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!

 

STEM CAMPS

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.

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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, joaquina.kankam@ag.tamu.edu

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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, Ph.D
For more information: Please contact Barry H. Norwood, Ph.D at (936) 261-9802, bhnorwood@pvamu.edu

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Undergraduate Medical Academy College Readiness and Community Engagement Training

This 4 day program is for rising sophomore, junior, and incoming 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.

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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.

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COLLEGE & CAREER CAMPS

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.

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Marching Storm High School Band Camp

Attention all Middle and 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.

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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: $275
Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Program Coordinator: Carolyn S. Davis or Daniel Kennebrew
For More Information: Please contact Carolyn S. Davis at (936) 261-9237, csdavis@pvamu.edu or Daniel Kennebrew at (936) 261-9206, dekennebrew@pvamu.edu

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Research Extension Apprentice Program (REAP)

The Research Extension Apprentice Program (REAP) is designed to provide rising high school seniors with meaningful hands-on experiences and insight related to research, education and careers in the food and agricultural sciences and a glimpse of college life. Students will also have an opportunity to increase their skill level and participate in field experiences and a variety of activities that will further expose them to the world of Agriculture. The program is a free residential camp.

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SPORTS, HEALTH, & FITNESS CAMPS

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

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PVAMU Football Camps

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PVAMU PANTHER CAMPS

PVAMU Little Panther Day Camps

Prairie View A&M University Enrollment Services offers exciting summer camps for kids ages 6-12! Please see the list below of our weekly camps.

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Jr. Mini Medical School

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.

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.

Reading Rainbow 

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. Attending this camp kids will also learn to present a polished speech before their peers and parents.

Donnie B’s Golf Camp

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.

A Taste of Etiquette's & Cooking

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.

Mystery Spy Kids Camp

You’re on the case, and you’ll need to use all the forensic tools up your sleeve to solve this mystery. Work with your scientific team and conduct experiments as you use science, logic, and ingenuity to solve a mystery. As the mystery unfolds, you’ll examine fibers under the microscope, fingerprint your suspects, and put your heads together to solve this year’s puzzling problem.

Chess and Chinese

Our camp uses a unique and fun experience to learn Mandarin. Campers will participate in fun, engaging activities, and they will start off the day with a morning wakeup physical activity. Then in the afternoon, campers will get engaged in playing Chess and learning fun and effective strategies. The chess camp provided by Chess Educators will use an interactive and hands-on approach for campers to learn chess. Chess camp activities include chess instruction and lessons, a chess lab which includes worksheets, problem solving, and more tactics. Campers will also participate in class tournament games with notation and clocks making the camp an exciting and rewarding experience.

Public Speaking

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

 

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

Last updated on 1/2019