Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Calendar of Events

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Fri, April 10, 2015 - Register now for Summer I and Summer II sessions and August and fall 2015 semester classes at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Summer I classes begin on Monday, June 1. For more information, go to http://www.tamucc.edu/.

Fri, April 17, 2015 through Sun, September 13, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites you to the Biennial Art Faculty exhibition, which opened on April 9, and will run through Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.  The group show includes works by the full-time art faculty for the Art Department at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The visual artists are showing 49 works of varying approaches that illustrate their commitment to their personal and professional pursuits in the field of art. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue with essays by Dr. Amber Scoon, Ph.D., a contributing artist and Assistant Professor of Art, and Deborah Fullerton, Curator of Exhibitions for the Art Museum of South Texas. The catalogue is designed by contributing artist, Nicholas McMillan, Assistant Professor of Art. What each viewer will find is the various approaches in communicating visually; where aesthetics, artistry and human personality play their roles makes for a great encounter with many forms of art, and underlines the magnitude of influence these artists have on the world around them. This exhibition is free to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi students with a SandDollar$ ID.  Tickets for adults are $8; and children 12 and under are free. The art is available for viewing during the museum’s regular business hours from Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 1-5 p.m. For more information, contact Deborah Fullerton at 361.825.3505.

Fri, May 29, 2015 - Register now for the Summer II session and August and Fall 2015 semester classes. Summer II classes begin on Monday, July 6. For more information, go to http://www.tamucc.edu/.

Sat, May 30, 2015 through Sun, August 02, 2015 - Are you interested in teaching Barre? Pilates? Certification to teach the classes will be held at the Dugan Wellness Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. All students, faculty, and staff of the University will receive a discounted rate. For more information, contact Shelby Stamets at Shelby.stamets@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.2171. You can register directly through the certification websites, but to receive the discount, you must first get the discount code from Shelby Stamets.

Mon, June 01, 2015 through Thu, June 04, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present “Islanders Tennis Clinic” from Monday, June 1, through Thursday, June 4. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Mon, June 08, 2015 through Fri, July 03, 2015 - The Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center, affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Education, will host The Very Important Kid (VIK) Arts and Reading Summer Camps 2015 from Monday, June 8, through Friday, July 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center, 2021 Agnes St. Camps are for children aged 5-12, and cost is $40 per session. Limited scholarships are available.

  • Art Session I: Monday, June 8, through Friday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Reading Session I: Monday, June 8, through Friday, June 19, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Art Session II: Monday, June 22, through Friday, July 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Reading Session II: Monday, June 22, through Friday, July 3, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information, call 361.825.3600 or 361.882.7837; or view a camp brochure at:  http://garciacenter.tamucc.edu/files/vik_brochure.pdf.  

Mon, June 08, 2015 through Thu, June 11, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present “Islanders Tennis Clinic” from Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 11. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Mon, June 08, 2015 through Thu, June 11, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men’s Basketball team will present “Day Camp Session I” from Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 11. For more information, go to www.islandersbasketballcamp.com.

Mon, June 08, 2015 through Fri, August 07, 2015 - The Art Museum of South Texas will present “The Fine Art of Summer Camp 2015” from Monday, June 8, through Friday, August 7, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The summer camp will be organized into six sessions.

  • Session One: Monsters, Myths and Legends will take place Monday, June 8, through Friday, June 12.
  • Session Two: Pop Goes The Easel! will take place Monday, June 15, through Friday, June 19.
  • Session Three: Sensational Superheroes will take place Monday, June 22, through Friday, June 26.
  • Session Four: Pigment Of Our Imagination will take place Monday, July 13, through Friday, July 17.
  • Session Five: Mine “Craft” Camp will take place Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24
  • Session Six: Crazy For Clay will take place Monday, July 27, through Friday, Aug. 7.
For more information and a brochure to sign up, go to http://www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org/Learn/KidsandFamilies/Camps.aspx.

Mon, June 08, 2015 through Tue, May 12, 2015 - The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present the annual Islander Band Camp from Monday, June 8, through Friday, June 12. Islander Band Camp offers middle school, junior high, and high school students the opportunity to come to the Island University for a week of music and fun. The camp is open to all students with at least one year of experience on a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument. Classes consist of group lessons, sectionals, full ensemble rehearsals, and basic music theory. Students will also enjoy activities each day, including games and recitals. The application can be found at http://cla.tamucc.edu/music/camps/bandcamp.html. Resident camper deadline is Friday, May 22, and the commuter camper deadline is Monday, June 1. For more information, contact Rachel Holman at 361.825.3756; or email rachel.holman@tamucc.edu.

Tue, June 09, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “High School Showcase I” on Tuesday, June 9. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Tue, June 09, 2015 through Wed, June 10, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Softball team will present “Youth Camp” from Tuesday, June 9, through Wednesday, June 10. For more information, go to http://www.islanderssoftballcamps.com/.

