UCLA Middle School Enrichment

Los Angeles, California

Get InfoApply NowResidential and commuter programs for Middle School students3 Week ProgramApply and Enroll by November 30 and Save $300For students completing grades 6, 7, 8 (ages 12-14)

You’ll love Jr. Discovery at UCLA

UCLA is recognized worldwide for excellence in academics and athletics. It is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 25 universities and has more NCAA team championships than any other school. With its suburban location in a beautiful Los Angeles neighborhood, UCLA is the perfect setting for a summer middle school program.

During our 33 year partnership with UCLA, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of middle school students from the United States and all over the world. In our Jr. Discovery community, everyone is welcome and everyone belongs. Join us and create long-lasting friendships this summer.

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Residential Life

Live with your new friends on UCLA’s beautiful suburban campus. Become more mature and confident with the support of our amazing staff.


Choose from 30 different interactive courses & workshops. Digital Photography. Pre-Algebra. Mock Trial. Tennis. Volleyball.


Spend your summer discovering everything LA has to offer. From Manhattan Beach to Disneyland to LA Dodgers baseball games, every day on and off campus is action-packed.


Take advantage of the amazing Pac-12 athletic facilities at UCLA through workshops, pick-up games, and tournaments.

Join our program as a commuter student

Students who live in the Los Angeles area can participate in our program as a commuter student. Live at home and take part in our program Monday-Friday. Join Courses and Workshops and afternoon activities Monday-Thursday. On Friday, you’re invited to participate in our all-group day trip. We go to Manhattan Beach, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and other fun attractions. Visit our commuter page for more details. 

  • Jun 28 - Jul 17 $7,3993 Weeks Residential
  • Jun 29 - Jul 16 $3,6993 Weeks Commuter

Tuition Includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing in UCLA Residence Hall, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, meals on campus, use of UCLA athletic and recreation facilities, activities, trips, excursions per catalog, transportation to and from all included activities, blanket, pillow, sheets, and towel.

Not Included: $100 application fee (non-refundable); $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers, books/class materials and course supplements, meals off campus, laundry, shopping, spending money, medical expenses.

Commuter Student Tuition Includes: Courses & Workshops, lunch in Reiber Dining Hall Monday-Thursday, Friday trips, daily afternoon activity, and access to Hedrick Hall lounges.