Global Environmental Leadership and Sustainability (GELS)

Encourage the changemakers of tomorrow to explore creativity and a love for science!

Enable high school students to fulfill their passions, explore new interests, and gain hands-on experience in college-level courses with UC San Diego Extension's STEAM programs. Through the Global Environmental Leadership and Sustainability (GELS) programs students can select from one of three locations – Hawaii, Washington D.C. or Arizona - to spend their summer exploring scientific theory and putting their learning to practice.

Students will experience:

  • Unique, exclusive access to engage and address socially relevant environmental issues through research in the lab, in the field, and in the classroom
  • A combination of scientific research with leadership training and personal growth skills to become a leader of change
  • The cutting-edge coursework taught by renowned researchers, graduate students and professional scientists

Be a change agent and apply today!

Availability description

These unique summer programs take students on location for one-two weeks.

Age/Grade Level
Grades 9-12
Cost Range
Greater than $200
Time of Day
Overnight
All Day
Opportunity type
Out-of-school Programs
Area of Interest
Biology / LifeSciences
General Science
Physical Science
Financial Support or Scholarship Available?
Yes
NGSS Aligned?
No
Location Address:
Hawaii, Washington D.C. or Arizona
Contact Name:
Maysoon Dong
Email:
m9dong@ucsd.edu
Telephone:

Global Environmental Leadership and Sustainability (GELS)

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