Summer camp registration now open at San Jacinto College

04.09.2018 | By Amanda Fenwick

PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College has scheduled a variety of fun and enriching summer camps and activities for children of all ages at each of its four campuses. There is something for every interest from athletics and career exploration, to arts and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and everything in between.

Camp prices vary and some offer scholarships to those who qualify to assist with camp tuition. For more information and to register for camps visit sanjac.edu/summer-camps.

 

 

ARTS

KidSpot: Summer Musical Theatre Camp for Youth

Summer at Theatre San Jacinto presents an ideal opportunity for a child to experience the range of activities possible at a theatre.

Dates: June 4-8 and June 11-15

Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Location: Central Campus, Powell Arena Theatre

Cost: $150, $275 for both weeks

Age:4-18

 

 

 

ATHLETICS

Baseball Camp

The San Jac summer baseball camp will cover all aspects of the game of baseball including hitting, base running and defensive play at each position. Proper throwing will be emphasized as well. Games will also be played to apply all phases of the game of baseball.

Dates: June 12-13 

Time: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Location: North Campus, John Ray Harrison Field at Andy Pettitte Park

Cost: $75

Age:8-12

 

Softball Camp

This camp will teach progressions, offer constructive criticism and give assistance in improving techniques and training. 

Dates: June 15 

Time: 10 a.m.–noon

Location: South Campus, Softball Field

Cost: $50

Age: 6-12

 

 

CAREER EXPLORATION

EnergyVenture 

EnergyVenture is a summer one-week day camp for 12-15-year-old students. Camps focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities, skills needed in the energy industry and future career opportunities in the field. Visit sanjac.edu/cpdfor more information.

Dates: June 4-8 and June 11-15 (Central Campus); June 18-22 and June 25-29 (South Campus); July 16-20 (North Campus)

Time: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (Mon. – Thurs.), 8 a.m.–noon (Fri.)

Location: Central, South and North Campuses

Cost: Free tothose who qualify

Age:12-14

 

Maritime Venture Camp

This is a fun, exciting way for students to learn about the maritime industry. Campers will have the opportunity to explore exciting careers available in the area's thriving maritime industry. Students will take field trips on vessels and will get to explore the Houston Ship Channel.

Dates: June 23-27 and July 9-13

Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Mon. – Thurs.), 9 – 11:30 a.m. (Fri.)

Location: Maritime Campus, Maritime Technology and Training Center

Cost: $25

Age:14-17

 

 

FOR EVERYONE

Ink Slingers Writing Camp

Embark on a nautical adventure in individual expression with short stories, character development and multimedia activities.

Dates:June 4-8

Time:9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location:Central Campus, East Classroom Building

Cost:$75

Age:8-13

 

 

EDUCATION AND STEM

Engineering with Duct Tape

Using some of the everyday recycled material and lots of duct tape, campers will learn the science and build the parts needed for boats, rockets, solar panels and more.

Dates:June 25 – 28

Time:8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location:Central Campus, Frels Building

Cost:$125

Age:8-10

 

STEM Survivor Camp

Campers will split into tribes, where they will complete in challenges such as building a running vehicle with only household items, constructing a hand-built robot, create a solar oven and more. Activities will encourage STEM learning through fun adventures.

Dates:July 16 – 20

Time:8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Central Campus, Frels Building

Age:11 – 13 

 

Water-Bots (Beginner)

Explore underwater robotics, rockets, drones and programming; while learning what aerospace partners are planning in the coming decades. The camp will provide a glimpse into the future job market.

Dates: July 16 – 20; July 30 – August 3

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Central Campus, Science Building

Cost: $200

Age:11-16

 

Water-Bots (Intermediate)

Explore underwater robotics, rockets, drones and programming; while learning what aerospace partners are planning in the coming decades. The camp will provide a glimpse into the future job market.

Dates: July 23 – 27 

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Central Campus, Science Building

Cost: $200

Age:11-16

 

 

MUSIC

All-State Choir Camp

The All-State Choir Camp offers training for high school students on the TMEA All-State choral repertoire to help them successfully compete during the annual audition process.

Dates: July 16 – 19 

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Central Campus, Monte Blue Music Building

Cost: $150

Age:high school (9th– 12thgrade)

 

Middle School Band Camp

The Middle School Band Camp is open to any talent level band students ages 11-15. Musical activities will vary from large rehearsals to master classes to sectionals to solo competition. Students will perform under the batons of excellent band conductors and work with leading professional musicians from the Houston Area. Students will learn band works to perform a concert the last day of camp, Friday at noon. Snacks are provided; students are to bring a sack lunch each day except for Friday, when there will be a pizza party.

Dates: June 11 – 15 

Time: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Location: North Campus, Fine Arts Center

Cost: $30

Age:11 – 15 

 

Piano Camp

Under the direction of Dr. Kinghchi Au, the summer piano camp is designed for beginning level students ages 6 to 13. Camp activities vary and include fundamental skills and drills, master classes, piano ensemble, basic music theory and musical enrichment. Students will learn piano ensemble pieces to perform a concert on the last day of camp, Friday at noon. Snacks are provided; students are to bring a sack lunch each day except for Friday, when there will be a pizza party.

Dates: June 18 – 22 

Time: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Location: North Campus, Fine Arts Center

Cost: $95 

Age: 6 – 13 

 

Woodwind and Brass Camp

The Woodwind and Brass Camp is open to high school-level woodwind players and brass players. Daily musical activities will include large rehearsals, comprehensive master classes, and sectionals led by some of the finest woodwind and brass musicians in Houston. The camp is designed to provide teens with the insight and skill development to be more consistent performers through an intensive program of study. Snacks are provided; students are to bring a sack lunch each day except for Friday, when there will be a pizza party.

Dates: July 17 – 21

Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: North Campus, Fine Arts Center

Cost: $30

Age:14 – 19 

 

 

SAN JACINTO COLLEGE CAMPUS LOCATIONS

Central Campus - 8060 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, Texas 77505

North Campus - 5600 Uvalde Road, Houston, Texas 77049

South Campus - 13735 Beamer Road, Houston, Texas 77089

Maritime Campus - 3700 Old Hwy. 146, La Porte, Texas 77571

 

Camp dates, times and costs are subject to change.

 

About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students each year benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers eight areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to four-year colleges or universities or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

For more information about San Jacinto College call 281-998-6150, visit sanjac.edu or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.