Summer in Boulder offers high school students the opportunity to get involved in a number of exciting CU Boulder programs that go beyond Summer Session courses.
Program Dates: July 1 - 12 and July 15 - 26
Residential and commuter non-credit programs that allow students to explore topics representing a wide range of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) disciplines. Designed for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school seeking guided, hands-on laboratory and fieldwork.
A four-week residential program inviting rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school to work on a research interest directly with CU Boulder faculty and graduate students. Students work 30-35 hours per week, Monday-Friday with hours varying depending on lab needs. Optional participation in a weekly Research Methods course covers literature review, library resources, data collection and analysis and communicating research results.
Middle school and high school musicians are invited to see what it’s like to be a college music student for a week at the College of Music’s Summer Music Academy. With three different camps geared toward middle school band and orchestra students, high school band, orchestra and piano students and high school jazz students, the Summer Music Academy teaches musicianship, professionalism and teambuilding. College of Music faculty and music education students and guest conductors from around the country lead large ensembles and small chamber groups.