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University of Colorado Summer Camp

Address: Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
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Description University of Colorado Summer Camp

  • Established: 1966
  • Location: Colorado, USA
  • Students age: 14-18
  • Type of program: joint
  • Type of accommodation and accommodation: residence
  • Language learning: English.

The University of Colorado Summer (summer camp at the University of Colorado) is one of the most actively developing and illustrative in terms of celebrity graduates camp at US universities: among the graduates of the University of Colorado are two state governors, two members of the Supreme Court, 11 Nobel laureates and 11 astronauts . The camp, represented by Columbia University, is one of 8 representatives of the oldest universities in the Public Ivy League (Ivy League), which offers preparatory programs for entering colleges and universities and is favorably located in a picturesque location at the foot of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Learning in the camp helps future students to obtain the necessary academic knowledge and psychologically prepare for the transition from high school to the university. High-quality educational program is combined with an active sports training and a rich entertainment program. Over 53 years of work in the camp, thousands of students from more than 70 countries have been learned.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Colorado Summer Camp

Program name
28.06.2020 -24.07.2020
from 10 799 $ / 4 weeks

STEM Research Experience (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

  • 14-18 years old
  • Dates: June 30 - July 27
  • Duration: 4 weeks.

The intensive program is aimed at the development of high motivation of high school students in research in the fields of STEM at the university level. The work of each mentor, including teachers of the CU-Voulder faculties, as well as his graduates, consists in conducting joint work with 1-2 students based on the principle of research and development. A student under the guidance and with the help of a mentor works on an individual project for 30-40 hours a week from Monday to Friday, after selecting a topic from the following disciplines:

  • Ecology
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • Psychology
  • STEM education
  • Hydrology
  • Computer science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Genomics.

Twice a week, students take part in seminars conducted by teachers at the University of Colorado to assist with research projects. In the course of learning, literary reviews are studied on the course, library sources, archives, analytical information, etc. are used. The work on the project is completed by its defense, which consists in presenting the work to groupmates, mentors and teachers of the university, and the latter make the final assessment decision.

The cost of the program is $ 10399.

28.06.2020 -24.07.2020 28.06.2020 -10.07.2020 12.07.2020 -24.07.2020
from 6 199 $ / 2 weeks

STEM Academies

  • Age of students: 14-18 years
  • Dates: June 30-July 12, June 30-July 26, July 14-July 26
  • Duration: 2 weeks, 4 weeks.

The program of choice is represented by courses in 9 disciplines, including:

  1. Aerospace, Aeronautics and Astronomy is a 2 or 4 week program aimed at understanding the basics of aerospace design, aircraft design and related sciences. This course includes the study of modern experience through lectures by invited experts, visits to the special laboratory CU's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP).
  2. Artificial Intelligence & Data Mining Session is a 2-week program that studies the essence of the work of artificial intelligence by processing large arrays in computer databases using the example of Netflix,, etc.
  3. Robotics - 2 week course with interactive communication with robots, observing them in action: Cublets, Sphero, Dot, Dash, RedBot. We study the software mechanisms that trigger the movement of robots, then the listener of the course develops the design and constructs his own robot, which you can keep for yourself.
  4. Med Science and Research - a course of 2 weeks, during which topics are addressed in the field of biotechnology. Lectures, seminars, research work in laboratories are held, students are taught to think critically in the process of research, to determine the accuracy of data sources used for work, to interpret them and to conduct experiments.
  5. Neuroscience is a 2-week program aimed at studying topics such as sensory, learning and remembering, behavior, studying mental processes, brain work through neuroscience, psychology and cognitive science.
  6. Explore Engineering is a 4-week program that studies fundamental engineering concepts of mechanical, structural, and electrical engineering, design cycles, and its own project development.
  7. Microbiology - 2 weeks, students learn the basics of synthetic biology, microbiological systems, metabolic connections, etc. Experiments are conducted with bacteria, PCR technology and innovative gene decoding experience using CRISPR are being studied.
  8. Maker Technologies - the duration of 2 weeks, during which students learn and practically use 3D-programming and 3D printers. We study how such disciplines as technology, engineering, art, etc. can be used in one practical science.
  9. Video Game Design - 2 weeks of practical training on the design and programming of functional, interactive video games. The course presents the basics of programming, software development materials and design skills.

The cost of each course from $ 5999 to $ 10399.

Accommodation, housing and food

The paid price of each University of Colorado Summer program (summer camp at the University of Colorado) includes accommodation in a double room with shared bathroom, air conditioning, access to WiFi, meals in the local dining room - 3 meals a week on weekdays, 2 one-time weekend. The portions in the dining room are not limited: the menu includes vegetarian, vegan, kosher dishes, as well as gluten-free food (meals outside the campus are charged separately). For walks at the disposal of students, the entire campus area, as well as the home area (home zones) are the areas adjacent to the campus where it is allowed to be in groups.

Events University of Colorado Summer Camp

The list of entertainment includes 2-4 sports / entertainment events per day or a guided tour - all included in the price of your stay at the University of Colorado Summer (summer academy camp at the University of Colorado). Among them:

  • Classes on sports equipment, simulators on campus
  • Bus tours, such as a sightseeing trip to Denver
  • Visit the Colorado Rockies Major League baseball games or the Colorado Rapids Major League football matches
  • Park Tours: Elicth Gardens Theme Park, Water Park, Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Museum Visits: Boulder History Museum or Contemporary Art Museum
  • Climbing to Eldorado Canyon Waterfalls
  • Evening film shows
  • Shopping at Pearl Street Mall
  • Spending time at the Student Recreation Center with classes in state-of-the-art gymnasiums for basketball, volleyball, racquetball, gyms with treadmills and cardiovascular and strength training equipment, and figure skating.
  • Training on outdoor tennis courts
  • Billiards, bowling, arcade games, table tennis, frisbee.


  • Quality programs developed at the University of Colorado - one of the top US universities
  • Experienced certified teachers
  • High level of program
  • Advantageous geographical location of the camp
  • Interesting entertainment program
  • The possibility of international communication.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The cost of programs at the University of Colorado Summer (summer camp at the University of Colorado) does not include (these costs are paid additionally):

  • Registration of the application  - $ 100
  • Registration of student documents (ID) - $ 95
  • Flight expenses
  • Transfer from the airport and back - $ 75 each way
  • Books, study materials
  • Off-campus meals
  • Laundry service
  • Personal and medical expenses
  • Linens
  • Technological materials for the manufacture of the RedBot robot in the Robotics Session program.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 USD
  • Study materials 95 USD
  • Transfer (one way) 75 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Any foreign student between the ages of 14-18 can become a participant in the pre-college educational program. After pre-payment and paperwork, the student must arrive at the University of Colorado Summer (summer academic camp at the University of Colorado) not earlier than the appointed day: in case of earlier arrival, there is no place to stay, you must book a hotel or hotel room yourself. Arrival and departure dates depending on the program:


Date of arrival / departure

4 weeks

June 30 / July 26

2 weeks

June 30 / July 12

2 weeks

July 14 / July 26

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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