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    Purdue University: Summer Programs at the Gifted Education Research & Resource Institute (GER2I)

    Purdue University: Summer Programs at the Gifted Education Research & Resource Institute (GER2I)


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Theatre Arts, STEM, Gifted, Learning Differences, Leadership, Arts, Career Exploration
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: <$500
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Government and Public Administration, Health Science, Information Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    As one of the longest running academic enrichment camps in the country, GER²I engages gifted, creative, and talented students from around the world in day and residential camps designed to stimulate imaginations, develop talents, and create lifelong friendships! Our Super Summer day camp for children (K - grade 4) meets for one or two weeks in mid-June. Our Summer Residential camp for youth (grades 5 - 12) meets for one, two, or four weeks in July. Our goal is to inspire your child!

    Students of all ages take challenging courses in their area(s) of interest and participate in fun small-group activities that focus on the their social and emotional development. In our interdisciplinary courses taught by Purdue professors, graduate students, or K-12 teachers, students will develop critical and creative thinking skills through investigating current, real-life issues; discovering mysteries in the world of physics, chemistry, and technology; or creating videos, paintings, models, and computer games. We specialize in cutting-edge content in fields like forensic science, nanotechnology, neuroscience, and robotics. Our camps are run by graduate students and faculty who specialize in Gifted, Creative, and Talented Studies at Purdue University.

    Why choose GER²I Summer Camps at Purdue?

    • Personal attention from talented and caring teachers, camp counselors, and GER2I staff
    • Intellectual challenges designed to inspire
    • Friendships with others from around the world who share similar interests
    • Enjoyable learning and social experiences that address the needs of the whole child

    The Gifted Education Research & Resource Institute (GER²I) at Purdue University is an innovative center dedicated to the discovery, study, and development of human potential. GER²I's mission is the holistic development of giftedness, creativity, and talents among individuals throughout their lifespan. This is, in part, accomplished through academic enrichment programs for gifted, creative, and talented youth.

    Sessions run during June and July.