Houston Baptist University hosts a variety of camps throughout the summer. There are plenty of ways to keep your kids busy, and experience everything that the university has to offer! Find more information below to see which camp is the best fit for your child.

 

Camp HBU is a weeklong overnight camp for students ages 10-15 at Houston Baptist University. They will enjoy academic and extracurricular sessions hosted by HBU faculty, staff, and students, worship and small group discipleship, a community service opportunity, and lots of HBU spirit and fun!

Session:  July 15th through July 19th, 2019

Registration Cost: $450*

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*Faculty, Staff and Alumni should contact camps@hbu.edu for discounted pricing.

HBU Baseball Camps at Houston Baptist University offer an opportunity for players to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of baseball. Campers will be made aware of the characteristics that define successful baseball players. Organized games between campers will provide a competitive outlet after specific drills have been practiced.

Sessions:

HBU Baseball Youth All Skills Camp I – June 17th through June 20th, 2019

HBU High School Prospect Camp I – June 25th

HBU High School Prospect Camp II – July 9th

HBU Baseball  Youth Hitting Camp – July 10th through July 11th, 2019

HBU Baseball Youth All Skills Camp II – July 15th through July 18th, 2019

HBU High School Prospect Camp III – July 18th

HBU High School Prospect Camp IV – August 17th

Registration Cost: Price Varies ($90 – $180)

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The Ron Cottrell Husky Basketball Camp is open to any and all students entering the 3rd – 12th grades and is designed to provide the camper with a beneficial and fun learning experience. Campers will learn offensive and defensive skills and will gain valuable experience playing against good competition.

Sessions:

Husky Basketball Camp I – June 10th through June 13th

Husky Basketball Camp II – June 17th through June 20th

Registration Cost: $300 (Price can vary)

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More Information Coming Soon!

Session: TBD

Registration Cost: TBD

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Houston Baptist University offers Elite ID Camps for Boys and Girls ages 14 and up.  This camp is designed for advanced player development and exposure to college coaches. Participants will train and play in a college environment led by current staff and players. The curriculum is set up to give participants various opportunities to excel in different aspects of the game.

Sessions: 

HS Girls Summer ID Camp (Girls Only) – July 20th, 2019

HS Boys Summer ID Camp (Boys Only) – August 3rd through August 4th, 2019

Registration Cost: $145 for Girls Camp and $185 for Boys Camp

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The Donna Finnie Elite Camp is for the committed high school basketball player who wants to bring her game to the next level. Coaches and current HBU players will teach technical skill development and give position-specific instruction in a competitive setting. The program features station work, camp wide competitions (1 vs 1, Free Throw, 3 vs 3), and full court games. Elite camp allows dedicated athletes to learn what it takes to play on the college level.

Sessions:

Session I – June 29th, 2019

Session II – June 30th, 2019

Session III – August 3rd, 2019

Session IV – August 4th, 2019

Registration Cost: $80 (includes Camp T-Shirt)

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Houston Baptist University is an NCAA Division I Volleyball Program that competes in the Southland Conference. HBU Volleyball Camps are held on the beautiful Houston Baptist University campus in Houston, TX.

Sessions:

ID Clinic – May 11th, 2019

This camp is aimed at  advanced and advanced-intermediate volleyball players who have already begun position-specific play with competitive teams. Most campers in this group desire to compete at the highest level and continue to play in college. Campers will get high level training of offensive and defensive techniques. Campers are grouped by skill level.

Volleykids Camp – July 8th, 2019

Offered to anyone ages 14 and under.  No previous volleyball experience necessary.  This camp will offer any athlete the chance to learn the sport of volleyball or improve their skills.   Skill training includes serving, passing, setting, attacking and digging.  Players will enjoy a fun environment to learn the game, as well as one-on-one coaching and individualized feedback from the HBU Coaching staff.

Setter/Libero Camp – July 9th, 2019

Setters: Setters will get to focus on high amounts of repetition with collegiate level feedback.  This camp will offer setters a tune-up to offer high-level feedback and coaching from a strategic and tactical point of view. This full day of camp will also offer tactical input, as well as second-ball scenarios and how to best lead their teammates from the back row. 

Liberos: Open to any player who plays defense or passes in serve receive.  Campers will get to focus on constant feedback and high-level training in the serve receive and defensive part of the game.  The HBU coaching staff will focus on high repetition, and individualized training for this camp. This full day of camp will offer setters the opportunity to break-down their skill sets, as well as the mental side of setting.  Focusing on decision-making in high pressure moments as well as feedback to better become a leader within the position will be incorporated.

Hitters Camp – July 10th, 2019

This one-day camp offers any hitter the opportunity to receive collegiate level feedback on all aspects of attacking.  Arm swing, properly jumping and landing, and footwork mechanics will be a major focus to allow hitters to prevent injury, and attack at a higher level.  Emphasis on shot-selection, and being a “smart-hitter” at the higher level will allow attackers to think deeper within their roles.  The HBU Coaching staff will focus on quality repetitions, and individualized training that will allow any camper to improve their own game after they leave the gym.

Skills & Competition Camp – July 12th through 14th, 2019

This camp is specially designed to improve individual skills in a team concept with competitive drills. Campers will be grouped by age and skill level. The camp will finish up with a tournament.

Elite Day Camp – July 19th through 21st, 2019

This camp is aimed at  advanced and advanced-intermediate volleyball players who have already begun position-specific play with competitive teams. Most campers in this group desire to compete at the highest level and continue to play in college. Campers will get high level training of offensive and defensive techniques. Campers are grouped by skill level.

