Other UW Resources and Programs
Tap into other rich resources and special youth programs offered through the University of Washington. These programs are not affiliated with the Summer Youth Programs.
Elementary, Middle and High School Students
- Arboretum Summer Day Camp-A week-long day camp of fun, educational outdoor adventures in a 230-acre outdoor classroom. Activities and themes promote environmental conservation through education and recreation.
- Astronomy Department's Campus Observatory-Programs and events at the UW observatory.
- Exploraquarium -Information about oceanography, group tours and online exhibits from the UW School of Oceanography.
- Friday Harbor Labs -K-12 educational outreach programs and resources at Friday Harbor Labs.
- Earth Climate and Weather-Earth climate and weather information, and educational resources from the UW Department of Atmospheric Sciences. Also learn about Mars and the Mars Pathfinder.
- Neurobiology & Behavior Community Outreach-Free resources for students and teachers with a focus on grades K-12. Use their website to request N & B community outreach members to serve as guest speakers or run interactive brain-focused activities on-site.
- Summer Sports Camps-Summer sports camps produced by the UW Athletics Department.
- Summer Camps at Washington Park Arboretum-for first through sixth grade students.
Elementary and Middle School Students
- Burke Museum Summer Camps-Burke's week-long, full-day camps provide a behind-the scenes museum experience. Students learn from a great team of scientists and educators and discover incredible collections of artifacts and specimens.
- Neuroscience for Kids-Resources for students and teachers who would like to learn about the nervous system.
- Robinson Center for Young Scholars-Challenging and fun classes for academically talented fifth and sixth grade students from the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars.
High School Students
- CSE Camps-Faculty members, students and industry members will lead a variety of presentations, games and hands-on projects.
- Department of Materials Science Camp-A week-long camp that introduces high school juniors and seniors to materials engineering.
- DO-IT-An academically challenging program designed for deaf and hard of hearing students with skills in math and/or science who may be considering computing as a career.
- Educational Talent Search-Provides information about college admissions and financial aid. Participants are low income and potential first-generation college attendees.
- Health and Safety Awareness for Working Teens-Basic injury-prevention information young workers need to know before they start working.
- Jazz Workshop-A positive, educational outlet for developing jazz musicians. Carefully selected faculty provide real-world experience to aspiring musicians.
- Math Academy-An intensive, four-week session where students engage in coursework designed to develop the skills necessary to meet the high standards of college-level math and engineering.
- SIMUW-The UW Summer Institute for Mathematics provides students with a glimpse of the depth and power of mathematics.
- Upward Bound Program-Provides assistance for first generation and economically disadvantaged high school students to enter and complete college.
- The UW Academy for Young Scholars-A premier early university entrance program for Washington state high school students from the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars.
- UW Bioengineering Summer Day Camp-For students entering the 9th or 10th grade. During camp, students will learn how UW bioengineers are tackling global health issues such as malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, and cancer.
- UW in the High School-Through the UW, high school students can complete college-level courses in their own classrooms with their own teachers.
- UW Professional & Continuing Education- Adult learners can choose from certificate programs, graduate and undergraduate degrees and individual courses offered in evenings, on weekends and online.
- UW Online Learning-A variety of courses, certificate programs and evening graduate degree programs offered online or in a blended combination of online and classroom instruction.
- UW Summer Quarter-Through smaller, intensive classes, students quickly earn course credits, prepare for college or graduate school or enhance their skills. Courses are offered on all three UW campuses, Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma.