Youth Programs

STEM Camp

. . . is a Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics camp for students in current grades 6 – 8. In addition to hands-on learning activities, STEM camp focuses on college readiness, provides opportunities for urban & rural youth to learn together, and have fun. Full scholarships to cover the costs of tuition and fees are available to students who are of the first generation of their family to attend/complete college and whose families meet certain income requirements. Regular tuition and fees to participate in this five-day residential program is $350.00. Tuition and fees cover the costs of all meals, housing, awards banquet, class-work, and supplies.

2015 Program Dates: June 22 - 26

STEM Program brochure
STEM Program student application

Pre-College

...is a youth development program designed to build academic, leadership, and college ready skills in students in entering grades 7-12. Students apply for admittance to the program during the spring of their 6th grade years.

Full scholarships to cover the costs of tuition and fees are available to students who are of the first generation of their family to attend/complete college and whose families meet certain income requirements. Regular tuition and fees to participate in this five-day residential program is $395.00. Tuition and fees cover the costs of all meals, housing, awards banquet, class-work, and supplies.

2015 Program Dates: July 6 - 10

Precollege Program brochure
Precollege Program student application

 

College for Kids

...is an educational enrichment program designed for students entering grades four, five or six, in the fall of 2015. The program provides alternative and advanced experiences for children identified by their local school as academically or creatively talented. Students may select from over fifteen different course options. Class topics span all disciplines and include  biological and physical sciences, nutrition, theatre, the visual arts, sports, and more!

CFK Intern Application for students entering 10th grade

Enrollment and class size is limited. All applicants must be nominated by their school. Nominated candidates will receive applications through their schools in late February. Courses are filled in the order registrations are received. If you have a student who is homeschooled or lives outside of our immediate service region, please contact the Continuing Education Office.

2015 College for Kids dates/times: July 13-17 8:30-11:45am

Middle School University

Middle School U is a fast-paced, hands-on, week-long enrichment experience geared toward academically motivated and creatively talented students entering grades six, seven, eight, or nine in the fall of 2015.

Applicants must be alumni of our College for Kids Program or be nominated by their middle school teacher or counselor. Enrollment is limited. School-nominated students and CFK alumni will receive registration materials in late February. If you have a student who is homeschooled or lives outside of our immediate service region, please contact the Continuing Education Office

2015 Middle School U dates/times: July 13-17 12:45-4pm

Japanese Youth Program

American Teen Mentors Needed!

The UW-Richland Office of Continuing Education is accepting applications for U.S. Teen Mentors to our Japanese ESL Institute. The institute provides intensive programming intended to improve Japanese students' English comprehension and speaking skills. The program further serves to increase Japanese students' understanding of U.S. culture in preparation for one year of high school studies in the United States. The U.S. Teen Mentor Program offers high school teens the opportunity to work closely with students from another culture. Teens receive training and experience as ESL classroom facilitators and peer mentors. Teen mentors may be eligible receive an honorarium for their participation. Meals, lodging and activity fees will be also be provided to our mentors.

2015 Japanese Youth Program Dates: July 29 - August 7 (program dates may fluctuate by a few days)
Download a Teen Mentor Information and Application Packet