Registration Cost: $70 to 245 (Price varies by camp)

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HBU  Women’s Softball offers two types of camps:

Husky Practice Camp is a way to experience a D1 college practice. You will have an opportunity to work with the coaching staff and players while experiencing the practice life of an HBU softball player! This will include offense, defense, and base running/conditioning.

The Elite Prospect Camp will be a combination of defense, offense, and base running. This camp is designed to teach the advanced fundamentals of the game, allowing players to grow their skills. Campers will have an opportunity to work with the coaching staff and HBU players. Don’t miss out on a full day of learning, fun, and interaction with the staff and players! Lunch will be provided for all campers.

Sessions: 

Husky Practice Camp I – May 15th, 2019

Husky Practice Camp II – May 22nd, 2019

Elite Camp – June 25th, 2019

Registration Cost: $40 for Husky Practice Camp & $150 for Elite Camp

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HBU Choir Camp

  • Learn your TMEA large-school choir repertoire quickly and accurately
  • Directors from outstanding area choral programs serve as section leaders and accompanists
  • 9th-12th grades for upcoming 2018-2019 school year
  • “Day-Camp” schedule— allows freedom for work or evening activities
  • HBU vocal professors will offer free lessons to senior singers

Session: July 8th through 11th, 2019

Registration Fee: $150 for Regular Registration, $75 for All-State Choir Members | $200 if registration is after June 1st

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Summer Launch

Summer Launch welcomes incoming freshmen into HBU before the fall semester begins to prepare them academically for the rigors of college and connect them to students, faculty, and staff. All costs for the program will be covered by the University.

At Summer Launch, you will:

  • Experience life as an on-campus resident, spending four nights in the HBU residence halls and eating meals in the Baugh Center
  • Make friends with other incoming freshmen
  • Learn time management and academic strategies
  • Participate in on-campus challenges and games
  • Be assigned an upperclassmen mentor
  • Enjoy the vibrant city of Houston on downtown excursions

Session: July 8th through 12th, 2019

Registration Fee: Free to Incoming Freshman

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Contact Football Camp

Contact Football Camps feature full contact drills and scrimmages with a staff of major college coaches and players. At camps “contact” is introduced in a slow, gradual progression before any actual “contact” is initiated. Campers are divided according to age, weight and ability.  The instruction stresses both individual positions and team play with every camper. Thousands of our previous football campers played, or are now playing college football (many at schools represented by our coaching staff). Contact Football Camps is open to campers ages 8 to 18, boys only.

Session: June 8th through 11th, 2019

Registration Fee:

Extended (9:00 am – 9:00 pm) $565

Day (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) $465

Overnight $665

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Nike Softball Camp

Nike Softball Camps is excited to announce our newest Texas camp at Houston Baptist University! This Nike Camp will motivate softball players to reach the highest potential possible while learning the correct fundamentals of hitting, fielding and overall gameplay! Nike Softball Camp is open to campers ages 8 to 18, girls only.  This Nike Softball Camp at Houston Baptist University will be directed by a veteran Nike Softball Camp director, Amber Conner.

Session: June 16th through 19th, 2019

Registration Fee:

Extended (9:00 am – 9:00 pm) $495

Overnight $595

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FUGE Camps

At MFuge, you will jump into ministry and serve in local communities. Our highly trained FUGE staffers will take care of the details, lead Bible study, and facilitate the planning for each day. At MFuge, Students are divided into groups for Bible study and ministry based on the type of work they request. During the day your students will be challenged and stretched as individuals; in the evenings, you’ll have an opportunity to build group unity over dinner, worship, fellowship and church group devotions. MFuge is designed to give students a mission experience that opens their eyes to similar opportunities they may have to serve in their own communities, learning to live life each day on mission! Ages invited to attend are completed 6th through 12th graders.

Session: June 24th through 28th, 2019

Registration Cost: $365

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Gamebreakers Lacrosse

GameBreaker is excited to be at Houston Baptist University this summer for this Houston, Texas lacrosse camp. Lax campers will work on individual stick skills, positional training, team concepts and will scrimmage daily.  Overnight campers will stay in the schools campus dorms while meals will be eaten the dining hall. Overnight and extended day camper options are offered at this TX lacrosse camp. Join our great staff for an unforgettable week of lacrosse training and excitement! Camp is open for campers ages 8 to 16 of all ability levels.

Sessions: 

GameBreaker Lacrosse – Boy’s Session – June 10th through 13th, 2019

Game Breaker Lacrosse – Girl’s Session – June 17th through 20th, 2019

Registration Cost:

Overnight $629

Extended Day $499

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FELC is a hands-on, overnight summer camp for high school students that teaches the importance of the free enterprise system, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Session: June 3rd through June 7th, 2019

Registration Cost: $150

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HBU Embark is open to all college-bound students attending any fall institution. This exciting, week-long program allows you to experience on-campus life and equips you with the tools to defend your faith and grow in your personal, spiritual, and social life before fall classes begin. Some fun highlights include Christian worldview sessions taught by world-renowned professors, off-campus excursions to Houston Escape Room and Main Event, Color Wars Competition, awesome food, and friendships with other college-bound students. For our inaugural year, the cost of the program has been discounted to $100/student, with scholarships available. We hope to see you there!

Session: July 15th through 19th, 2019

Registration Cost: $100

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