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UCLA Middle School Enrichment

Los Angeles, California

Get InfoApply NowResidential and commuter programs for Middle School students3 Week ProgramTuition ranging from $3,499 - $6,999For students completing grades 6, 7, 8 (ages 12-14)Photo Gallery
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Students pick one of the following curriculum options below. Jr. Discovery interactive workshops are taught by UCLA faculty, using the vast resources and facilities available. Workshop sizes average between 8-20 students. Workshops are not graded. Students receive a brief written evaluation for each workshop and a Jr. Discovery “Certificate of Completion” at the end of the program.

2 Skills for Mind + 2 Skills for Body Workshops

The Skills for Mind and Body Curriculum is designed to enhance skills and knowledge, develop critical and independent thinking, and encourage physical fitness. Most Jr. Discovery students take 3 workshops each day, Monday – Thursday. Choose 2 Skills for Mind Workshops that meet each morning for 75 minutes, with a break in between.

See our list of workshop options for this curriculum.

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Computer Programming & App Development + 2 Skills for Body

Looking to build your own mobile app or website? Want to learn the basics to create video games or the next great invention? This intensive two week program looks to develop the basic skills necessary to make it in the world of computer programming. By 2020, experts predict that there will be 1 million more jobs in computer science and engineering than students graduating in high technology degrees. Get a head start as you learn computer programming in Python and JavaScript. Students are required to bring a laptop for this class.

This program meets daily, weekdays, morning and afternoon. Due to the time commitment involved with this program, no other classes may be taken in conjunction with Computer Programming.

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