Tue, June 09, 2015 through Fri, June 12, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Soccer team will present “Youth Soccer Summer Day Camp” from Tuesday, June 9, through Friday, June 12. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Thu, June 11, 2015 - A draft plan of 10 Gulf restoration projects is the subject of a public meeting on Thursday, June 11, at 6 p.m., at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies on the campus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For more information, go to www.doi.gov.

Sat, June 13, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men’s Basketball team will present “Shooting Camp” on Saturday, June 13. For more information, go to www.islandersbasketballcamp.com.

Sat, June 13, 2015 - The Art Museum of South Texas will celebrate music, modernism, and philanthropy at their summer fundraiser called artRageous: Myths and Legends, on Saturday, June 13.  The celebration will be held at the museum, which is located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.  Set amid the exhibition, “WARHOL: Myths and Legends from the Cochran Collection,” artRageous: Myths and Legends will put the spotlight on monumental talent from the past and present. Guests will be treated to a concert by Corpus Christi native and Los Angeles based solo recording artist, Julie Mintz; “The Voice” contestant and local favorite, Clarissa Serna; and indie rock band Steven James and the Jaded.  Guests are encouraged to come dressed up as their favorite myth or legend. Net proceeds of artRageous: Myths and Legends will be used to support the museum's exhibition and education programs, as well as community outreach. Tickets are $75 and VIP/Host Committee tickets are available for $150. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 1. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call 361.825.3500.

Mon, June 15, 2015 through Thu, June 18, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present “Islanders Tennis Clinic” from Monday, June 15, through Thursday, June 18. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Mon, June 15, 2015 through Thu, June 18, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Women’s Basketball team will present “Islander Day Camp” from Monday, June 15, through Thursday, June 18. For more information, go to http://www.islandergirlsbasketballcamp.com/.

Mon, June 15, 2015 through Thu, June 18, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “Skills Camp I” from Monday, June 15, through Thursday, June 18. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Mon, June 15, 2015 through Fri, June 26, 2015 - The Coastal Bend Writing Project and the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of English will host three Young Authors' Writing Camps, from Monday, June 15, through Friday, June 26, on the campus of Texas A&M- Corpus Christi. The camp is open to elementary school, middle school, and college-level writers. Camp tuition is $180, and scholarships are available thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation. For more information, contact Keren Costanzo at 361.825.3151; or go to http://cbwp.tamucc.edu/writingcamp/howtojoin.html​.

Tue, June 16, 2015 through Wed, June 17, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Softball team will present “High School Camp” from Tuesday, June 16, through Wednesday, June 17. For more information, go to http://www.islanderssoftballcamps.com/.

Fri, June 19, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Alumni Association is hosting Alumni Night on Friday, June 19, at the Hooks Game at Whataburger Field. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Alumni are encouraged to wear green and blue to the game. While at the game, visit the Islander Alumni table to find out how to get involved with your Islander Alumni Association. There will also be special games, prizes, and promotions for alumni. Go to http://www.islanderalumni.org/hooksnight/ to purchase discounted tickets. For more information, call 361.825.2352. 

Sat, June 20, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “Islander Elite Camp” on Saturday, June 20. For more information, go to http://www.islandergirlsbasketballcamp.com/.

Sun, June 21, 2015 - Show Dad a great day on the town this Father’s Day by bringing him and the whole family to the Art Museum of South Texas on Sunday, June 21 from 1 to 5 p.m. to see WARHOL: Myths and Legends from the Cochran Collection. There is a special admission price of only $1 per person. Members enjoy free admission. Note the café is not opened on Sundays. . The Art Museum of South Texas, which is affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. For more information, contact Joe Fish at joe.fish@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.3509.

Mon, June 22, 2015 through Thu, June 25, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present “Islanders Tennis Clinic” from Monday, June 22, through Thursday, June 25. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Mon, June 22, 2015 through Thu, June 25, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “Competition Camp I” from Monday, June 22, through Thursday, June 25. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Mon, June 22, 2015 through Thu, June 25, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men’s Basketball team will present “Day Camp Session II” from Monday, June 22, through Thursday, June 25. For more information, go to www.islandersbasketballcamp.com.

Mon, June 22, 2015 through Mon, May 25, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men’s Basketball team will present “Islanders Bitty Ball” from Monday, June 22, through Thursday, June 25. For more information, go to www.islandersbasketballcamp.com.

Sat, June 27, 2015 through Sun, June 28, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men’s Basketball team will present “High-Potential Camp” from Saturday, June 27, through Sunday, June 28. The high potential camp is designed for high school players looking to play at the college level. For more information, go to www.islandersbasketballcamp.com.

Mon, June 29, 2015 through Thu, July 02, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present “Islanders Tennis Clinic” from Monday, June 29, through Thursday, July 2. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Sat, July 04, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “High School Showcase II” on Saturday, July 4. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Sat, July 04, 2015 - Tickets go on sale starting Monday, June 1, for Sparktacular 2015, a July 4th fireworks viewing party at the Art Museum of South Texas. Enjoy a front row seat to the big show, along with the opportunity to view the WARHOL: Myths and Legends from the Cochran Collection exhibition.  Sparktacular includes music, an all-American hot dog dinner catered by Hester’s, indoor and outdoor seating, and a cash bar. Admission for Art Museum members is $25, non-members are $40, and children 12 and under are $10. The Art Museum of South Texas, which is affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. For more information, contact Joe Fish at joe.fish@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.3509.

