Welcome to Badger Precollege
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is committed to reaching people of all ages inside and outside of the classroom. Our precollege programs provide youth ages 5-18 with transformative learning experiences in academic and recreational areas of interest. In addition to getting a taste of the college experience, youth benefit from interacting with UW–Madison’s outstanding facilities, resources, and faculty. UW–Madison is proud to offer an enriching place for youth to learn, discover, and grow.
Start Planning for Summer
Start planning for summer
It's never too early to start planning for summer or after-school activities.
Choose from programs in: after-school programs, day camps, residential camps, youth leadership summits, 4-H programs, weekend explorations, leadership, college-prep, and vocational boot camps, and field trips.
Badger Summer Scholars
Spend your summer with UW–Madison, exploring a college-level course, living and learning with a community of peers.
Badger Summer Scholars is a transformative learning opportunity for high school students across several academic areas of interest. Applicants should be ready to take the next step in their academic journey and to engage in a lively college program with peers from all over the country.
UW–Madison offers a wide variety of youth programs for children grades K-5.
Students can explore a special interest or develop their skills more fully.