• Dates: Various weeks (M-F) from June 5, 2023 through July 21, 2023

    Cost: Free and lunch is included ($574 scholarships for each camper are sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission)

    Location: The camps will be held on the campus of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, or online if St. Mary’s University or government entities restrict face-to-face summer camps due to COVID-19.

    Prerequisite: Participants need some typing skills, such as knowing where the letters are on a keyboard already.

Game Development Camp

Campers can sign up for up to four camps on a first-come, first-served basis. Preference is given to students in underrepresented groups in technology and are in the 9th and 10th grades.

Registration is closed.

  • The 2023 Tech Camps are currently full.

The SET Tech Camps include eight, one-week camps at St. Mary’s University about technology. The camps, limited to 18 students per camp, are taught by St. Mary’s professors and are for students who are going into at least in 9th grade in 2023-2024 and 14 years old by June 5, 2023.

Campers will learn about various topics, languages and tools within the computer science and engineering fields. Each camp will see various technology laboratories on field trips around the St. Mary’s University campus. Each camp has a student project that can be shown to family on the last afternoon of the camp.

All camps meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with an extra hour on Friday to complete showing projects. Participants can be dropped off between 8-9 a.m. and picked up between 4:30-5:30 pm.

For more information, contact:
Claudia Araiza
Administrative Coordinator, Computer Science Department

Robotics Camp
Robotics Camp
Game Development Camp
Game Development Camp

Below are brief descriptions of each camp:

June 5-9

Game Development

Participants will design and develop computer games.

Engineering Decision Analytics

Participants will model and solve operations research /business problems.

June 12-16

Spatial Relationships in the Environment

Participants will explore data analytics of environmental locations.

Engineering Concepts

Participants will design, build and test 3D models using CAD.

June 26-30

Python Programming

Participants will learn Python programming and create graphics.


Participants will build, program and fly drones.

July 10-14

Mobile Programming & Cybersecurity

Participants will write mobile apps for cybersecurity issues.


Participants will build, program and run robots.

July 17-21

Raspberry Pi Particle Detector

Participants will build and use a muon particle detector and a Raspberry Pi.

Java and Web Development

Participants will learn the basics of programming with Java and Web.

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