A six-week residential, academic, and personal development program comprises the summer component. Emphasis is placed on basic communication and mathematical skills, test-taking skills, career awareness, and social developments skills. Activities include academic classes, special interest classes, cultural activities, recreational sports, and an out-of-town field trip.
There is no cost for the students to participate in the Trio Upward Bound Program. All program materials, services, and activities are free of charge to participants.