Summer Laureate University for Youth is In-Person for 2023!

July 10 – 21:  Students who have completed grades K-6

Program Times: Monday – Friday

12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Students who have completed Grades K-6 can experience the magic of Summer Laureate University for Youth in person and on the beautiful campus of UA Little Rock. Yes, Summer Laureate is celebrating face-to-face enriched instruction.

Registration for the 2023 program will open February 1, 2023.

Applications for a limited number of Martha Gaunt Bass scholarships will be available beginning March 1, 2023.  The scholarship application is no longer available. Completed scholarship applications are due on or before Monday, May 1, by 4:00 p.m. Central Time.

Celebrating 44 Years in 2023!

Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) is an educational program that provides unique learning experiences for high-ability students to explore and expand their talents and abilities. The program offers a variety of classes taught by a staff that includes graduate students seeking masters degrees in teaching the gifted and talented, certified master teachers, and other experts.

SLUFY presents high-ability K-6 students with a unique, enriched opportunity to learn through hands-on experiences under the guidance of enthusiastic teachers. Students also will get to meet other talented students, forging friendships that last long beyond the summer program.

Student Volunteers

Who is eligible to apply to be a Student Aide?

Student Aides should currently be in high school or college.  The number of SLUFY students will determine the number of Aides needed.

Aides must be available July 10-21, 2023, Monday through Friday from 11:45 am – 6:00 pm (usually only until 5:45).

What will Aides be doing?

This summer there are a variety of assignments and activities for Students Aides to choose.

Student Aides are expected to be role models for other students, and be able to tolerate the heat.  Each Aide will receive a letter documenting his or her volunteer hours.

Click here to apply for a SLUFY Student Aide Volunteer position for the 2022 program.

The Volunteer form for SLUFY will be available beginning February 1, 2023.

Won’t you help us continue the legacy?

  • 44 years of enriched summer courses for children in Grades K-6,
  • 44 years of university-guided creative and inspired instruction, and
  • 44 years of opportunities for children to explore, to innovate, and to make friends for life.

Donate $44 to the Martha Gaunt Bass Summer Laureate Scholarship Fund in recognition of Summer Laureate University for Youth’s 44TH anniversary. Donate here!

Donate to the Martha Gaunt Bass Summer Laureate Scholarship Fund to support a child’s attendance at Summer Laureate. Donate here!

100% of your donation will directly support children who, for economic reasons, do not have access to summer enrichment programs.