High School Programs

ASC Dual Enrollment Program

The ASC Dual Enrollment Program provides highly motivated Nevada high school students an opportunity to get a head start on their college education by enrolling in UNLV courses before high school graduation. ASC Dual Enrollment Program students also have the opportunity to earn dual credit (university and high school) with the approval of their high […]

Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair

The Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair promotes an interest in STEM for elementary, middle, and high school students in primarily southern Nevada counties including Clark County and the Clark County School District.  Held at UNLV and hosted by the UNLV College of Sciences, the fair is sponsored by Beal Bank […]

Civic Engagement Leadership Academy

The Civic Engagement Leadership Academy (CELA) educates middle and high school youth about the agency young people have to impact policy. Weekly sessions will focus on defining civic engagement, knowing your elected officials, understanding community needs, researching solutions to community issues, and taking civic action. The culminating activity will be a social action media campaign […]

Culinary Mini Boot Camp

The Culinary Mini Boot Camp is a 2-day camp for high school students to enhance their culinary skills with Chef Chris Lindsay. This camp focuses on the development of diverse on-trend menu concepts and culinary techniques. Sanitation, safety, teamwork and effective communication will also be the foundation of this camp. In addition, students will also […]

Empowered Women, Empower Women

Empowered Women, Empower Women was developed to introduce women’s empowerment principles and skills through various sessions from the faculty and staff of the College of Liberal Arts. Through a range of activities and sessions students will explore how leadership and mentorship are critical to their own empowerment as young women. Students will learn about the […]

GEAR UP ASPIRE Scholars Program

ASPIRE is a college pipeline collaboration between the Nevada Department of Education, NSHE, CCSD, and UNLV for current 7th -10th graders at selected Title I schools interested in STEM or health sciences and looking for support and opportunity for their high school and early college careers.

Graphic Design Bootcamp

Students will learn the basics of graphic design using a variety of methods including both digital and analog approaches to design. Projects will challenge the students to create designs that respond to the world around them. Students will use cutting edge computer labs and will have access to multiple hi-resolution printers. All technology and materials […]

Hospitality Exploration Summer Camp

The Hospitality Exploration Summer Camp sponsored by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is designed to introduce high school students to the exciting field of hospitality. This camp is a 2-night/3-day summer camp for high school students to engage in hands-on activities to learn about the field of hospitality, to engage with our corporate partners, and […]

Institute of Reading Development

Since 1990, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Continuing Education has proudly partnered with the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading instruction, to help students of all ages build strong reading skills and a lifelong love of books. These programs teach key reading skills for every grade, from phonics and sight words for younger children, […]

Lee Business School-CCSD Summer Dual Enrollment Program

This is a collaborative program between the Lee Business School and CCSD developed to give students an opportunity to earn high school and college credits, and to provide students with coursework and experiences that prepare them for post-secondary education. Each student is enrolled in two classes (6 credits). The program schedule is designed to encourage […]

Meaning of Life

What is the meaning of life? This is a question many have asked and many have tried to answer. Socrates said that the unexamined life, the kind of life that lacks meaning, is not worth living. What does it mean to live a life of meaning? Meaning of Life asks students to consider how these […]

National Summer Transportation Institute

Participants will live on-campus at UNLV for two weeks while they explore modes of transportation, urban infrastructure planning, pedestrian safety and various career opportunities. We also offer college preparation and life skills activities, college seminars, UNLV lab tours, field trips, peer mentoring sessions with UNLV students, and exciting group projects. Camp dates: July 7-20, 2024

Nevada Science Olympiad

Nevada Science Olympiad is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of K-12 science education for all genders and minority groups by fostering their interest in science. Our goal is to create a technologically-literate workforce, and recognize the outstanding achievements of student participants in Science Olympiad tournaments and non-competitive events, as well as teachers who […]

Pathways to Success

Pathways to Success is designed to prepare students for their future lives, through financial and professional development. Under the guidance of our faculty and staff students will gain the confidence and knowledge to be financially literate individuals. Financial literacy provides students with the understanding of the skills that lead to a lifetime of financial well-being.  […]

Rebel Classical Guitar Summer Camp

Join UNLV guitar faculty and students in a week of classical guitar technique, ensembles, and lessons. The camp is designed for beginning to advanced classical guitar students. Activities include technical workshops that will  develop right and left hand technique, scales, arpeggios, slurs, and finger independence. All students will perform in a large ensemble and break […]

Rebel Teach Concurrent Enrollment Program

The Rebel Teach program allows students to enroll in UNLV College of Education courses while they are in high school. These courses are taught on the high school campus by high school faculty members.

