- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- 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, Coding, Environmental Science, Neuroscience
- Selective: No
- Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
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.