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STEM Events @ St. Mary's University
Computer Science Summer Camp
A five-day camp that teaches middle and high schoolers the basics behind the development of computer software. Campers also have the opportunity to explore two major areas of software: computer games and cybersecurity.
Earth Science Museum
A collection of more then 1,300 minerals, rocks, fossils, maps and scientific instruments, the Earth Science Museum is free and open to the public on weekdays throughout the year. It is located in the second floor hallway of Garni Science Hall.
Fiesta of Physics
Twice a year, elementary school kids from surrounding districts flock to St. Mary's campus for a day of wacky science experiments, hands-on science demonstrations, and indoor and outdoor fun. Leading these young scientists around are a handful of the University's most dedicated and energetic Physics and science students.
JAMP (Joint Admission Medical Program) Pre-medical Summer Camp
For students from Fox Tech High School, the Young Women’s Leadership Academy, Health Careers High School, Business Careers at Holmes High School, Antonian College Preparatory High School and the John Jay Science and Engineering Academy and hosted by the Biological Sciences Department at St. Mary's. Participants spend five days visiting the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) School of Medicine and St. Mary’s.
MATHCOUNTS® is a national enrichment, club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and territory. The regional competition is held at St. Mary's University.
Pre-Engineering Robotics and Java Programming Summer Program
A special 10-day summer program designed to give middle school or high school students with an interest in science and engineering an opportunity to explore engineering as a career. Sessions will include hands-on activities on robotics using Lego Mindstorm NXT kits, programming, and problem solving.
Pre-freshmen Engineering Program (PREP)
Provides an academic curriculum to increase potential for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for achieving middle and high school students interested in these fields.
Pre-College STEM Summer Camps & Programs
San Antonio Prefreshman Engineering Program (PREP)
A collaborative effort of local school districts, colleges and universities to encourage junior high school and high school students to begin preparing for scientific and engineering career paths in school. The summer program targets underrepresented population groups in those fields.
Summer Youth Camps - UT-Arlington
One week camps designed to provide students with a broad exposure to the variety of engineering disciplines -- aerospace, biomedical, civil & environmental, computer science, electrical, materials science and mechanical -- plus related topics in chemistry and physics. Field trips to see engineering at area businesses and team projects supplement the classroom activities. Each session is limited to 50 students.
Longhorn Center for School Partnerships (LCSP) - UT-Austin
The rigorous statewide Pre-College Academic Readiness Programs include ChemBridge, MathBridge, CalcBridge, and more.
Camp Arch - Texas A&M University
An exclusive week-long interdisciplinary experience designed to acquaint students with the study of and potential careers in professions utilizing architecture, visualization, construction science, landscape architecture, and urban planning. Activities include lectures, design/building activities, digital photo, video editing and presentations by faculty in the College of Architecture. Additional activities include workshops in basic design and materials, individual and group projects.
Summer Camps - Center for Engineering Outreach - Texas Tech University
Camps include "Science: It's a Girl Thing" - a four day/three night residential camp for girls entering 5th through 11th grades; "Shake Hands With Your Future" - a weeklong summer camp that gives you a chance to try out different careers and try out the college life at Texas Tech; "Run on the Wind: Engineering a Clean Tomorrow" - a fun-filled and informative five-day/five-night summer camp that explores the power of the wind and the means by which we harness it.
STEM Magnet Schools
South San Antonio ISD
Provides the Academy of Health Sciences, Career Education Center, and several leadership and professional student organizations.
San Antonio ISD
Specialized and magnet schools include: Young Women's Leadership Academy; New Tech San Antonio High School; Health Professions Magnets; Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology (MET) at Sam Houston High School; Science, Engineering & Technology at Highlands High School; Technology Magnet at Rhodes Middle School. Several in-district charter schools focus on science and technology.
Magnet schools include: Health Careers High School; Jay Science & Engineering Academy.
North East ISD
Magnet schools include Castle Hills Elementary; iMak Interactive Media Applications at Kruger Middle School and Krueger School of Applied Technologies (KSAT); Agriscience Magnet Program at Madison High School; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy; Design and Technology Academy (DATA) at Roosevelt High School; Electrical Systems Technology at MacArthur High School; and Engineering and Technologies Academy (ETA) at Roosevelt High School.