Accelerated Learning Program (ALP)

Provided by
Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth

The Accelerated Learning Program gives gifted high school students the chance to learn and live alongside each other on the beautiful UW-Madison campus. ALP is an intense, three-week summer camp designed to push students to the next academic level while housing them in an intimate learning environment. Students enroll in a single course for an in-depth experience not possible in crowded high school schedules. Students gain insight from instructors who are experts in their fields. Above all, ALP students are carefully selected to cultivate an optimal learning environment where gifted students can interact, learn, and grow with each other.

At a Glance: 

• Residential Summer Program with 105 Hours of Class Time
• Three weeks long
• For students finishing grades 9 through 12

For more information about specific classes and dates, please visit our program website. 


Financial Information • Cost: Residential ($2900), Commuter ($2000), International ($3650) • Application Fee: $60 (Non-Refundable) • Financial Aid Available
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All UW-Madison buildings are ADA accessible.


  • UW- Madison Campus, 225 N. Mills Street, Madison, WI 53706



Katie Effertz
(608) 890-3260
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Grade 9 (ages 14 to 15)Grade 10 (ages 15 to 16)Grade 11 (ages 16 to 17)Grade 12 (ages 17 to 20)
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Full Day
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Career ExplorationCollege ExplorationScience / Technology / Engineering / Math
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Last updated: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:16am