The Summer Academy

Upward Bound provides a 6-week summer program for students to experience college.  The goal of the summer program is for students not only to prepare themselves academically for college, but to also gain confidence to continue onto college after high school graduation.  This unique experience can change student’s lives!

For six weeks, students are immersed in:

  • Core Academic Courses: Math, Lab Science, Writing/Composition, Foreign Language, Literature
  • Extracurricular Courses: Computer Technology, Nutritional Science, Current/World Topics & Debate
  • Study skill development and time management
  • Work study and career exploration
  • Cultural, recreational, and social activities to build teamwork, provide individual challenge, and to have fun!
  • Senior Bridge: High school seniors will enroll in college classes
  • Multi-cultural workshops and activities
  • College planning and preparation
  • Motivational and personal advising
  • Independent living experience (supervised dorm/apartment living for off island students)

Applications now being accepted for the Summer Academy from Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science participants.  Returning students must complete summer program paperwork and permissions each year.  Summer Academy Applications due April 25, 2014!