San Marcos offers wide array
for outdoor summer fun
The San Marcos River is a popular destination.
By Mindy Green
San Marcos is full of summer hot spots and cool escapes — especially if you know where to look. Take advantage of its beautiful climate and visit some of these nature destinations, all within a few miles of campus.
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Wide-eyed. Wild. Wonderful.
It’s summer camp at Texas State!
Attendees test water samples in a university laboratory — one of the many hands-on science activities offered by the Aquatic Sciences Adventure Camp.
By Billi London-Gray
The bustle of San Marcos slows as the temperatures rise and thousands of Texas State University students leave the city for their hometowns. But the bustle on campus continues as hundreds of new students — from toddlers to high schoolers — flock to Texas State for summer camps.
Creativity flows at Texas State summer camps, just as pure water flows from the San Marcos springs. Inquisitive young minds gather on campus each summer to explore their passions and discover new ones with the guidance of university faculty and staff. Texas State’s unique Aquatic Sciences Adventure Camp exemplifies this experience. Continue reading
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Tagged Aquarena Center, Aquarena Springs, aquatic biology, Aquatic Sciences Adventure Camp, education, Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center, glass-bottom boat, San Marcos, San Marcos River, Science, scuba, STEM, summer camp, Texas State University
Winner of Aquarena photo contest
available as Texas State wallpaper
The thoroughly cool winning photo from this summer’s Aquarena photo contest, “Red Dragon of Aquarena” by Robert Kidd, is available for download.
Below is a sample; click here to go to the download page and get it for your computer.