Texas Tech University

A + STEM Summer Camp

Apply now to Unlock Your Creativity and Shape the Future of Lubbock!

Are you a high school student (from 9th-11th grade) with a passion for STEM, architecture, or architectural design? Our 5-day free summer camp is designed just for you. Join us for an immersive experience where you will explore design thinking and gain hands-on experience in creating architectural models to potentially strengthen and improve Lubbock communities. Limited spots are available, so don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore your passion for STEM and architecture!

Date: June 3 - 7, 2024

Time: 9 am - 3 pm **Lunch will be provided

Program Highlights:

  • Gaining Design Thinking Skills: Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through the application of design thinking principles.
  • Engaging with Community: Gain understanding of how architectural thinking can contribute to community development and make a positive impact. Showcase your creativity/design at the TTU Museum.
  • Hands-On Activity with Project-Based Learning: Apply your newfound knowledge by participating in collaborative projects, designing models that could potentially benefit Lubbock communities.

What do I need to know before I apply?

  • Complete an application
    • You will be asked to complete a personal statement highlighting your achievements, interests, goals, and reasons for applying. Highlight your interests in both STEM and architectural design (up to 700 words).
    • You will need a letter of recommendation from a teacher in your high school before your application will be reviewed. If possible, ask them to discuss your academic achievements, work ethic, and suitability for the camp.
    • You will need one parent to complete the release forms included in the application.
  • Applications, including one teacher letter of recommendation, are due by March 23, 2024 at midnight. 
  • Applications will be reviewed and selected by April 10, 2024.

Click here to apply before March 23, 2024!

**The A+STEM Summer Experience is hosted by the Texas Tech College of Education and the Huckabee College of Architecture. This project is supported by the Helen Jones Foundation, Inc.**