Duke TIP

TIP: The Ultimate Summer Experience

It's not too soon to start planning for the ultimate summer experience in 2015! Duke TIP's renowned summer programs challenge you academically, inspire you to think critically about yourself and your world, and provide opportunities to make new friends you will never forget. Don't miss out on this chance to create the best memories you will ever have.

Remember to check back here for course announcements on December 4.

Solve the Crisis

CRISIS Students

CRISIS is TIP's summer residential program for current fifth and sixth graders. Through problem-based learning, CRISIS builds leadership and teamwork skills by asking you to assume the role of a professional on a research team and to collaborate with team members to solve a community crisis.

2015 sessions: June 21–26; June 28–July 3; July 5–July 10


Make the Most of Your Summer

Group of Summer Studies students

TIP's Summer Studies programs are superb academic opportunities and dynamic residential and social experiences for current seventh through tenth graders. The three-week sessions are intense and offer you a community of motivated and engaged peers unlike any you have ever experienced.

2015 terms: June 7–27; July 5–25; Marine Lab: June 14–July 4


Where Will Your Path Lead?

Field Studies Students at Ghost RanchField Studies allow high school students to experience their academic passion and potential career choice firsthand. Located throughout the U.S. and abroad, these authentic, two-week experiences encourage you to take advantage of your unique surroundings to enhance learning through first-hand experience.

2015 Field Studies dates will be announced November 15.


Take TIP With You

eStudies Student

eStudies are exciting distance learning opportunities for students in grades seven through eleven. These seven-week summer sessions allow you to connect with other gifted students as you pursue advanced coursework online. eStudies offers a high level of interaction and intellectual rigor in a flexible learning environment.

2015 term: June 4–July 24