Make the most of your son's summer and enroll him in our four-week summer camp! At MMA Summer Camp, he'll be in constant motion. Every day, he'll participate in challenging and exciting outdoor activities that build discipline, teamwork and confidence. As your son has fun, he will also learn how to focus, problem solve and overcome his fears. No other camp will strengthen his body AND mind like MMA Summer Camp! -- At Marine Military Academy Summer Camp, we work hard ... and play hard!

Our Campus is located in sunny Harlingen, Texas adjacent to the international airport and a short drive from the beach at South Padre Island.

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  • School age boys 11 to 18 years old
  • Pass a physical and medical examination from a doctor
  • A tourist visa for international boys

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Four weeks of Constant Activity

From sunup to sundown, campers at MMA Summer Camp are in constant motion. Your son will climb towers, negotiate ropes courses, crawl through mud, zipline, shoot, march, swim - and more!

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Living Quarters

Campers are assigned to a company based on their age. Campers live two to a room in air-conditioned barracks. A drill instructor heads each company and strives to teach each camper self-discipline, positive habits and to live up to his potential.

Campers maintain a full and exciting schedule, which does not allow for routine communication. However, during downtime, campers are encouraged to write letters to their family members and friends so they can share the experience. In turn, MMA Summer Camp parents and family members are encouraged to send letters of encouragement to the campers. Parents and family members can keep up with summer camp happenings via MMA's Facebook, Flickr and youtube pages which are updated daily.

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Discipline, Courage, Leadership

Every camper is expected to adhere to and benefit from the Marine Corps values that govern the Marine Military Academy - honor, courage and commitment. While a great deal of summer camp is about fun, it is equally focused on self-discipline and leadership. Each camper learns the importance of teamwork and positive reinforcement, while gaining valuable leadership skills.

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A Unique Experience

Young men come to MMA Summer Camp from all over the world. They learn about different cultures, while engaging in activities most other boys will never experience in their lifetime. The camaraderie, team spirit and accomplishment each camper experiences will build their pride and self-assurance. They will have exciting stories to tell their friends and family.

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Graduation Events

On the last day of the summer camp program, all campers participate in a graduation parade that takes place in front of the Iwo Jima Monument. After the parade, a graduation ceremony is held in front of the barracks. Each camper is formally presented with his certificate of completion.

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What they're saying

Don't take our word for it. Listen to what our past campers and parents have to say...

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