Junior High

High School


Enrichment Opportunities

Engineers are society’s problem solvers. This mini-engineering camp, designed for grades 9 to 12, gives students an opportunity to explore how engineering projects improve their lives and the environment. After viewing the Dream Big movie at the Clark Planetarium for free, students will participate in hands on engineering demonstrations at the University of Utah Civil and Environmental Engineering building.

Go here for registration information.

America's Freedom Festival

America's Freedom Festival invites all students from 1st grade to 12th grade to participate in the art, essay, storytelling, speech, and video contests.  Deadline is the Monday after Veterans Day, November 14, 2016. The theme is "Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom …of speech or of the press."  

Go here for more details: http://www.freedomfestival.org/event/contests/

American Latino - The Friends of National Museum


High School Jumpstart Competition is a business competition open to all students attending high school in the state of Utah (grades 9-12).  The competition fosters and promotes business growth at the high school level by giving students a chance to organize, direct, and present a business idea to a panel of expert judges. I am emailing you with information that I hope you'll be able to share with students to encourage them to look into starting their own business. As a college student and entrepreneur, myself couldn't tell you how great of impact counselors and teachers have had by sharing these types of opportunities with me over the years. 

 This contest provides teams with an educational forum to prepare them for the competition and will aid them in the creation and implementation of their business plan. We will be visiting the other schools in your area during lunches next week to talk with and mentor students about this event. To schedule an appointment, simply reply to this email to let us know, or call our outreach coordinator at 801-686-4133.

Competition details are below:

Individuals or groups can submit entries. A cash prize of $3,000 will be awarded to the team judged to have presented the most plausible and promising business idea or opportunity. Cash prizes of $1,500 and $500 will be awarded to the 2nd and 3rd place individuals, respectively. 

To apply, simply fill out the registration form on our site and upload a short and simple video. Videos can be basic, featuring the student or student team, providing a brief explanation of their business or idea. This will help the selection committee to better understand your business and provide a more complete evaluation. 

For rules and regulations, check out the information packet link below. For questions or help, please email us at entrepreneurship@weber.edu

You can also reach out to me personally, and send students my way for mentoring and questions.

Camp Neuro

Camp Neuro Salt Lake City

Camp Neuro, run by local medical students in 29 cities nationwide, is a 1-week summer day camp open to high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.
Students may learn more and apply by visiting www.campneuro.org Please feel free to call us at 888-963-9963 or email us at camp.neuro@doc-dev.org.

Code to Success

Code to success powered by Bottega will provide CTS students with an online guided camp experience. Students will be immersed in a full stack development track where they will learn how to build a time management and productivity system. CTS comes at no cost to the student, with a $6,500 value. At the end of the nine weeks students receive a Certificate of Completion. Students have the opportunity to receive both high school and college credit.  To register and for more information - click here.

Code to Success

Davis District Summer Classes

USTAR Summer Science and Math Class Registrations are now open. You can also go to the following page for registration and information:


Classes available: click the link below:



Davis Transition Fair-IEP, 504


DSD Transition Fair

Empowering Youth Symposium


There is a $100,000 prize pool up for grabs, and winners can use the money as a scholarship to attend any college or university in the world, or as funding for their idea!

Our participants and winners have gone on to attend fantastic institutions, and the Diamond Challenge can certainly help your students make an impression during the college application process. 

Go here for more details

Diamond challenge

Expect the Great


Click here for more information and registration

Freedoms Foundation

The Utah Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will again provide the opportunity for selected 11th grade students throughout Utah to attend the 2020 Spirit of America Youth Conference at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Those students selected may attend one of three sessions held March 5-8, March 12-15 or April 16-19, 2020.

For more information click below:


High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (Win $30K)

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is approaching! We are calling all Utah high school students, ages 14-18, to submit a simple business idea. Submit your idea for a chance to win up to $30,000 in prizes and scholarships. Register and learn more at the link below.

Twenty-four teams will be chosen to compete for three grand prizes of $5,000 each. Other prizes and scholarships include: Best Prototype Award ($1,000), People's Choice Award ($1,000), Rising Star Award ($1,000), Top Online Vote Award ($500) and Lassonde Studios housing scholarships ($10,000). The competition is sponsored by Zions Bank.

