Dozens of camps and progrmas at UNT and UNT at Frisco will educate and entertain students of nearly all ages throughout July and early August.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the arts, the environment, science, technology, sports and more thanks to offerings such as an animation and game camp, a sports analytics and management camp, and "Explore STEM!," a computer engineering camp for students with disabilities.

"All program leaders and instructors have a rich background in delivering only the best day camp experiences for kids eager to learn more about some of their favorite topics," says Wesley Randall, dean of UNT at Frisco's New College.

Elm Fork Education Center
UNT's Elm Fork Education Center is offering several camps for kids this summer, including Darwin's Quest and Circle of Life. At top, students take part in the Live and Learn program. The program, sponsored by UNT's Office of Workplace Inclusion & Sustainable Employment, is for young adults with disabilities who are interested in vocational planning for their future.

Live and Learn Summer Program
The two-week summer program, offered through the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services' UNT WISE program, is for young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, who are interested in vocational planning for their future.
(July 7-19 at UNT in Denton)

College WISE program
The one-week program, hosted by the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services' UNT WISE program, is for young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, who are interested in pursuing a college degree. Participants will engage in a variety of activities aimed at demonstrating the skills necessary to be successful in higher education.
(July 21-26 at UNT in Denton)

Language Explorer: Real and Sci-Fi Languages
Students in grades 6-10 can become language tourists and experience speakers the world over. Participants will learn short phrases and write different scripts. They will learn about invented languages like Elvish and Yoda-speak, then use language analysis software to create a dictionary and phrasebook of a language.
(July 22-26 at UNT at Frisco)

Language Explorer: Dialects and Fingerprints
Students in grades 6-10 will learn about dialects of American English and conduct linguistic fieldwork on language dialects and how people feel about Texas speech. They will use acoustic software to analyze speech and become a forensic linguist to solve who said a certain phrase.
(Aug. 5-9 at UNT at Frisco)

Elm Fork Education Center's Darwin's Quest
Campers in grades 3-5 will let their imagination travel through time while investigating how an organism of their own creation adapts to an ever-changing environment. Each day will be a new challenge.
(July 8-12 at UNT in Denton)

Elm Fork Education Center's Circle of Life
Campers in grades 2-4 will explore the complex connections of living systems. Every activity is designed to be hands-on, allowing campers to create unique projects that they will be able to take home with them.
(July 15-19 at UNT in Denton)

Elm Fork Education Center's Science of Art
Knowledge of physics, chemistry and even biology can help an artist better understand and visualize the world they live in. Campers in grades 3-5 will experience firsthand how artists use science to make art.
(July 15-19 at UNT in Denton)

Animation and Game Camp
The program, for grades 7-12, will teach computer science-related topics with an emphasis on design and programming skills to be applied in virtual environments. Students will build a virtual environment that they can access at home and continue to expand.
(July 15-19 at UNT at Frisco)

Sports Analytics and Management Camp
Participants in grades 8-12 will learn how to apply data analytics to evaluate player performance, recommend coaching decisions and run a sports business. Topics will include statistical analysis, wearable data-collection technologies, data-driven decision making and how these topics are changing the way sports enterprises are run.
(July 29-Aug. 2 at UNT at Frisco)

Explore STEM! Computer Engineering
This program is designed for students ages 14-22 with disabilities who have little to no previous exposure to computer engineering and who have an interest in basic programming and computer hardware. The program is offered by the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services' UNT WISE program in collaboration with the College of Engineering.
(July 29- Aug. 2 at UNT in Denton)

Explore STEM! Computer Science
Students ages 14-22 with visual impairments and other disabilities will have the chance to explore basic concepts of coding, learn about website design, and create and test computer hardware and programs. This program is for students with little to no previous experience but who have an interest in programming and coding. The program is offered by the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services' UNT WISE program in collaboration with the College of Engineering.
(Aug. 5-9 at UNT in Denton)

Short Story Exploration
Participants in grades 6-8 will learn about the major genres by exploring a new kind of short story each day, including horror, detective and science fiction. This camp is perfect for readers or aspiring writers who want to learn about what makes a great story.
(July 22-26 at UNT at Frisco)

To see the full list of camps and register, click here.

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