UW programs for kids
UW Youth and Teen Programs
The University provides unique opportunities for children of all ages and interests.
University of Washington’s Youth & Teen Programs are for students who love to learn year-round. From coding and writing to everything in between, explore a variety of interesting STEM and humanities courses to choose from throughout the year. Nurture a passion, discover a new interest and even get ready for college. Programs are available for students from pre-school through high school. To learn more and register for upcoming opportunities, visit University of Washington Youth and Teen Programs.
Fiddleheads Forest School: Nature Preschool
Enroll your little one in a nature-based early childhood program at the University of Washington Botanic Gardens. Located in the nationally renowned Washington Park Arboretum, Fiddleheads encourages discovery, questioning, and experimentation through cooperative learning and play. Learn more about the program including how to enroll at Fiddleheads Forest School.
Robinson Center for Young Scholars
The Robinson Center provides challenging, accelerated learning opportunities for gifted children and teens. Learn more about their programs at the Robinson Center for Young Scholars.
Haring Center for Research and Training in Inclusive Education
Located on campus, The Haring Center for Research and Training in Inclusive Education is an early childhood education program. It works to improve the lives of children with developmental disabilities and other special needs. Under its inclusive model, children both with and without disabilities learn side-by-side. For admission details see the Haring Center Experimental Education Unit.