Community Events


Events listed on this page are related to college and career activities for students, educational professionals, business leaders, and community members in the Coastal Bend.  E2E Members may submit their events during monthly meetings.  Other educational and community organizations may submit their events for approval to angelap@edexcellence.org.  E2E aims to provide the best available information on events, however details may change; please confirm with contact person listed.

*Summer Camps*

Check out http://www.corpuschristisummercamps.com/ for information on a variety of summer camps occurring in the Coastal Bend area! 

JUNE

3-7

What: TAMU-CC STEM-Tronics Camp
Audience: Students going into 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the 2019-2020 school year. 
Date: Monday, June 3rd – Friday, June 7th
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Contact: Mayra Alvarado, TAMU-CC Program Coordinator 
Phone: (361) 825-6025
Email: mayra.alvarado@tamucc.edu
Cost: $25
Additional Information:
Details: http://sci.tamucc.edu/ENGR/stemsi/stemtronics/index.html

3-July 18

What: Del Mar College – Corpus Christi PREP – Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP)
Audience: Middle and high school students interested in pursing science-based careers. 
Date: Monday, June 3rd – Thursday, July 18th
Time: Varies
Location: Del Mar College – West Campus
Address: 4101 Old Brownsville Rd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78405
Contact: James Shollenberger or Nedal Shheber
Phone: (361) 698-1111
Email: jshollen@delmar.edu
Cost: Free!
Additional Information:
Details: https://www.delmar.edu/offices/math/ccprep/index.html

10-14 & 17-21

What: TAMU-CC Women in Technology Camp
Audience: Middle school girs (grades 6-8)
Date: Various
Time: TBD
Location: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Contact: Mamta Yadav, TAMU-CC 
Phone: (361) 825-2688
Email: mamta.yadav@tamucc.edu
Cost: $25
Additional Information:
Details: https://sci.tamucc.edu/ENGR/stemsi/codecamp/index.html

10-15

What: TAMU-CC Coastal Bend String Camp
Audience: Elementary, Middle, and High School Students 
Date: Various
Time: TBD
Location: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Contact: Elizabeth Cook, TAMU-CC 
Phone: (361) 825-3756 or 825-5523
Email: elizabeth.cook@tamucc.edu
Cost: 
Additional Information:
Details: http://cla.tamucc.edu/music/camps/CoastalBendStringCamp.html

11-July 20

What: Del Mar College – Technology Camp for Kids
Audience: Students in grades 3-8 
Date: Weekly, Monday – Friday
Time: Varies
Location: Del Mar College – Center for Economic Development
Address: 3209 S. Staples., Corpus Christi, Texas 7841, room 124
Contact: 
Phone: (361) 698-2122
Email: ce@delmar.edu
Cost: $150
Additional Information:
Details: https://www.delmar.edu/continuing-education/youth-camps-and-academies/technology-camp.html

15

What: Juneteenth Celebration at Cole Park
Audience: Entire family, all ages!
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Cole Park
Address: 1526 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Contact: Tina Butler, Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE)
Phone: (361) 739-1367 or (361) 695-6661
Email: tabphecc@yahoo.com
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Coastal Bend Juneteenth Celebration – “Juneteenth for the Crest.’
Details:  A free fun filled day for the entire family filled with music, games, tournaments, health & wellness zone, and shopping.  Free health screenings, on-site testing, job/employment information, financial literacy, diverse cultural performances, education and civic organizations showcasing services, food trucks, retail vendors, a kids zone, and wares of all types.  Also slated are performances from local bands, gospel choirs, singers, and dance troupes. See Save the Date Flyer for more information. 

16-29

What: TAMU-CC Summer Theatre Workshop
Audience: High school students seeking a highly intensive and creative theatre experience in performance or technical theatre.  
Date: Various
Time: TBD
Location: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Contact: Kelly Russell, TAMU-CC 
Phone: (361) 825-5992 or (972) 965-6707
Email: kelly.russell@tamucc.edu
Cost: $1,000-$1,400
Additional Information:
Details: http://cla.tamucc.edu/theatre/camp.html

17-28

What: TAMU-CC Young Authors’ Writing Camp
Audience: Elementary, Middle, and High School Students 
Date: Various
Time: TBD
Location: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Contact: Teri Ruiz
Phone: (361) 825-3151
Email: teri.ruiz@tamucc.edu
Cost: $185
Additional Information:
Details: https://writingcamps.tamucc.edu/

17-21 & 24-28

What: Educator Externship Program 
Audience: Coastal Bend Area Educators
Date: Week 1: June 17-21, Week 2: June 24-28
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Address: TBD
Contact: Dr. Janet Cunningham, Executive Director, Citizens for Educational Excellence
Phone: (361) 906-0703
Email: JCunningham@edexcellence.org
Cost: Free (Educators receive a $700 stipend!)
Additional Information: Educator Externship Flyer

Registration: https://form.jotform.com/WorkforceCB/YOU_Externship

Details:  In its third year, this program provided hands-on experience to educators from local school districts. The program creates partnerships among workforce, industry, and education to assist educators in making connections between academic skills and the workplace. Middle and high school teachers and counselors will have an opportunity to engage in industry-specific activities that apply classroom content to real world careers. If you would like to participate in the next Educator Externship Program, please check back to register.

