University of Wisconsin-Madison

Print Preview

Return to previous page

Badger Precollege

(FULL) Mayor Madness (Grades 2-3)

precollege.wisc.edu/1010-C-PREC See upcoming dates


Students in this class will think deeply about the design elements necessary to create a livable city. They will become urban planners who consider how a city is shaped by its natural borders and what impact urban sprawl will have on the surrounding environment. They will consider the needs of their citizens and look for innovative solutions to meet them, in every area from public transportation, to public space and cultural identity. Students will examine cities from around the world, as well as study urban space in Madison to think critically about what ultimately makes a city livable. By the end of the course, students will have used this knowledge to create a model city.

Student profile

This course is designed as a challenging enrichment opportunity for students completing grades 2–3.

Important dates

Application deadlines

Application opens: Nov. 28, 2023
Deadline: Apply by May 1, 2024

Tuition deadlines

The full tuition payment is due upon registration.

Upcoming dates

  • Join our mailing list

    Keep up to date about Badger Precollege offerings. You'll receive information about upcoming programs and announcements.

  • Hidden

    Please note: you must be over 13 to receive marketing emails from us.

  • By submitting this form, you agree to receive marketing email from UW–Madison Continuing Studies. We will never share your email address or information about you. Read our privacy policy.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Program Questions?

Contact Lauren Oldenburg at lauren.oldenburg@wisc.edu or 608-262-0002

Badger Precollege Program Overview