Summer Camps

    • Summer is fast approaching and I’ll bet you’re looking for something to keep your kids busy! Well you won’t have to search all over Texas, because Sam Houston State University has a summer full of exciting camps lined up.  We’ve got arts camps, including choir, band, dance, and computer animation. If you’re looking to stay active, check out one of our sports camps including baseball, volleyball, softball, football, rugby, lacrosse, and cheerleading hosted by the National Cheer Association. For those of you who want to stay creative, we’re excited to welcome back the national Camp Invention! This camp is designed to help students learn about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a fun, creative way with hands-on learning opportunities.

      No matter what you’re interested in, we’ve got something for you to enjoy this summer! Check out our webpages, and contact us if you have any questions regarding registration for these camps.

      Eat ‘em up, Kats!

    • Camps at a Glance

    • SHSU Dance Intensive

      The Sam Houston State University Summer Dance intensive is designed for students who are committed, disciplined, and seek to become well-versed artists in dance.

      SHSU Dance Intensive

      SHSU School of Music Camps

      The School of Music at Sam Houston State University offers a wide variety of summer camps for both Middle School and High School music students.

      SHSU Music Camp

      Animation Creation Camp

      Animation Creation is a week-long day camp for students in middle school, junior high, and high school.

      SHSU Animation Creation

      Camp Invention

      At Camp Invention, children rotate through four fun modules a day, where they work in diverse teams to engage in investigations, experiments and engineering challenges.

      Camp Invention

      Brenda Nichols Elite Basketball Camp

      The Brenda Nichols Elite Girls Basketball Camp focuses on experienced girls basketball players and allowing them to learn and increase basketball knowledge through drills and competition.

      Brenda Nichols Basketball Camp

      The Pack Baseball Academy

      The Pack Baseball Academy at Sam Houston State University offers an opportunity for players to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of baseball.

      The Pack Baseball Academy

      KC Keeler Elite Football Camp

      Take your football game to the next level with KC Keeler and The Sam Houston State Football staff, along with coaches from The BIG 10 Rutgers and Northwestern and from The BIG 12 University of Oklahoma.

      SHSU Elite Football Camp

      Bob Brock Softball Camps

      The camp will give campers individual position & hitting instruction, special position instruction for pitchers & catchers, & players will learn ways to improve their running forms and learn valuable exercises to improve speed and agility.

      Bob Brock Softball Camp

      Brenda Gray Volleyball Camp

      The camp will target the camper's volleyball position and enhance technique simultaneously. Detailed skill training with numerous reps will be done so that campers can advance their skills and their strategic understanding of that position.

      Brenda Gray Volleyball Camp

      Nike Contact Football Camp

      Named "Top Football Camp" in Sports Illustrated for KIDS, the camp program features full contact drills and scrimmages with a staff of college coaches and current and former college players.

      Nike Contact Football Camp

      NCA Cheerleader Camp

      NCA Camp Curriculum is based on core principals that ensure cheerleaders learn the proper safety technique and develop a strong foundation.

      NCA Cheer Camp