TRIO Upward Bound

Upward Bound Summer Academy (June 7 - July 17 2015)

Summer Math Class

Students in summer academy math class applying physics principals through homemade water rockets.

students working on hands on project

  • Mandatory six-weeks of rigorous hands-on-learning in math, science, literature, and foreign language. The total classroom hours for the summer academy are usually worth one elective credit at target schools.
  • Exciting recreational activities that include raft trips, rock climbing, rope courses, camping, and cultural enrichment trips.
  • Career exploration programs.
  • A summer stipend based on the student's grades in summer academy courses, participation in activities, and attitude during the summer program.
  • Colorado College Tour is scheduled so all students may visit campuses around the state.
  • Summer Academy is for students currently enrolled in Upward Bound.  UB serves high school students attending Durango, Ignacio, and Cortez schools.