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Summer Residential Program

*Parents: Before arriving to camp, you must fill out a Medical History Form and a Medical Contact Form.Your child will not be registered until these forms are completed and submitted!

If you have questions about your bill or invoice, please contact Purdue Conferences.  You can contact Kathy Walters, Senior Conference Coordinator, at kw@purdue.edu or 765-494-2758. You can call toll-free to 866-515-0023.

Download an informational flyer for the 2014 Summer Residential Program here!

Download the 2014 Summer Residential Brochure! Please click on the image of the brochure below to open a pdf copy of the brochure. 


When you have completed your application, you may submit it here!

GOOD NEWS!!  GERI is opening a second session of the popular class Forensic Files in Star I, as a morning class.  It is not on the application, but if you would like to register for it, please write it in as a morning class choice.  Thank you!

Financial aid is no longer available. 

The following classes are now full:

  • CSI Forensics - COMET II
  • Structural Engineering- COMET II
  • Breaking News - STAR II
  • Videography & Photojouralism - STAR II
  • Steam Labs - STAR II
  • Power to the People - STAR II
  • "Design Your Own Course" Course - STAR II
  • Exploring Organic Chemistry - PULSAR II
  • Advanced Engineering - PULSAR II

 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

Please click on the links below for more information:

Registration opens February 1, 2014!

How to Apply

A Day in the Life of a Summer Residential Student

Students who have

completed grades:


Program Types


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



June 29 - July 5

$625 Commuter

$975 Residential

Comet II



July 6 - July 12

$625 Commuter

$975 Residential

7 - 8 Star I Residential June 29 - July 12 $1950
Star II Residential July 13 - July 26 $1950
9 - 12 Pulsar I Residential June 29 - July 12 $1950
Pulsar II Residential July 13 - July 26 $1950


Native American Camp

A fantastic example of Geometric Design in Math!