Posted: 5/05/22

TAMIU Offers Parents Several Summer Camps this June, July


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As the school year comes to an end, parents searching for summer activities can take advantage of several camp offerings at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU).

Dusty’s Junior University Summer Camp

Making its return, Dusty’s Junior University Summer Camp is currently open for registration. Only 15students per grade level will be permitted per session. Grades available range from Kinder through the 5th grade. Registration is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Planned activities include visits to the fish laboratory and the TAMIU Garden. Campers will also meet with special guests during each session. Geared toward nurturing creativity, knowledge and social interactions, campers will enjoy art classes, hands-on engineering projects and group activities. 

Sessions are available June 6 – 16, June 20 – 30, July 5 – 14, and July 18 – 28. Sessions are offered Monday – Thursday (except for the July 5 - 14 session, which is offered Tuesday - Friday), from 7:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., with lunch included. Aftercare from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. is available at an additional cost.   

The registration deadline is Monday, May 16. Register for a camp session online at https://go.tamiu.edu/ce-summercamps.

For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Education at 956.326.3068 or email ce@tamiu.edu

Sing to Win @ All-State: The TAMIU Summer Choir Camp

Aspiring singers and high school students can also take part in the University’s first-ever choir camp. The “Sing to Win @ All-State: The TAMIU Summer Choir Camp” will be offered June 13 – 16 from 5 – 9 p.m. and will be hosted by University music faculty and guest clinicians. 

Camp highlights include focused professional guidance on advanced techniques, strengthening vocal stamina, specialized guidance, sight-reading preparation, and mastering foreign language diction, among others. 

The deadline to register for the “Sing to Win” Camp is Monday, May 23. To register online or for additional information, visit go.tamiu.edu/SingToWin

For more information, contact Dana Crabtree, instructor of Voice at dcrabtree@tamiu.edu, or Dr. Colin Campbell, associate professor of Music and University organist at colin.campbell@tamiu.edu

D.I.A.L.L. STEM Immersion Experience

High school juniors and seniors familiar with or those who want to learn more about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) or STEM-related adjacent fields are encouraged to attend the week-long opportunity. 

The program, dubbed the Development of Informatics Accelerated Learning in Laredo (D.I.A.L.L.), will be held June 13 – 17 from 9 a.m. – to 4:30 p.m. at the University’s campus. Program attendees will learn how informatics can be applied to each field through hands-on learning experiences. 

The program is hosted by the University and the University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston School of Biomedical Informatics.

The deadline to register is Friday, May 20. An online application is available at go.tamiu.edu/diall

For more information, contact Dr. Cindy Lynn Salazar-Collier, assistant professor of Public Health, via email at cindy.collier@tamiu.edu

Rec Sports Summer Camp

If you’re searching for activities to keep your child active this summer, look no further than TAMIU’s Rec Sports Summer Camp. 

Available to campers ages 5 – 13, the Camp runs Monday through Thursday, July 11 – 28, with drop-off starting at 7:30 a.m. and pick-up available until 12:30 p.m. 

Campers enjoy a range of fun activities, including a Word of the Day, leadership discussions, recreational games, dance fitness, a Fine Arts showcase and lifetime sports development.  

The deadline to apply is Friday, July 8. Registration is available online at https://go.tamiu.edu/rec-sports-camps.  

For more information on the Camp, contact Ivan Cano, Rec Sports assistant director at 956.326.3013, or via email at ivan.cano@tamiu.edu

All TAMIU summer camp offerings are subject to change and will continue to monitor the local health environment.

More University information is available online at tamiu.edu or via TAMIU’s social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.