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THINK Summer Institute

2023 Program Dates:
Saturday, July 8 - Saturday, July 29

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 high achieving 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.

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THINK Summer Institute Information


Students choose from dynamic college courses to take during the program.

Campus Life

We are located at the beautiful University of Nevada, Reno. Learn more about the university housing and dining.

Schedule & Activities

Learn more about what a typical day at THINK looks like.

Policies & Resources

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Our Team

Our experienced team prepares year-round for a memorable summer.


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Students attending THINK Summer Institute

Why Choose THINK?

  • Earn college credits
  • 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 program apart

THINK Summer Institute Overview

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The THINK Summer Institute was the most impactful to my experience as a profoundly gifted learner. For four years, THINK provided me with desperately needed academic rigor while also giving me the unique opportunity to connect with a large number of my gifted peers over a three-week time period.

Emerson THINK Alumnus

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