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Summer Discovery has been transforming middle and high school students' lives for more than 40 years. Join us to learn how pre-college programs can help you on your journey to college and beyond.

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Upcoming Webinars

Taking Your Summer Experience to the Next Level

Ahh, summer. Those long, sunny days and warm nights are the things dreams are made of! But, for many high school students, summer isn't just about swimming pools, beach vacations, and hanging out with friends. Summer is an opportunity to take experiential learning (and fun) to the next level. Whether you've spent your summers at sleep-away camp, sports camp, or even recreational day camp, we will show you how our pre-college academic programs give you that "next level" of independence with the added advantage of academic enrichment, cultural immersion, fun, and friends from around the world!

Join us for a lively conversation with our Campus Specialists for Summer Discovery at UCLA and the University of Michigan and learn about the importance of making the most of your free time, especially summer vacation. They will be available to answer all your questions about what it's really like to live and learn on a college campus as well as give you tips for choosing activities outside the classroom as you journey through these formative high school years and prepare for the transition to college.

In this webinar you'll learn:

  • How a Summer Discovery experience is similar and different from a traditional camp experience
  • How you'll spend your time both inside and outside the classroom
  • What it is like to spend the summer on a college campus
  • How to select the campus that right for you
  • And more!

Plus, we'll be sharing our multipage Summer Planning Guide and Summer Fun Checklist with all our webinar attendees.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
11:00 AM EST Register Now
7:00 PM EST Register Now


Tips for Successful Learning Online

Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools are rethinking "school" as we know it and are opting for online courses and learning. In this webinar, we'll share some of the challenges of online learning, and we'll show you how to tackle online learning head-on through many tips in our online learning toolkit!

 Join Esteban Olivares, Summer Discovery's Director of Educational Development & University Partnerships and a UCLA Anderson School of Management faculty member who has taught both in-person and online. Hear first-hand what students and parents, alike, can do to ensure that they are equipped with the tools for success and maximizing their educational journey in the new educational landscape.

We'll also share some of our upcoming online course offerings that can help students make the most of their education as they prepare for the transition from high school to college.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
11:00 AM EST Register Now
7:00 PM EST Register Now
 


Previous Webinar Topics

Character Counts! Why Courage, Creativity and Collaboration Matter in College  
Navigating College Websites: A Behind the Scenes Tour 
Summer Discovery Online  - An Introduction
Sports Marketing in the Age of COVID-19
The Summer Discovery Online Virtual Community - College Readiness Sample Session
Everything You Wanted to Know About Extracurriculars and College Applications During COVID-19


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