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2023 Hands-On Science Registration

Hands-On Science
July 12–13, 2023
Register on or before
June 16, 2023
June 17, 2023

or later
Attendee $129 $149

Registration includes day camp activities, lunch, and snack each day.

Students will have the opportunity to attend 4 workshops (2 each day) based on the group selected during registration. Group assignments are made on a first-come, first-serve basis. UW-La Crosse reserves the right to make course substitutions as necessary and will do our best to assign students to their selected groups.

Youth Heath Form: Required for participation

To ensure the health and safety of all children, each child must submit a health form prior to the event.

  • Submit health forms are available online
  • Submit your student's form at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of the event
  • Students who do not submit a form will not be allowed to participate
Submit one of the following with your scholarship application:
  • 300-word letter from student explaining why they wish to attend their selected program
  • Copy of the student's current grade report showing good academic standing
  • Letter from a school representative supporting the student's motivation and rationale for selection as a scholarship recipient

Summer youth program scholarships

Youth scholarships—generously provided by Xcel Energy and other donors—are available for students attending summer youth programs at UW-La Crosse (UWL) through Graduate & Extended Learning. These programs provide young students with hands-on learning experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), art and culinary skills.

Summer youth programs

UWL Graduate & Extended Learning scholarship information:

  • Apply early as funds are limited
  • Application opens February 1, 2023
  • Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Decisions will be sent via email 5 business days after receipt

Thanks to Excel Energy for their generous support of Graduate & Extended Learning youth program scholarships.

Excel Energy

Cancellation policy
Substitutions welcome. Full refund less $30 processing fee two weeks prior to event, no refunds thereafter. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to
Privacy Policy
Registration implies permission for photos, publicity and inclusion in a participant list, unless UWL Extended Learning is notified in writing prior to the program at

Participants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as limited accident insurance is provided by UW-La Crosse.

For questions or additional information contact 608.785.6500 or