SIG: Summer Institute for the Gifted, found in 1984, provides academically advanced students with an interesting and challenging educational experience. This program combines remarkable academic courses with cultural, social, and recreational opportunities, like College Preparation, Crime Scene Investigation and Engineering in Action. You can choose the 3-week camp in top universities like Princeton, Yale, Dartmouth, UC Berkeley, UCLA, etc. and going on fun weekend trips with other students from around the world.
Duke University TIP: Duke University Talent Identification Program is a global leader in identifying academically gifted students and providing them with opportunities to support their development. Duke TIP offers dozens of courses from June to August. Students can apply for one of the 2-week courses among four categories at any given time, e.g. Pre-Law: Human Rights Advocacy, Political Science and Global Economics, Human Genetics, Sensory Biology and Neuroscience of Marine Organisms, Creative Writing and so forth.
There are still several kinds of summer programs available for students, such as:
Duke University Summer College
Duke University Summer Academy
Northwestern University CTD
LeadAmerica-National Youth Leadership Forum
ATDP-Academic Talent Development Program at UC Berkeley
GAC-Global Academic Commons
Debate Workshop at Harvard University or Boston College