Summer STEM Camp
for 8th and 9th 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:

  • Solve mysteries using forensics techniques
  • Investigate environmental health issues
  • Engage in mock clinical diagnoses
  • Design and fabricate engineering marvels!
  • And MUCH MORE!!


  • Participants must be 14 years of age by June 5, 2017 to be elegible for camp participation.
  • There is no charge for program participation.
  • New activities are planned! Prior Camp participants may apply!

  • Camp Dates

    June 5 - June 16, 2017 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (NOTE: Change to full day program.)

    How to Apply

    Application deadline: 11:59:59 PM Friday, April 21, 2017

    You must complete and submit the online application, as well as the supporting documentation, by 11:59:59 PM Friday, April 21, 2017.

    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, 2017. We will not supply any admission information early or by phone. Summer STEM Camp is a competitive program. Submission of documentation does not guarantee acceptance.



    2017 Online ApplicationClosed

    Camp Guidelines (PDF)


    Camp Applicant Checklist (PDF)


    Participation Agreement (PDF)


    Camp Parental Consent Form (PDF)


    Camp Teacher Recommendation Form (DOC)


    All supporting documentation, except the Teacher Recommendation Form, should be mailed to:

    Ms. Alicia Simmons
    UTMB Office of Educational Outreach
    301 University Boulevard
    Galveston, Texas 77555-0981

    All documents, except for the Teacher Recommendation, must be mailed!

    Questions may be emailed to Ms. Alicia Simmons at