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Summer Residential Program

Registration for Summer Residential will be opening on Feb. 1.

GERI Summer Residential online registration is not yet active; however, we are looking forward to your participation in "Summer Res 2015" and invite you to upload your application and supporting documents (for first-time campers) by clicking here!  Be sure to consider two new courses that were added after our brochure was printed. Check out the links to the new courses below.


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Due to scheduling conflicts, STEM Speak (Comet I, Comet II, Star II, and Pulsar II) is no longer offered. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Alternatively, you may fax (765)496-2706, e-mail geri@purdue.edu, or mail your application materials to
Purdue University
Gifted Education Resource Institute 
Beering Hall, Room 5178 
100 N. University Street 
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098

Please click on the image of the brochure below to open a pdf copy of the brochure. 


 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:

A Day in the Life of a Summer Residential Student

Students who have

completed grades:


Program Types

2015 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



June 28 - July 4

$625 Commuter

$975 Residential

Comet II



July 5 - July 11

$625 Commuter

$975 Residential

7 - 8 Star I Residential June 28 - July 11 $1950
Star II Residential July 12 - July 25 $1950
9 - 12 Pulsar I Residential June 28 - July 11 $1950
Pulsar II Residential July 12 - July 25 $1950


Native American Camp5

summer residential