Read the Day Program FAQs below.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Your child can take two courses, either periods 1 and 2 or periods 3 and 4. They have the option to come to camp in the mornings or afternoons.
Your child will take four courses in total.
Yes, lunch is provided at all day programs and is included in the program fee for full time students. (Half day students do not participate in lunch)
Sometimes. SIG's academic courses are offered to students of the same age grouping. However, the cultural and recreational classes usually are open to all students. Class grouping can accommodate varying ability levels.
Yes! Courses may be changed during the first two days of the session with the approval of the Academic Dean and the students’ parents.
Yes! An individual performance report is always mailed to parents after the session. Students’ performance reports and letters can be mailed to schools, but only after SIG receives a written request from parents.
Yes! Special meals can be provided during the session. Parents must advise the Director at the session site of the student’s special dietary needs.
SIG kids working together

3-Week Summer Academic Enrichment Summer Camps for Gifted Students Ages 5-12

Social, Cultural, and Recreational Opportunities for Gifted Children

A leader in gifted education since 1984, the Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) provides summer programs as well as residential, and year-round online programs for gifted and academically talented students.

The mission of the Summer Institute for the Gifted is to provide the highest quality educational and social opportunities for academically gifted and talented students through programs designed to meet their abilities and needs.

Students Enjoy Innovative Courses in STEM (Science, Technology, & Math) and Humanities

SIG offers unique summer day programs for gifted and talented students ages 5-12.

Through more than 30 years of experience, SIG has crafted a 3-week program that combines challenging academics with social, cultural, and recreational opportunities that enrich children’s natural talents and abilities, as well as nurture their social development.

What is SIG-nificance?

SIG•nif•i•cance {sig-nif-i-kuhns} (n.) –
A feeling of know-ing who you are and where your life is headed, similar to the feeling one gets when being part of Summer Institute for the Gifted.

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