Office of Educational Outreach

STEM Quest Summer Camp I for 7th and 8th Grade Students

Camp Information

Fun-filled, hands-on activities and problem-solving puzzles stimulate increased knowledge and skills in science, engineering, technology and math!
Participants may perform activities such as:
  • Investigate good, bad and smelly bacteria!
  • Determine the effects of drugs and chemicals on microscopic organisms!
  • Design and fabricate engineering marvels!
  • Solve mysteries using forensics techniques!
  • And MUCH MORE!!


  • Participants must be currently enrolled in 7th or 8th grade and attending school in Galveston County or surrounding area.
  • There is no charge for program participation.
  • New activities are planned! Prior Camp I participants may apply!

Camp Dates

June 8 - July 3, 2015  from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

How to Apply

Application deadline: 11:59:59 PM Friday, April 3, 2015
You must complete and submit the online application, as well as the supporting documentation, by 11:59:59 PM Friday, April 3, 2015.
The required documentation includes the Participation Agreement, Parental Consent Form, a copy of the applicant’s most recent report card, and the Teacher Recommendation Forms. Incomplete/late applications will NOT be considered.
Following committee review of the completed applications and required documentation, notification of status will be e-mailed to the applicant’s reported e-mail address On May 8, 2015. We will not supply any admission information early or by phone. STEM Quest Summer Camp I is a competitive program. Submission of documentation does not guarantee acceptance.
2015 Online ApplicationClosed
Camp I GuidelinesInformation
Camp I Applicant ChecklistInformation
Participation AgreementRequired
Camp I Parental Consent FormRequired
Camp I Teacher Recommendation FormRequired

All supporting documentation, except the Teacher Recommendation Form, should be mailed to:
Michele Marquette, Ph.D.
Program Manager, Science Education Programs
UTMB Office of Educational Outreach
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1110

Only the Teacher Recommendation form may be faxed! All other documents must be mailed!

Questions may be emailed to Dr. Michele Marquette.