Duke TIP

TIP: The Ultimate Summer Experience

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.

CRISIS Students

Solve the Crisis

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 a research team member and to collaborate to solve a community crisis. This year's crisis is Hurricane TIP.

Can you handle the pressure? Learn more about dates, locations, and research teams.


Group of Summer Studies students

Make the Most of Your Summer

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

Expand your academic horizons in 2016 at TIP's Academy and Center programs. Are you a ninth or tenth grader? Explore our summer offerings for grades nine through ten.


Field Studies Students Don't Learn It—Experience It

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

Learn where Feld Studies will take you in 2016.


eStudies Student

Take TIP With You

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. See the 2016 courses and learn more about the eStudies experience.