Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies—Summer Gifted Studies Program

 

Overview

The Summer Gifted Studies Program is designed to enhance cognitive, affective and psychomotor abilities of gifted students through planned enrichment and acceleration activities. Emphasis is placed on individual participation and in-depth analysis of specific topics of interest, including money, business, inventions, world cultures, design and writing. Boys and girls participate in leisure, recreational and cultural activities with other gifted youth. Applicants must score at the 90th percentile of a specified standardized test.

General Info

Name Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies—Summer Gifted Studies Program
Location Hattiesburg, MS
Year-round Contacts 601-266-5236
Program Focuses & Features Astronomy, Forensic Science, Peace/Cross-cultural Studies, Studio Art, Swimming
Grade Range (rising grades) 4-8
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 10-14
Application Deadline March
Director Frances A. Karnes, Director
Residential Fee $590, 1 week.
Year Established 1978
Sponsor University of Southern Mississippi
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 1 weeks long

Contact

Frances A. Karnes, Director
601-266-5236