Texas Summer Programs for High School Students
This page of the directory includes information about Texas summer programs. Scroll down to view summer opportunities for high school students and teenagers in Texas.
Overview Information about Summer Programs in Texas
Texas offers a variety of summer programs and camps for high school students. Many of the programs take place on college campuses in the state. There are variety of locations that offer Texas summer programs such as Austin, Arlington, Dallas, Houston, Lubbock, San Marcos, Wichita Falls and more.
Summer programs in Texas are available in areas such as architecture, the arts, computer science, computer coding, dance, engineering, enrichment, health sciences, mathematics, music, pre-college, and more. The summer opportunities in Texas can provide students with the opportunity to explore topics of interest, learn about college campuses, work with peers and instructors, develop new skills, and examine potential college majors and fields of study. Students can contact a representative of a specific summer program for detailed information and to determine if it would be a good match. The postings on this page include Texas summer programs for high school students.
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Texas Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students
Baylor University Summer Science Research Institute for High School Students – Held in Texas
Baylor Research Institute
Emagination Tech Summer Camps for Teenagers and Kids – Held on University Campuses
Emagination Tech Camps
Faces of Innovation: Global Teen Medical Summit for High School Students (Grades 9-12) – Held in Houston, Texas
Faces of Innovation
Health Sciences Summer Enrichment Program at Hardin-Simmons University in Texas
Health Sciences Summer Program
University of Houston Summer Programs and Camps for High School Students, Teenagers, and Kids
Houston Summer Programs
iD Tech Camps for Kids and Teens – Held at Universities in Texas
Kidventure Summer Camps in Texas for Teenagers and Kids
Launch 2018 Coding Summer Camp in Austin Texas for Kids and Teens (ages 7 – 17)
Launch Summer Camp
Midwestern State University Young Engineer Summer Camp in Texas for High School Students
Engineering Summer Camp
University of North Texas Summer Math Program for High School Students
North Texas Math Program
Rice University Summer Programs for High School Students
Rice Summer Programs
Summer Discovery Pre-College Enrichment Programs for High School Students – Held at the University of Texas
SuperCamp Summer Programs for Junior High, High School, and College Students – Southwestern University in Texas
University of Texas at Arlington Engineering Summer Camps for High School, Middle School, and Elementary Students
Engineering Summer Camps
University of Texas Summer High School Business Programs for High School Students (Juniors and Seniors
Summer Business Programs
University of Texas at Austin Summer Ballet Theatre Intensive for High School Students and Middle School Students
Ballet Theatre Program
University of Texas Summer Computer Science Programs for High School Students
Computer Science Programs
University of Texas Health Sciences Summer Camps for High School Students
Health Sciences Summer Camps
University of Texas at Dallas Summer Computer Science Camps for High School, Middle School, and Elementary Students
Dallas Summer Camps
Texas A & M Summer Summer Engineering Programs for High School Students
Engineering Summer Programs
Texas A&M University Summer Mathematics Research Training Institute Camp for High School Students
Texas A & M Mathematics Programs
Texas State Summer Math Camps for High School, Middle School, and Elementary Students
Summer Math Camp
Texas Tech Summer Programs and Camps for High School, Middle School, and Elementary Students
Texas Tech Summer Programs
Program: Baylor University Summer Science Research Program for High School Students: Waco, Texas
Description: The Baylor University High School Summer Science Research Program (HSSSRP) provides superior high school students with the opportunity to participate in a hands-on research experience by working on research projects with Baylor University science professors in many disciplines. The research program occurs during the University’s first session of summer school and is open to students the summer between their junior and senior year of high school. Students are selected each year from high schools throughout the United States to be involved in this summer research program, which allows them to earn one semester hour of college credit. It is hoped that this experience will have a positive effect on student interest in careers in science disciplines. Many former participants have successfully entered challenging undergraduate programs throughout the nation, including those at Baylor. The HSSSRP offers students an excellent opportunity to experience Baylor as they begin to consider which college they want to attend.
