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CRDG Summer Programs

The Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) Summer Programs at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa continues its commitment of over forty years of summer education, exploration, and adventure. Students entering grades 1–12 discover what it takes to be scientists conducting research in the laboratory and field; engineers designing and building solutions to real world problems; conservationists working to protect the natural resources of the ‘āina; artists, writers, and designers exploring their creativity; or playwrights and actors producing and starring in an original stage production.

Inquiry-based instruction and hands-on learning in the classroom, laboratory, field, and theater are the cornerstones for all of our courses. Classes are led by a highly qualified staff of teachers and teacher assistants to insure a safe learning environment where students are able to immerse themselves in their work and come to their own “A-HA!” moments.


  • All classes meet at the University Laboratory School.
  • No classes will be held on May 29 (Memorial Day), June 12 (Kamehameha Day observed), and July 4 (Independence Day).
  • Supervised areas will be available from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm to ensure safe learning and play.
  • All students must provide their own snacks and lunch.  No food service is offered.


May 30–June 2: Summer Adventure A
June 5–July 7: Core Programs
June 5–16: Driver’s Education
June 5–23: Enhancing Mathematics Understanding through Measurement Concepts
July 10–14: Summer Adventure B
July 17–21: Summer Adventure C

Course and Registration Information

search the site Catalog and Register Online (tba)
search the site  CRDG Summer Programs 2016 Brochure  (tba)
search the site  CRDG Summer Programs 2016 Application (tba)
(PDF must be viewed in Acrobat)


University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Curriculum Research & Development Group
Summer Programs
1776 University Avenue, CMA 101
Honolulu, HI 96822-2463

Ph. (808) 956-8176
Email: crdgsum@hawaii.edu



  • Minecraft
  • LEGO Robotics
  • Creative Programming
  • Measureland
  • Drama
  • Hawai‘i Nature Study
  • Hawai‘i’s Cultures
  • STEM
  • Little Journalists
  • Tech for the 21st Century
  • Animation Studio
  • Mixed Media Art
  • Inspiring Global Leaders


  • Driver’s Education
  • After-School Program