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Ann Arbor, Michigan and Los Angeles, California
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University of Michigan & UCLA Combo

Ann Arbor, Michigan and Los Angeles, California

4 & 5 Week ProgramsTuition TBA
One amazing summer, two life changing experiences!
Summer 2023 info coming soon
    Grade Level
    9, 10, 11, 12
    14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Course Highlights
    • - Acting and Auditioning for Film & TV Academy
    • - Abnormal Psychology
    • - Criminal Psychology
    • - E-Sports Academy
    • - Fashion Design
    • - Music Production
    • - Screenwriting for Film & TV Academy
    • - Game Changers: Business Disruptors
    • - Personal Finance & Entrepreneurship
    • - AdCult: Advertising and American Culture
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    Two Great Campuses, One Amazing Summer

    UCLA and the University of Michigan are both perfect settings for a pre-college program. Can’t choose between the two? You don’t have to. With Summer Discovery's incredible combo programs, you can spend half of your summer at sunny UCLA and the other half at spirited Michigan. Compare life on two dynamic campuses and start thinking about where you see yourself in the future.

    Your Michigan + UCLA Combo Options

    Michigan and UCLA 6 Week Combo:
    Start your summer at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After 3 awesome weeks at Michigan, travel with your friends for a spectacular weekend in Chicago. Then it’s off to the west coast for 3 weeks at UCLA. You’re going to love the California lifestyle.

    UCLA and Michigan 5 Week Combo:
    Would you rather start your summer on the west coast? Try the reverse. Enjoy 3 amazing weeks in Los Angeles at UCLA. Next, stopover in Chicago for the weekend on the way to Michigan. Complete your summer with 2 fun-filled weeks at Michigan and learn the true meaning of GO BLUE!

    Weekend in Chicago

    All students enrolled in a combo program spend a whole weekend exploring Chicago before they make their switch to their second program!

    Check out some of the activities planned to maximize all this city has to offer:

    • Visit Millenium Park and take that perfect group photo in the reflection of the Bean 
    • Stroll the Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s premier luxury shopping avenue 
    • Marvel at the skyline on the 360 Chicago Observation Deck 
    • Enjoy the rides and fair food on Navy Pier 
    • See the city from Lake Michigan on a speedboat tour 

    What's better than more time with friends during an epic summer? Adding a new city to discover together to the long list of memories!

    Sample Courses and Academies from 2022

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    Sample Daily ScheduleSee what a typical day is like for students at our UCLA/Michigan combo program! Experience Life on Campus

    Top 10 Activities

    • Explore Chicago, the Windy City on the shores of Lake Michigan.
    • Cheer for the Detroit Tigers at a major league baseball game.
    • Tour the Big House, America’s largest college football stadium with 109,901 seats.
    • Experience Whirly Ball, a combination of basketball and lacrosse played from bumper cars.
    • Workout or play a pick-up game at the U Michigan Central Campus Recreation Building.
    • Soak up the sun at Santa Monica, Manhattan, or Huntington Beach.
    • Ride the rollercoasters at Disneyland or Six Flags Magic Mountain.

    • Stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame and see the stars.

    • Shop glamorous boutiques at Century City, Rodeo Drive, and The Grove.

    • Grab some Diddy Riese Cookies and kick back with friends.

    Students participate in many but not all activities listed. All on-campus activities are subject to change based on current safety protocols.


    • "Summer Discovery is a place where you feel at home and you meet so many people from different places all around the world. You have so much fun while learning new things in the course you take."Rama A. 2019 Alumni
    • "I loved the courses here at Summer Discovery. The relationships that I made were some that I would never have been able to make in my own life. I met kids from all around the world and I loved that."William K.2019 Alumni
    • "I have made so many amazing friends, learned so much, and have done so many great activities!"Alexa W. 2018 Alumni
    • "I have made the best of friends at Summer Discovery. I now have many new friends all over the country and even all over the world. I also now have some experience in the sport management world, which I want to study in college."Ava R. 2018 Alumni

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