Participants: Rising high school seniors
Program website: Baylor Summer Science Program
Program: Faces of Innovation: Global Teen Medical Summit: The Health Museum in Houston, Texas
Description: Are you interested in a career in the medical or health field? The John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science, also known as The Health Museum, in Houston, Texas is offering the Faces of Innovation: Global Teen Medical Summit. Enjoy 5 days of cutting edge, hands-on sessions in the renowned Texas Medical Center visiting some of the top medical facilities in the world, hear lectures from several experts in their field, participate in a Pandemic Challenge with fellow students, and stay at Rice University – known worldwide as a premier educational institution, and enjoy fun nighttime activities with like-minded students from around the globe. Dates are July 11-15, 2016. Registration is limited.
The Health Museum is located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas, just minutes away from both the Texas Medical Center and Rice University.
Participants: 9-12 grade students.
Program website: Global Teen Medical Summit
Program: Health Sciences Summer Enrichment Program at Hardin-Simmons University: Abilene, Texas
Description: The Health Sciences Summer Enrichment Program (HSSEP) is hosted by Hardin-Simmons University (HSU) in Abilene, Texas every June. This two-week in residence program is designed to give high school juniors, seniors, and incoming college freshmen an opportunity to prepare for the college-level chemistry, math, and biology required for pre-health majors through a series of short courses. Participants explore pre-health careers through interactive sessions, such as a suture lab hosted by the HSU PA program and a tour of the simulation lab in the Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing. Other sessions are also hosted by representatives from the HSU Physical Therapy School, Texas Tech Pharmacy School, Texas Tech Department of Public Health, Joint Medical Admission Program students, and Big Country physicians. Participants are given tools to guide them in choosing the right healthcare career for themselves.
Participants: 11th graders, 12th graders, or incoming freshmen with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, an interest in pursuing health-related careers, and considering HSU for a college education
Program website: Health Sciences Enrichment Program
Program: iD Tech Camps for Kids and Teens: Universities in Texas
Description: This summer, explore a top campus, make friends as you master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 275,000 alumni. At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 can learn to code, build websites, design video games, experience virtual reality, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, and more! These weeklong, day and overnight summer programs are held at prestigious campuses nationwide. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style. Tech-savvy instructors teach curriculum in small groups of just 8 students per instructor and campers enjoy long-term benefits that extend into future careers. iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform. Get started today at www.idtech.com or call (888)709-8324 and join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow.
Participants: Kids and teenagers.
Summer program website: iD Tech Camps
Program: Kidventure Summer Camps for High School Students, Middle School Students, and Elementary Students: Austin, Houston, and Dallas, Texas
Description: Kidventure has been providing the finest Summer Day Camps and Overnight Camps in Texas since 1994. Kidventure runs an active and purposeful curriculum with activities aimed at serving the whole child, including science, athletics, art, team building, and more. Our goal, however, remains to simply help grow happy, healthy kids: We just choose do this through camp activities.
Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students.
Program website: Kidventure Summer Camps in Texas
Launch Summer Coding Camp in 2018 for High School, Middle School, and Elementary Students: Austin, Texas
Description: At Launch, we offer Summer Camps in an immersive 2-week class format in either morning or afternoon sessions. Launch provides structure and guidance in a fun yet challenging collaborative environment. The curriculum is self-paced, fun, and engaging for students ages 8-14. Summer should be a time of exploration and growth for students and we pride ourselves on providing a curriculum that’s entertaining and informative.
Participants: Students ages 7-17.
Program website: Launch Summer Coding Camp
Program Midwestern State University Young Engineer Summer Camp for High School Students: Wichita Falls, Texas
Description: The week-long MSU YES Camp will be offered by the McCoy School of Engineering and will cover background information related to basic science and mathematics as well as field trips and engineering project competitions. The material is presented at a level accessible to high school juniors, seniors, and graduates. Emphasis is on fundamental knowledge of immediate use in contemporary engineering curricula. The instructors are experienced teachers in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. Multi-media instructional materials will be used along with some fun engineering projects using LEGO robotics and CNC manufacturing tools. Scholarships will be awarded based on the overall performance in particular results from engineering project competition of attendees.
Participants: High school students.
Program website: Midwestern State University in Texas Summer Engineer Camp
Program: North Texas University Summer Mathematics Institute for High School Students: Denton, Texas
Description: The Texas Academy of Mathematics Summer Institute provides high school students and middle school students with the opportunity extend and enrich their learning in the areas of mathematics. The summer residential math program is designed for highly motivated students who want to participate in an accelerated mathematics courses. Participating students have the opportunity to expand and accelerate their learning in topics including mathematical topics such as algebra, geometry, and precalculus. Students also have the opportunity to experience college and campus life.
