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start the summer off right at one of sfa’s camps, designed to challenge, educate and engage participants through hands-on learning. with camps covering a variety of subjects, there’s an opportunity for children of any age. explore the options below.

summer camps

art academies - free online tutorials

the art academies for elementary and secondary students have been canceled. instead, art education students are working diligently to create art instruction videos!

visit our youtube channel: sfa art education home art lessons

tutorials are continuously being added, and each video will include a materials list.

literacy, incoming k-2 grade via zoom

leap into literacy via zoom. focused on letters and letter sounds, decoding words by using a multisensory approach.

incoming k- 2 grade

for more information and to pre-register, visit the stanley center for speech and language disorders webpage.

music, incoming 6 to 12 grade


for more information, visit the sfa school of music band camp page.


one of the first of its kind, sfa’s annual all-state choir music camp is designed for 9th-12th grade students preparing for the tmea all-state choir auditions. committed to both the large and small school all-state process, section leaders are a combination of sfa faculty and esteemed high school directors from various parts of texas.


at sfa's piano in the pines summer camp, students will have the opportunity to engage in daily private lessons with a piano faculty member, receive coaching for piano duets or ensembles, and take supplemental classes in technique and history to improve their overall musicianship. performance classes will help students prepare for performing on stage in a supportive environment while individual time in practice rooms between lessons will refine their repertoire. the week culminates in a duet/ensemble performance concert on thursday and a final solo recital on friday in one of our concert halls.


come join the sfa strings faculty, guest artists and staff for a week of unforgettable music making and friendship. the sfa strings camp invites junior high and high school students to be involved in this one-week intensive orchestra camp.

pre-law, high school

details coming mid-january 2021 for the 2021 pre-law academy. visit the division of multidisciplinary programs outreach page for the latest information.

recreation, ages 6 months+

campus recreation's little jack rec camp: ages 5 to 12 summer 2020 update: ages 7 to 12

camp sessions are one week in length and structured like a normal day of regular school with campers moving through our facilities participating in different programs throughout each day.

a non-sport specific camp, little jack rec camp makes sure that all activities are geared towards beginner and intermediate skill levels. 

campus recreation's learn-to-swim: ages 6 months+

visit the learn-to-swim page to explore the different levels of swim lessons offered.

early childhood laboratory's summer fun program: completed grades k to 5 

experience summer with sfa’s early childhood laboratory’s summer fun program. from crafts, cooking classes, field trips and more, this unique program offers children the chance to participate in myriad activities. the program provides service five days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

for more information, contact deedra vaughan

sciences and mathematics - free online videos

stem research and learning center summer programs have been canceled. follow us on facebook, where we will be providing activities through posts and videos.

sport specific, k to 12 grade


johnny cardenas baseball camps:

k to 8 grade: full and half day options
9 to 12 grade: evaluation camp


kyle keller boys' basketball camps: incoming 2 to 12 grade
overnight camps, full and half day camps

mark kellogg girls' basketball camps:
1 to 8 grade: individual camp
9 to 12 grade: team camp and elite day camp


colby carthel football camps: 9 to 12 grade


tony minatta go jacks soccer camps
ages u7 to u14: day camp
ages u11 to u18: goal keeper and finishing camp
9 to 12 grade, junior colleges and transfer students: elite prospect id camp


axe u tennis camps:

ages 5 to 18: full and half day options
9 to 12 grade: high school training camp


debbie humphreys volleyball camps

2 to 8 grade: individual skills
7 to 12 grade: advanced camp
8 to 11 grade: libero/ds clinic, setter clinic, hitter clinic
varsity, jv, freshman and grade 8: team camp
coaches (all levels): coaches' clinic


theatre, incoming 10 to 12 grade

theatre workshop: incoming 10 to 12 grade

the oldest program of its kind in the state of texas. the sfa summer theatre workshop consists of two weeks of concentrated instruction in acting, voice and movement, or scenery, costumes, make-up, sound, lighting and stage management for high school students.

writing, ages 13 to 21

barrio writers: ages 13-21

the barrio writers program consists of free workshops & additional "Café Hours" (one-on-one tutoring) throughout the academic summer break & monthly cultural arts events during the school year for teens. Through these workshops & events, students will build their skills in reading, grammar, creative writing, critical-thinking and freedom of expression through the cultural arts. the program will conclude with a live literary reading!

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