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THINK Summer Institute

2022 Program Dates

Saturday, July 9 - Saturday, July 30

A gifted summer program for ages 13 to 16

Our three-week residential gifted summer program, located at the University of Nevada, Reno, is designed to meet the needs of intellectually curious students. We provide social connections with academically motivated peers, dynamic courses with the option to earn college credit, access to university resources, and memorable field trips and activities.

THINK Summer Admissions


Our summer program for gifted youth is taught by university faculty and students have the option to receive transferable college credit for completed courses.

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Students attending THINK Summer Institute

Why Choose THINK?

  • Earn six college credits in three weeks
  • Experience living on campus
  • Build friendships with like-minded peers from all over the country
  • Work closely with university faculty in small classes
  • Pay less compared to other credit-offering programs (financial assistance also available)
See what sets our programs apart

THINK Summer Institute Overview

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the 2021 THINK Summer Institute?

Monday, July 12 - Friday, July 30, 2021.

Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible for our gifted summer program, students must:

  • be 13 to 16 years of age during the program dates
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident living in the United States
  • submit an SAT or ACT score
  • Read more

Do you have additional questions?

Please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.

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775-852-3483 ext. 6