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About Tapia Camps

I was able to experience college life, as well as meet others who had STEM interests as well.

- Khanh V. Spring ISD

Immerse yourself in University life at the Tapia Camps located at Rice University. Meet with others from all over the world who are also interested in a variety of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. Have fun during a week of non-stop activities that enhance your knowledge and communication skills. Live in the dorms and eat in a servery at Rice University.

Tapia Camps are open to any rising 8th grade through 12th grade students.

Professional Develop Camps are opened to any K-12 Educator over the age of 18.

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Tapia Camp made me confident in my presentation skills / public speaking. I really enjoyed that fact that camp was focused on both learning and having fun.

- Ivan P. New Caney ISD

STEM- Be engaged in and communicate orally and visually through science, technology, engineering, and math projects with peers from around the world. Interact with professors, academics, and corporate professionals.

Dual Language STEM- Be engaged in and practice communication through science, technology, engineering and math projects with others around the world in bilingually! Interact with professors, academics, and corporate professionals. Choose either English/Spanish or English/Mandarin

Top 3- Challenge other top 3 seniors in developing projects, engaging in communication, and preparing for your academic and professional future by interacting with professors, academics, and corporate professionals. For students ranked in the top three of their rising senior class.

Professional Development Camps- Participate with other K-12 educators in Project Based Learning (PBL) embedding your standards (i.e. TEKS, CCSS etc.) and language standards (i.e. ELPS, ELDS) , plus how to assess. Receive 37 CPE hours!


I enjoyed the diversity of all the students and staff.

- Adaora N. DeSoto ISD

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