Institute of Reading Development

Dates Vary
1-800-903-0162 - Call for information and/or registration.
Reading Skills & Speed Reading Programs for Children and Adults
Classes held at Weber State University- Ogden & Davis Campuses

Multicultural Youth Leadership Day

Patten University Online School

QuestBridge's Prep Scholarships for Seniors

QuestBridge is a nationally recognized program that connects high-achieving, low-income students to full four-year scholarships from 38 of the nation's best colleges.  Applications are found at www.questbridge.org/refer

Read. Graduate. Succeed

She Tech Explorer Day (WSU)

SheTech Explorer Day is a hands-on tech conference for high school girls 9th through 12th grade with NO "U"s. This free day-long event will include hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering, and math [STEM]. Applications are due in the counseling office - see Mrs. Robinson [CTE secretary] or click here for more information.


2019 High School Workshop Day: November 8, 2019

SLCC gives 9th-12th grade students the opportunity to visit the SLCC Center for Arts & Media and participate in exciting workshops led by distinguished faculty.


Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

During the summer -Stanford University offers programs for highly motivated, intellectually curious students who would like the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Students engage in small classes taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching. Students in our residential programs get a taste of college life on the beautiful Stanford campus. Click here for more information.

Statewide GEAR UP

This is a federal program for high school students to assist with getting to college and includes support through the first year of college.   Qualifications:  desire to attend school, good attendance, willingness to work toward graduation, desire to succeed and eligible for free or reduced lunch.  For more information call 801-395-3547, email stategearup@weber.edu or go to www.weber.edu/stategearup.  Programs include classes during school, summer programs field trips and many support workshops.

SUU Governors Honors Academy

The Academy incorporates an intense learning experience that takes place in the classroom and in Southern Utah's beautiful landscapes. These learning experiences work hand-in-hand with exciting activities that help participants create lasting friendships and a love of learning. Students are given leadership and teamwork opportunities during the Academy, preparing them to provide leadership in their schools and communities.

Those that are current high school juniors are welcome to apply. The cost of the Academy is $1000 for all expenses of the 9 day Academy. Selected participants will receive a sponsorship packet, detailing how to raise money towards their $1000 fee (monthly payments may also be arranged). Those participants who attend the entire Academy will receive 6 college credits and a 4-year scholarship to Southern Utah University.

The GPA requirement has currently been dropped to a 3.6.  We would encourage all Juniors with a 3.6 GPA to apply.  Especially those students who would benefit a lot from the experience.

Governor's Honors Academy
351 W. University
Cedar City, Utah 84720

Taiwan Service Tour

U of U

Lovers of Technology, Engineering, and STEM!

The University of Utah presents a FREE event for high school students, parents, and transfer students.

Engineering Day

Saturday, November 23, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Warnock Engineering Building 
72 S. Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Registration for 2019 is Now Open

  • Engineering Day is a half-day event open to high school students, their parents, and prospective transfer students.
  • This event is FREE (with free parking!) and is designed to introduce participants to a variety of engineering disciplines.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to tour our engineering facilities, find out what research is happening in the College, and attend exciting engineering presentations/demonstrations. Participants are required to register for sessions online.
  • Lab tour space is limited thus presentations and demonstrations will be going on concurrently.
  • Parents are welcome to attend- but do not need to register. Special parent sessions are available.

Register here

U of U: Bioscience High School Summer Research Program

The goal of this program is to stimulate interest in science by giving high school students a substantive experience in a basic research setting. The eight-week program will be held from June 5 through July 27, 2017, and will emphasize research in biology. Applications are invited from students currently in their junior or senior year in high school. Click here for more information.

U of U: Mini -Engineering Day

The goal of this program is to stimulate interest in science by giving high school students a substantive experience in a basic research setting. The eight-week program will be held from June 5 through July 27, 2017, and will emphasize research in biology. Applications are invited from students currently in their junior or senior year in high school. Click here for more information.

U of U: Society of Women Engineers

Girls! Interested in Exploring Engineering. Join the Society of Women Engineers for a day of FREE hands-on engineering activities!  November 11, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm. Open to Girls Grades 9-12. Register online before Nov 3rd. Go here for more info. Contact outreachuouswe@gamil.com with questions.

U of U: Summer Mathematics Program for High School Students

The program is an intensive four-week program in number theory for motivated high school students. The program will be held June 19 - July 14, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Program costs $50 per participant. Application deadline is March 31, 2017
Participants will work closely throughout the day with one another and with the program staff. Participants will receive 3 university credits in mathematics [graded credit/no credit]. Prerequisite for the program is that students should have progressed far enough in their mathematical studies that they are prepared to enter Calculus. For more information contact Stefan Patrikis Dept of Mathematics at patrikis@math.utah.edu, or click here.

