For high school students in grades 9-12 (ages 14-18), Summer Discovery's Pre-College Enrichment Programs are the perfect mix of college-level academics and fun activities. You will gain independence, deepen friendships both old and new, and explore your interests through diverse course offerings. The depth and breadth of our program options are unparalleled, so are you ready to prepare for your future?..(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: Two Weeks, Four Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: STEM
- Sub-Categories: College Application, Pre-Med, STEM, Bio Technology, Computer Science, Robotics, Animals/Nature, Basketball, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Hiking, Mathematics, Engineering, Biology, Geology, Aerospace, Physics, Preserving the Environment, Coding, Environmental Science, Neuroscience
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Credit Awarded: No
Want to spend your summer taking STEM courses at the unique and picturesque campus of CU Boulder? Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, CU Boulder provides a serene setting and college-town atmosphere for students to explore academics and adventure.
Located in the foothills of Rocky Mountain National Park, The University of Colorado Boulder is a unique and picturesque campus, which specializes in STEM courses. Apply today and join us at Summer Discovery CU Boulder for our pre-college summer STEM Research & STEM Academies!
As a high school student, you may not have much say in the classes you take during the year. The summer is your chance to explore what really interests you. Choose from over a vareity of different STEM academies or research experiences, the choice is yours!
Non-credit STEM Academies are open to high school students completing grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. They are taught by CU-Boulder scientists, faculty, and outside experts and meet for 4 hours, Monday-Friday.
STEM Academies include guided laboratory work, museum visits, field trips, guest lectures, and discussion groups. Outside of class readings, library and internet research, and written or oral reports are assigned.
STEM Research Experience:
CU-Boulder faculty and graduate students mentor students in this non-credit program. Each mentor works with 1-2 students, based on research interest. Students work 30-40 hours Monday-Friday on their research project. Work schedules may vary among different labs. Readings and assignments may be assigned prior to the start of the program.
Cost and Session Information
Our University of Colorado Boulder Program ranges in cost from $5,499 to $9,499. Please see below for our price breakdown and what is included in the program cost.
2-Week STEM Academies Program Sesson 1 (June 26, 2022 - July 8, 2022): $5,499
2-Week STEM Academies Program Sesson 2 (July 10, 2022 - July 22, 2022): $5,499
4-Week STEM Academies Program (June 26, 2022 - July 22, 2022): $9,299
4-Week STEM Research Experience (June 26, 2022 - July 22, 2022): $9,499
Tuition includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 on weekends), use of athletic and recreation facilities, activities and trips, transportation for included activities, college admissions presentation.
Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $85 each way), class materials, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, blanket and pillow, and spending money.