Summer Program for Students in Grades 5 – 12

Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute

Registration for the 2021 Summer Program is now open!

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Every summer, for over 40 years, GER2I has engaged gifted, creative, and talented students from across the country and around the world in residential camps designed to stimulate their imagination and expand their abilities. Students who have completed grades 5 through 12 live in campus residence halls, take challenging courses, and participate in engaging recreational activities. GER2I offers three programs each summer.

What will you experience at GER2I Summer Camps?

  • Intellectual Challenges
  • Personal attention from talented and caring staff members
  • Outstanding Purdue University facilities: residence halls, dining halls, classrooms, and labs
  • Friendships with others from around the world who share similar interests
  • Enjoyable learning and social experiences

Check out our 2021 Summer Program brochure! Click below to know more about our camp and the variety of the courses offered!

Our 2021 Summer Program Brochure

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Summer Program Details

Format: Virtual and Synchronous using Zoom

Duration: Half-days for 2 weeks

Dates: July 11 – July 24, 2021

Cost per course: $500

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Two sessions will be offered daily.
  • Three hours for each class session plus one hour for small group activities
  • Students may select one or two classes and one small group activity.

Classes

  • Grades 5-6 (Comet)
    • Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
    • Small group activity: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST
    • Session 2: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST
    • Small group activity: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. EST
  • Grades 7-8 (Star)
    • Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
    • Small group activity: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST
    • Session 2: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST
    • Small group activity: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. EST
  • Grades 9-12 (Pulsar)
    • Session 1: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
    • Small group activity: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST
    • Session 2: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST
    • Small group activity: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. EST

Aakash Chokase

Abdullah Tuzgen

Program partners include:

C Design Lab

Shell

Purdue research foundation

Jack kent cooke foundation

Haviland scholars

navajo prep

Asset talent search

Maiingan

Reach memphis

The columbus school

ganado unified school district

mclaughlin school district

M&J International Education Scholars

Hielites

murray language academy

south korean education support

san juan college

Contact the GER2I main office at (765) 494-7243 or by email at geri@purdue.edu.

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