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.

Houston Baptist University is closely monitoring the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. University leaders are working closely with government and public health agencies and continue to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 13th through July 17th, 2020

Registration Cost: 

$500 – Overnight

$450 – Extended Day

$425 – Day

*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.

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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: 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: TBD

Registration Cost: TBD

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: TBD

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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.

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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: TBD

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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:TBD

Registration Fee: TBD

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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: June 27th, 2020 – July 2nd, 2020

Registration Fee: $50 

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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: TBD

Registration Fee: TBD

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: TBD

Registration Fee: TBD

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: TBD

Registration Cost: TBD

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: TBD

Registration Cost: TBD

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: TBD

Registration Cost: TBD

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. F We hope to see you there!

Session: July 13th – 17th, 2020

Registration Cost: 

Register before April 30th – $150

Register starting May 1st – $175

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Houston Baptist University, Office of University Events and Conferences announces spring and summer Live Online Reading Skills Programs (http://hbu.readingclasses.org) to help students in our community build strong skills and develop a deep love of reading. There are classes starting right away to help students keep learning, keep reading, and, importantly, keep connecting with other kids in this challenging time.

These programs are designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development a nationwide provider of reading skills instruction since 1970, and a leader in live online education for children. The Institute has taught thousands of face-to-face online programs to more than 50,000 students of all ages, with experienced and inspiring teachers who know how to provide effective instruction in this format.

Programs for every grade feature a dynamic online class where students can see, hear, and speak with each other and their teacher in real time. During class, students read and discuss great books and learn age-appropriate reading skills. Between classes, they complete independent reading assignments and interactive online skills lessons, so they continue learning and reading throughout each week.

With these live online reading programs, parents can feel confident that their kids will continue to grow, building skills and immersing themselves in some of the best books written for children at every age. To learn more or enroll, visit http://hbu.readingclasses.org or call 1-800-903-2173.

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