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Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth identifies and develops gifted and talented students. Students are identified through the results of standardized tests – SCAT, STB, SAT or ACT, depending on grade level. Based on the results, students may participate in the Center’s programs.

Summer Programs at Center for Talented Youth

Summer Programs are held at colleges, universities and schools throughout the United States. Residential and day student options are available for most programs. Students explore advanced topics in humanities, math, science, technology and writing.

Sample courses:

  • Ancient Greek
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Utopias and Dystopias

There is a program in Hong Kong, but it was developed primarily to accommodate students in Asia.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Use filters below to narrow search results:



Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Academic Explorations-Haverford College
Haverford, PA
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Academic Explorations-Haverford College
Haverford, PA
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Academic Explorations-Living Classrooms Fdtn.
(Marine Science)
(Marine Science)
Baltimore, MD
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $5,145
Academic Explorations-UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
07/23/17 to 08/11/17 $3,500 $4,065
Academic Explorations-UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
07/02/17 to 07/21/17 $3,500 $4,065
Academic Explorations/Young Students-Lafayette
Easton, PA
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Academic Explorations/Young Students-Lafayette
Easton, PA
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Academic Explorations/Young Students-RWU
Bristol, RI
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Academic Explorations/Young Students-RWU
Bristol, RI
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Civic Leadership Institute-Johns Hopkins
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Baltimore, MD
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 N/A $4,370
Civic Leadership Institute-UC Berkeley
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Berkeley, CA
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 N/A $4,370
Global Issues at Princeton
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Princeton, NJ
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,635 $4,585
Intensive Studies-Dickinson
Carlisle, PA
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies-Dickinson
Carlisle, PA
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies-Franklin & Marshall
Lancaster, PA
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies-Franklin & Marshall
Lancaster, PA
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies-JHU
Baltimore, MD
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies-JHU
Baltimore, MD
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies-Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies-Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies/Academic Explorations-Seattle U
Seattle, WA
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies/Academic Explorations-Seattle U
Seattle, WA
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies/Young Students-Loyola
Los Angeles, CA
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,065
Intensive Studies/Young Students-Loyola
Los Angeles, CA
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,065
Young Students- La Jolla Country Day
La Jolla, CA
07/02/17 to 07/21/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-Sandy Springs Friends
Sandy Spring, MD
07/23/17 to 08/11/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-Sandy Springs Friends
Sandy Spring, MD
07/02/17 to 07/21/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-Speyer
New York, NY
07/02/17 to 07/21/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-Speyer
New York, NY
07/23/17 to 08/11/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-St. Paul's
Brooklandville, MD
07/02/17 to 07/21/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-St. Stephen's/St.Agnes
Alexandria, VA
07/23/17 to 08/11/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Varies $3,500 $4,275
Young Students-The Nueva School
Hillsborough, CA
07/02/17 to 07/21/17 $2,255 N/A
Young Students-Washington College
Chestertown, MD
06/25/17 to 07/14/17 $3,500 $4,275
Young Students-Washington College
Chestertown, MD
07/16/17 to 08/04/17 $3,500 $4,275
Center for Talented Youth Hong Kong
07/18/18 to 07/27/18 N/A $4,275