Mon, July 06, 2015 through Wed, July 08, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “High School Competition Camp” from Monday, July 6, through Wednesday, July 8. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 06, 2015 through Wed, July 08, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “High School Skills Camp” from Monday, July 6, through Wednesday, July 8. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 06, 2015 through Thu, July 09, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present “Islanders Tennis Clinic” from Monday, July 6, through Thursday, July 9. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Thu, July 09, 2015 through Sun, July 12, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Cross Country team will present “Islanders Cross Country Camp” from Thursday, July 9, through Sunday, July 12. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Thu, July 09, 2015 through Fri, July 10, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “High School Position Camps” from Thursday, July 9, through Friday, July 10. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 13, 2015 through Thu, July 16, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “Skills Camp I” from Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 13, 2015 through Wed, July 15, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “Middle School Competition Camp” from Monday, July 13, through Wednesday, July 15. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 13, 2015 through Wed, July 15, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “Middle School Skills Camp” from Monday, July 13, through Wednesday, July 15. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 13, 2015 through Thu, July 16, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Soccer team will present “Youth Soccer Summer Day Camp” from Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Thu, July 16, 2015 through Fri, July 17, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “Middle School Position Camps” from Thursday, July 16, through Friday, July 17. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 20, 2015 through Fri, July 24, 2015 - The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites high school students to attend the inaugural year of Islander Sound Waves: Summer Camp for Singers and Pianists. Camp will take place on the campus of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi from Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All students will have the opportunity to participate in private voice lessons, acting for singers, foreign language diction, a college audition workshop, vocal health classes, sight-singing practices, an all-state music preparation class, and fun social activities. Students will work with the University’s voice and choral faculty, and piano and theory faculty. Students will celebrate the closing of camp week by performing in the University’s state of the art Performing Arts Center. For an application, go to http://cla.tamucc.edu//music/camps/IslanderSoundWaves.html; or see your high school choral director. Tuition discounts are offered for both TMEA All-State and area choir members. Commuter camper applications must be in by Friday, June 19. For more information, contact Dr. Hope Thacker at 361.825.3943, or email hope.thacker@tamucc.edu; or Rachel Holman at 361.825.3756, or e-mail rachel.holman@tamucc.edu.

Mon, July 20, 2015 through Thu, July 23, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “Competition Camp II” from Monday, July 20, through Thursday, July 23. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Wed, July 22, 2015 through Sat, July 25, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Soccer team will present “Residential Camp” from Wednesday, July 22, through Saturday, July 25. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Fri, July 24, 2015 through Fri, July 31, 2015 - The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present the annual Coastal Bend String Camp from Friday, July 24, through Friday, July 31, at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Classes offered are: string orchestra, sectionals, chamber music, mariachi, world music and rhythm. Students will also enjoy recreational events and recitals. Students will be divided by grade level from elementary school, to middle school or high school. For information, go to http://cla.tamucc.edu/music/camps/CoastalBendStringCamp.html. Camper application deadline is Monday, June 22. For more information, contact Dr. Jose Flores at jose.flores@tamucc.edu; or Dr. Melissa Melendez at melissaviola1@gmail.com; or Rachel Holman at Rachel.holman@tamucc.edu.

Fri, July 24, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Softball team will present “One Day Hitting Camp” on Friday, July 24. For more information, go to http://www.islanderssoftballcamps.com/.

Mon, July 27, 2015 through Fri, July 31, 2015 - Registration is open for the first South Texas Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Institute from Monday, July 27 to Friday, July 31. This summer institute, to be held on the campus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, will give 20 high-school students (sophomores, juniors or seniors) hands-on learning and experience with UAS and sensor technology, providing an introduction to engineering concepts, application, software and operation. For more information and to apply, go to http://research.tamucc.edu/UASCamp/UAS_Summer_Institute.html.

Tue, July 28, 2015 through Tue, September 15, 2015 - Exclusively from the Art Museum of South Texas vault, this exhibition of 60 works on paper includes three new works to the Museum’s collection, and 22 that have not been previously exhibited. The exhibition runs from Tuesday, July 28 through Tuesday, Sept. 15, and will be on display during regular museum hours. Artists include Milton Avery, Luis Jimenez, Judy Chicago, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Ed Ruscha and Andy Warhol. Admission is free for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students with SandDollar$ ID, adults are $8, and children 12 and under are free. . The Art Museum of South Texas, which is affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. For more information, contact Deborah Fullerton at 361.825.3505.

Wed, August 05, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Softball team will present “One Day Hitting Camp” on Wednesday, August 5. For more information, go to http://www.islanderssoftballcamps.com/.

Tue, August 18, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “High School Showcase III” on Tuesday, August 18. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.