Resource: South Dakota Governor's Camp - University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
Website: South Dakota Governor's Camp - University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
University: The University of South Dakota
URL: http://www.usd.edu/education/gifted-camp/sd-governors-camp.cfm
Description: The South Dakota Governor's Camp is open to high ability students in grades 7-9 . Past camps have hosted over 3,600 campers from more than 100 different communities all over the state. Campers will have the opportunity to have: Academic experiences with University of South Dakota (USD) faculty and staff; Enrichment experiences under the guidance of trained leader; Recreational programs utilizing USD campus facilities, including the DakotaDome; A full schedule of challenging experiences and the opportunity to interact with other high ability students.

Comments: Contributed by: Student on 1/30/2006
This program is remarkable! I attended it every year I was eligible (although timidly at first), and it, along with the program it feeds into, was responsible for beginning my growth. I fell so in love with the people and more how it made me feel about myself, that I now am a director with the SD Ambassadors. I highly encourage all those eligible to give this camp a chance!

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