TJC offers summer activities, sports camps for ages 3 and up | News


From art to athletics, chemistry to computing, horseback riding to hip-hop dancing, Tyler Junior College offers a summer camp to spark the imagination of any young explorer.

Registration is now open for TJC Summer Camps for children ages 3 and up. Camps begin in June and continue until mid-August.

“We have a great range of sports summer camps and activities,” said Heath Stoner, TJC Summer Camps Director.

“TJC camps provide great opportunities for children to learn skills to succeed in sports and learn about other cultures through art, science and technology,” he said, “but they are also often a child’s first opportunity to spend time on a college campus.Ultimately, we hope our campers will be inspired to pursue a college career one day.

Camps are operated at several locations on the TJC campus, including the Center for Earth and Space Science, Wagstaff Gymnasium, Art Department, and Science Labs.

TJC offers more than 40 activity camps in the following areas:

• Art: creating comics, jewelry, multimedia journaling, painting

• Cooking: learn how to cook recipes from scratch, serving techniques, safety and kitchen etiquette

• Dance: ballet, jazz and hip-hop

• Riding: Beginner and Intermediate English and Western styles

• Maker: building catapults, creating sidewalk chalk, making chewing gum and gummy bears, etc.

• STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics): creation of video games, computer programming, pre-medical academy and space camp

Athletics camps, run entirely by TJC coaching staff and players, include: baseball, soccer, tennis and volleyball.

For more details or to register online for activity camps, visit For more information on TJC Athletics Camps, visit


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