TWU’S Innovative Summer Camps – 2015
The quest to educate is never on vacation at Texas Woman’s University. Even in the summertime, the campus is alive. Here is just a sampling of what happened this year,
Fashion Design Camp – More than 20 students from across north Texas, ages 10-13, showcased their creativity at a Junior Fashion Design Camp hosted by the TWU Department of Fashion and Textiles.
Camp Abilities – “A Loss of Sight, Never a Loss of Vision” – Twenty-eight children, ages 9-18 who are blind, visually impaired or deaf-blind, attended Camp Abilities on the TWU campus. Undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology serve as counselors for this camp designed to empower children with vision loss. More
Nutrition Culinary Camp– For students 9-14 Summer Nutrition Culinary Camp (SNCC) at TWU is a fun-filled week with food science lab experiments, culinary nutrition cooking, exercise, healthy snacks, guest speaker, and creative activities. Sponsored by the department of Nutrition and Food Sciences the camp ended with a Friday camper-led culinary presentation for the parents Follow the campers day-by-day.
CyberCamp – Our society’s economic vitality and national security depend on a safe cyberspace and individual cybersecurity skills. TWU/AFA CyberCamp emphasizes fun, hands-on learning of cybersecurity principles that are relevant and applicable to everyday life. Developed by the Air Force Association (AFA), the camp curriculum covers new topics and hands-on activities each day, building up to an exciting, final team competition simulating real cybersecurity situations faced by industry professionals. CyberCamp is sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.