14-18 years old
Weekly hours: 25
Discover the ultimate pre-college experience with our 32-day High School Summer Program on campus at UCLA, perfectly tailored for ambitious high school students.
But the adventure doesn't end there!
NOTE: This summer program for high school students is independent and not affiliated with UCLA. Participants use UCLA facilities and some UCLA Extension instructors, but the program is managed separately and is not a UCLA-offered program.
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On campus at UCLA: Enjoy UCLA's incredible campus situated in one of the most vibrant cities in the world and surrounded by iconic neighborhoods like Beverly Hills, Westwood & Bel Air.
Application and campus ID fees
Stay in the UCLA residence and enjoy comfortable hotel accommodations in Hawaii.
Wi-Fi in residence
Obtain a letter certifying course completion and eligibility for letters of recommendation.
Courses (some may have extra fees)
Access to private classes
Learn from university-level faculty, experienced instructors, and local professionals.
Daily breakfast and dinner included, with a variety of dining hall and local restaurant options.
Accommodations available for most dietary preferences and allergies.
Unlimited access to UCLA's world-class athletic facilities.
Discover L.A.'s top sights, from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Universal Studios to stunning beaches through excursions.
Explore the beauty and attractions of Oahu and Maui.
Airport transfers within set times
Organized Sports & Games:
World-Class Athletic Facilities:
Delta Terrace at UCLA: Near dining, sports center, pools
Suite-style rooms with bathrooms, workspace, AC, Wi-Fi
Accommodations typically include 2-3 participants per room, each in their own bed, as bed-sharing is not practiced.
Independent travelers are paired with another independent traveler for the duration of the stay.
Friends who enroll together have the option to room together.
Roommates are assigned according to gender identity, embracing all genders, including those anywhere on the gender spectrum.
Breakfast at UCLA dining hall or Café 1919, Dinners at dining hall or various restaurants
Diverse menu options; salad bar, burgers, chicken, pizza
Accommodation at Holiday Inn Express Waikiki in O'ahu and Maui Coast Hotel in Maui
Hawaii - O'ahu:
Hawaii - Maui:
Designated times for arrival to LAX: 12PM-4PM (subjected to change)
Designated times for departure: Return on the last day as early in the day as possible.
Please wait to book flights until after February 1, 2024, and check with us before booking. Once your official booking is confirmed, our operations team will reach out to you to discuss available flight windows and transportation arrangements.
Return Flight Home from Maui, Hawaii: Return options from Maui include a chaperoned flight to New York or flying directly to your home city with leader assistance for check-in and departures within set times.
We transfer you to the accommodations with no added fee as long as you arrive in our designated times.
Chaperoned flights from JFK, Newark, LAX, Miami for international travel
Option for chaperoned flight from New York to LA
Staff provide airport check-in help and social introductions
Receive trip details in advance, and look for name sign upon arrival
Coordinate with program for connecting flight arrangements
Book your own flights within the set times after confirming with program
Choose a morning and afternoon course. Your personal schedule and lunch time may vary based on your course choices.
Morning & Afternoon Courses:
Morning Course Options:
Afternoon Course Options:
Creative and Applied Arts:
Sport and Wellness:
Science and Technology:
Workshop 1: Choosing the Right School and College Application Process
Workshop 2: College Essay Writing
NOTE: We will send you a course choice preference form upon receipt of your application for enrollment. Your course choices will be confirmed in the spring.
Pocket Money Advice: approximately $850 (Lunches, snacks, personal spending money for souvenirs, laundry $10 per week etc.) Spending money should be by Credit or Debit card. Lunch costs vary by program type, length, and destination.
Transportation to and from the program
Program-specific spending advice provided in spring.
We also make available optional travel insurance that is not included, but highly recommended.
Medical Insurance: Travelers must have adequate medical insurance for the trip. Verify your policy covers international travel. Our insurance packages can cover deductibles, but we're not responsible for the uninsured.
Watch the video to have a sneak peek for your child’s adventures!
Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.
June - Boarding
Can't find what you're looking for? That's okay. Our advisors are here to help 😊 You can schedule a Zoom call or message our advisors for free guidance!
Are you ready to embark? Here's what you will do:
Pay the camp deposit
You will receive a payment confirmation and the Enrolment Form in your email
Fill Enrolment Form as soon as possible
Await Booking Confirmation letter and pay the remaining balance. Confirmation can take up to 7 days. Do not book flights until this step
Our Admissions Team will contact you to coordinate airport pickup and dropoff for safe arrival and departure
And you are all set! Prepare for an unforgettable summer camp experience with Best Parents!