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June 27-July 8; Note: There is no class on July 4. (Online registration closes June 17. Call 303-492-7188 to register after this date.)
Location: Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

This class is perfect for students who are excited about biological sciences and want to learn about potential meaningful career paths outside of clinical medical sciences. Over the course of the 2-weeks, students will be exposed to various areas of Biotechnology, get some hands on experience, listen to guest speakers, go on field trips and explore career options. Students in this course can expect to learn about the scientific process and how that relates to biotechnology. Some possible areas of research they they will get to learn about include Tissue Engineering, Immunology, Virology, Biology, Medicine and many more. They will learn about cutting edge research going on at the CU Boulder campus and participate in an expo at the end of the course where they get to show off a little about what they learned.

In accordance with updated guidance from the CDC around COVID-19 transmission prevention, CU Science Discovery encourages, but does not require student participants and staff to wear masks throughout all programs. While this is the current policy of CU Science Discovery, we will continue to monitor the situation and make the best possible decisions in the interest of safety for participants and staff. When considering policy changes around COVID-19 transmission prevention, CU Science Discovery will adhere to all campus, county and Public Health guidelines. (Updated 3/7/22)

What to Bring: Because this is an in-person class, participants are required to bring the following each day: 

  • Backpack for carrying their personal items and any class materials they will be taking home. Note: In order to limit individual interactions, all participants will be required to keep their items together.
  • Filled water bottle.
  • 1-2 snacks, depending on the child's needs. 
  • A sack lunch.
  • All programs spend a portion of each day outside. Please send your child with clothing appropriate for the weather (jacket, sweatshirt and/or rain jacket.).
  • Optional: A mask and any additional Personal Protective Equipment the child will be utilizing.

Grade Policy: Careful consideration is used to determine grade levels for all camps and classes. To provide the highest quality experience for all students, it is necessary to adhere to the specified grade range for this program.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy: Cancellations made more than 15 business days prior to the start of the program will incur a $35 administrative fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 15 business days of the start of the program. In the event that a program is cancelled by Science Discovery, registrants will receive a full refund. Transfer requests made up to 15 days prior to the start of the program will incur a $15 administrative fee. Transfer requests made within 15 business days will incur a $35 administrative fee.