High school students to participate in five-week TRIO Upward Bound Camp

Yuma, AZ (May 23, 2018) – Fifty students from Yuma and La Paz high schools will be residing in Arizona Western College’s Residence Halls for five weeks as part of the TRIO Upward Bound Summer Camp.

Participants will attend classes such as math, English, science, foreign language, and electives in addition to evening activities to help them prepare for the upcoming academic year and become familiar with the college environment.
The camp will begin on May 29 and end on June 29. The students will stay on campus Sunday through Friday each week.

Talent Search & Upward Bound to Host College Life for 10th Graders

Arizona Western College will be hosting College Life for 10th grade Talent Search and Upward Bound students on Wednesday, April 26th in the Schoening Center at 9 am on the Yuma Campus.

Tenth graders from area high schools will play the game of "College LIFE" as they learn

about ways to pay for college and how much college costs.  Each team of two students receives a play checkbook.  They earn scholarships and receive their financial aid and then go to Campus Life to pay for housing, the cashier to pay for tuition and the bookstore to buy books.