Office of Educational Outreach

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 currently enrolled in 8th or 9th grade and attending school in Galveston County or surrounding area.
  • There is no charge for program participation.
  • New activities are planned! Prior Camp participants may apply!

Camp Dates

June 6 - July 17, 2016  from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

How to Apply

Application deadline: 11:59:59 PM Friday, April 8, 2016
You must complete and submit the online application, as well as the supporting documentation, by 11:59:59 PM Friday, April 8, 2016.
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 2, 2016. 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.
2016 Online ApplicationClosed
Camp GuidelinesInformation
Camp Applicant ChecklistInformation
Participation AgreementRequired
Camp Parental Consent FormRequired
Camp Teacher Recommendation FormRequired

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


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

Questions may be emailed to Ms. Alicia Simmons at