We provide opportunities for high school students to explore career options and higher education choices. We are tailored for students who are first-generation, college-bound, and meet the federal low-income requirements. As an active participant, you will be exposed to academic, social, cultural and recreational activities sponsored by Chemeketa.
Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded college preparatory program that offers assistance to low-income and first-generation college-bound students. The focus of Upward Bound is to develop skills needed for post-secondary education and to help its graduates enter and stay in post-secondary education. Chemeketa's program is one of 1,900 federally funded TRiO programs across the nation.
Upward Bound provides you a variety of educational opportunities, as well as cultural and career activities such as -
You must be attending North Salem High School, Santiam High School or Woodburn Academy of International Studies High School and meet the following requirements-
Upward Bound Saturday Academies and Events (Winter/Spring 2017 Permission Slip)
Summer Academy classes Monday through Thursday at Chemeketa: June 19 - July 20
Friday field trips on June 23, June 30, July 7, and July 14
Marine Biology Research at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR: July 24 - July 28 (overnight trip)
School Shelf- College-prep, academic success and parental involvement resources for students, parents and mentors
For more information, please contact Veronica Sifuentez at 503.480.4771 or Lino Solomon at 503.580.0445.
Upward Bound is 100% federally funded