Animal Sciences (YAP C) Class is Full

Have it in your “head” that a career working with animals is for you? This “hand”s-on glimpse at animal sciences will help you determine if you have the “heart” for the “health”y care of animals as they are raised from “farm to fork”. The 4H tenants are embodied in this...
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Anthropology – New for YAP 2017 (YAP B) Class is Full

Do you “dig” bones? Want to “brush up” on your excavation skills? In this class, students will discover “what lies beneath” not only the ground, but also the roots of human ancestry. From evolution to excavation, students will learn about what it truly means to be an Anthropologist. Spanning the...
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Architecture (Camp ARCH) Class is Full

Participants in this class will gain a clear “articulation” as to what the Architecture field entails. This program mirrors the design studio aspect that students of Texas A&M University experience throughout the year and culminates in the creation of a 3D model using AutoCAD, laser cutting, and their own hands...
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Attending Texas A&M University (YAP TAMU) Class is Full

Offered in conjunction with Higher Education & Learning Professional Consulting, Inc. (HELP™) http://www.helpconsulting.org Is it your desire to attend Texas A&M? Want to spend Saturday sawing ’em off at Kyle Field? Want to stroll through campus saying “Howdy” to your fellow Aggies? Dreamed about participating in traditions from Midnight Yell to...
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Broadcast Media (YAP A) Class is Full

Get a “high definition” look behind the scenes at what it is like to be “on the air” at a Television Station by taking this class offered in conjunction with KAMU-TV here in Aggieland. Get behind the desk for your very own screen test. Get a “grip” and earn hands-on...
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Construction Science (Camp ARCH) Class is Full

Participants in this class will get exposed to the “pillars” of construction science. This program will give campers “concrete” examples of what it is like to be a construction science student at Texas A&M University. Campers will participate in activities such as interactive lectures, design/building, site visits, building information modeling,...
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Engineering (YAP C) Class is Full

Interested in a career in Engineering? This class will introduce students to two A&M areas within the College of Engineering here at Texas A&M University. Be a “rocket scientist” as you start your week learning about jet propulsion and satellites through your time in Aerospace Engineering. Be blown away by...
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Entrepreneurship – NEW class for 2017 (YAP C) Class is Full

Want to learn what the “big idea” is with Entrepreneurship? Learn about business by doing business with your own lean startup in just five days. Startup Aggieland staff from the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School have teamed up with the Creative Studies Institute in...
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Investigative Forensics (YAP C) Class is Full

True to the nature of the forensics fields, students will learn to use anthropological, biological, chemical, and mechanical procedures to analyze a crime scene and determine the nature and cause of a crime. Trace evidence collection techniques (dusting for prints, shoe tread and type, document analysis, etc.) will be combined...
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Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning (Camp ARCH) Class is Full

Participants will be exposed to the intricate nature of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning and build upon their ability for development. This program offers campers hands-on decision making exercises that will introduce students to the studio culture, along with tools and techniques associated with this field, including staying on top...
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Law School (YAP B) Class is Full

Have a “sustained” interest in attending law school? In this class you will take a case from the beginning all the way through trial in front of a real judge in an actual courtroom. Students will learn rules of evidence and civil and/or criminal trial procedures as well as the...
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Medicine (YAP A) Class is Full

Using the high tech facilities at Texas A&M’s Health Science Center, students will be immersed in a simulated medical environment through specially designed laboratories and demonstrations. Learn basic surgical skills including suturing and stitching. Practice starting an IV and taking blood on synthetic limbs. Learn anatomy to properly read and...
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Nanotechnology (YAP B) Class is Full

Did you “Marvel” at the technology behind “Ant Man?”  Are you mystified by the magic of Harry Potter?  In this class, students will “think big” by working with materials and building structures that are 1/1000th the size of a human hair, which can perform remarkable feats, including the capture and...
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Nursing (YAP C) Class is Full

Do you think you have what it takes to be a nurse? As you explore the many career options and opportunities available in the field, you will have access to the high tech facilities at Texas A&M’s Health Science Center and be immersed in a variety of simulated demonstrations with...
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Photography – NEW for YAP 2017 (YAP Costa Rica) Class is Full

The “focus” of this new class is to provide direct “exposure” to the art and act of Photography in an exotic Costa Rican setting! Daily classroom instruction will be provided about essential photography elements including camera settings, light and exposure, composition, and digital enhancement. Students will then directly apply what...
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Physical Sciences (YAP B) Class is Full

Are you “magnetically” attracted to the world of Physics? Care to “mix” it up with some “elements” of Chemistry? This class highlights all of the scientific aspects that “matter” in our everyday life. Students will be exposed to exciting laboratories and demonstrations while being introduced to the science principles that...
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Robotics – NEW class for 2017 (YAP A) Class is Full

From R2D2 to the Mars Rover, robots are continuing to play important roles in our daily lives! What makes robots tick? How do they see, hear, or sense their environment? How do they make decisions and operate on their own? Utilizing the NEW technology of DSTR robots (pronounced “Disaster”), students...
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Sports Medicine (YAP C) Class is Full

Interested in a career in sports medicine?  Participants will have a “ball” in their look at all the career possibilities this area has to offer.  The MVParticipants who take this class will work with faculty and staff in the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance to “get’cha head...
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Theater Arts (YAP B) Class is Full

If “all the world’s a stage” then YAP is your place to show the world your theatrical talents! Come shine in the spotlight, while learning all of the behind-the-scenes skills it takes to produce a theatrical performance. Brush up on your stage make-up techniques, explore a variety of areas including...
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Veterinary Medicine (YAP A, YAP B) Class is Full

Are you interested in working with all creatures, great and small? This program will introduce participants to what it takes to get into vet school, what it’s like once you are in, and what career options you have once you get out. Participants will meet with admissions committee members and...
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VizKids: Game Design (Camp ARCH, YAP B) Class is Full

The VizKids™ Camp:Game Design course will give campers the opportunities to design and create their own video game with a small team of partners. Campers will be responsible for developing the game theme, art, game mechanics and interaction design using an easy-to-learn game engine. A willingness to embrace technology is...
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VizKids: Graphics & Animation (YAP C) Class is Full

The VizKids™ Camp: Graphics & Animation course will provide experience with different forms of animation including hand-drawn, stop-motion, and Flash animation. Students will work individually and as part of small teams to develop expressive character movement. They’ll learn how people and animals move to create action, how postures change to...
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VizKids: Virtual Technology (YAP A) Class is Full

The VizKids™ Camp: Virtual Technology will “surround” students with the emerging world of intuitive programming.  Using innovative but playful techniques, students will work to build immersive and adaptive simulated environments that users can cognitively and kinesthetically react and respond to. This program will challenge students to integrate computer graphic software...
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