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Pre-College Programs

For students in grades kindergarten through 12

Summer Programs

Tiger Challenge

A unique academic summer program that engages the interest and imagination of students entering kindergarten–8th grade.


Tiger U

An opportunity for students entering grades 9–12 to participate in a college-like experience that is academically engaging and builds college readiness.


Residential Camps

Enjoy the life on LSU campus as you participate in a one-week residential program. Double-occupancy dorm room accommodations and meals are included in the fee.


Reading Skills Program

Our programs in this series significantly boost reading skill and comprehension, and also help to spark a lifelong interest in reading for pleasure.


We're planning for Summer 2019!

Summer 2018 was great, but now we're working on programs for next summer. If you have ideas or questions about our summer programs, you can review the previous summer's materials until we post the new program and registration information. To contact the programs staff, just email Check back in January 2019!


Download the Summer 2018 Calendar



Science Fairs & Symposia

Louisiana Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

JSHS invites high school students to conduct original research in the sciences, engineering or mathematics, and to share their results in the regional symposium sponsored by Louisiana State University and the Academy of Applied Sciences.


Louisiana Science & Engineering Fair (LSEF)

Science Fair provides an opportunity for middle and high school students to exhibit projects and present their findings on research they have conducted in the fields of science, math, and engineering.


Year-round Programs

ACT Test Preparation

A great ACT score improves your chances of being accepted to the college you want. Our ACT Exam Preparation courses prepare you to do your best when it counts. The courses are taught by instructors who know the test better than anyone. Review test material and learn effective testing strategies using real test questions.