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Summer Enrichment Program

SEP is a two-week residential program at the University of Northern Colorado consisting of high-interest, hands-on, brains-on courses for gifted, talented, and creative students entering grades 5 through 10.

Courses are developed by specialists in gifted education and/or in specific content areas as part of the university's Center for Gifted and Talented Education. 

Curriculum is developed and differentiated according to basic principles of gifted education, providing a unique opportunity for enrichment not ordinarily possible in regular classrooms.

Examples of Previous Course Topics

  • Musical Improvisation
  • Electronic Composition, Video Killed the Radio Star, Sounds
  • Beginning Dance and Advanced Dance
  • Guitar Jam and Acapella Singing
  • Improv (both 5x7 & 8x10), SEP LIVE (8x10), and Slam Poetry (8x10)
  • Cabaret (choice of drama activities)/Drama workshops
  • Picture Your Self; Stained Glass
  • Photo Journalism/experimental art
  • Theatre/Dramatic Writing
  • Math aesthetics; math history; ECO-nomics; energy economics
  • Architecture; Energy
  • Sherlocked Codetalkers- Cryptology
  • Science/physics of art
  • Memory Book
  •  Women and Literature; Stories/Illustrations
  • A hunting we will go (archeology); multiverses; Quest is the quest; Always been Giants
  • Current Event Analysis; Sports and HIstory
  • Lies My Teacher Told Me
  • Robotics (programming a robot); Rocketry
  • 10 Days To Save the World; Music and Society
  • Scholastica Game Club/MI (may teach this or the other class)
  • Superheroes and Society; What Does It Take to Make a Movie?

Online SEP Costs: 

1 Class = $360; 2 Classes = $610; 3 Classes = $755; 4 Classes = $900
(All classes include a daily small group time with counselors & LEPers, Super Saturday, Movie Night, Showcase, & Wrap-Up Celebration)

Add-Ons: Options Only = $100; Group Minecraft Only = $75; BOTH Options & Minecraft = $150