Programs

4 color bocks with science icon inside, STEM logoWestern’s Youth Programs inspire youth through academic enrichment and recreational activities. Students in grades K-12 enjoy access to specialized labs and university resources as they explore their intellectual and creative passions in a safe, lively college atmosphere.

Youth Programs provides educational courses and activities throughout the year including international youth programs, after-school programs, evening and weekend programs. Participants can enjoy full-day camps, half-day courses, or intensive one-time sessions taught by top quality educators in a hands-on, interactive learning environment that encourages inquiry by the student.

Western is an AA/EO institution.

  • Complete a real college course, earn university credit, gain valuable college success information, and form extraordinary social connections that come with life in a residence hall.

    Bellingham
    High School
  • Explore science and recreation while building international friendships. 

    Bellingham
    Elementary, Middle School
  • Join us for an intergenerational learning experience where grandchildren and grandparents take a course together.

    Bellingham
    Elementary, Middle School
  • Grandparents and grandchildren study marine science together at Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center.

    Anacortes
    Elementary
  • Students experience hands-on marine science and art activities at Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center.

    Anacortes
    Elementary, Middle School
  • Explore science and art through hands-on learning in specialized labs and classrooms on Western’s campus.

    Bellingham
    Elementary, Middle School
  • Explore science and art through hands-on learning in specialized labs and classrooms on Western’s Campus.

    Bellingham
    Middle School, High School
  • Discover the fun of being on a college campus as you participate in week-long summer enrichment programs.

    Bellingham
    Elementary, Middle School
  • Journey into the WILD and experience the transformative power of the outdoors that few experiences can match at Western’s premier lakeside property, Lakewood. This week-long program is designed to engage students through activities that foster success in a fun and impactful approach. Instructors are trained and experienced expedition trip leaders with Wilderness Medical Training. WILD is designed for students seeking to gain personal connections while learning more about themselves and what leadership looks like beyond the classroom.

    Bellingham
    Middle School, High School

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