Seven Eight Enrichment Days

SEEDS | For Grades 7 – 8
2021 Program Registration opens December 2020

Program overview

Grade seven and eight 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.

Residence & Commuter options are available!

Save Your Seat!

Registration opens the first Monday in December.
Register early to secure a spot in your preferred course!

  • May 12 – 15, 2020
  • May 13 – 15, 2020
  • May 19 – 22, 2020
  • May 20 – 22, 2020
  • May 26 – May 29, 2020
  • May 27 – May 29, 2020

Program Highlights

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Students study an interesting topic in state-of-the-art facilities

Academic Courses

Choice of one academic course from a variety of disciplines

Classroom Time

15 hours of classroom instruction over three days

Taught by Queen's Experts

Courses taught by Queen’s students, faculty & community professionals

Connect with Peers

Learn and connect with like-minded peers

Classroom Time

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.

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, but do not stay in residence overnight.


2018 SEEDS At A Glance

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2018 SEEDS Course Descriptions

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SEEDS Sample Schedule

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2018 SEEDS Program Guide

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Example Activities

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ESU Policies

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SEEDS at a Glance

This PDF is a quick overview of the SEEDS program, including Rates, Dates & Program Highlights. Open PDF in New Tab

Course Descriptions

This PDF has the 2020 SEEDS Course Descriptions. Open PDF in New Tab

Sample Schedule

This PDF has a sample schedule for both the Residence & Commuter options of the SEEDS program. Open PDF in New Tab

Program Guide

This PDF contains a comprehensive overview of the SEEDS program for this year. Open PDF in New Tab

ESU Policies

Visit our Policies page to access PDFs of the various policies pertaining to the program and the University. View the Policies Page


Visit our FAQs for a list answers to common questions, and more info for parents and students. View the FAQ Section

Sample Activities

Visit the Programs page to see some of the activities you will get to take part in. View the Sample Activities

Campus Map

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