Participants: High school students.
Program website: North Texas University Summer Math Institute
Program: Rice University Summer Programs for High School, Middle School and Elementary Students: Houston, Texas
Description: Rice University has a variety of summer programs available for students. There are programs that focus on different topics in order to enable students to explore areas of interest. The programs are designed to allow students to extend their learning, work with peers, develop their skills, and explore potential college majors and careers.
Participants: High school students.
Program website: Rice University Summer Pre-College Courses
Program: Summer Discovery Pre-College Summer Enrichment Programs for High School Students: – Held at the University of Texas at Austin
Description: Summer Discovery is an all-inclusive pre-college experience; living on a college campus, participating in activities, exploring great cities, having fun and making friends from all over the world. Freedom with support and balance, that’s Summer Discovery. For over 49 years, high school students from around the globe have enjoyed summers filled with fun, educational, and innovative activities. While visiting our website, take time to learn about our over 300 course offerings at your program of interest – college credit, research, engineering, sport management, leadership programs, SAT prep, enrichment, writing, community service, college admissions prep, tennis, cooking, and many others. Summer Discovery offers programs at 13 different locations in 3 countries, and works with universities of the highest caliber, such as University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, Georgetown, and many more! We invite you to join a wonderful group of teenagers from all over the U.S. and around the world this summer and experience a great summer program for teens!
Participants: High school students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 (ages 14-18).
Program website: Summer Discovery at the University of Texas at Austin
Program: University of Texas at Arlington Summer Engineering Camps for High School and Middle School Students: Arlington, Texas
Description: The University of Texas at Arlington offers a variety of summer camps related to the field of engineering. The camps are designed to enable participants to explore topics of interest, gain hands-on experiences, and learn about career fields in the area of engineering.
Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students (grade vary depending on the specific summer camp).
Program website: University of Texas at Arlington Summer Engineering Camps
Program: University of Texas Pre-College Summer Business Program for High School Juniors and Seniors: Austin, Texas
Description: The McCombs School of Business offers current high school students the opportunity to discover business through hands-on experiences, team projects and interactions with McCombs students, faculty, staff and corporate representatives.
Participants: High school juniors and seniors.
Program website: University of Texas Summer Business Program
Program: University of Texas Summer Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive for High School Students and Middle School Students: Austin, Texas
Description: The University of Texas at Austin’s Summer Ballet Theatre Intensive is designed to help students enhance their knowledge skills. Students learn through technique-based classes as well as lecture courses. Students can learn about a variety of topics, which assist them in becoming well-rounded dancers. Students also have the opportunity to learn from faculty members and meet peers with an interest in dance and theatre.
Participants: High school students and middle school students.
Program website: University of Texas at Austin Summer Pre-College American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive
Program: Texas A & M Summer Pre-College Math Camp for High School Students: College Station, Texas
Description: The Texas A&M Summer Math Camp will provide an intensive learning environment in mathematics, where high school students will learn not only useful mathematical facts, but also how to approach mathematical problems, prove mathematical statements, and write the results.
Participants: High school students – ages 14-18.
Program website: Texas A & M Pre-College Summer Math Camp
Program: Texas A & M Summer Engineering Camps for High School Students: College Station, Texas
Description: Texas A & M offers summer camps for students interested exploring engineering. There are a variety of camps offered that enable students explore different areas of the engineering field. The camps are designed to provide participants with the chance to explore areas in the field of engineering, participate in learning activities, and gain experience in a university setting.
Participants: High school students. The grade levels vary depending on the specific summer camp.
Program website: Texas A & M Engineering Summer Programs
Program: Texas State University Summer Math Pre-College Program for High School Students: San Marcos, Texas
Description: The Mathworks Summer Math Camp is an intensive summer program for outstanding high school students who are interested and enthusiastic about mathematics. The program is designed to develop talented youth of all backgrounds by providing challenging courses in a unique learning environment.
Participants: High school students.
Program website: Texas State University Summer Math Pre-College Program