Offering opportunities for growth
The offices of college access programs at Calvin College offers opportunities for children and youth to start thinking about how they'll participate in their communities and in the world—both now, and as adults.
What we offer:
- We offer more than eight regular programs for children and youth. Explore the options here.
- Make the most of summer! We offer a variety of camps for kids and youth, ages 4-18, designed to help them bridge the gap between one school year and the next.
- Check out these useful tools to help prepare and plan for college.
Campus visits »
- Are you in high school? Want to check us out? Schedule a visit with us.
The latest news and events
There are no announcements at this time.
Entrada Scholars Program receives community recognition award
Given by the Baptist Fellowship of Grand Rapids in honor of the legacy of Dr. Clifton Rhodes, Jr., the award recognizes the Entrada Scholars Program's role in increasing minority students' access to higher education.
News & Stories, February 27, 2019
Entrada 2018 welcomes students as scholars and servants
On July 6, Entrada 2018 will welcome a diverse group of gifted students to experience scholarship, service, and community while exploring college life.
News & Stories, July 5, 2018
Calvin collaborating to promote diversity in health care professions
Calvin College is collaborating with the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and six area higher ed institutions to create “Pathways to Careers in Healthcare” for area students of color.
News & Stories, June 28, 2018
Beverly Daniel Tatum's lecture highlights MLK Day Events
Calvin College is commemorating MLK Day with a chapel service, silent march, research/training and a lecture from a leading expert on race in education.
News & Stories, January 11, 2018
Creating a community of servant leaders
The John M. Perkins Leadership Fellows Program gives first generation students and students passionate about helping their community a place to develop as servant leaders.
News & Stories, August 3, 2017
Entrada cultivates the next generation of leaders
Entrada offers racial ethnic minority high school students an opportunity to experience college living and learning. During the month-long program, scholars live in the residence halls while completing a three or four credit course.
News & Stories, July 12, 2017
Accessing affordable housing
Alum strives to find homes for Nashville residents
Spark, June 05, 2017
Alumna and family return to Haiti to nurture hope
Spark, March 01, 2017
Donation boosts Entrada program
Academic achievement program grows for ethnic minority high school juniors and seniors.
Spark, March 15, 2016
Entrada Scholars Program expands thanks to $300,000 gift from Meijer
When Entrada started in 1991 it welcomed about a dozen students. The program’s growth over the years, combined with the increased gift, will allow about 100 students to attend beginning in 2016.
News & Stories, November 20, 2015
Henry William “Bill” Dungey ’87
Outstanding Service Award
Spark, September 01, 2014
No upcoming events at this time.