Southern Nevada Writing Project

As one of nearly 185 writing project sites affiliated with the National Writing Project (NWP), the SNWP offers a writing institute for K-12 educators each year, along with a writing camp for K-12 students. Teachers conduct project-sponsored programs in their own schools and in neighboring schools and districts aimed at two purposes: developing teacher knowledge […]

Starting the School Year – Full STEAM Ahead

Join UNLV Early Outreach and the Desert Research Institute (DRI) for Starting the School Year – Full STEAM Ahead! Students will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on STEAM activities facilitated by DRI scientists. Students will also enjoy lunch and a STEM movie at Galaxy Theatres! This day camp is free. Space is limited.  Day […]

Student Interactions with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (SISTEM)

The Student Interactions with STEM (SISTEM) program is a series of talks and activities open to all high school students in Southern Nevada. Our Goal Our goal as a program is to “increase awareness and excitement about the STEM disciplines as a whole” through a diverse set of talks and activities led by STEM professionals.” […]

Swim Lessons

Summer is heating up! We here at UNLV’s SRWC Pool are excited to offer FREE GRANT-FUNDED SWIMMING LESSONS FOR QUALIFYING APPLICANTS. Location: UNLV’s SRWC Lap & Leisure Pool Times: Saturdays at 11:00 AM or Thursdays at 6:00 PM in June, July, and August. Setting: Group Lessons (Maximum 1:6 ratio) based on age and ability level. […]

Tech Trekker

Tech Trekker provides educators with access to science and engineering equipment, as well as standards-based lessons, in order to increase student engagement in STEM. We even send a student along to manage the equipment, allowing teachers to focus solely on teaching. This free service (sponsored by Nevada National Security Site) is available to all educators […]

UNLV GenCyber Summer Camp

The UNLV GenCyber is a week-long cybersecurity summer camp designed for high school students. The program aims to educate students about proper and secure online behavior, foster good digital citizenship, and encourage interest in cybersecurity careers. Students will engage in various hands-on activities covering diverse cybersecurity topics and listen to insightful stories shared by cybersecurity […]

UNLV Nurse Camp

UNLV Nurse Camp welcomes all high school students (rising freshmen – graduating seniors) interested in health sciences and nursing to attend Nurse Camp.  Campers participate in academic, clinical, and community activities to explore the nursing profession.  UNLV Nurse Camp will run two sessions this summer, each session will accept 30 campers. Session 1 July 8-12, 2024 […]

UNLV Summer STEM Camp (July)

The UNLV STEM Institute is excited to announce its STEM Summer Camp program for the summer of 2024. Students will have the opportunity to attend the STEM Institute from July 1 – 29, 2024 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (except 7/4), and Fridays, a total of 16 meetings). The morning session will be held from 9:30 – […]

UNLV Summer STEM Camp (June)

The UNLV STEM Institute is excited to announce its STEM Summer Camp program for the summer of 2024. Students will have the opportunity to attend the STEM Institute from June 13 – 28, 2024 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, a total of 10 meetings). The morning session will be held from 9:20 – 11:55 AM. […]

Young Executive Scholars Hospitality and Tourism Program

Modeled after the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ International Gaming Institute (UNLV IGI) and University of Nevada Reno’s renowned Executive Development Program for industry professionals, the Young Executive Scholars Hospitality & Tourism Program (YES) is a rigorous summer course of applied learning, team collaboration, and a mentor-guided, case-study analysis of the global hospitality tourism industry. […]