Each summer, the School of Education offers exciting Summer Adventures in Enrichment Camps on the UC Davis campus for kids in grades 1-8. Campers dive into innovative technologies, interactive subject matter and exciting activities. They develop a variety of skills, including team-building, problem solving and creativity. Our energetic teachers are scientists, researchers, industry experts and regional educators who are committed to a fun and enriching summer.
Welcome to the College Opportunity Programs! Our mission is to increase student preparation for postsecondary opportunities through academic enrichment, academic advising, motivational activities and K-12 partnerships. These activities span grades K-16 and are offered both on the UC Davis campus and at elementary, middle and high school sites throughout Sacramento, Solano, Yolo, Shasta, Siskiyou, Modoc, Trinity and Tehama counties.
Since 2005, more than 14,000 Sacramento-area school children have benefited from Words Take Wing: Honoring Diversity in Children’s Literature. This annual celebration, held each February, gives students the opportunity to hear about the personal journeys and creative processes of acclaimed authors and illustrators of diverse children’s literature whose stories about Native American heritage, Asian culture, African American culture, and Latino identity, among many others, allow them to explore a wide range of perspectives and world views.
The UC Davis Young Scholars Program is a summer residential research program designed to expose approximately 40 high achieving high school students to the world of original research in the natural sciences with emphases on the biological, environmental and agricultural sciences.