Department of Computer Science

Computer Science Summer Camps and Teacher Workshops

Coming to SFA Summer 2011

The Computer Science Summer Workshop Program is designed to provide K-12 educators the opportunity to enhance their technology skills. The 2011 Workshop Program includes a variety of basic computing topics -- spreadsheets and presentations -- plus topics in searching the web and working with smart board. Hands-on activities are designed to enhance the workshop experience and educators will leave the workshop with skills and ideas to enhance their classroom experience. Each session is limited to 25 participants. The program fees cover a participant's lunch, insurance, project materials and activities.

The Computer Science Summer Camp Program is designed to provide students with a broad exposure to the variety of computing topics through the use of robotics and virtual worlds. Hands-on activities are designed to supplement the classroom activities. Each session is limited to 20 students. The program fees cover a participant's lunches, insurance, project materials and activities.

Will I have fun?

Absolutely! Check out our Camp Photo Gallery

How do I apply for summer camps?

Download the application materials from the application page.

How do I register for summer teacher workshops?

Download the registration materials from the registration page.

For questions email:
computercamps@cs.sfasu.edu
or call 936-468-2508

The schedules for the 2011 Summer Teacher Workshops are:

Camp/Workshop Target Audience Dates Times Cost Availability
Searching the Web to Find Instructional Materials K-12 Educators Wednesday
June 8
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $75
includes lunch
Open
Using PowerPoint
as an Instructional Tool
K-12 Educators Thursday
June 9
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $75
includes lunch
Open
Introduction to Excel K-12 Educators Tuesday
June 14
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $75
includes lunch
Open
Tips and Tricks to Using Excel K-12 Educators Wednesday
June 15
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $75
includes lunch
Open
Introduction to Smart Board K-12 Educators Thursday
June 16
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $75
includes lunch
Open



The schedules for the 2011 Summer Youth Camps are:

Camp/Workshop Target Audience Dates Times Cost Availability
Water Robotics Students entering the 9th - 12th grade (2011-2012 school year) Monday, June 20 - Friday, June 24 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. $275*
includes lunches
Open
Introduction to Robotics Students entering the 7th - 12th grade (2011-2012 school year) Monday, June 27 - Thursday, June 30 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $225*
includes lunches
Open
Introduction to Storytelling Using Virtual Worlds Students entering the 7th - 12th grade (2011-2012 school year) Tuesday, July 5 - Thursday, July 7 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $165*
includes lunches
Open
*Camp fee discounts available if payment in full is received by early payment date and for siblings/children of SFASU employees. See application for details.

Educator Workshop Registration Materials

Student Camp Application Materials

Educator Brochure (pdf)

Camper Brochure (pdf)

Techno Jacks Flyer (pdf)

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