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Texas Tech Hosts Summer Programs and Camps

Sarah Connell

June 6, 2016

From the start of June to the end of August there is a wide variety of camps and programs for students and youth.

With the start of summer, departments at Texas Tech University will hosts programs and camps for youth and students on its campus. With camps from almost every department there is a wide variety to choose from. From academics to sports, and on or off campus, Texas Tech provides an opportunity to learn, play and grow this season.

Texas Tech University's camps and programs:

Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement:

Office of Community Engagement


University Interscholastic League (UIL)


The Institute for the Development and Enrichment of Advanced Learners (IDEAL)


Texas Tech Chess Program


  • Camp I: June 20-24
    • Registration closes on June 17
  • Camp II: Aug. 16-19
    • Registration closes on Aug. 12
  • Both camps for ages 7-18

Museum of Texas Tech University

(museum.education@ttu.edu) or (806-742-2432):

College of Human Sciences:

Department of Hospitality and Retail Management

College of Visual and Performing Arts:

School of Art

School of Music

College of Arts & Sciences:

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management


Department of Mathematics & Statistics:

STEM Center for Outreach, Research & Education (STEM-CORE):

Whitacre College of Engineering:

Recreational Sports:

  • Summer Youth Sports Camp 2016 (brett.d.jackson@ttu.edu)
    • Session I:
      • June 6-17
    • Session II:
      • June 20- July 1
    • Session III:
      • July 11-22
      • Ages 7-14
    • Senior Camp
      • July 25-29
      • Ages 12-15
  • Youth Learn-to-Swim (806-742-1339)
    • Classes:
      • Parent and Me
        • Ages 6 months-3 years
      • Aqua Tots
        • Ages 3-5
      • Intro to Water Skills (Level 1)
      • Fundamental Aquatic Skills (Level 2)
      • Stroke Development (Level 3)
      • Stroke Improvement (Level 4)
      • Stroke Refinement (Level 5)
      • Swimming & Skill Proficiency (Level 6)
      • Descriptions for each class here.
      • Register online for swim classes here.
    • Private Lessons also are available with a certified Red Cross instructor.
    • Register here.
  • Lunar Lope Fun Run 2016 (806-742-3351)
    • June 19
    • Fun Run participants allowed are Texas Tech recreation members and community
    • Lunar Lope sponsored by Michael King, P.C.
  • 2016 Fit 4 Fun Kid's Triathlon (806-742-3351)
    • July 16
    • Ages 7-10:
      • Activities include 100-yard swim, 2.4-mile bike ride and 1-mile run.
    • For ages 11-14:
      • Activities include 200-yard swim, 3.2-mile bike ride and 1.5-mile run.
    • Triathlon sponsored by Body Mind Initiative and Covenant Health System.

Red Raider Camp (RRC) (redraidercamp@ttu.edu):

  • Session I:
    • July 31-Aug. 2
  • Session II:
    • Aug. 4-6
  • Session III:
    • August 8-10
  • Open to incoming college freshman and transfer students
  • Residential living in Brownwood, TX

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