What Is Youthsummer?
Youthsummer is an academic enrichment program designed to promote the importance of secondary education and post-secondary education. The intent of this program is to enhance student learning, encourage high school graduation, and prepare students for acceptance and graduation from a post-secondary institution.
How Is It Designed?
This program seeks to engage learners in innovative, interactive and transformative learning experiences. It focuses on conceptual development through hands-on experience that includes inquiry, creativity, aesthetic expression and problem solving. Learning is approached as a shared responsibility among students, instructors and counselors. Classes are designed and implemented by experienced teachers and content experts. Co-curricular social and recreational activities are carefully planned and delivered to compliment the instructional day.
Where Is It Held?
Youthsummer is held on the campus of the University of Wisconsin - Superior, which is located in beautiful Superior, WI. UW-Superior takes pride in its designation as Wisconsin's Leading Public Liberal Arts College. It provides its 2,900 undergraduate and graduate students with quality academic programs, small class sizes, and a friendly, supportive atmosphere. A solid liberal arts program offers the skills needed to perform on the job and in society. Quality professional training provides specific skills to succeed in teaching, business, science, the arts, and a host of other careers.
Who Can Participate?
Youthsummer is open to all high school students in the state of Wisconsin.
What Does It Cost?
The cost for attending Youthsummer is $1200, which includes tuition, classroom materials, lodging, meals, & field trips,
DPI scholarships are available for low-income students who receive free or reduced lunch.