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

Excite Your Curiosity!


Programs running between May 15 and June 1, 2018

Residence and Commuter options available

Registration opens December 1, 2017

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


May 15-18, 2018

May 16-18, 2018


May 22-25, 2018

May 23-25, 2018

SEEDS 3 May 29-June 1, 2018

May 30-June 1, 2018


Residence Option
Commuter Option

Links and Downloadable Resources

2018 SEEDS At A Glance

2018 SEEDS Course Descriptions

SEEDS Sample Schedule


2018 SEEDS Program Guide

ESU Policies