SAC Virtual Summer Camps

Spend the Summer with SAC

Click below to view camp descriptions and register. Registration is free!
Virtual Summer Camps runs from June 1 - August 13, 2021. Please read individual camp details as some camps run longer or shorter than others.

Note: Some Summer Kids Camp classes may be repeated videos from previous camps.

Registration begins May 1st

You can register for more than one camp class.

 

We would like your feedback after your Summer Camp is completed.

 

 

                                                               

 

Elementary School Camps

Teach Me to Cook!

Title: Teach Me to Cook!  

Quick Summary of Camp: Cooking videos for children ages 5-15, focusing on building beginner friendly cooking skills and meals. First, we will cover topics such as household equipment and safety followed by cooking demonstrations—everything from breakfast to dinner with snacks in between! We will also discuss supplemental ingredients for those who are Vegan. 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks.  

Age Group: 5 - 15 

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Stories at the SAC Library!

Title:  Stories at the SAC Library!

Summary of Camp: These short readings will take you on a little journey. The stories are read by your librarians inside the San Antonio College Library. Come read along with us!

Age Group: 6-9

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Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and energetic dance camp, students will learn the principals and technique of a basic Ballet and Jazz class. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Age Group:  9 - 13

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Read Along with SAC Academic Advising

Title:  Read Along with SAC Academic Advising

Summary of Camp: Read along with the SAC Academic Advising team while we share with you some of our favorite childhood books!  We will be reading books like Ada Twist Scientist, Frog and Toad are Friends, and much more.  Join us each week for a new read along.

Age Group:  1st and 2nd Graders (Ages 6&7)

Approximate Session Length:  10 - 30 min. (some books are shorter than others)

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Fairytale Camp

Title: Fairytale Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This camp will explore beloved fairy-tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others. Campers will read and consider the meaning of original versions of fairy tales, and engage in fun artistic activities. Each fairy tale will be covered in a 45 minute video.  

Age Group:  4th grade through high school

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Science Around Me

Title: Science Around Me

Instructor:  Irene Salazar

Summary of Camp:Students will learn about the science that can be found around them. In this series, MESA Center Peer Mentor Irene Salazar will share with the campers some of science found around her. Using various artifacts, she will share the amazing things that can be found in our world. Some subjects students will learn include earth science, recycling and gardening. Content will be accessible in English and Spanish.

Age Group: 5-10

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Ciencias Alrededor De Mi
Instructoras: Irene Salazar y Sra. Torres
Clase: Ciencias Alrededor De Mi
Grupo de Edad: 5-10
Reaparición: 2 lecciones por semana durante 4 semanas, 8 clases
Descripción:
Los estudiantes aprenderán acerca de la ciencia que puedan encontrar a su alrededor. En estas series la estudiante y mentor del Centro MESA Irene Salazar y su madre Sra. Torres, una maestra bilingüe de primer grado, compartirán con los estudiantes un poco de la ciencia que encuentran a su alrededor. Usando varios artefactos la mentor compartirá cosas asombrosas que se encuentran en nuestro mundo. Algunos temas que los estudiantes aprenderán incluyen ciencias de la tierra, reciclar, y jardinería. El contenido es accesible en inglés y en español.
 

 

Middle School Camps

Pegasus Feathers: Myth and Learning

Title: Pegasus Feathers: Myth and Learning 

Quick Summary of Camp: Myth and learning will compare one of Dr. Medina’s Brain Rules with one Greek myth that explores a similar idea during each 45 minute session. Campers will be expected to help predict the nature of a Pegasus feather by learning some of the biology of a feather and applying that to the mythical winged horse. 

Age Group: Middle school 10-12 

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Teach Me to Cook!

Title: Teach Me to Cook!  

Quick Summary of Camp: Cooking videos for children ages 5-15, focusing on building beginner friendly cooking skills and meals. First, we will cover topics such as household equipment and safety followed by cooking demonstrations—everything from breakfast to dinner with snacks in between! We will also discuss supplemental ingredients for those who are Vegan. 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks.  

Age Group: 5 - 15 

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Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp

Title: Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp 

Description:This camp introduces students to hands-on 3D technologies with an emphasis on printing and fabrication disciplines. Students in this camp will learn how to 1) download, test, and set up 3D object files for printing; 2) simulate 3D printing using traditional craft tools and materials (index cards, pencils, scissors, and glue); 3) clean, prepare, and cure actual 3D printed objects; and 4) apply traditional fabrication techniques and materials (silicone rubber, resin, plaster) to make duplicates of 3D printed prototypes. Students in this camp are expected to use provided 3D models, but purchased and public-domain (free) models/sculptures or student-created objects are also acceptable. This camp is great for students who like seeing how things are made and aren't afraid to get their hands dirty. Camp participants should have parental supervision when accessing the Internet to download 3D object files and when using craft tools and materials. Safe practices and gear should always be used when completing hands-on projects (well-ventilated areas, protective glasses, nitrile gloves).

