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World of Wonder

World of Wonder (WOW) is a summer program at Bradley University designed to provide a variety of challenging, hands-on courses for students entering grades 1 – 9.

Students may choose to take one, two, or three classes during the week. Our curriculum features courses in multiple disciplines that promote collaboration and experiential learning, including language arts, and social sciences and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).

World of Wonder Primary – 1st - 3rd grades.  

A variety of classes that encourage higher-order thinking and creativity. All students qualify; no eligibility guidelines for this program.

World of Wonder Gifted and Talented - 4th -7th grades.

Curriculum is geared 1 to 2 grade levels above current grade level. Students must qualify to enroll in this program (see eligibility guidelines).

NEW! UP! Elevate Success - 8th and 9th grades. 

A brand new curriculum designed to help students prepare for high school, college and beyond. All students qualify; no eligibility guidelines for this program.

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Program Dates

   Monday, July 27- Friday, July 31, 2020

Drop-In Optional Orientation

   Friday, July 24, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. or by appointment

WOW Program Cost

  • $99 per class
  • $35 per week of recreation (optional)

UP! Program Cost:

  • $99 per class
  • *2 classes for $149 or 3 classes for $199
  • $35 per week of recreation (optional)

*Introductory program price for UP!

Daily Schedule

Students may choose to take one, two, or three classes each session, and/or recreation at the end of each day.

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Student drop off
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Class 1
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Student drop off/pick up/break
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Class 2
12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Student pickup
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and supervised recess/student drop off
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Class 3
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Student pickup
3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Supervised recreation
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Student pickup