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June 25 – The Museum of South Texas History presents Summer Saturdays at the Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families can explore the River Highway gallery, which highlights the historic events that took place in the borderland regions during the 1800s. This was also the era when steamboats navigated the Rio Grande and the cotton and cattle empires in the region were at their peak of production. Upon entering, families will receive a Scavenger Hunt form and, when completed, the form can be turned in for a chance to win the daily prize drawing. Brillo Quartet, a string quartet from Edinburg, will perform orchestral pieces related to the era. Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Regular admission fees apply after 12 p.m. MOSTHistory is located at 200 N. Closner Blvd.  Call 956-383-6911 for information.

June 25– Nature Storytelling through Photography is the next subject for the Youth Nature Photo Workshops at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Dr., McAllen.  Following instruction and examples with a slide show, youth will take to the trails to create their own nature story with award-winning nature photographer Ruth Hoyt. Sessions are 8 to 10 a.m. for youth ages 8 to 12 and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 13 to 18. Registration is $5; go to quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com to register. Bring a camera or smartphone. Call 956-681-3370 for information.

June 27–30– UTRGV is hosting Railway Safety summer camps at the UTRGV Edinburg campus, 1201 W. University Dr. Visit utrgv.edu/railwaysafety/education/summer-camps/utcrs/index.htm for information and to register.

June 28-30– The UTRGV Volleyball All Skills Camps on both dates will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the UTRGV Fieldhouse, 1201 W. University Dr. in Edinburg. To sign up, visit camps.jumpforward.com/utrgvvolleyball.

June 27-July 1, July 11-15 & 25-29– The UTRGV Mobile Lab and Science Camp is for Grades 6-12. Sessions for middle school students are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and sessions for high school students is 1 to 4 p.m. Visit utrgv.edu/cstem/activities/summer-camps-2022/mobile-science-camp-2022/index.htm to register.

June 28 – July 21– The next Quinta Mazatlan Nature Discovery Camp themes will be Wildlife Scientist for ages 5 to 8 and Grow and Flow for ages 9 to 13.  The half-day camps run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Drop-off as early as 8 a.m.; pick-up is no later than 12 p.m. Cost is $30 for McAllen residents and $40 for non-residents. Advanced registration required; register at mcallenparks.net.

July 2– The Museum of South Texas History continues the Summer Saturdays at the Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the River Crossroads gallery exploration. This 20th century gallery focuses on the innovations and events that took place in the early to mid-1900s in South Texas and northeastern Mexico. This era was also the arrival of the railroads, growth of agricultural production and urbanization of the borderlands during and after War World II. Upon entering, families will receive a Scavenger Hunt form and, when completed, the form can be turned in for a chance to win the daily prize drawing. Brillo Quartet, a string quartet from Edinburg, will perform orchestral pieces related to the era. Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Regular admission fees apply after 12 p.m. MOSTHistory is located at 200 N. Closner Blvd.  Call 956-383-6911 for information.

July 5-8– The next Quinta Mazatlan Nature Discovery Camp themes will be Nature Art & Artists for ages 5 to 8 and Junior Botanists for ages 9 to 13.  The half-day camps run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Drop-off as early as 8 a.m.; pick-up is no later than 12 p.m.  Cost is $30 for McAllen residents and $40 for non-residents. Advanced registration required; register at mcallenparks.net.

July 5-15 & July 18-29– The University Recreation Summer Youth Camps at UTRGV are for ages 6-11 will be held in the University Recreation Facility in Edinburg. Visit utrgv.edu/urec/community-engagement/youth-camps/index.htm for information and to register.

July 5-29 – UTRGV is hosting a JSTEM Project Based Learning summer for Grades 9-12) at the UTRGV Edinburg campus, 1201 W. University Dr. For information and registration, go to utrgv.edu/camps/high-school/index.htm.

