University for Young People (UYP)

Information regarding the 2023 summer program for students in Grades 1–12 will be shared later this fall.

The course catalog from this past summer is available for viewing.

 Classes include the following, among others:

  • Innovation and Tinkering With STEM
  • From Antarctica to Mars: The Science of Ice and Space
  • Writing for the Screen
  • Engineering Design
  • Exploring Your World Through Photography
  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Altered Art
  • Painting Start to Finish!
  • Mathematics for Olympiads
  • Introduction to the Brain
  • Complex Numbers
  • Linear Algebra
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Across Many Modes: Writing a Children’s Story
  • ¡Vamos! The Spanish-Speaking World
  • Introduction to Digital Art and Graphic Design
  • Who’s Right? Analyzing Bias in the Media
  • Finding Your Voice: Slam Poetry and Spoken Word as Extensions of Personal Identity


Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

School of Education

Marrs McLean Science Building #312
Waco, TX 76798-7301

(254) 710-2171

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