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.
Science Discovery STEM Academies
Program Dates: June 28 - July 8 and July 12 - 22
Residential and commuter non-credit programs that allow students to explore topics representing a wide range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) 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 lead master classes and one-on-one lessons.