27

What: Calallen High School Free Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Calallen HS
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Calallen  High School.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

JULY

7-13

What: TAMU-CC Underwater Robotics Summer Program
Audience: Talented High School Students (ages 16-18) interested in STEM
Date: Various
Time: TBD
Location: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Contact: Mayra Alvarado
Phone: (361) 825-6025
Email: mayra.alvarado@tamucc.edu
Cost: $500
Additional Information:
Details: http://sci.tamucc.edu/ENGR/stemsi/underwater_robotics/index.html

15-19

What: STEM-ulate Your Summer Camp
Audience: Students entering grade 8, 9, 10, and 11.  
Date: July 15-19
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Corpus Christi Health Department Auditorium
Address: 1702 Horne Rd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78416
Contact: Angela Pena 
Phone: (361) 906-0703 or (512) 826-6270
Email: angelap@edexcellence.org or info@coastalcompass.org
Cost: FREE
Additional Information: Sponsored by Education to Employment Partners (e2epartners.org) and ConocoPhillips. See https://www.e2epartners.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/STEMCampJuly15-19.pdf.
Details: https://fs28.formsite.com/WnTQ6n/xrccigjbq0/index.html

15-19

What: TAMU-CC Islander Band Camps
Audience: Middle School/Junior High and High School
Time: TBD
Location: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412
Contact: Mayra Alvarado
Phone: (361) 825-3756
Email: elizabeth.cook@tamucc.edu
Cost: Varies
Additional Information:
Details: http://cla.tamucc.edu/music/camps/bandcamp.html

AUGUST

2

What: Destination Education – Information Fair
Audience: Community members, students, education organizations
Date: Friday, August 2, 2019
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Coastal Compass Education & Career Resource Center
Address: 5488 South Padre Island Dr., Suite 1572, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411 (La Palmera Mall)
Contact: Kendra Johnson
Phone: (361) 906-0703
Email: kendraj@coastalcompass.org
Cost: Free
Additional Information:
Details: Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center is pleased to host ‘Destination Education,’ an informational fair that promotes education and career resources to prepare students, parents, and educators for the upcoming school year. This event takes place prior to the back-to-school tax-free shopping weekend and is an opportunity for community
members to learn about the tremendous educational opportunities offered throughout Corpus Christi. We anticipate 60+ organizations to host tables at various locations around the mall and would like your mall store to help us celebrate through a variety of activities.  Please contact us for more details.

5

What: Seashore Academy Free Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Monday August 5, 2019
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Seashore Academy
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Seashore Academy.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

7

What: Flour Bluff High School Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Flour Bluff High School
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Flour Bluff High School.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

SEPTEMBER

4

What: Bishop High School Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location:
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Bishop High School.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

25

What: YOU Choose Expo & Ready for College & Career Conference, Presented by Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend and Coastal Compass Education & Career Resource Center
Audience: All Coastal Bend Juniors & Seniors
Date: September 25, 2019
Time: TBD
Location: American Bank Center
Address: 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.,  Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Contact: Jeff West, WFSCB
Phone: (361) 882-7491
Email: Jeffrey.West@workforcesolutionscb.org
Cost: Free
Additional Information:
Details:  

25

What: Robstown High School Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Hattie Martin Building
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Robstown High School.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

FEBRUARY 2020

25-26

What: 6th Annual Discover Your Direction: Exploring Endorsements Conference
Audience: 7th – 10th grade students in the Coastal Bend area
Date: Tuesday-Wednesday, February 25-26, 2020
Time: 8:30am to 2:30pm
Location: Education Service Center, Region 2
Address: 209 N. Water St., Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Contact: Angela Pena
Phone: (361) 906-0703
Email: angelap@edexcellence.org
Cost: To be determined, tentatively $25/student in E2E member districts or $40/student for non-member districts
Additional Information: The conference will introduce students to career endorsements and provide information about pathways to the career of their choice. In addition to fantastic guest speakers and direct access to exhibitors, students will have the opportunity to select from a variety of breakout sessions to help them gain greater understanding of postsecondary opportunities and careers.