Activities

Group photo of UB students and staff with NxtGov Org

Upward Bound activities include:

  • Saturday Academies that provide students with opportunities for building basic skills and obtaining academic enrichment.  These are once a month with a college and career exploration focus.
  • Weekly Resource Session with an Upward Bound Tutor/Advisor to assist in academic, career and personal counseling, as well as college exploration and planning.
  • Tutoring is available at each school sites once a week and additional 1 on 1 tutoring sessions are available upon request.
  • Senior Year the student works closely with Upward Bound Staff in college selection, admissions, housing, financial aid and scholarships.
  • Campus visits to Colleges and Universities in California
  • Bi-monthly Session with an Upward Bound counselor to develop an individual education plan and monitor progress.
  • Summer Academic Program – Through concurrent enrollment students have the opportunity to enroll in two college level courses during the six-week session and earn college credit. The summer session is a comprehensive program that includes:
    • Two Academic Classes
    • Daily Tutorial Sessions
    • ACT/SAT Prep Workshops
    • College and Financial Aid Informational Workshops
    • Organized Recreational Activities