- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: Gifted
- Selective: No
- Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16
- Minimum Cost: <$500
- Credit Awarded: No
The Summer Scholars Residential & Commuter Program is a two-week program designed to develop the academic, leadership, and/or creative skills of 7th to 10th grade students who have demonstrated high levels of ability in their school work, in the arts or in their daily lives. Week One is virtual and Week Two is in person (residential or commuter).
The Center for Gifted Education has a long and rich history of educating parents, students and educators, in and around the Lafayette area, the state, and the nation. The Center was established in 1987 and is one of only 20 such comprehensive centers focusing on the needs of high ability/gifted learners in the nation. It is the only one of its scope in Louisiana. UL Lafayette’s Center for Gifted Education is an instructional, research, and service center focused on the needs of the high ability/gifted students.
The "LAgniappe SSRC: Future Innovators Camp" offers an intellectually stimulating experience, similar to the future and creative problem-solving models. Students work in teams to design an authentic solution for real-world problems, learning and practicing the skills of field experts.