The University of Northern Colorado Frontiers of Science Institute

 

Overview

Selected for their overall academic acheivement and their interest in science, FSI participants engage in various aspects of science, technology, engineering and math through classroom and lab activity, field trips and industrial visits, and seminars conducted by academic and industry professionals. Although the curriculum varies year to year, instructors place particular emphasis on the relationships and interdependence among such math and science disciplines as biology, chemistry, physics, earth and space science, computer science and engineering. Most boys and girls work with a mentor on an in-depth scientific research project.

General Info

Name The University of Northern Colorado Frontiers of Science Institute
Location Greeley, CO
Year-round Contacts 970-351-2976
Program Focuses & Features Astronomy, Basketball, Caving, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Hiking, Ropes Course, Science, Swimming, Volleyball, Wilderness Camping
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 15-18
Application Deadline April
Director Lori K. Ball, Program Administrator
Residential Fee $800-3400, 6 weeks. College credit.
Year Established 1959
Dates & Sessions June-July; 1 session, 6 weeks long

Contact

Lori K. Ball, Program Administrator
970-351-2976