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Summer Mentoring and Reading Together (SMART) expanding section

Recipient of the 2010 State Superintendent's "Standing up for Rural Communities, Libraries and Schools" Award

SMART is a program open to all students entering grades 1-8, this program meets for four weeks, two days a week in the afternoons. Students are provided transportation from their homes to the local library. 

Number of Spots:

  • La Crosse and Holmen - Mondays and Wednesdays: 20 (10 1st-4th grade and 10 5th-8th grade) 
  • Norwalk/Ontario/Wilton - Tuesdays and Thursdays: 20 (10 1-4th grade and 10 5th-8th grade)

Participants willSMART Field Trip to MN Zoo

  • Be assigned a mentor (college student) who help them with guided reading
  • Be exposed to a number of enrichment opportunities within the community
  • Learn more about public libraries and their services  

SMART 2018 Dates: June 6-28, 2018

For more information, please view our S.M.A.R.T. brochure. To apply, please complete one of the following applications online: SMART Registration Form (English). Paper format is also available: English.

NOTE: If you are applying for SMART and you are going to 6th grade in the fall or you are in middle, you also need to fill out the following for SMART: DPI form (English), or DPI form (Spanish).

Deadline for SMART: Friday, May 4, 2018. Space is limited. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. Applications received after deadline will be put on waiting list.

Questions? Please contact Teigen Haye (thaye@uwlax.edu; 608-785-8928)

Mississippi River Adventure Introductory Camp (MRA INTRO) expanding section

The Mississippi River Summer Adventure – Introductory Camp is a residential, week long program for students entering grades 7 through 9.  

MRA Camp

Participants will  

  • Learn elements of math and science 
  • Develop team building, outdoor adventures, collaborative thinking, and exploration skills

Number of Spots: 20

MRA Intro 2018 Dates: July 15-20, 2018

For more information, please view our MRA brochure. To apply, please complete the MRA registration form (English) or Formularios en espanol.

NOTE: Please include a copy of the student’s grades for the 2017-2018 school year (minimum GPA requirement is 2.5). 

Deadline for MRA Intro: Friday, May 4, 2018. Space is limited. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. Applications received after deadline will be put on waiting list.

A completed application should include:

  • Registration Form (make sure you select your t-shirt size)
  • Copy of 2017-2018 Transcript or Report Card
  • Camp/Event Consent Form
  • Participant Contract
  • Consent of Medication Administration
  • Health Questionnaire
  • DPI Scholarship Application (if family qualifies for free and reduced lunch)
  • Personal Statement

 Questions can be directed to: 608.785.8225 or email Teigen Haye at thaye@uwlax.edu

SEND ALL FORMS TO:

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Precollege Program
1725 State Street, 1101 Centennial Hall
La Crosse, WI 54601

Mississippi River Adventure Leadership & Intercultural Development Camp (MRA LID) expanding section

The Mississippi River Summer Adventure – LID Camp is a residential, week long program for students entering grades 10 through 12. 

Adv Camp

Participants will

  • Explore leadership development training and intercultural identity development workshops 
  • Travel to camp, hike and/or canoe
  • Visit a college campus

Number of Spots: 15

MRA LID 2018 Dates: July 22-27, 2018

For more information, please view our MRA brochure. To apply, please complete the MRA registration form (English) or Formularios en espanol.

NOTE: Please include a copy of the student’s grades for the 2017-2018 school year (minimum GPA requirement is 2.5). 

Deadline for MRA LID: Friday, May 4, 2018. Space is limited. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. Applications received after deadline will be put on waiting list.

A completed application should include:

  • Registration Form (make sure you select your t-shirt size)
  • Copy of 2017-2018 Transcript or Report Card
  • Camp/Event Consent Form
  • Participant Contract
  • Consent of Medication Administration
  • Health Questionnaire
  • DPI Scholarship Application (if family qualifies for free and reduced lunch)
  • Personal Statement

 Questions can be directed to: 608.785.8225 or email Teigen Haye at thaye@uwlax.edu

SEND ALL FORMS TO:

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Precollege Program
1725 State Street, 1101 Centennial Hall
La Crosse, WI 54601