Academic Adventures

About Academic Adventures

Academic Adventures provide gifted students with a flexible and challenging academic enrichment option on Saturdays during the traditional school year. These in-depth, daylong courses are designed especially for gifted students who want to explore exciting topics at an accelerated pace.

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Courses

Courses include new and innovative subjects most schools can't offer. See what we're offering this fall.

Eligibility

Duke TIP's Academic Adventures are open to all fourth, fifth, and sixth graders who are enrolled in TIP’s 4th–6th Grade Talent Search. However, fourth graders are only eligible for the spring term.

Sites and Terms

Find program dates and get details about TIP's three campuses, plus additional sites we partner with to run additional Academic Adventures.

Key Dates

September 21, 2019

Academic Adventures at the Health Museum in Houston

September 28, 2019

Academic Adventures at the Health Museum in Houston

October 5, 2019

Academic Adventures at Queens University

October 5, 2019

Academic Adventures at the Health Museum in Houston

October 5, 2019

Academic Adventures at the University of Georgia

October 12, 2019

Academic Adventures at Rollins College

Academic Adventures give fourth, fifth, and sixth graders the opportunity to explore fascinating subjects not found elsewhere, deepen their knowledge of a favorite field, and meet other gifted students. Courses cover a range of subjects and are offered by Duke TIP at three different college campuses, as well as at partner locations across the country.