Summer Academy

Each year, St. Louis College of Pharmacy (STLCOP) and the St. Louis Public School District (SLPS) partner to present the STLCOP-SLPS Summer Academy, a one-week pharmacy enrichment program for seventh-and eighth-grade middle school students.

About the Program

The program exposes students enrolled in Compton Drew Investigational Learning Center Middle School and McKinley Classical Junior Academy Middle School to pharmacy education experiences using basic math and science skills.

Students receive fun, hands-on learning from STLCOP’s faculty and students, who chaperone field trips to the Missouri Botanical Garden and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. STLCOP faculty and students also facilitate lectures and discussions on health literacy, introductory pharmacy concepts, and career paths in pharmacy. Students have a unique opportunity to explore pharmacy first-hand in classrooms on STLCOP's campus.

More Information

For more information about the STLCOP-SLPS Summer Academy, parents should contact the guidance counselor at their child's middle school.