Summer at Fairfield University
Summer Discovery’s gifted and talented program has been at Fairfield University since 2003, and we're excited to continue our tradition of excellence at this prestigious university. The academic, cultural and recreational facilities, along with its exceptional library with connections to many other libraries in the area, provide a wonderful environment for learning and growing. The Institute for the Gifted at Fairfield University offers our proprietary STEAM+ curriculum that focuses on applying creative thinking across multiple disciplines to solve real-world problems. Students select courses in science, technology, engineering, arts, math, humanities, fitness and recreation. In between classes, students engage in fun activities to build their social and emotional skills while creating lasting friendships.
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Fairfield University Programs
Summer Discovery offers an enriching day program for gifted and talented students at Fairfield University.
Institute for the Gifted
This program offers talented and creative students an unparalleled academic curriculum that is challenging, interactive and hands-on – while helping students build essential life skills and confidence. Outside the classroom, students embark on fun adventures and develop lifelong friendships and connections in our inclusive community.More InfoMore Info
Discover our curriculum offerings across various subject areas, complete with detailed descriptions to help you pick the perfect courses. Immerse yourself in unforgettable locations as you embark on your best summer yet!
Dates & tuition
We offer program types based on age, academic interest, and session dates. Discover which summer experience is the right fit for you.
- Academic tuition
- 2-3 meals per day, 7 days a week (varies by program)
- Extracurricular activities and excursions every afternoon, evening, and all weekend long
- Transportation for included activities
- Use of athletic and recreation facilities
- College admissions presentation
- Blanket and pillow
- Safety and supervision
- Note: some courses and academies have additional academic fees.
- Contact a program specialist for more information at +1 (516) 447-4907.
- Application fee
- Airfare and airport transfers
- Supplemental course fees may apply
- Meals eaten off campus
- Medical expenses
- Spending money
- For international students, the international registration fee is $379 (residential) OR $239 (commuter) – this fee covers a medical policy for the student and their airport transfers.