Summer Programs

Leadership Summit

The 2022 Leadership Summit was a success! Keep an eye out for announcements about College Freshmen Leadership Summit 2023 so that you can participate in leadership training, college prep, outdoor activities, and more!

Who: Upcoming GEAR UP college freshman. Participants must have finalized their admission to a college or university inside or outside of Wyoming.

What: A 10-hour workshop series (spread out across three short days) that focuses on college transition, leadership development, financial aid, and college/career readiness.

When: The next Leadership Summit will take place in Summer 2023 -- dates will be announced in Spring 2023

Where: TBD

Participating students will receive a financial stipend for their time and effort!

Summer Academy

From 13-16 June 2022, GEAR UP Wyoming hosted a summer program at the University of Wyoming in Laramie for GEAR UP Wyoming participants. This free experience allowed students to explore different careers and majors while having fun. Watch for updates about Summer Academy 2023 for an experience you won't forget!

Who: GEAR UP Wyoming participants who are in high school 

What: Various activities and workshops centered on different careers.

When: TBD

Where: The University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY (students will be provided lodging in the university dormitories)

If you have any questions, please email!

Contact Us

GEAR UP Wyoming

SEO, University of Wyoming

Dept. 3808

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Knight Hall, Room 330

Phone: (307) 766-6189


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