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Academic Programs

Andrew’s Leap – High School and Extremely Talented Middle School Students
Six-week non-residential summer program in the areas of computer science and robotics.

Brigham Young University Independent Study Program – Grades 7-12
Online courses in a variety of subject areas.

Camp Kennedy Space Center – Grades 2-9
One week commuter program featuring a variety of space activities, including meeting with an astronaut, rocket launching and space shuttle mission simulations.

Davidson Young Scholars Program – Ages 4-16 may apply, serves ages 4-18
Online mentors for gifted students, seminars for parents.

Education Program for Gifted Youth – Grades K-12
Computer-based correspondence courses in mathematics (grades K-12), English (grades 4-12), secondary physics, secondary computer science, and music theory.

iD Tech Camps
Students take interests further and gain a competitive advantage for school, college and future careers in STEM. Ages 7-17 create apps, video games, mods with Minecraft, C++ and Java programs, robots, and more. Held at Carnegie Mellon University and other universities nationwide.

Journalism Institute at the University of South Carolina – Grades 7-12
One week residential or commuter program featuring courses in several areas of mass communications including broadcasting, desktop publishing, journalistic writing, photojournalism, and yearbook.

Marine Science Consortium Pre-College Program at Wallops Island – Grades 7-12 (must be 13 years or older)
Residential program consisting of five one-week sessions (can participate in as many sessions as desired).

National Computer Camp – Ages 8-18
Summer residential and commuter program in computer programming and software.

RoboCamp – Grades 6-8
One-week non-residential summer program in Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics and Engineering Consortium.

Space Camp – Grades 4-12
Residential program lasting four, five or ten days at U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

SPARK Science Program – Grades 7-8
One-week residential or commuter program at Brown University.

The Summer Institute for the Gifted – Grades 4-11
Three-week residential program in a variety of subjects at several colleges throughout the U.S.

Student Ambassadors – Grades 5-12
Two to three weeks traveling within or outside the United States.

Young Writers Institute, University of Pittsburgh
The Young Writers Institute is for young people, grades 4-8 ang grades 9-12, who like to write, and who want to develop their craft in a commuity of writers. Programs are offered at the University of Pittsburgh, Mt. Lebanon, Pine-Richland and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education Center.

Youth Programs at Duke University – Grades 5-11
Two week residential or commuter programs in science (girls only) and language and performing arts.

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