The Tapia Camp opened my eyes to areas of study and jobs that I didn’t even know existed. It helped me define my areas of interest and future course study.
-Dylan D. Galveston ISD
2019 Insight into Diversity for Inspiring Programs in STEM Award by Insight Into Diversity
This award is being presented to institutions whose programs inspire a new generation of young people to consider STEM careers as well as support working professionals in the field. These remarkable initiatives are making a significant difference by providing mentoring, academic and professional support, hands-on activities, research opportunities, and more.
2019: Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence by American Camp Association
Eleanor P. Eells Awards for Program Excellence are designed to honor camp programs that:
- Develop effective, creative responses to the needs of people and/or societal problems using the camp environment,
- Encourage continued development of such ideas,
- Stimulate the exchange of creative ideas, and/or
- Present to the public examples of positive contributions camp has made on the well being of individuals and society.
The presentation and networking skills caused me to come out of my shell and become an incredible presenter at conferences and before advisory boards, increasing my confidence as well as showing me that I thrive most in a diverse group of people not just STEM people.
-Isabelle E. San Marcos CISD