A student enjoys one of Temple College's summer camps. (Photo by Steve Lemmons, Temple College) A student enjoys one of Temple College’s summer camps. (Photo by Steve Lemmons, Temple College)

Temple College has been awarded 30 scholarships for its 2023 Summer Camps. These scholarships were generously provided by ALTRUSA of Temple, Texas.

Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need and also on a first come, first served basis. The Scholarship application can be found here: https://forms.office.com/r/uHft5xqVNy

Temple College offers three summer camps designed for middle school students to explore various career paths in STEAM related fields.

Future Programmers, Drones

June 26-30, 8 a.m. – noon, Taylor
July 17-21, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Rockdale
July 24- 28, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Temple

Students will code using Blocky and Arduino Uno to build a basic drone and apply code. Students will program motors, color, and range sensors. They will build a drone that will compete in an aerial event on the last day.

Future Engineers, Arduino Robots

June 26- 30, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Hutto
July 17-21, 8 a.m. – noon, Rockdale
July 24-28, 8 a.m. – noon, Temple

Students will use scratch Arduino-based programming using C++ to build basic circuits, including servos and motor controllers, LED lights, joysticks, and sensors. They will build an autonomous vehicle that they will program and race on the last day.

Future Lawyers, Three Little Pigs Mock Trial

June 26- 30, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Temple
July 17-21, 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m., Taylor

In this camp, students will have the opportunity to participate in a mock trial based on the Three Little Pigs story. For four days students will learn from a real criminal attorney about the criminal justice system and will gain valuable skills, including how to gather evidence, craft logical arguments and present their case.

For more information, contact Temple College at 254-298-8625 or bce@templejc.edu.


Temple College is “Your Community’s College,” a dynamic and growing community college that equips thousands of Central Texas students with the knowledge and skills for 21st-century success. Temple College, which has campuses in Temple, Hutto and Taylor, offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs to students who seek to earn credits for transfer, graduate with an associate degree, or complete a certificate for fast entry into the workforce.

Founded in 1926, Temple College has enjoyed a reputation for academic excellence for 97 years. It is nationally recognized for its exceptional programs, from visual and performing arts to competitive athletics. The College has become one of the state’s premiere institutions for healthcare providers’ education and training, advanced manufacturing, and workforce development programs. The faculty and staff are committed to providing exceptional quality instruction.