SIG enrolls high-aptitude students in three-week residential and commuter programs held at prestigious colleges across the country. The program combines rigorous academics with cultural courses and traditional recreational summer camp activities. Pupils typically take either two or three academic classes and one or two arts/recreational courses during each four-period weekday. Evening entertainment, Saturday field trips and weekend pursuits round out the program.
|Name||Summer Institute for the Gifted - University of Chicago|
|Program Focuses & Features||Astronomy, Computer Science, Dance, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Science, Expository Writing, Fencing, Filmmaking, Geology, Law, Martial Arts, Math, Music, Photography, Science, Theater, Writing/Journalism|
|Age Range||Residential and Day — Coed Ages 9-17|
|Residential Fee||$4295, 3 weeks.|
|Day Fee||$2795, 3 weeks.|
|Sponsor||National Society for the Gifted & Talented|
|Dates & Sessions||July-Aug; 1 session, 3 weeks long|