Each year DITD welcomes hundreds of Young Scholars and their families to the Reno/Tahoe area with opportunities for intellectual connection and growth. With five weeks of summer programming available for students ages 8-16, along with a weekend retreat for the whole family, our goal is to offer something for everyone. Read about the Summit, STARS, REACH and THINK below to find out more!
Davidson THINK Summer Institute - THINK is a residential summer program for students, ages 13 to 16. Students take two college classes earning six credits from the University of Nevada, Reno. THINK students come from all over the country and about half of attendees are Davidson Young Scholars. The SAT/ACT score requirement is waived for Davidson Young Scholars.
Started in 1999, the Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a 501(c)3 private operating foundation. Our mission is to recognize, nurture and support profoundly intelligent young people ages 18 and under, and to provide opportunities for them to develop their talents to make a positive difference.
Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. Read more about this population in this article.