As a student in the Upward Bound program, you will have access to the following no cost activities and services:

Saturday Academy


Our Saturday workshops assist you in acquiring valuable time management and study skills.  You will also have the opportunity for career exploration and college and SAT/ACT preparation and to attend amazing educational conferences.

Tutoring


Upward Bound offers tutoring exclusively for it's participants, academic assistance is offered for a variety of subjects including math, science or . Tutoring takes place weekly at each of our five target high schools.

Field Trips


You will benefit from cultural enrichment through our trips to exciting places such as the Museum of Tolerance, Pantages Theatre, Dodger Stadium, LA Zoo, Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland and Six Flags Magic Mountain.

College Tours


Through Upward Bound, you will get the opportunity to visit a variety of private and public colleges and universities across California and learn about their academic programs. College tours occur during Spring Break and during the Summer Program.

Summer Program


During our six-week summer program, you will take high school prep courses for which you can earn elective credits towards high school graduation. Your time at in the summer program will be split between PCC and a residential component at a local 4 year college which will offer you the opportunity to experience campus life first hand.  The final week is our college tour to either the San Diego area schools or Northern California area schools.