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Advanced Robotics

During this week-long camp participants will learn how to design, build and program a Tetrix robot. Boys can also earn their Robotics Merit Badge. This camp is a good preparation for FIRST Tech Challenge.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 23-27

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 12-16

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$375

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Beginning Robotics

This two-week, half day camp is an introduction to robotics using the LEGO Mindstorms System. Learn to build and program LEGO robots for a competition at the end of the week. Boys can also earn their Robotics Merit Badge. This camp is a good preparation for FIRST Lego League.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-20

Session Times:
Morning Session
9:00am-12:00pm

Afternoon Session
1:00pm-4:00pm

Ages: 9-14

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$375

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Chess Camp

Make the right move for your child this summer! Chess develops your child’s reading and math ability, critical and analytical thinking skills, and builds character and self-esteem. But don’t tell the kids...they think chess is fun!

Sponsored by UT Dallas Chess Program

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-13
June 16-20
July 14-18
July 21-25

Session Times:
Morning Session
9:00am-12:00pm

Afternoon Session
1:00pm-4:00pm

Ages: 7-13

Contact:
James Stallings
972-883-4899
james.stallings@utdallas.edu

Deadline: Open until the beginning of camp. However, there are required forms that need to be submitted at time of registration.

Either Morning or Afternoon Session:

$215, if paid before March 31
$245, if paid before June 9
$265, if paid after June 9

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Competitive Robotics

This is a one week camp were participants will prepare for this coming year's FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Competition Season. Participants will use this fall's mat and game pieces. Boys can also earn their Robotics Merit Badge.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

August 4-8

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 9-14

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$375

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Introduction to Space with Rockets and Weather Ballons

This is a two week day camp where we will build and launch rockets and weather balloons. Participants will learn CAD, 3D printing, programming, power tool use, electronics and welding. Boys can also earn electronics, or rocketry merit badges.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 14-25

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$650

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Quad Copters

This is a two week day camp where we will design, build and fly Quad Copters. Participants will learn CAD, 3D printing, programming, power tool use, and electronics. Boys can also earn electronics, or robotics merit badges.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

July 28-August 8

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$650

Website

Solar Car Challenge

This is a month long, full day camp where we will build and drive a solar car. Participants will learn CAD, 3D printing, programming, power tool use, electronics and welding. Boys can also earn electronics, or programming merit badges.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 9-July 3

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-6951
seec@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 16

$1,200

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Summer Musical Theater: Be a Star

BE A STAR is a one-week camp with a morning session for K-2. We will have creative games to spark the imagination - complete with costumes, props, lights and music. The final performance for friends and family will be held on June 20 at 12:00pm.

Sponsored by Texas Family Theater

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 16-20

10:00am-12:00pm

Ages: 5-8

Contact:
Mary Medrick
972-333-2647
mmmusicmm@aol.com

Deadline: June 6

$160

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Summer Musical Theater: Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound is a two-week camp featuring the ultimate MUSICAL THEATER experience for kids in the DFW area. For training sessions, students going into 3rd-12th grade will be divided into groups based upon age and experience, then join forces for a final performance on June 27 at 6:00pm.

Sponsored by Texas Family Theater

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration & Cost

June 16-27

1:00pm-5:00pm

Ages: 8-18

Contact:
Mary Medrick
972-333-2647
mmmusicmm@aol.com

Deadline: June 6

$450

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