GERI Summer Residential Camp

Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI) at Purdue University is an innovative center dedicated to the discovery, study, and development of human potential. Founded by John Feldhusen in 1974, GERI’s mission is holistic development of giftedness, creativity, and talents among individuals throughout their lifespan. This is accomplished through enrichment programs for gifted, creativeand talented youth; graduate programs for future scholars and leaders; professional development and coursework for educators of gifted,creative, and talented students; and cutting-edge research in psychology and education related to giftedness, creativity, and talent development.

Geri SSR 
Every summer students come to Purdue University and experience programs designed to stimulate their imaginations and expand their abilities. We also offer a variety of recreational activities and a chance for you to get a taste of college life as you live on campus in Purdue’s residence halls


Welcome! Here's What you'll experience at GERI Summer Camp

Intellectual Challenge - GERI classes are small, challenging, fast-paced, and interactive.

Talented and Caring Staff - Our teachers thrive on sharing their knowledge and experience with students.

Friendships - GERI attracts a diverse group of gifted, talented, and creative people from all over the world! You will find friends who share your interests and love of learning.

Independence - With supervision, guidance, and support from the GERI staff to help you adapt and thrive, you will live in residence halls, learn in university classrooms and labs,  and take advantage of Purdue’s cultural and recreational facilities, just like college students.

Fun - GERI camp counselors make time outside of class rewarding through activities including night at the movies, basketball, bowling, scavenger hunts, game tournaments, and field trips.

Outstanding Facilities - Purdue is a world-class research university, and GERI students have the use of state-of-the-art laboratories, computing facilities, and a variety of libraries.

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