Duke Splash, A Great Experience For High School Students

Duke Splash’s logo which is quite representative of the name. All courses at Splash are taught and created by Duke students that are passionate about the subject they are teaching.


Duke Splash, a Duke student-run organization, has opened student registration for the event on November 7. Splash is a free educational experience for middle and high school students to participate in seminars taught by Duke students.

The seminars cover a large range of material, from the origins of Harry Potter to a crash course on Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. Every student can find a course that interests them with over fifty courses available.

For the full course catalog, click here.

Splash is a day-long event taking place on Duke University’s West campus. The schedule for the day looks as follows:

8:30-9:45 AM Check-in for Students
9:45-10:00 AM Welcome session for all participants
10:00-10:50 AM Class Block 1
11:00-11:50 AM Class Block 2
12:00-12-50 PM Lunch provided by Randy’s pizza
1:00-1:50 PM Class Block 3
2:00-2:50 PM Class Block 4

Students can be dropped off on Science Drive at the French Family Science Center, where they will receive their full schedule and a map of the campus.

The program and volunteers, “Aim to foster a love of learning, independence, and creativity in all people, so Splash is free and open to all people,” according to Duke Splash’s website coordinator on their website. Due to the generous support of many donors, Splash is free for all students.

Even though there is no costs to students, there are forms required to be filled out by all Splash students. The parental release form and the photo release form are mandatory and due by November 5, while there are also class-specific forms: Girls Engineering Change and Understanding Gender Violence.

If you are interested in Duke Splash, register before it closes on November 5. For more information on Splash, visit their website or contact them at Splash@Duke.edu.  


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