July 8– The UTRGV Men’s Basketball Skills Camp for ages 6-14 runs from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the UTRGV Fieldhouse, 1201 W. University Dr. in Edinburg. To sign up, visit camps.jumpforward.com/utrgvmbbcamps/CampDetail/Index/16616.

July 9 – The Museum of South Texas History presents Summer Saturdays at the Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Summer Saturdays at the Museum wraps up in 1910 Jail galleries. The jail calls attention to the change and growth of South Texas communities in the early 20th century and the importance of civics. Explorers will learn how to crack secret codes, identify how voting laws changed over the decades and participate in building a community around the kinds of businesses needed to urbanize. Upon entering, families will receive a Scavenger Hunt form and, when completed, the form can be turned in for a chance to win the daily prize drawing. Brillo Quartet, a string quartet from Edinburg, will perform orchestral pieces related to the era. Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Regular admission fees apply after 12 p.m. MOSTHistory is located at 200 N. Closner Blvd.  Call 956-383-6911 for information.

July 9– Smartphone Nature Photography is the next subject for the Youth Nature Photo Workshops at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Dr., McAllen.  Following instruction and examples with a slide show, youth will take to the trails to apply the principles with award-winning nature photographer Ruth Hoyt. Sessions are 8 to 10 a.m. for youth ages 8 to 12 and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 13 to 18. Registration is $5; go to quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com to register. Bring a camera or smartphone. Call 956-681-3370 for information.

July 11-15 – The Museum of South Texas History presents two sessions of Summer Camp at the Museum featuring hands-on activities related to museum career skills, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Camps are for children ages seven to 11; parents may stay or drop off and pick up their child at the conclusion. Pre-registration is required; register online at mosthistory.org/events or in person at the museum. The fee is $120 per camper and $100 for children of MOSTHistory members. For more information, René Ballesteros at rballesteros@mosthistory.org or call the museum at 956-383-6911.

July 11 – August 5– I-DREAM 4D Summer Camps for Grades 6-12 continue with Robotics for High School, July 11-22 – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Robotics for High School, July 25-29 – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and Robotics for High School: July 25-Aug. 5 – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All camps will be held in the UTRGV Engineering Building in Edinburg. To register, visit idream4d.org/summer-camp/regionone-highschool/index.htm or idream4d.org/summer-camp/regionone-middleschool/index.htm.

July 12-15– The next Quinta Mazatlan Nature Discovery Camp themes will be Grow with the Flow for ages 5 to 8 and Camp Talon for ages 9 to 13.  The half-day camps run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Drop-off as early as 8 a.m.; pick-up is no later than 12 p.m.  Cost is $30 for McAllen residents and $40 for non-residents. Advanced registration required; register at mcallenparks.net.

July 18-22– The UTRGV STEM Coding Camps for Grades 6-12. Session 2 for Middle School is June 20-24 from 1 to 4 p.m.; Session 3 (Middle School Morning Session and High School Afternoon Session) is July 18-22 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (morning) 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (afternoon). It will be in the Interdisciplinary Engineering and Academic Building (EIEAB) Room 2.202 in Edinburg. Visit utrgv.edu/cstem/activities/summer-camps-2022/coding-camp-2022/index.htm for information and registration.

July 19 & August 21– The Derek Matlock Baseball Academy is holding two Prospect Camps for ages 14 and up. Both run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be at held at 905 N. Sugar Rd., Edinburg. Visit camps.jumpforward.com/UTRGVCamps/ to sign up.

July 19-22– The next Quinta Mazatlan Nature Discovery Camp themes will be Wonders of Wildlife for ages 5 to 8 and Naturalist Academy for ages 9 to 13.  The half-day camps run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Drop-off as early as 8 a.m.; pick-up is no later than 12 p.m.  Cost is $30 for McAllen residents and $40 for non-residents. Advanced registration required; register at mcallenparks.net.

