...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.
2013 Program Dates: June 24 - June 28
College for Kids
...is an educational enrichment program designed for students entering grades four, five or six, in the fall of 2013. The program provides alternative and advanced experiences for children identified by their local school as academically or creatively talented. Students may select from over two dozen different course options. Class topics span all disciplines and include foreign languages, biological and physical sciences, technology, nutrition, theatre, the visual arts, sports, and more!
Enrollment and class size is limited. All applicants must be nominated by their school. Nominated candidates will receive applications through their schools in late March. 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.
2013 College for Kids Dates/Time: July 15-19 8:30 - 11:45 p.m.
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 2013.
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 mid-March. If you have a student who is homeschooled or lives outside of our immediate service region, please contact the Continuing Education Office.
2013 Middle School U Dates/Time: July 15-19 12:45 - 4:00 p.m.
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.
2013 Japanese Youth Program Dates: August 1-10
Download a Teen Mentor Information and Application Packet