YXP | Innovative Education | University of South Florida

About Us

Welcome to the University of South Florida's comprehensive hub for K-12 programs. Here, you'll find a diverse array of educational initiatives and opportunities designed to engage and inspire students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Our commitment to fostering lifelong learning is reflected in the wealth of programs available, spanning various disciplines and catering to a wide range of interests. Whether you're a student, parent, educator, or community member, this webpage serves as your gateway to discovering enriching experiences and educational pathways at USF. Explore the countless opportunities that await as we embark on a journey of knowledge, exploration, and growth together.

The Great American Teach In

The University of South Florida actively takes part in the Great American Teach-In, providing a unique platform for our dedicated faculty and staff to forge meaningful connections with local schools. Following the resounding success of last year's inaugural effort, where over 100 USF faculty and staff members dedicated their time to the cause, our university expanded its reach by visiting more than 30 schools in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, impacting over 2,000 local students.

The YXP Latest

USF: Summer Camp Wrap-up

USF Youth Experiences

The Office of Youth Experiences offers enriching programs, backed by USF's commitment to lifelong learning and community engagement, provide a glimpse into the life of a future USF Bull. Whether it's elementary students embarking on digital scavenger hunts and code-breaking adventures or high schoolers exploring entrepreneurship and mock trials, these camps instill critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills.

Youth Venture Summer Camp

Logo for the USF Muma Nault Center for Entrepreneurship

High schoolers explored entrepreneurship at a 3-day Youth Venture camp at USF, learning from experts, formulating business ideas, and pitching innovative concepts. The goal was to foster entrepreneurial mindsets and expose them to university resources. Top teams developed a bamboo cupholder, a sports game app, and healthy jackfruit-mango items. The camp aimed to nurture future entrepreneurial talent.