Summer Institute for the Gifted | Summer Programs

Summer Institute for the Gifted


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.

General Info

Name Summer Institute for the Gifted
Location New Haven, CT
Year-round Contacts 866-303-4744
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 13-17
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Kristin Bernor
Residential Fee $5495, 3 weeks.
Day Fee $3995, 3 weeks.
Year Established 1984
Sponsor National Society for the Gifted & Talented
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 2 sessions, 3 weeks long


Kristin Bernor