages 6-14)

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 re-useable 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 6-13 and will prove to be a challenging and exciting option to keep your young ones active and engaged thru the summer.

Program Dates:
Week 1: June 5-9, 2017
Week 2: June 12-16, 2017
Week 3: June 26-30, 2017
Week 4: July 10-14, 2017
Week 5: July 17-21, 2017
Time: 7:30am-5pm Monday- Friday
Ages: 6-14 years old
Cost: $100 per camper, per week
Program Coordinator: Tony Daniels,, 936-261-3586

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Baby Fox Dance Camp (Ages 8-12)

Its that time of year again for the 2nd Annual Baby Fox Dance Camp! Learn Dance Techniques, Fun Routines, and Perform with the PVAMU Black Foxes and Marching Storm at a Fall Home Game! Registration Materials Coming Soon!

Program Dates:
Session 1: July 18-20, 2017
Session 2: July 25-27, 2017

Time: 9:30am-5:30pm Tuesday-Thursday
Ages: 8-12 years old
Cost: $125 per camper, per week
Program Coordinator: For More Details, please email Dr. Zachery, Band Director,

Coach Ravon Justice's Women's Basketball Elite Camp for Advanced Athletes (Ages 14-17)

The PVAMU Women’s Basketball Head Coach, Ravon Justice is hosting an Elite Basketball Summer Camp for Advanced Athletes ages 14-17 years old. Participants will receive dynamic series of specific drills, increased fundamentals, preparation for competition at the collegiate level, insight on college life from players and coaches, individual workouts, NCAA academic sessions, video breakdown sessions, strength and conditioning sessions, and campus tours.

Program Dates: June 17-18, 2017
Ages: 14-17 years old
Cost: $75.00

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Coach Ravon Justice's Women's Basketball Individual Camp (Ages 8-17)

The PVAMU Women’s Basketball Head Coach, Ravon Justice is hosting an Individual Basketball Summer Camp for youth ages 8-17 years old. During the camp participants will receive individual attention, small group instruction, emphasis on basketball fundamentals, individual defense and offense skill breakdown, and emphasis on shooting techniques.

Program Dates: June 12-15, 2017
Ages: 8-17 years old
Cost: $185.00

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Willie Simmons Elite Football Camp #2 (Rising 9th-12th Grades)

The Willie Simmons Elite Football Camp is for High School students interested in playing collegiate football!  We are holding spots for the first 300 campers.  The camp will be help at PVAMU Panther Stadium, Prairie View, TX.

Program Dates: June 13, 2017
Registration starts at 9am
Camp Time: 10am-1pm CT
Ages: High School Students
Cost: $40.00
For more information and to register: Please register online at
Willie Simmons Football Camp Flyer




PVAMU Panther Camps- Children Ages 6-12 (9 weeks, June-August, 2017)

Prairie View A&M University Enrollment Management offers exciting summer camps for students of all ages! For students ages 6-12 we offer nine, week-long day camps! Please see the list below of our nine different day camps and their dates and times.

Ages: 6-12 years old
Cost: $75 per child, per week
Programs, Dates and Times: See Below
For More Information & To Register please contact Dr. Talitha Lewis at, (936)-261-3416.

Click Here To Register for any of the camps listed below.

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Jr. Mini Medical School
June 5-8, 2017 8 am-5pm

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.

Painting and Pottery
June 12-15, 2017 8 am-5pm

This summer we’re looking forward to having fun. This camp will include wheel throwing, hand building and sculpting in clay, plus basic jewelry projects. If you’re interested in making a ring for your best friend or a mask to hang in your home, you’ll find all the tools, supplies, and assistance you need right here!

Chess and Chinese
June 19-22, 2017 8 am-5pm

Our camp will use a unique and fun experience to learn Mandarin and Chess. Kids will participate in fun, and engaging activities learning a new language. Then in the afternoon, kids will get engaged in playing Chess and learning fun and effective strategies. The camp will use an interactive and hands-on approach for kids to learn chess. Chess camp activities include chess instruction and lessons, a chess lab which includes worksheets, problem solving, and more tactics. Kids will also participate in class tournament games with notation and clocks making the camp an exciting and rewarding experience.

Donnie B’s Golf Camp
June 26-29, 2017 8 am-5pm

Each day will cover the basic fundamentals of golf, along with rules, and etiquette. Camp will focus on incorporating major muscles groups, flexibility and fundamentals of the game, skill development and golf course etiquette are main components of the golf camp. During the camp we will incorporate values in to the lesson, such as honesty, respect, confidence, judgment and more.

Public Speaking
July 3-6, 2017 8am-5pm

They will learn to present a polished speech before their peers and parents. They will go through exercises and practice sessions to develop delivery skills such as vocal variety, articulation, and voice projection. We will challenge our students to apply the material they learn in their lectures. Rather than just hearing and forgetting huge amounts of information, they will put into practice the theories presented in the camp.

Mathematic Camp
July 10-13, 2017 8am-5pm

The mathematic camp is designed for students with exceptional mathematical talents and for those who want to advance their knowledge further in this particular subject. Unlike a standard math class, a math camp is more of a community. It incorporates activities that stimulate problem-solving skills and at the same time, it will nurtures interaction among students so that they are able to improve their mathematical capabilities in a positive and supportive environment.

Is There an Engineer Inside of You?
July 17-20, 2017 8am-5pm

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.

Etiquette and Cooking
July 24-27, 2017 8 am-5pm

Attending this camp kids will learn how to make kid friendly meals with proper exposure of how to avoid hazard or danger in a kitchen along with proper eating skills at the dinner table. After this camp parents should allow their kids to try to cook for them what they learned in camp and make sure to reinforce safety hazards and dangers that are in a kitchen.

Reading Rainbow
July 31 – August 3, 2017 8am-5pm

Reading Rainbow for kids promotes the love of books and reading, while helping your child become stronger, independent reader. Each day, your child will be in quality literature, participate in engaging reading and writing activities and use technology to explore interesting topics. Highly skilled teachers will work with your child to improve comprehension and fluency. During the summer, children, often experiences “summer learning loss,” especially in this particular area. This camp will provide the opportunity to reduce this loss in an engaging learning environment


For Questions About PVAMU Summer Camps, Please Contact Ms. Jamila Clayton, 936-261-5914.

Last updated on 6/2017

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