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For more than 39 years, SOU Pre-College Youth Programs has offered enriching and dynamic educational programs to K-12th grade students in southern Oregon. Our programs include summer camps, enrichment classes and workshops, regional academic competitions, and early college credit programs for high school students. We encourage students to get excited about college life, and begin dreaming about being a college student.  

Our Mission

SOU Pre-College Youth Programs brings together young people from diverse backgrounds to kindle curiosity, inspire college confidence, and ignite expectations for a bright future.

Our Vision 

SOU Pre-College Youth Programs is valued statewide for innovative and transformative programs that build a bridge to college.

Our Values 

Southern Oregon University and SOU Pre-College Youth Programs value:

  • The well-being and success of all learners.

  • Critical thinking, discovery, and engaged learning.

  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Cretivity and collaboration.

  • Excellence, continuous improvement, and accountability.

  • A healthy, safe and civil campus.

  • Ecnomic vitality and environmental sustainability.

  • Improving our community, region and world.  

Our Partners

 AMERICORPS LOGO      AAUW Ashland, OR Branch        Avista Bransons Chocolates Logo   Campus Compact Logo     Carpenter Foundation Logo  Charlotte Martin Foundation  College Dreams The Harder I Work, The Luckier I Get     Oregon Cultural Trust 98,000 Square Miles of YES     Oregon GEAR Up  Gordon Elwood Foundation     Jackson County Cultural Coalition of the OR Cultural Trust     Jackson Care Connect Lithia4Kids Logo Medford Fabrication Meyer Trust Logo  Joe and Frances Naumes Family Foundation       OR Community Foundation       Oregon Shakespeare Festival     People's Bank        Rotary Ashland Lithia Springs         Southern Oregon Educational Service District Logo     TRiO


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Mailing Address

Pre-College Youth Programs
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520

Physical Address 

SOU Outreach and Engagement Building
1388 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520

Our Office is open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, except major holidays. 

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