Resource: Center for Talent Development (CTD), Northwestern University - Summer Programs (Evanston, IL)
Website: Center for Talent Development (CTD), Northwestern University - Summer Programs (Evanston, IL)
University: Northwestern University
URL: http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/summer/
Description: In operation for more than 25 years, the The Northwestern University Center for Talent Development Summer Program has grown consistently in enrollment and course offerings, providing summer alternatives for academically talented students. Through their Leapfrog, Apogee, Spectrum and Equinox course series, they now serve outstanding students from PreK through grade 12, facilitating high achievement, self-confidence and a love of learning among all participants. Programs are available for students who wish to be residents or commuters. Program sessions last one to three weeks, and students can apply for one, two or three sessions, depending on the program.

Comments: Contributed by: Davidson Young Scholar on 3/28/2008
From my experience, this program is good for gifted kids, but as a profoundly gifted young person I didn't have access to the math classes I wanted to take because I was at too high of a level for my age and couldn't be grouped with older kids in these classes. The classes in other subject areas were also at a level that was lower for me than what I expected.

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