You are looking at the Summer Challenge 2020 course offerings.

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  • Click the course title to read a full description.
  • Summer Challenge grade eligibility is determined by the current grade level of the student. A current 5th grade student during the 2019-2020 academic year will be considered a 5th grade student for the program.
  • Students may select up to three class choices during registration, but are only accepted into one class.
  • Qualifying documentation must be submitted during registration for an application to be considered complete.
  • Algebra 1 Overview is only available to 6th graders and has additional admission requirements: either standardized test scores in the 80th percentile or above in math, OR a recommendation from a current math teacher.
  • Students are only allowed one application per term. If adjustments need to be made to class selections, please e-mail rcsummer@uw.edu. Any subsequent applications will be deleted.

For a full list of eligibility requirements including documentation and additional requirements, see “How to Apply” on the Summer Challenge Program apply page.

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Course Title and Description Grade Focus Dates Class Times
Adventurer's Guild: Role-playing Games for Everyone**Waitlist Only** 5, 6 Role-playing, Design Thinking Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
After My Own Art 5, 6 Art Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Algebra 1 Overview 6 Math Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Ballads and Bards: Writing Using Role-playing Games 5, 6 Creative Writing Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Building Short Stories: A Writing Blueprint 5, 6 Creative Writing Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Creative and Experimental Writing About Art 5, 6 Creative Writing, Art Appreciation Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Environmental Philosophy and Perspective Storytelling 5, 6 Philosophy Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Genres of Creative Writing 5, 6 Creative Writing Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Graphic Novels: Writing with Pictures 5, 6 Creative Writing, Art Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
I Think So! Philosophy and Thought Exploration 5, 6 Philosophy Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Introduction to Robotics**Waitlist Only** 5, 6 Robotics Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Media Literacy: The Search for "Truth" 5, 6 Media Literacy Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Next City 5, 6 Urban Planning Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Philosophy in Science: Are There Questions Science Can't Answer? 5, 6 Philosophy of Science Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Physics of Roller Coasters, Section A**Waitlist Only** 5, 6 Science Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Physics of Roller Coasters, Section B**Waitlist Only** 5, 6 Science Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
Telling My Story: Exploring the Power of Personal Narrative for Social Change 5, 6 Creative Writing, Public Speaking Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm
To the Moon and Beyond!**Waitlist Only** 5, 6 Science Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:20pm

Optional add-ons

Course Title and Description Grade Focus Dates Class Times
After-class Care 5, 6 After-class Care Jul 6 - 24 Monday - Friday, 2:20 - 4:30pm
Before-class Care 5, 6 Before-class Care Jul 7 - 24 Monday - Friday, 8:15 - 9:00am