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Splash!, Cascade, and Droplet are academic enrichment programs for high school students in the Chicago area. You can take classes taught by college and graduate students on topics such as genetic engineering, dystopian fiction, jazz dance, and introductory Mongolian! The program gives you a chance to see topics you may not encounter in a traditional high school curriculum. Our teachers strive to teach unusual and engaging classes that keeping learning fun.

Student Registration

Splash student registration opens in January!

Stay notified here.

At a glance In the past, we have had three programs: Droplet in the fall, Cascade in the winter, and Splash! in the spring. This year, given COVID, we are offering a virtual Droplet in the winter and a virtual Cascade in the spring.


Droplet Cascade Splash!
What: Up to three classes in one afternoon, online. Up to two classes online, meeting once a week for five weeks. Splash is not offered this year.
When: Droplet will take place Saturday, Jan 16, 2021. Cascade will start April 13, 2021. Splash is not offered this year.
Who: Open to all high school students throughout the Chicago area.
Cost This program is free!
Where: Online! (Usually: On the University of Chicago Campus in Hyde Park.)
How do I sign up: Sign up using the registration link above.
What you need: Access to a computer and stable internet connection.




Day Of

So you want to come to Droplet, Splash, or Cascade? Here's what you can expect...

Splash!

Splash! is not offered this year.

Droplet

We will send you a link to our live video by email before the program starts. Join us at 12:45 to make sure your video and audio is working correctly. Then go to your virtual classes! Learn new things and make new friends!

Cascade!

We will send you a link to our live video by email before the program starts. Join us at 12:45 to make sure your video and audio is working correctly. Then go to your virtual classes! Learn new things and make new friends!



Last modified by tbhonslay on Nov. 29, 2021 at 11:56 a.m.