Summer Transitional Enrichment Program (STEP)

Provided by
Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth

This program provides an opportunity for students, who are finishing grades 7-8, to spend two weeks on a college campus studying one accelerated course. STEP is designed to engage, intellectually challenge, and inspire. It offers a learning atmosphere that nurtures students' talents and abilities, enriches social life, and encourages creativity. WCATY strives to balance the academic and recreational sides of camp. This program is for those who are ready for above grade level challenge and are serious about having fun in and outside of the classroom with peers who share similar aspirations and interests.

At a Glance: Summer Transitional Enrichment Program

• Residential Summer Program with 50 Hours of Class Time
• Program runs two weeks in mid-July
•For students finishing grades 7 and 8

For more information about class offerings and dates, please visit our program website.

Financial Information • Cost: Residential ($2000), Commuter ($1300), International ($2450) • 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 7 (ages 12 to 13)Grade 8 (ages 13 to 14)
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Career ExplorationCollege ExplorationScience / Technology / Engineering / Math
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Last updated: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:20am