Saturday, July 11: The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Student Nursing Association will host a free health fair for military veterans and their immediate family members on Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at VFW Post 2397, at 4441 Ayers St. The Veterans Health Fair health screenings will include blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and blood sugar (must be 18+ years for cholesterol and blood sugar), and education on diabetes and mental health wellness. For more information, call Martin Longoria at 361.825.2569 or email martin.longoria@tamucc.edu; or call Petra Martinez at 361.825.2264 or email petra.martinez@tamucc.edu.

Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16 – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Soccer team will present “Youth Soccer Summer Day Camp” from Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Monday, July 13, through Wednesday, July 15 – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “Middle School Skills Camp” from Monday, July 13, through Wednesday, July 15. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Monday, July 13, through Wednesday, July 15 – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “Middle School Competition Camp” from Monday, July 13, through Wednesday, July 15. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Saturday, July 13, through Tuesday, July 16: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present “Islanders Tennis Clinic” from Saturday, July 13, through Tuesday, July 16. For more information, go to http://www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16 – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “Skills Camp I” from Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Thursday, July 16, through Friday, July 17 – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Volleyball team will present “Middle School Position Camps” from Thursday, July 16, through Friday, July 17. For more information, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24 – The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites high school students to attend the inaugural year of Islander Sound Waves: Summer Camp for Singers and Pianists. Camp will take place on the campus of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi from Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All students will have the opportunity to participate in private voice lessons, acting for singers, foreign language diction, a college audition workshop, vocal health classes, sight-singing practices, an all-state music preparation class, and fun social activities. Students will work with the University’s voice and choral faculty, and piano and theory faculty. Students will celebrate the closing of camp week by performing in the University’s state of the art Performing Arts Center. For an application, go to http://cla.tamucc.edu//music/camps/IslanderSoundWaves.html; or see your high school choral director. Tuition discounts are offered for both TMEA All-State and area choir members. Commuter camper applications must be in by Friday, June 19. For more information, contact Dr. Hope Thacker at 361.825.3943, or email hope.thacker@tamucc.edu; or Rachel Holman at 361.825.3756, or e-mail rachel.holman@tamucc.edu.

Monday, July 20, through Thursday, July 23– Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present “Competition Camp II” from Monday, July 20, through Thursday, July 23. For more information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Wednesday, July 22, through Saturday, July 25 – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Soccer team will present “Residential Camp” from Wednesday, July 22, through Saturday, July 25. For more information, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

Friday, July 24 – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Softball team will present “One Day Hitting Camp” on Friday, July 24. For more information, go to http://www.islanderssoftballcamps.com/.

Friday, July 24, through Friday, July 31 – The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi presents the annual Coastal Bend String Camp from Friday, July 24, through Friday, July 31, at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Classes offered are: string orchestra, sectionals, chamber music, mariachi, world music and rhythm. Students will also enjoy recreational events and recitals. Students will be divided by grade level from elementary school, to middle school or high school. For information, go to http://cla.tamucc.edu/music/camps/CoastalBendStringCamp.html. Camper application deadline is Monday, June 22. For more information, contact Dr. Jose Flores at jose.flores@tamucc.edu; or Dr. Melissa Melendez at melissaviola1@gmail.com; or Rachel Holman at Rachel.holman@tamucc.edu.

Saturday, July 25: Are you a K-12 teacher looking for ways to transform boring TEKS and lesson plans into mind-blowing learning experiences for your students? Then sign up for the What Works! Teacher Workshop, held on Saturday, July 25, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi University Center, Anchor Ballroom. The continuing professional education (CPE) workshop is led by Dr. Lauren Cifuentes and Bridget Markwood, MA, and includes materials, a working lunch, and eight CPE credits. To sign up, go to http://outreach.tamucc.edu/teachers/whatworks.html; or call 361.825.2778 or 361.825.5966 for more information. Early bird sign-up (before July 6) is $160, and regular sign-up is $175. Deadline to register is Monday, July 20.

UPDATED: Through July 26: The first ever Alumni Photography Exhibit remains open until Sunday, July 26 at the Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Twenty Islander alumni have each contributed two photographs that include portraits, nature, action, travel, and architecture. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jeff Janko at 361.825.2588.

Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31 – Registration is open for the first South Texas Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Institute from Monday, July 27 to Friday, July 31. This summer institute, to be held on the campus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, will give 20 high-school students (sophomores, juniors or seniors) hands-on learning and experience with UAS and sensor technology, providing an introduction to engineering concepts, application, software and operation. For more information and to apply, go to http://research.tamucc.edu/UASCamp/UAS_Summer_Institute.html.

Tuesday, July 28, through Tuesday, Sept. 15 – Exclusively from the Art Museum of South Texas vault, this exhibition of 60 works on paper includes three new works to the Museum’s collection, and 22 that have not been previously exhibited. The exhibition runs from Tuesday, July 28 through Tuesday, Sept. 15, and will be on display during regular museum hours. Artists include Milton Avery, Luis Jimenez, Judy Chicago, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Ed Ruscha and Andy Warhol. Admission is free for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students with SandDollar$ ID, adults are $8, and children 12 and under are free. The Art Museum of South Texas, which is affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. For more information, contact Deborah Fullerton at 361.825.3505.