Holding on to that feeling

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For students completing grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

• Over 85 college credit & enrichment courses
• School ends after June 19? No problem. Special pick up/orientation for late arrivals
Special Programs in:

• Sport Management
• Business Internships
• Screenwriting,
• DiscoveryWorks Community Service
• Healthy Lifestyle Program
• Intensive ESL-TOEFLprograms
• Sports Plus Program
• Intensive Theatre

Established in 1919, UCLA has evolved into a world renowned research center, as well as one of the world’s most ethnically and culturally diverse university communities. This diversity, combined with UCLA’s remarkable educational resources, reputation for academic distinction, athletic excellence, spirited student body, andsuperb location, create an ideal setting for our pre-college enrichment program.
The University of California, Los Angeles
Located in a residential area in suburban Los Angeles, UCLA is one of the world’s best known and well respected universities. The largest of the nine University of California campuses, UCLA is internationally recognized for its innovative curricula, commitment to communityservice, and excellence in undergraduate teaching. The UCLA faculty has included three Nobel Prize winners, and over 300 Fulbright scholars.
Noted alumni include Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigrosa; Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Ralph Bunche; actors Corbin Bernsen, Mark Harmon, and Carol Burnett; athletic superstars Troy Aikman, Arthur Ashe, Jackie Robinson, Jimmy Connors, Jackie Joyner Kersee,and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; and Jim Morrison (lead singer of The Doors) who graduated with honors in English. Recent speakers on campus include former President Clinton, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Michael Douglas, and Magic Johnson.
3 or 6 Week Credit and Enrichment Courses for Students Completing Grades 
9, 10, 11, 12
UCLA’s 24,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students study on a beautiful 411-acrecampus of which 60% is open land devoted to lush, green fields, tropical trees, flowers and plants. The University is situated at the foot of the Santa Monica Mountains and nestled between the residential communities of Beverly Hills, Bel-Air, Westwood, and Santa Monica —and just minutes from spectacular Pacific Ocean beaches. UCLA offers excellent facilities: a six million-volume library,numerous cultural centers and museums, one of the nation’s finest health care complexes, and some of the world’s finest athletic facilities — many built for the Los Angeles Olympic Games.
Living and Learning Together in One Residence Hall
All Summer Discovery students live together in one residence hall—a special feature of our programs. This enables students and staff to develop the close-knitcommunity of living under one roof. Although our students benefit from the greater university community, they have a distinct “home” on campus, which provides immeasurable social, educational and safety benefits.
The New Hedrick Summit Suites
Students live in Hedrick Summit Residence Hall, opened in 2005. Hedrick is located near the beginning of the famed Bruin Walk and adjacent to the UCLA SycamoreTennis Center. Rooms are 10, 6, 5 and 4 person suites, comprised of singles, doubles and triples, with semi-private bathrooms and air conditioning. Each room features beds and study desks, ample closet space, private telephones, and high-speed internet access (refrigerator rentals are available). Outstanding in-house facilities include a computer center with laser printers, TV/DVD lounges, game roomwith ping pong and billiards, and laundry room (lessons available). There is also a hotel style front desk and Summer Discovery program office. Steps away are the Sunset Canyon Pool Complex and the new Sunset Village Commons with a coffee house and café.
Food For Thought
Summer Discovery students eat in the modern Hedrick dining hall, and receive 3 meals a day (2 on weekends) while on campus....