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Talent Development Institute

Talent Development Institute

P.O. Box 568
Colchester, VT 05446
802-658-9941

TDI is a fun summer camp/academic program, with overnight and commuter options, for advanced and gifted students who are entering grades 4-9. The 2020 Institute will be held for two weeks: June 21-27 and June 28-July 4. Participants may be involved for one or both weeks. This year's classes— which include Rube Goldberg Machines, Myth-Making, Gravity-Powered Catapults, Computer Game Design, Plant CSI, Fabric Arts, The World Outside, Starting Companies, Ancient Artists, Creating Podcasts, Lego City, Physical Challenge— nurture students' creativity and their love of learning. Campers have a blast learning alongside other smart kids on a small college campus (Northern Vermont University, formerly Johnson State College) nestled in the beautiful Green Mountains. Partial scholarships are available. Go to http://www.tdivermont.org. Help your bright kids “find their people!"

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Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Burlington, VT

Summer is all about fun, new friends, and exciting adventures. Community Sailing Center summer camps are designed to teach kids ages 6 through 17 the safety, skill, and joy involved in the life-long sport of sailing. Organized by age group and led by certified instructors, camp options include sailing-only and…(more)

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Champlain Game Academy

Champlain Game Academy

Burlington, VT

This summer program allows high school students to explore their passion for games in Champlain’s state-of-the-art Game Studio. They will be living in the residence halls, taking classes with Champlain industry-expert professors, and exploring all that Burlington has to offer. Their mission? To develop a playable game in two weeks.…(more)

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