Affiliated with and patterned after Duke University's Talent Identification Program, ADVANCE is an intensive educational summer program designed for academically gifted youth. Students enroll in one academic class and receive six hours of daily instruction in the chosen course of study. Evening study periods and recreational activities take place in the evening. Weekend activities include dances, movies, sports, arts and crafts, and a talent show.
|Name||Northwestern State University ADVANCE Program for Young Scholars|
|Program Focuses & Features||Basketball, Chess, Computer Science, Crafts, Creative Writing, Film, Fine Arts, Golf, Hiking, History, Math, Science, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||8-12|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 13-17|
|Director||David Wood, Director|
|Residential Fee||$2250 (+$75-150), 3 weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||1 session, 3 weeks long|