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University Sponsored Programs

The following requirements are for University sponsored youth programs hosted by UTA Departments and Divisions.


The Summer Camp Guide contains information and important requirements for camp directors to assist them in hosting a summer camp. 


The following reservation request forms must be submitted on an annual basis for each summer program. At a later date the camp director will receive an official confirmation and agreement for housing, facilities, and dining. Reservation request forms for Summer 2019 due by April 30, 2019.


System-wide Camp Program Insurance is required through the UT System Office of Risk Management.  The Camp Program provides Excess Accident and General Liability coverage to participants and staff of enrolled, UT-owned and operated camps held throughout the year. Information and applications for summer is typically available by mid/late April.


UTA has specific requirements for hiring and training camp employees, volunteers and interns.  Refer to the Summer Camp Guide located above for the specific details and requirements.

Within five (5) business days of submission of a Form 26-1, an approval email will be sent to each individual requiring a background check. This approval email will be sent to the email listed on the Form 26-1 and requires further action of the individual to begin processing a background check.

An email will also be sent to the program director listed on the Form 26-1 to inform which individuals are required to complete the UTS Child Protection Training.

All Camp/Conference employees, volunteers and interns must have a current Criminal Background Check on file and successfully completed the UTS Child Protection Training before the start date of your program. If both are not completed, the individual will not be cleared to be on UTA's campus.


The fee is required for ALL summer participants age (17) years and under. For participants age (18) years and over, payment of a health fee and resulting coverage is OPTIONAL. However, all participants must receive information on this option and elect the coverage at the start of the camp. The first day of the camp, once check-in is complete and the number of participants desiring UTA Health Center coverage is finalized, the camp director must submit the online Health Center Interdepartmental Transfer (IDT) Authorization (Form 7-6) for each camp. This resource is not available to externally sponsored programs.


Participants in UTA sponsored camps are required to complete the following forms and submit to their specific camp director.  

All forms are PDFs and will require the latest form of Adobe Reader.  Please also make sure your browser is up to date, Firefox and Chrome are typically the best for downloading forms.  Forms may display with a "Please Wait . . " message, check the downloads folder on your computer, the form may have downloaded despite the error message.

Any additional issues can be directed the to the Office of Information Technology Help Desk 817-272-2208.

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2019 Camp Schedule

The University of Texas at Arlington hosts a variety of camps and conferences every summer. From exploring the basics of engineering to mastering athletic techniques, UTA offers camps that will keep participants engaged and learning. Visit the link below to stay updated on our summer camp scedule.

2019 Summer Camp Schedule