Iowa State University—Office of Precollegiate Programs for Talented and Gifted Summer Programs

 

Overview

OPPTAG conducts several precollege programs for gifted students. Adventures! allows day students who have completed grades 2-6 to choose from enrichment courses in various subjects. CY-TAG, enrolling pupils entering grades 8-11, combines three-week high school enrichment classes with social, recreational and cultural activities. A third program, Explorations!, provides rising eighth through tenth graders with one week of intensive instruction in a chosen subject. In lieu of a letter grade, students receive a written evaluation from the instructor upon completion of the course.

General Info

Name Iowa State University—Office of Precollegiate Programs for Talented and Gifted Summer Programs
Location Ames, IA
Year-round Contacts 800-262-3810
Program Focuses & Features Canoeing, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Drama, Math, Science, Studio Art, Swimming, Tennis
Grade Range (rising grades) 3-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 13-17; Day — Coed 8-17
Application Deadline May
Director Carmen P. Flagge, Coordinator
Residential Fee $750-2150 (+$50-600), 1-3 weeks.
Day Fee $650-1850 (+$60-360), 1-3 weeks.
Year Established 1986
Dates & Sessions June-July; 3 sessions, 1-3 weeks long

Contact

Carmen P. Flagge, Coordinator
800-262-3810