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    Summer Discovery: UC Berkeley

    Summer Discovery: UC Berkeley

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Business, Pre-Med, STEM, Gifted, Mathematics, Engineering, Coding, Arts, Neuroscience
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Business Management and Administration, Health Science, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: +1 (516) 447-4907
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    Overview

    Summer Discovery offers high school programs and gifted and talented programs for middle school and high school students.

    UC Berkeley is renowned for exceptional programs in engineering, computer science, and business, consistently ranking among the top in the world. This public university on a 1,232-acre campus boasts a thriving start-up culture, with many successful tech companies originating from within its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Students learn from renowned professors and researchers, benefit from Silicon Valley’s culture of technology and innovation, and spend time with Bay Area industry leaders from dynamic start-ups and corporate giants.

    UC Berkeley’s rich history encompasses not only academic excellence, but also a legacy of activism, exemplified by the 1960’s Free Speech Movement. Nestled within a vibrant urban landscape, the campus boasts stunning views of the San Francisco Bay. Nearby Telegraph Avenue features charming bookstores, cafes, street vendors, and a storied countercultural history. Beyond academics, fun activities are planned for students both on and off campus.

    Top Campus Activities:

    • Silent Disco and Live Band Karaoke
    • Variety Performances by Comedians, Hypnotists, Mentalists, and Magicians
    • Clubs: Arts, Baking, Sports Tournaments & Leagues, Game Nights, and more
    • End of Summer BBQ featuring lawn games and music

    High School

    Summer Discovery's pre-college program gives teens a head start in understanding college life. From designing their own schedule to immersive travel experiences and adventures both on and off campus, our programs are that perfect blend of serious and fun. Summer Discovery provides an opportunity to hone in on your passion through diverse course offerings, make lifelong friendships, and return to high school a more confident version of yourself, while building that college resume.

    Institute for the Gifted

    This program offers talented and creative students an unparalleled academic curriculum that is challenging, interactive and hands-on – while helping students build essential life skills and confidence. Outside the classroom, students embark on fun adventures and develop lifelong friendships and connections in our inclusive community.

     

    Cost and Session Information

    Costs vary by campus and length of the program. See our website for details.