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“I have Queen’s to thank for lifelong friendships, helping me decide what I want to do with my life, and giving me a home away from home. I plan to apply for Queen’s when I’m applying for post-secondary.”

-EMC in Residence student


What could be better than enjoying a week of summer on the Queen’s campus as you explore your passions, meet new friends and discover Kingston? ESU has many innovative, high-quality learning programs, both commuter and in-residence, for you!


At ESU you will:

  • explore a topic or subject taught by highly knowledgeable and uniquely skilled individuals
  • make new friends as you meet other students from near and far
  • enjoy fun and exciting extra-curricular activities


Summer Enrichment Experience at Queen’s (SEEQ)

ESU students in a labQueen’s University offers a perfect summer setting to expand your mind and explore new ideas while getting a feel for university life at one of Canada’s most prestigious universities. SEEQ Junior is for students entering grades 8 & 9 in September and features academic courses, extra-curricular activities and the opportunity to experience university life in a residence.  This five-day program offers both commuter and residence options.


SEEQ 2016 Course Descriptions updated March 21.16

SEEQ Program Guide 2016


“***** 5 stars!! Between the games, Elbow Lake and rock climbing, this is the best program I’ve ever been to!”

-Quest Student, 2015

Queen’s Excellence in Skills Training (QuEST)

Quest studentsAn innovative program for students who want to become effective leaders and team members in any situation.

Students focused on developing:

  • superior communication skills
  • cultivating strategic relationships
  • becoming a successful team member

The QuEST Program includes 3 sessions, Core Leadership Skills, Intermediate Leadership Skills and Advanced Leadership Skills.

QuEST Program Description 2016

QuEST program Guide 2016 Final

More information about QuEST:

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Interested in something different? Visit our Partner Programs page for additional program options.