The Robinson Center for Young Scholars at the University of Washington offers summer academic programs for students finishing the 5th-10th grade. All classes are offered on the UW-Seattle campus, and provide challenging and fun summer experiences for academically talented students.
5th and 6th grade
students are invited to learn more about Summer Challenge, a collection of high quality, multi-disciplinary classes designed for highly capable young students.
students are invited to learn more about Summer Stretch, a series of accelerative classes designed to provide intensive instruction in topics such as math, science, literature and writing in a fast-paced curriculum.
NEW SUMMER CLASS FOR 10TH AND 11TH GRADE STUDENTS!
EXPLORATIONS IN STEM CAREERS: CHANGING THE WORLD, ONE DESIGN AT A TIME
Explorations in STEM Careers
The Robinson Center, in collaboration with Human-Centered Design and Engineering, will be offering a new class for current 10th and 11th graders this coming summer. The goal of this class is to provide students interested in pursuing STEM-related careers with an opportunity to work with specialists in the field to learn new skills in design and engineering. The experiences and skills gained in this course will be useful for learning about product design as well as writing university application materials and applying for internships.
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- Currently in 10th or 11th grade
- Successful completion of at least two high school courses in: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Algebra/Trig, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Computer Programming, or other computer-related course
- Recommendation from current teacher (we will send your teacher our form)
Course dates are June 24-July 26. Class hours are 9:00am – 2:20pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Classes will meet Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday the week of July 4th. Class may meet for a final exam or presentation on Friday, July 26.
Although no supervised before and after class program is offered, students are welcome at the Robinson Center from 8:00am – 4:30pm with access to the student lounge, classroom, and restroom.
Tuition is $900. There is an additional $50 fee for Materials & Excursions and a non-refundable $40 registration fee.
A limited amount of need-based financial assistance is available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch. The registration fee is waived for applicants who apply for financial assistance and are on free/reduced lunch. Families apply for assistance at the same time as they apply for acceptance into the program.
The online application will be available Monday, March 4, 2013 at 8 am. To apply, click here
(will not work until 8 am, Monday, March 4, 2013).