Enrichment Opportunities

Summer Options:

UCONN’s explore engineering summer program: Current Sophmores and Juniors. 100 spots. Exposure to 12 engineering programs. Applications and more information: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/engineering2000.php 

UCONN’s Mentor Connection for Talented Teens: Hands on participation in research and creative projects involving archaeology, chemistry, creative writing, nursing, psychology, biology, psychology, pharmacy or physics. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 85 or above to apply. Program dates: July. Applications and more information: www.gifted.uconn.edu/mentor

UCONN's Pre-College Experience Program- 4 week summer program in creative writing, theatre/puppetry, or crime scene investigation. Students must be 16 by July 1st. Application and more information: www.precollegeexperience.uconn.edu


High School Student Research Apprentice Program
The High School Student Research Apprentice Program is a six-week summer program for high school students, traditionally under-represented in American medicine, who have completed their junior or senior year and have indicated an interest in medicine. The program provides students with a research experience in one of the basic science or clinical laboratories at the University of Connecticut Health Center or Storrs campus. Participants at the Health Center must be able to commute daily. Participants at the Storrs campus will receive housing Monday through Friday. Visit the High School Student Research Apprentice Program page for more information.

Wesleyan Pre-College Experience Program-High school juniors and seniors are welcome to apply, and discover the academic, social, and intellectual opportunities found beyond the high school classroom. They will be members of the Wesleyan community, taking courses alongside Wesleyan students. They may even choose to live on campus. Other activities will include picnics, performances, movie nights, and other outings. For more information: http://www.wesleyan.edu/precollege

ACES Summer Academy atThomas Edison Middle School, Meriden.

ACES will be offering a blended learning summer school, ACES Summer Academy for all 9th – 12th grade students. They are offering credit recovery, college prep and enrichment classes. For more information: http://www.aces.org/schools-programs/aces-summer-academy/overview