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Community Based Learning

Academy Dates

Spring Academy 2024

  • February 3 2024
  • March 16, 2024
  • April 20, 2024

Course Numbers

You may enroll in the Saturday Academy course by logging in to your student portal, select the link that says "CLASS ENROLLMENT", type in the course number and click "ENTER".

Teacher/STEM Track Students

Track Students
Spring Course Description Course # Instructor
CI 180T Expanded Environment 38670 Mike Snell

Community Based Learning Events

LA Museum Trip
Open to Freshman Cohort

A Cohort will visit the Getty and Museum of Tolerance, and experience dinner at the famous Los Angeles Farmer's Market.

Leadership Retreat
Open to program participants Junior Cohort and above, but limited to 20
The cohorts will participate in a Leadership retreat at Asilomar Conference grounds in Pacific Grove, CA.

Annual Scholarship Dinner
Open to all Teaching Fellows scholarship recipients

Located in the University Dining Hall. All Cohorts and their parents/guardians are invited to attend.

White Water Rafting
Open to all Scholarship Teaching Fellows but limited to 25 participants.
Students will enjoy a day on the mighty Kings River located in Twin Pines Camp. This activity will reinforce team building, collaboration and most importantly camaraderie among cohorts.

Travel Study to Washington DC
A cohort will have the opportunity to spend a week in the study of democracy in the United States in the nation's capitol.

Yosemite Adventure
Open to all program participants, but limited to 20
Yosemite National Park is in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. It's famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome

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