Renzulli Discovery is independent of Yale University, its faculty, and its admissions office. Residential students must be 13 years old by the start of the program.
Open to students completing grades 6, 7, & 8.
Residential Tuition includes: Term fees, academic program, use of facilities, housing, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 meals on weekends), recreation access, activities and trips, and blanket and pillow.
Not included: Application fee, $70 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), classroom materials, course supplements, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, souvenirs, and personal spending money.
Day Student Tuition includes: Enrichment cluster, lunch Monday-Friday, and access to our Residential College lounge. Overnight stays are not permitted.
This program takes place on the campus of Yale University. Founded in 1701, Yale University is a private Ivy League research university, ranked third among national universities by U.S News & World Report. It is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considered to be the most selective. Yale has graduated many notable alumni including 5 U.S. Presidents, 19 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, and 52 Nobel laureates. Rich with educational traditions, Yale is the perfect setting for a middle school gifted & talented program.
At Renzulli Discovery Yale, we empower highly motivated students completing grades 6, 7, and 8 (ages 13 and 14) to become the world’s next generation of problem solvers and leaders. Our program’s creator, Dr. Joseph Renzulli, is a leading expert in the field of gifted & talented education, and designed the program with a focus on building advanced learning skills and promoting student’s passion for learning with high levels of engagement.
Our innovative enrichment cluster curriculum inspires independent thinking, creativity, personal growth, self-confidence, time management, and life skills. Our students live together on campus and experience the caring supervision and positive mentoring of an outstanding group of Resident Counselors.
During our 51 years, we have provided incredible summer experiences for thousands of middle school students from the United States and all over the world. In the Renzulli Discovery community, everyone is welcome and everyone belongs. Join us and create long-lasting friendships this summer.
Every day at Yale is unique, but here is a preview of what you can expect on campus:
8.00am Roll out of bed and head to the dining hall where you can enjoy a bagel, eggs, fruit, and more on your way to class.
8.30am Meeting time. Hear about the day’s exciting activities, world news and sports highlights, and today’s weather.
9.00am Grab your notebook and pen (or your laptop) and don’t be late for your enrichment cluster.
12.30pm Enjoy lunch with friends, relax in the lounge, and prepare for your afternoon.
2.00pm After a long lunch break, head back to your enrichment cluster.
4.00pm Your summer, your way. Sign up for the activities you want to do. Choose from sports, arts & crafts, museums, and more.
6.30pm Dinner time. Enjoy the unlimited portions at the dining hall.
7.30pm Outdoor Movies. Karaoke Night. Rock-n-Bowl. Theater. You will never forget the memories you make with your friends at Yale.
10.00pm Enjoy some snacks, watch a movie, or play ping pong in the lounge. After a full day, it’s nice to relax with friends.
Renzulli Discovery Georgetown Interested in exploring the nation’s capital? Join us at Georgetown this summer and participate in an innovative enrichment cluster and exciting activities around Washington, D.C.
Renzulli Discovery UCLA Interested in exploring the entertainment capital? Join us at UCLA this summer and participate in an innovative enrichment cluster and exciting activities around Los Angeles.