Age Group: 13 – 17  

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Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Beginning Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and energetic dance camp, students will learn the principals and technique of a basic Ballet and Jazz class. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Age Group:  9 - 13

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Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and dynamic dance camp, students will be led through five Ballet and five Jazz technique classes. The sessions will be filled with a variety of exercises to help improve the students dance technique in barre, across-the-floor and center combinations. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one additional session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Age Group: 14-18

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Fraction Frenzy

Title:  Fraction Frenzy

Summary of Camp: Students will be given mini lectures on easy ways to master concepts that otherwise might be challenging.  And will have access to websites to practice concepts. Practice worksheets will also be provided.

Age Group:  11 - 13

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Fairytale Camp

Title: Fairytale Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This camp will explore beloved fairy-tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others. Campers will read and consider the meaning of original versions of fairy tales, and engage in fun artistic activities. Each fairy tale will be covered in a 45 minute video.  

Age Group:  4th grade through high school

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SAC Teen Leadership

The SAC Teen Leadership Council is a council for and by teens interested in creating programming, outreach possibilities and overall building leaders in the community.  Learning outcomes include: Describe what teen leadership means to the community. Explain and experience how leadership skills and qualities affect teen leaders. Apply skills to potential grants, foundation and/or college administration.

Age Group: 13-18

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“I woke up like this!” Skincare and Makeup 101

Summer Camp kids will learn the basics of Skincare and Makeup 101! It will give them a basic routine for good skincare while learning how to apply makeup to enhance appearance.

Age Group: 13-18

Register Now!

Science Around Me

Title: Science Around Me

Instructor:  Irene Salazar

Summary of Camp:Students will learn about the science that can be found around them. In this series, MESA Center Peer Mentor Irene Salazar will share with the campers some of science found around her. Using various artifacts, she will share the amazing things that can be found in our world. Some subjects students will learn include earth science, recycling and gardening. Content will be accessible in English and Spanish.

Age Group: 5-10

Register Now!

Ciencias Alrededor De Mi
Instructoras: Irene Salazar y Sra. Torres
Clase: Ciencias Alrededor De Mi
Grupo de Edad: 5-10
Reaparición: 2 lecciones por semana durante 4 semanas, 8 clases
Descripción:
Los estudiantes aprenderán acerca de la ciencia que puedan encontrar a su alrededor. En estas series la estudiante y mentor del Centro MESA Irene Salazar y su madre Sra. Torres, una maestra bilingüe de primer grado, compartirán con los estudiantes un poco de la ciencia que encuentran a su alrededor. Usando varios artefactos la mentor compartirá cosas asombrosas que se encuentran en nuestro mundo. Algunos temas que los estudiantes aprenderán incluyen ciencias de la tierra, reciclar, y jardinería. El contenido es accesible en inglés y en español.
 
 
Origami: The Acute Side of Math

Title: Origami: The Acute Side of Math

Instructor: Meredith Liza

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Tutor Meredith Liza, students will use geometric tools and learning to make and create origami.  Attendees will become comfortable with Euclidean concepts and geometric models.

Age Group: 11 – 16

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Creating with Code

Title: Creating with Code

Instructor: Stephanie Connolly

Summary of Camp: MESA Center Tutor Stephanie Connolly will teach students introductory programming through the creation of art, interactive programs, and game design. Students will be introduced to basic computer logic using code blocks. Next, students will learn JavaScript using the p5.js library and coding environment; and the basics of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) through the creation of basic arcade style games.

Age Group: 13+

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Build It: Rube Goldberg Machine Project

Title: Build It: Rube Goldberg Machine Project

Instructor: Benjamin Uresti

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Academic Lab Technician Ben Uresti, students will use digital and real components to develop a series of interconnected tasks to complete one goal. Often described as an overcomplicated way to do a simple task, learn how to think like an engineer and compose a new system for something you do everyday!

Age Group: 12+

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GenCyber Camp

Title: GenCyber Camp

Summary of camp: Join us this summer for GenCyber Camp! San Antonio College will be hosting a virtual summer camp for 40 middle and high school girls to increase awareness and inspire their talents in cybersecurity. The GenCyber program strives to be a part of the solution to the Nation’s shortfall of skilled cybersecurity professionals.

Introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSCR5FTAJhU

Age Group: Middle and High School Girls

Approximate Session Length: 8 hours (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Reoccurrence: One week (July 26 - July 30)

Cost: FREE - Funding is provided by the National Security Agency

*Equipment and snacks will be provided for the week*

 

Register Now!

