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Space Camp

The Center for Earth and Space Science Education invites elementary school and middle school students to an out of this world, intense summer camp experience held at the state-of-the-art Center for Earth and Space Science Education. Participants will explore the many qualities and unique features of the Earth, the Moon, the Solar System, and our surrounding galaxy, as well as the Milky Way. Each of the five, half-day sessions will include a planetarium show, outdoor activities (weather permitting), and classroom instruction in which students will be exposed to the many facets of Astronomy.

  • For ages 8-12
  • $178 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer

CAMP2090

August 12-16  Mon-Fri. 9 a.m.-noon

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Frozen Dance Camp

Kids love this camp! Come explore dance through Frozen music, characters, videos, arts and crafts and performance.

  • For ages 3-6
  • $180 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP2102

*Note – Register below for the correct date.  There are two different dates.

June 3-7  Mon-Fri  9am-1pm

August 5-9   Mon-Fri  9am-1pm

 

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Virtual Reality

Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created.  VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset at home a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

For ages 8-10

  • $188 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP2099

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  9a.m.-noon  Ages 8-10

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  1 p.m.-4p.m  Ages 11-14

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Virtual Reality

Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created.  VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset at home a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

For ages 8-10

  • $188 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP2099

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  1 p.m.-4p.m.  Ages 11-14

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  9a.m.-noon  Ages 8-10

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Shark Tank For Teens

Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs! In this dynamic camp, you will learn the necessary skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur. Be encouraged to grow in your leadership and determine if you have the grit to excel.  You will learn how to develop a plan, a product, and persuade other people to join your venture. At the end of the week you will present in front of a group of business professionals and present the product that you worked on during the week and they will determine if they would invest in it or not. Sign up now!

For ages 12-15

  • $186 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  9a.m.-1p.m.  Ages 12-15

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LEGO WeDo: Robotics

Elementary age kids develop an understanding of engineering and programming their own robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0.  Campers will explore the building, designing, and basic coding as they make their own robotic creations.

  • For ages 8-10
  • $145 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP2104

June 3-7  Mon-Fri  1p.m.-4p.m.

July 8-12  Mon-Fri  1p.m.-4p.m.

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  1p.m.-4p.m.

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Open Water Scuba

Learning to scuba dive can open up a new and exciting world of underwater adventure. Learn all the skills in a safe, monitored environment with Tyler Junior College under the instruction of Scuba Steve. By successfully completing NAUI Association of Diving Certification in the basic scuba diver course, you will be qualified to dive anywhere in the world after an off-site, open-water evaluation that must be scheduled with Scuba Steve’s Aquatic Adventure LLC.

  • For ages 10-17
  • $299 price includes the use of equipment, T-shirt and camp photo.
  • Bring lunch, swimsuit, and towel to class each day.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave.

CAMP1037

June 17-21  Mon-Fri. 9a.m.-2p.m.

July 15-19  Mon-Fri. 9a.m.-2p.m.

August 5-9  Mon-Fri. 9a.m.-2p.m.

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LEGO WeDo: Robotics Jr

Younger kids learn the basics of building and programming using LEGO WeDo 2.0 robots! Campers will learn the foundations of engineering and robots while building fun creations. Is your child interested in robotics, engineering, or computers? These camps allow kids to turn LEGO® bricks, gears and motors into vibrant, interactive creations while improving math, teamwork, and communication skills.

  • For ages 5-7
  • $145 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP2104

June 3-7  Mon-Fri  9a.m-noon

July 8-12  Mon-Fri  9a.m-noon

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  9a.m-noon

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Video Game Retro Adventures

Grab a controller, press start, and get ready to jump, explore, and blast your way through Video Game History! From Pong, through the Atari crash, to the rise of Nintendo, and the Sega/Sony console wars of the 90’s and beyond, we’ll examine how video games have shaped our culture. Campers will play classic games on vintage systems and compete in daily tournaments. WARNING: Campers are likely to contract Pac-Man fever! Game Over.

  • For ages 10-14
  • $135 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP2110

*Note – Register below for the correct date.  There are different designated times for each camp.

July 15-19 Mon.-Fri. 1-4p.m.

 August 5-9 Mon.-Fri. 1-4p.m.

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Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance Camp

Dancers of all ages will have fun learning Jazz and Hip Hop technique and choreography. Classes will begin with simple warm-ups to get the body limber and ready for fun and challenging combinations! Students will be fully immersed in the world of jazz and hip-hop.

  • Ages 7-12
  • $169 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
  • Campers must provide their own snacks.
  • Meet at TJC Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center 1205 S. Palmer Ave

CAMP2097

August 5-9  Mon-Fri  9a.m.-noon

July 29-Aug 2  Mon-Fri  9a.m.-noon