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!
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- STARS (Successful, Talented, Ambitious, Remarkable, Scholars) is a residential summer program available to students, ages 8 to 11, enrolled in the Davidson Young Scholars program. STARS participants attend academic sessions and engage in various social activities throughout the program.
- REACH is a residential summer program designed exclusively for curious young minds! Davidson Young Scholars, ages 11 to 13, have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific course topics during this 10-day experience.
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.