Today@Sam Article

Explore Summer Camps At SHSU

June 8, 2022
SHSU Media Contact: Wes Hamilton

Basketball CampBy Lidia Gutierrez 

Sam Houston State University’s Camp@Sam program gives high school juniors the opportunity to explore SHSU, learn what to expect in college and how the application process works. Many different university departments host camps that allow students to learn about their programs and develop skills in arts or STEM areas of study.

Sarah Burchett, the communications coordinator for the Center for Community Engagement, believes these camps help the community.

“One of the benefits of having a university in your backyard is that there are many opportunities to participate in events and activities taking place on campus,” Burchett said. “In the summertime specifically, SHSU hosts numerous summer camps ranging from sports and art camps to camps that provide students with a taste of the college experience.”

SHSU believes it is important to continuously provide community members with innovative learning opportunities and hands-on experiences.

“The hope is that participants leave feeling that they have gained a skill or have learned new information that will benefit them moving forward,” Burchett said. “And what’s more, they’ll get to know this beautiful campus a bit better.”

For any additional information beyond what is listed below, please contact the Visitor Services and speak with a Recruitment Specialist at 936.294.1844.

Camp @ SAM

  • Dates: July 11-12, July 13-14
  • Fee: $35
  • Fully booked/closed.

School of Music

All-State Choir Camp:

Environmental & Geosciences

GTE TX Summer Bridge Program:

  • Dates: 6/12/2022 - 6/21/2022
  • No fee (Deadline March 4)
  • Eligibility: High School Sophomore/Junior (less than 35 community college credits); passion for STEM; GPA of 2.75 out of 4.0
  • Information: If selected room & board provided and $800 stipend at conclusion of program. Stay on the lookout for 2023 application. ·

Sam Houston Memorial Museum

Museum Summer Educational Programs:

  • Dates: TBA
  • Information: Follow-up on social media pages
  • Contact: Megan Buro

National Cheerleaders Association

NCA All Star Nationals at Sam Houston State University:

Athletic Camps

Rugby Camp Sam Houston:

  • Dates: 7/17/2022 - 7/20/2022
  • Overnight Camp, Boys - ages 10-18, Coach Gary Holub, email for information

Nike Junior Golf Camp Sam Houston:

Brenda Gray Volleyball Camps:

Garrett Valis Softball Elite Sessions Camp:

Garrett Valis Softball Elite Camp:

Bearkat Baseball High School Camp 1:

  • Dates: 6/15/2022
  • Fee: $150
  • Location: Don Sanders Stadium
  • Eligibility: Grades 8-12 and uncommitted college transfers
  • Information: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; park in west lot of Bowers Stadium ·

Bearkat Baseball High School Prospect Camp 2:

  • Dates: 7/19/2022
  • Fee: $150
  • Location: Don Sanders Stadium
  • Eligibility: Grades 8-12 and uncommitted college transfers
  • Information: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; park in west lot of Bowers Stadium ·

Bearkat Elite Big Man Camp (OL-DL):

Bearkat Elite Skills Camp:

Bearkat Elite Specialists Camp(K-P-LS):

School of Agriculture

Expanding Opportunities in Agriculture for Under-Represented Populations:

  • Dates: 6/27/2022 - 7/1/2022
  • No Cost
  • Location: SHSU and SFA will be charted by bus
  • Eligibility: 6-8 minority, low socio-economic students will be chosen from 10 Title 1 Schools
  • Contact: Dr. Shyam Nair

Department of Art

Art Animation Camp:

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