The Asia Institute is an interdisciplinary organization comprised of the Center for South Asian Studies, the Tibet Center, and the East Asia Center of the University of Virginia that provides Asia-focused education and outreach to K-12 and the community.
McCormick Observatory is open to the
public on the first and third Friday
night of each month, except holidays.
Weather permitting, visitors can view
celestial objects through the historic
McCormick Refractor and two smaller
telescopes. Visitors can also see
presentations by the Astronomy
Department faculty and exhibits.
Concerts are held in the outdoor
Margaret Byrd Stimpson amphitheater, a
beautiful setting that offers plenty
of room to bring a picnic basket and
spread out a blanket (no seating is
offered). In case of rain, concerts
move into the library. Please check
the calendar of events for dates.
The goal of U.Va.'s Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp is to instill an interest in engineering among middle school students, defined as rising sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. Participants will enjoy two weeks full of interactive activities and classes with U.Va.'s professors from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, secondary teachers, and U.Va. graduate students.
UVa Intramural-Recreational Sports
offers diverse programs for adults and
youth that include Health & Fitness, Recreation
Instruction, Outdoor Recreation and
The McGuffey Reading Center at the
University of Virginia is the oldest
organization of its kind in the United
States. McGuffey offers diagnostic and
remedial services as well as teaching
clinics, which are staffed by graduate
students and supervised by resident
The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) is
a residential summer program for
gifted and talented students currently
enrolled in grades 4 through 10.
Blandy’s Summer Nature Camp is offered each July. Individual camps last one week, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. They offer two camps for rising 1st-4th graders and one camp for rising 5th-8th graders.
Swimming's Cool program is designed to help children learn to be safe in the water by teaching basic aquatic skills. We offer this programs in two sessions, eight lessons each.
Upward Bound offers academic support
and college preparation to college-
bound high school students that will
be first-generation college students
and students from low-income