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Other UW Resources and Programs

Tap into other rich resources and special youth programs offered through the University of Washington.

Elementary, Middle and High School Students

Elementary and Middle School Students

  • Burke Museum Summer Camps-Our 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.
  • Summer Challenge-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

  • College of Built Environments' Summer Introductory Program-For students interested in studying architecture.
  • CSE Camps-Faculty members, students and industry members will lead a variety of presentations, games and hands-on projects.
  • Department of Materials Science Free Day 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.
  • Nurse Camp-A week-long day camp offered to underrepresented high school students interested in pursuing a nursing career. Campers will have the opportunity to shadow nurses at UWMC.
  • SIMUW-The UW Summer Institute for Mathematics provides students with a glimpse of the depth and power of mathematics.
  • Summer Stretch-An opportunity for vigorous academic challenge in the company of other academically advanced students from the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars.
  • 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 University of Washington 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.

General

  • 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 their degrees, prepare for college or graduate school or enhance their skills. Courses are offered on all three UW campuses, Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma.