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Summer Residential Program

Greetings from Purdue's Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI)!

If you need to reach a GERI staff member at any time, day or night, please call the GERI cell phone at (765) 412-7002.

Our 2016 Summer Residential camps were a great success! If you attended, thanks for participating and helping us to make this summer so special. Registration for our 2017 residential camps for grades 5 - 12 will open on February 1, 2017! Be sure to come back to this page to view our 2017 brochure, available in early January, and start making your plans to join us! If you are new to our programs, check out the 2016 brochure below for more information about our enrichment camps for high-ability students!

GERI 2016 Summer Residential Brochure Example


Students who have completed grades:


Program Types

2016 Dates

Registration Fee (per session)

PreK - 4

For information on programs in grades PreK - 4, please visit the GERI Super Summer website.

5 - 6

Comet I



July 2 - July 8

$1200 Residential

$725 Commuter

Comet II



July 9 - July 15

$1200 Residential

$725 Commuter

7 - 8 Star I Residential July 2 - July 15 $2400
Star II Residential July 16 - July 29 $2400
9 - 12 Pulsar I Residential July 2 - July 15 $2400
Pulsar II Residential July 16 - July 29 $2400


 Click here to see an Orientation to Summer Residential!


Every summer, for over 34 years, GERI has engaged gifted, creative, and talented students from across the country and around the world in residential camps designed to stimulate their imagination and expand their abilities. Students who have completed grades 5 through 12 live in campus residence halls, take challenging courses, and participate in engaging recreational activities. GERI offers three programs each summer.

What will you experience at GERI Summer Camps?

  • Intellectual Challenges
  • Personal attention from talented and caring staff members
  • Outstanding Purdue University facilities: residence halls, dining halls, classrooms, and labs
  • Friendships with others from around the world who share similar interests
  • Enjoyable learning and social experiences

A Day in the Life of a Summer Residential Student

Partnership with ASSET Talent Search in India from 2016

We are happy to announce that ASSET Talent Search has joined hand with Gifted Education Resource Institute to provide toppers of ASSET Talent Search learning opportunities. The association will offer students from ASSET Talent Search a chance to access GERI’s STAR program. Students can chose 2 or 4 week long courses designed to stimulate their imaginations and expand their abilities.

Details about the program are mentioned below.  Visit the official ASSET Talent Search site at www.ei-india.com/talentsearch