April 14, 2011

Enrollment Now Open for the Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young (SAVY)

The Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young (SAVY) provides a dynamic, fast-paced curriculum experience to qualifying gifted children in Kindergarten and grades 1–6.

Vanderbilt faculty and master teachers trained in gifted education implement an accelerated, research-based curriculum for all SAVY courses. Students can choose to enroll in SAVY for either one or two weeks this summer.

SAVY At A Glance

SAVY is for gifted students in kindergarten and grades 1-6 who typically test at the 95th percentile and above on either verbal or nonverbal sections of academic achievement or ability tests.

Some of our current course offerings include Chinese, MoliStone Math, Lego Robotics, Budding Botanists, No Quick Fix: Biology, and Intro to Algebra. Students choose one course for the entire week. Class size is limited to approximately 12 students for K-2 classes and approximately 15 students for grades 3-6.

Summer classes are held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Questions? Visit our website at http://pty.vanderbilt.edu/ or call 322-8261.