Programs

Precollege App Design students working in the MakerLab at Brandeis University

App Design

July 5 - 17, 2020
Level up your coding skills with 45 hours of classroom instruction from faculty and students in Brandeis' well-regarded computer science course; work together with a team of like-minded peers to conceive, design and code to create a brand-new computer application or game; and present your app design to a local corporation like Google.
Precollege students preparing food in a culinary course.

Genesis

Leadership Week + Three Week Course: June 28, 2020 - July 26, 2020
Three Week Course Only: July 5 - July 26, 2020
Join a unique Jewish experiential program that builds upon the exceptional assets of Brandeis University and gives you the opportunity to learn, create and grow both academically and Jewishly. The 2020 courses available for study are: Creative Writing, Theatre Arts, Climate Justice, Global Religions, and Culinary Arts and Anthropology.
Precollege students working with a microscope in the science lab at Brandeis University

Global Health: Science, Medicine, and the Social Determinants of Health

June 21 - 26, 2020
This program will address the intersection of health and social justice. Global Health will challenge you to consider remedies and debate the merits of medical vs. social solutions. You’ll gain first-hand experience and have the opportunity to work with your peers to identify and address public health issues.
Precollege QAA students smiling and waving to the camera while working on computers.

Queer Academics and Activism

June 21 - 26, 2020
Join a community of like-minded peers to study and research the history and future of the LGBTQIA+ community through an academic lens. You will connect with faculty experts and leaders in the field, and build an action plan to make a difference for the future of LGBTQIA+ youth and communities.
Brandeis Precollege students discussing art pieces at the Rose Museum at Brandeis University

Race, Inequality and Social Justice

June 21 - 26, 2020
This program will address a score of issues that have plagued the United States since its founding. Through case study, statistical analysis, and first-person accounts, you will study the systemic racism that has built a legacy of racial injustice, and explore the key areas that challenge America today.
Precollege students together during a project centered around trust.

Service Leadership

July 5 - 17, 2020
Earn 45 hours of community service credit while engaging with populations affected by issues such as income inequality, hunger and homelessness, chronic disability, and the refugee and immigration crisis. At the same time, you will explore key concepts in non-profit organizational behavior and structures.