Seven Eight Enrichment Days (SEEDS) | Grades 7 & 8

Excite Your Curiosity!


Programs running between May 2 and June 2, 2017

Residence and Commuter options available

Registration opens December 1, 2016

Register early to secure a spot in your preferred course!

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Students learn beyond the elementary school classroom with engaging and challenging courses that give a glimpse of university life.  They return to school with renewed energy, excitement for learning, and ideas for high school course planning and future careers.

Program Highlights

  • Choice of one academic course from a variety of disciplines
  • 15 hours of classroom instruction over three days
  • Students study an interesting topic in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Courses taught by Queen’s students, faculty, and community professionals who have demonstrated excellence in their field
  • Learn and connect with like-minded peers
  • Mentorship by Queen’s undergraduate students

Residence Option

The residence option provides a complete university experience. Students live in residence, attend daytime classes, eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a campus dining hall, and participate in extracurricular activities on the Queen’s campus and around the Kingston community.

Included with the Residence Option:

  • Three nights of accommodation in a traditional residence room
  • Three breakfasts
  • Three lunches
  • Three dinners
  • Full supervision
  • All course fees
  • All course materials
  • All evening extracurricular activities
  • ESU T-shirt
  • Taxes included
  • No hidden costs

Commuter Option

The commuter option provides a university experience that is perfect for students who live within commuting distance to campus.  Students attend daytime classes and eat lunch in a campus dining hall with their peers

Included with the Commuter Option:

  • All course fees
  • All course materials
  • Three lunches
  • Full supervision
  • Admission to the Welcome Rally on Tuesday
  • Admission to the final evening activity on Thursday
  • ESU T-shirt
  • Taxes included
  • No hidden costs

Program Dates

Program Week

Residence Dates Commuter Dates


Not Offered

May 3-5, 2017


May 16-19, 2017

May 17-19, 2017

SEEDS 3 May 23-26, 2017

May 24-26, 2017

SEEDS 4 May 30-June 2, 2017

May 31-June 2, 2017


Register on or before January 31, 2017 and pay the 2016 Tuition rates. Rates increase as of February 1, 2017.

Program Option

Program Tuition

Until January 31, 2017

As of February 1, 2017


Links and Downloadable Resources

2017 SEEDS At A Glance

2017 SEEDS Course Descriptions

SEEDS Sample Schedule


2017 SEEDS Program Guide

ESU Policies