U of U: Meet an Inventor

Meet an Inventor Night

Meet an Inventor

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Warnock Engineering Building lobby
72 S. Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT

Audience: 9th – 12th grade students

Design and invention are daily activities for engineers in industry as well as faculty and students in the College of Engineering at the University of Utah.

At this event, participants will learn from people involved in the design process about where they got their ideas and how they turned their ideas into reality.

Check in will begin at 6:30 pm, and the keynote speaker will begin promptly at 7:00 pm.

Parents are invited to attend.

Click Here for registration info

U of U: Summer Camps

Hi-GEAR (Girls Engineering Abilities Realized) Camp

June 10-14, 2019
Audience: Female students entering 10-12 grades in Fall 2019
Registration Deadlines
Priority Deadline: April 12, 2019
Application Deadline: May 3, 2019

For more info go here


Exploring Engineering Camp

June 18 – 20, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ends at 3:00 p.m. on the 20th)
Audience: 9th-12th grade (girls and boys aged 15-18)

Explore engineering in this three-day summer camp experience on the University of Utah Campus. Participate in technologies and activities that encourage the use of problem-solving skills. The camp will introduce you to chemical, electrical, civil, environmental, computer, mechanical, materials, and biomedical engineering through hands on learning! Join us, along with other high school students, researchers and college students from the University of Utah, College of Engineering

For more info go here

U of U: West Africa Program

Learn About Engineering at the U

Discover College of Engineering Majors. Meet Current Students. See AWESOME projects.


Utah State

Utah State Diversity Specific Leadership Events

Diversity Day. Utah State University, Logan Utah.
Diversity Day is a program designed to provide first generation and multicultural high school juniors and seniors with information, exposure, and experiences about college life at Utah State University. Information about scholarships will also be presented.  Go to https://www.usu.edu/admissions/events/diversity for further information. 

Utah State Engineering Extravaganza

On behalf of the Utah State University Society of Women Engineers, I would like to invite your female students (grades 9-12) interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to join us at Utah State University for Engineering Extravaganza.

Event Description:

Explore engineering by performing experiments, hearing from women currently in industry, talking to professors, attending discipline specific workshops and meeting current students. Visit the USU Observatory and learn about electric art before diving into programming, DNA, structures, and so much more!

Registration is $20.00 and includes food and lodging at the Utah State University Logan Campus. Registration will be capped at 65 students. Click here for registration information.

Utah State University's Engineering State Program

Engineering State 2019 will be held on the Utah State University campus June 3-6. The program is sponsored by USU engineering alumni, engineering firms, and industry. All high school juniors who are university bound, with a high interest in math and science, and interested in engineering or computer science as a possible field of study, should apply for Engineering State.

Please note our application deadline is February 28, 2019. Registration fills up quickly and it is a first come first serve basis. Click here for an online application.

If you have questions, please call or e-mail Shelly Wardell at 435.797.2762 or shelly.wardell@usu.edu

True Leaders in Equity Institute

Click here for application

4H Leaders

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHaSS High School Day on November 1, 2019. This day of programming lets current high school students explore our majors and meet with current faculty while previewing some of our programs. It also includes a free lunch with the chance to talk to representatives from all CHaSS departments. Interested students can find out more and register here: https://chass.usu.edu/highschoolday. Interested teachers are also welcome.

Utah Women & Leadership Project

The purpose of this project is to conduct research on different elements of women and leadership within Utah. This project provides events and resources to help prepare and advance women for leadership within the state. Click here http://www.uvu.edu/uwlp/ for more information.

Weber State

Weber State Summer Bridge Program

Weber State is proud to announce that registration for the FREE Summer Bridge program is now open!

This is a great opportunity for First Generation students! The Summer Bridge program is open to graduating high school seniors who plan on attending WSU. 

Students get to spend 4 days, 3 nights in Wildcat Village. During their stay they will participate in fun activities, leadership building, workshops and much more to prepare them for their first year of college. 

Your students can apply online at Weber.edu/transition

Youth Matter: Teen Health Leadership Summit

Youth Health Summit


Youthlinc invests in the service ethic of youth in order to foster individuals in our society who understand local and global needs, and who are deeply committed to work to relieve those needs through personal service, partnership, and good will.
Students become relied upon volunteers in their own community and attend monthly meetings where they are mentored by adult professionals to take leadership roles in a variety of service initiatives. Over nine months, students plan projects to improve the lives of individuals in impoverished villages across seven developing nations for two weeks next summer. Click on the following link for more information: http://www.youthlinc.org/about-us/mission-strategy/

Young American Innovators of Utah - Innovation Challenge