Student enrichment opportunities are a great way for students to expand on their personal interest and develop a strong connection with the school, community, and peers.
- Fall: Cross Country, Football, Golf.
- Winter: Basketball, Wrestling.
- Spring: Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Track.
- Fall: Cheer, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball.
- Winter: Basketball, Cheer, Wrestling.
- Spring: Softball, Swimming, Track.
The following enrichment opportunities are programs commonly attended by King County students. Students and their families can get more information through the website provided These programs aren’t through the student’s school, however many of the programs may ask for academic information. Many of the programs that cost may also have the opportunity for full or partial scholarships.
University of Washington U-DOC: is a high school summer enrichment program that seeks to foster, affirm and encourage students interest in the healthcare professions. It is offered at the University of Washington Seattle and the University of Alaska Anchorage. FREE
University of Washington Emerging Leaders in the High School: This Engineering program recruits from a group of outstanding, high achieving, high school juniors and seniors from around the Puget Sound area who have shown interest in science and engineering. These recruits are invited to attend events designed to provide an introduction to the University of Washington, the College of Engineering, and the field of engineering. FREE
Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) is an educational program for high school juniors from across Washington State. The WAS program emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math, and encourages students to consider careers in these fields. Thanks to the Washington Aerospace Scholars Foundation, the entire program is offered at no cost to participants; this includes the educational experience, travel, meals and lodging expenses. FREE
One World Now is a global leadership program for high school students. Offers leadership workshops, Arabic and Chinese language classes, and study abroad programs. These facilitated sessions use participatory and experiential learning methods, aimed at cultivating intercultural sensitivity and an expanded sense of global citizenship within each student. Students will realize their potential as leaders in their community and in their own life, and are empowered to make a positive change in the world. FREE
Zoo Corps, Woodland Park Zoo’s stellar teen development program is recruiting 9th – 12th grade students who want to grow personally, learn and make a difference! Interested teens from diverse backgrounds are needed to help the zoo provide conservation education for all ages, especially young children. Commitment and an interest in educating younger children and families about animals, nature and conservation, and gaining public speaking and performance skills are all you need to qualify! Zoo Corps provides training in all areas. FREE
Teens In Public Service (TIPS) matches the interests and skills of each teen with the needs of one of our partnering non-profit organizations. TIPS interns work with the homeless, tutor at-risk youth, care for the environment, gain hands-on experience in health and human services, and provide educational opportunities to disadvantaged children. FREE
The Service Board: provides Seattle area high school-age youth with life-changing experiences that build self-knowledge, skills, courage, and determination. TSB models the power of a supportive intergenerational culture and serves youth in need of its caring community. FREE
Washington State University Cougar Quest: is not only about motivating academically inclined students, however. Part of the experience of camp is to explore the WSU campus and see how rewarding college life can be. Social and recreational activities are planned throughout the week. Additionally, students live in a residence hall and eat in a dining center, making for a unique experience. COST
Business Week: This programis applicable to every teen regardless of your career choice. If you don’t have a specific career in mind this is the program for you. “Companies” of students compete for profitability, innovation, and good citizenship in the interactive business simulation while learning what it takes to be successful from the classroom to the boardroom. COST
Healthcare Week: Following the same model as our regular Business Week teen program the Healthcare Week has “Clinics” of students develop medical response plans to address a variety of global health issues. As you work in your team you’ll experience what it is like to make real-world choices that can save people’s lives. This week’s focus is on preparing for a variety of careers in Healthcare and will help you make the informed choices while still in high school. COST
Get AMPT! Week: Get AMPT! Week was specifically created to address the demand for quality employees in manufacturing, including the Aerospace, Marine and Process Technology professions. “Companies” of students work in a simulated “corporate” environment, learning and preparing for a career in manufacturing, workplace issues, managing money, networking skills, business ethics and so much more! COST
Construction Week: Instead of teen groups forming companies, your teen group of “General Contractors” vie for the most competitive bid to build a new art center. Construction is a rapidly growing industry and offers some of the highest salaries in our state. This week is your chance to have a lot of fun while you explore the wide spectrum of career choices available in construction. COST
Advanced Business Week: For those who have already experienced Business Week or one of the other career camps we offer an advanced program. The advanced program gives teens a more in-depth look at business planning, entrepreneurship, and business communications. COST