Open to students completing grades 6, 7, & 8.
Residential Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of facilities, housing, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 meals on weekends), recreation access, activities and trips, blanket and pillow, and sheets and towel with weekly linen exchange.
Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), classroom materials, course supplements, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, souvenirs, and personal spending money.
Day Student Tuition includes: Enrichment cluster, lunch Monday-Thursday, and access to Hedrick Hall lounges. Overnight stays are not permitted.
UCLA is recognized worldwide for excellence in academics and athletics. It is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 25 universities and has more NCAA team championships than any other school. Famous alumni include Matt Damon, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Sara Bareilles. With its suburban location in a beautiful Los Angeles neighborhood, UCLA is the perfect setting for a middle school gifted & talented program.
At Renzulli Discovery at UCLA, we empower highly motivated students completing grades 6, 7, and 8 (ages 12-14) to become the world’s next generation of problem solvers and leaders. Our program’s creator, Dr. Joseph Renzulli, is a leading expert in the field of gifted & talented education, and designed the program with a focus on building advanced learning skills and promoting student’s passion for learning with high levels of engagement.
Our innovative enrichment cluster curriculum inspires independent thinking, creativity, personal growth, self-confidence, time management, and life skills. Our students live together on campus and experience the caring supervision and positive mentoring of an outstanding group of Resident Counselors.
During our 31 year partnership with UCLA, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of middle school students from the United States and all over the world. In the Renzulli Discovery community, everyone is welcome and everyone belongs. Join us and create long-lasting friendships this summer.
Every day at UCLA is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect on campus:
8.00am Roll out of bed and head to Rieber dining hall where you can enjoy a bagel, eggs, fruit, and more on your way to class.
8.30am Meeting time. Hear about the day’s exciting activities, world news and sports highlights, and today’s weather.
9.00am Grab your notebook and pen (or your laptop) and don’t be late for your enrichment cluster.
12.30pm Enjoy lunch with friends, relax in the lounge, and prepare for your afternoon.
2.00pm After a long lunch break, head back to your enrichment cluster.
4.30pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from beaches, sports, arts & crafts, museums, and more.
6.00pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at Rieber dining hall. UCLA has some of the best food of any college campus.
7.00pm Movie premiers. Karaoke Night. Rock-n-Bowl. Major league sports. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends in LA.
10.00pm Enjoy some snacks, watch a movie, or play ping pong in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.
Renzulli Discovery Yale Interested in our innovative enrichment clusters, but only have 2 weeks available this summer? Join us on campus at Yale University for our 2 week Renzulli Discovery Program.
Renzulli Discovery Georgetown Interested in exploring the nation's capital? Join us at Georgetown this summer and participate in an innovative enrichment cluster and exciting activities around Washington D.C.
Summer Discovery at UCLA Have an older sibling? High school students can join you on campus this summer and take enrichment classes or intensive institutes in the entertainment capital.