Youth Programs, Activities, Resources


Academic Skills Development Workshop — 3-week residential program
Accelerated Learning Program — 3-week program for academically talented students currently in grades 9-12 through Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY)
Atmospheric, Earth and Space Sciences Workshop — all incoming high school students including 9th and 10th grade students
Biology Education for K-12
Biotechnology Outreach
Camp Badger — engineering summer programs for students entering 8th grade
Center for Russia, East Europe, Central Asia — day-long programs for high-school students
College for Kids — 3-week program for selected students entering grade 6
College for Kids II — 1 week program for selected students entering grade 9
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Visit Days
Earth Focus Day Camps — UW Arboretum programs
Education Outreach — directory of programs and resources for parents, educators and students
Engineering Summer Program — 7-week residential program for select high-school juniors and seniors
Engineering Tomorrow's Careers — week-long event for girls entering grades 11-12
Expanding Your Horizons — math, science and engineering, girls in grades 6-8
Farm and Industry Short Course Preview Days — high-school students
4-H: Wisconsin 4-H, National Conference, Youth Conference Art Team
French Camp for Youth — beginning and continuing French students from ages 4-12
Fun with Chemistry Camp — multiple sessions, grades 5-8
Geology Museum — fossil and mineral collections, plus activities for parents and kids
High school student credit options at UW-Madison
Information Technology Academy Summer Technology Training Camp — minority/low income students entering grade 9
Jr. Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium — high-school students
Midwest Alliance — Mentoring and internship opportunities for high school and college or university students with disabilities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa
Movin' Minds — one-week program for students going into grades 6-9
PEOPLE Program — for minority students in grades 6-12 from Madison and Milwaukee areas
Pre-college programs that promote equity and diversity
Pre-college Programs through Education Outreach
Saturday Enrichment Program — grades 5-8
Science on Wheels — environmental education and leadership program for students entering grade 9
Society of Women Engineers Day on Campus — female high-school seniors admitted to College of Engineering
Summer Music Clinic — two sessions, for students completing grades 6-8 and 9-12
Students Participating in Chemistry Education — year-round K-12
Summer Science Institute — 7-week residential program for high-school ages
Summer Transitional Enrichment Program — program for academically talented students currently in grades 7-8 through Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY:
Technology and Arts — students entering grades 7-9
UWHELP Precollege Programs Directory—searchable database of youth programs offered by UW System campuses
Why Files — "the science behind the news"
Winds of Wisconsin — high school wind ensemble
Wisconsin High School Forensic Association State Speech Festival
Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras — grades 5-12
World Cinema Day — a half-day event for high school students and teachers; screening a high-quality international film
World Languages Day — for high school students and teachers
Youth Entrepreneur Camp — business for students completing grades 7-8
Young Student Summer Program — program for academically talented students currently in grades 4-6 through Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY:


Badger Sports Camps — basketball, diving, football, golf, hockey, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling
Badger State Games — winter and summer, ages 3 and up
Hoofer Youth Program


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