Scholars must attend once-a-month Saturday Academy in September, October, November, February, March, April, and the annual May celebration. Scholars must also participate in the Summer Intensive session; dates are based on grade level. Please take a look at the Summer 2024 schedule below.

  • CUPS High School: Summer Intensive and Saturday Academies are from 9:45 am-3:00 pm 
  • Seniors: Thursday 6/6/2024 - 7/12/2024. Final Research Presentation: Friday 7/26/2024
  • Juniors: Thursday 6/6/2024 - 6/28/2024
  • Sophomores: Thursday 6/6/2024 - 06/21/2024
  • Freshman: Thursday 6/6/2024 - 06/14/2024

Eligible scholars can extend their summer program by one week (7/15/24-7/19/24) if they choose through various CUPS Summer Extension programs.  Accepted scholars will receive additional information on this.

Courses and Activities

Healthcare and STEAM courses and activities vary by grade level. Below are some of the few courses and activities our program offers. This list is a broad overview and not all-encompassing.

  • Introduction to Blood Pressure
  • Lip Balm Compounding
  • Bioengineering Empowerment Programming (BEEP)
  • Introduction to Aromatherapy
  • Field Testing: Water & Soil
  • Wound Suturing
  • Poster Presentations: Professional Symposium 
  • CPR Certification
  • Foundation is Equity: Certification
  • SAT Prep
  • Financial Literacy & Funding
  • Choosing the Right College 
  • Health Equity
  • Inkworks: Innovation Lab
  • Introduction to Research