 

High School Camps

Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp

Title: Camp Makes-A-Lot: 3D Summer Camp 

Description:This camp introduces students to hands-on 3D technologies with an emphasis on printing and fabrication disciplines. Students in this camp will learn how to 1) download, test, and set up 3D object files for printing; 2) simulate 3D printing using traditional craft tools and materials (index cards, pencils, scissors, and glue); 3) clean, prepare, and cure actual 3D printed objects; and 4) apply traditional fabrication techniques and materials (silicone rubber, resin, plaster) to make duplicates of 3D printed prototypes. Students in this camp are expected to use provided 3D models, but purchased and public-domain (free) models/sculptures or student-created objects are also acceptable. This camp is great for students who like seeing how things are made and aren't afraid to get their hands dirty. Camp participants should have parental supervision when accessing the Internet to download 3D object files and when using craft tools and materials. Safe practices and gear should always be used when completing hands-on projects (well-ventilated areas, protective glasses, nitrile gloves).

Age Group: 13 – 17  

Register Now!

Teach Me to Cook!

Title: Teach Me to Cook!  

Quick Summary of Camp: Cooking videos for children ages 5-15, focusing on building beginner friendly cooking skills and meals. First, we will cover topics such as household equipment and safety followed by cooking demonstrations—everything from breakfast to dinner with snacks in between! We will also discuss supplemental ingredients for those who are Vegan. 3 Videos will be offered weekly for 6 weeks.  

Age Group: 5 - 15 

Register Now!

Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Title:  Intermediate Ballet and Jazz Dance

Summary of Camp: In this fun and dynamic dance camp, students will be led through five Ballet and five Jazz technique classes. The sessions will be filled with a variety of exercises to help improve the students dance technique in barre, across-the-floor and center combinations. A choreographed dance combination will be taught for both genres of the camp with one additional session spent learning various flexibility and strengthening exercises.

Age Group: 14-18

Register Now!

Fairytale Camp

Title: Fairytale Camp 

Quick Summary of Camp: This camp will explore beloved fairy-tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and others. Campers will read and consider the meaning of original versions of fairy tales, and engage in fun artistic activities. Each fairy tale will be covered in a 45 minute video.  

Age Group:  4th grade through high school

Register Now!

SAC Teen Leadership

The SAC Teen Leadership Council is a council for and by teens interested in creating programming, outreach possibilities and overall building leaders in the community.  Learning outcomes include: Describe what teen leadership means to the community. Explain and experience how leadership skills and qualities affect teen leaders. Apply skills to potential grants, foundation and/or college administration.


Age Group: 13-18

Register Now!

 

“I woke up like this!” Skincare and Makeup 101

Summer Camp kids will learn the basics of Skincare and Makeup 101! It will give them a basic routine for good skincare while learning how to apply makeup to enhance appearance.

Age Group: 13-18

Register Now!

Creating with Code

Title: Creating with Code

Instructor: Stephanie Connolly

Summary of Camp: MESA Center Tutor Stephanie Connolly will teach students introductory programming through the creation of art, interactive programs, and game design. Students will be introduced to basic computer logic using code blocks. Next, students will learn JavaScript using the p5.js library and coding environment; and the basics of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) through the creation of basic arcade style games.

Age Group: 13+

Register Now!

Build It: Rube Goldberg Machine Project

Title: Build It: Rube Goldberg Machine Project

Instructor: Benjamin Uresti

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Academic Lab Technician Ben Uresti, students will use digital and real components to develop a series of interconnected tasks to complete one goal. Often described as an overcomplicated way to do a simple task, learn how to think like an engineer and compose a new system for something you do everyday!

Age Group: 12+

Register Now!

 

Origami: The Acute Side of Math

Title: Origami: The Acute Side of Math

Instructor: Meredith Liza

Summary of Camp: With MESA Center Tutor Meredith Liza, students will use geometric tools and learning to make and create origami.  Attendees will become comfortable with Euclidean concepts and geometric models.

Age Group: 11 – 16

Register Now!

GenCyber Camp

Title: GenCyber Camp

Summary of camp: Join us this summer for GenCyber Camp! San Antonio College will be hosting a virtual summer camp for 40 middle and high school girls to increase awareness and inspire their talents in cybersecurity. The GenCyber program strives to be a part of the solution to the Nation’s shortfall of skilled cybersecurity professionals.

Introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSCR5FTAJhU

Age Group: Middle and High School Girls

Approximate Session Length: 8 hours (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Reoccurrence: One week (July 26 - July 30)

Cost: FREE - Funding is provided by the National Security Agency

*Equipment and snacks will be provided for the week*

 

Register Now!

 

 

Note: You should recieve confirmation once your register for a Summer Camp. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please email mhernandez697@alamo.edu.

If you have any technical difficulties please contact the San Antonio College Helpdesk at (210) 486-0777 or send an email to SAC Help Desk.

 

We would like your feedback after your Summer Camp is completed.