July 23– The UTRGV Women’s Soccer ID Camp for girls 14 and up through junior college will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UTRGV Soccer and Track and Field Complex in Edinburg. Visit camps.jumpforward.com/utrgvwomenssoccer for information and registration.

July 25– Photographing Wild Things is the next subject for the Youth Nature Photo Workshops at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Dr., McAllen.  Following instruction and examples with a slide show, youth will take to the trails to find photo opportunities with the wildlife at Quinta Mazatlán with award-winning nature photographer Ruth Hoyt. Sessions are 8 to 10 a.m. for youth ages 8 to 12 and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 13 to 18. Registration is $5; go to quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com to register. Bring a camera or smartphone. Call 956-681-3370 for information.

July 25-26 & 28-29– The UTRGV Men’s Soccer Camp for ages 11-13 and 14-19) will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the UTRGV Soccer and Track and Field Complex in Edinburg. For information and registration, visit camps.jumpforward.com/utrgvmenssoccer.

July 26-29– The next Quinta Mazatlan Nature Discovery Camp themes will be Wildlife Scientist for ages 5 to 8 and Grow and Flow for ages 9 to 13.  The half-day camps run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Drop-off as early as 8 a.m.; pick-up is no later than 12 p.m.  Cost is $30 for McAllen residents and $40 for non-residents. Advanced registration required; register at mcallenparks.net.

July 30– After several weeks of Youth Nature Photo Workshops it is time for youth to get Contest Ready with the final workshop at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Dr., McAllen.  They will make their final selections from the images they have photographed over the past weeks in preparation for the Southern Exposures 2022 Youth Nature Photo Contest, all under the guidance of award-winning nature photographer Ruth Hoyt. Sessions are 8 to 10 a.m. for youth ages 8 to 12 and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 13 to 18. Registration is $5; go to quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com to register. Call 956-681-3370 for information.

August

August 1-4– The UTRGV Men’s Basketball Camp for ages 6-14 will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UTRGV Fieldhouse, 1201 W. University Dr. in Edinburg. Visit camps.jumpforward.com/utrgvmbbcamps to sign up.

August 27 – The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) presents its 43rd Collage Annual Gala to be held at the museum from 6 to 11 p.m. The black-tie gala fundraiser features silent and live auctions, an open bar and live entertainment. Sponsorships and donations of live and silent auction items are being sought by the Collage committee. Individual tickets will be available in early July. Early access to table reservations is available now through sponsorship. Visit theimasonline.org/collage or contact Anastasia Perez at 956-681-2815 or Aylaia Sifuentes at 956-681-2817 for more information.

Summer Weekly

Tuesday

  • It’s Flashlight Night through Aug. 30 at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Ave., McAllen. Search for creatures of the night during this family-friendly activity from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Park admission is $5 at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

Wednesday

  • Join in the Outdoor Yoga from 6 to 7 p.m. through June 28 at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Ave., McAllen. For all age and skill levels, take mats and blocks if you have them for a session under the oak tree with certified yoga teacher Shelby Hirschberg. Park admission is $5 at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

Friday

  • Through July 29, it is Friday Photo Fun on the Trails at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Dr., McAllen, 9 to 11 a.m., ages 8 and up, included with park admission. Bring a camera or smartphone. Call 956-681-3370 for information.
  • Take a relaxing Morning Bird Walk through Aug. 26 at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Ave., McAllen. Geared for all ages, from 8:30 to 10 a.m., join John Brush, urban ecologist to explore the varieties in the native habitat. Park admission is $5 at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

Saturday

  • Kids can join in the Nature Nuggets from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages 2 to 6 or Discovery Day sfor age 7 and up from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Ave., McAllen. For Nature Nuggets, kids and parents will enjoy a nature-inspired book, along with a walk, talk and craft. Discovery Days activities include live creature visits, art and craft activities, special short nature presentations, a microscope station, ecosystem models, and more. Park admission is $5 at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

 

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