The RC is a leader in the nation for developing programs that serve highly capable young pre-college and college students.

Through specialized early entrance programs, the Robinson Center has been a leader in preparing highly capable young students for college success at the University of Washington for more than forty years. With expanding programs to meet the changing needs of young students, Summer Enrichment classes were developed more than a decade ago, followed shortly by Saturday classes, to diversify enrichment opportunities for students in Kindergarten through 10th grade. By providing challenging, accelerated learning opportunities in a vibrant, intellectual community, the Robinson Center is a site for research and discovery and maintains the UW's position as an internationally renowned center of gifted education.

Robinson Center for Young Scholars Programs

Program InformationProgram InformationThe Robinson Center team can help with information and questions about our programs.
Transition SchoolTransition SchoolThe Transition School (TS) is a one-year college preparatory program offered through the Robinson Center...
UW AcademyUW AcademyThe UW Academy is an early university admission opportunity for 10th grade students in Washington State.
Saturday ProgramSaturday ProgramThe Saturday Program is an enrichment program offered by the Robinson Center for Young Scholars for students currently in grades K-8.
Summer ChallengeSummer ChallengeSummer Challenge is an academically advanced summer program for children who will have completed the 5th or 6th grade.
Summer StretchSummer StretchSummer Stretch offers both accelerated courses and courses for enrichment that provide an in-depth, intensive learning experience.

News & Events

Save the Date: Robinson Center Alumni Reunion

Join us on Saturday, July 15th, 2023 to celebrate our EEP and Academy alumni. Hear from featured guest speakers, connect with former classmates, and learn about ways that you can…

Summer Stretch Program Registration is Now Open!

  Summer Stretch, for current 7th-10th graders, is an academic program for highly capable students, providing an accelerated, rigorous learning experience. Mock Trial, Robotics Engineering, Design for Happiness, and several of our…

Robinson Center Alum awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Daniel Chen ’22, has been named a Marshall Scholarship recipient. Daniel graduated last spring with majors in microbiology and informatics, and will be pursuing a master’s degree in biological sciences…

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