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New Experiences

As a student in Upward Bound, we offer you an experience that you may not find in your everyday lives, but will prepare you for the intellectual and cultural diversity needed to succeed in college.  These are some of the field trips students have enjoyed in the past few years: 


  • Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Jungle Jim's, IKEA, and the 'Backyard' of Cincinnati
  • U.S. Air Force Museum (Dayton)
  • "The Stephen Foster Story" (Bardstown)
  • King's Island
  • Shedd Aquarium (Chicago)
  • The Second City Comedy Improv (Chicago)
  • St. Louis Science Center
  • Union Station (St. Louis)
  • Wendella Architectural Boat Ride (Chicago)
  • The Willis (formerly Sears) Tower (Chicago)
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
  • Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Mammoth Cave National Park
  • Red River Gorge
  • Cincinnati Reds
  • Skating on Fountain Square
  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
  • John Parker House, Ripley OH
  • Broadway Series at the Aronoff Center
  • and many others

College Visits

We also take students to colleges and universities around the area to allow students to see their choices. Here are many of the colleges and universities we have taken students to:


  • Berea College
  • Bellarmine University
  • Centre College
  • Western Kentucky University
  • University of Louisville
  • Murray State University
  • Cincinnati State
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Washington University of St. Louis
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Georgetown College
  • DePaul University
  • Purdue University
  • Gateway CC & TC