Super Saturday Program
Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute
Spring Super Saturday 2024
The Spring Super Saturday program is a program designed to meet the needs of academically, creatively, and artistically talented children from Kindergarten through 8th grade, with class content at least two academic grade levels above the child’s current school grade level.
The Spring program is an opportunity for children to explore advanced material and develop critical and creative thinking skills while forging new friendships and exploring their interests in a hands-on and minds-on way.
Spring Super Saturday welcomes students who are currently enrolled in grades K-8.
Dates & Location
Spring Super Saturday takes place over 6 consecutive Saturdays beginning January 27th and ending March 2nd. So, the last Saturday of January, all the Saturdays in February, and the first Saturday of March.
All classes begin promptly at 9:00 AM and end at 12:00 PM.
Classes will be located in Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education (BRNG) on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. Specific information about what rooms the classes will be in will be announced before the program begins.
Registration will be up by early December, please check back with us then!
2023 Fall Super Saturday
Ignite your child’s potential with GER2I’s Fall Super Saturday program designed for students from Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade and their caregivers! Join us for learning experiences where curiosity takes flight and boundless possibilities await.
Classes are designed to meet the needs of academically, creatively, and artistically talented children, so class content will be at least two academic grade levels above the child’s current school grade placement. The fall program is an opportunity for children to explore new concepts, develop critical and creative thinking skills while working alongside their caregivers, who will also gain insight into their child’s abilities, interests, and ways of thinking in an academic environment.
Who is eligible for the 2023 Fall Super Saturday?
All students currently in Pre-K through 5th grade and their caregivers are welcome! Due to space limitations, one caregiver per child is recommended.
When and where?
Saturdays, October 21st and 28th with all classes beginning at 9:00 a.m. in Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. Classes end at different times: PreK-K classes end at 12:00 p.m., classes for grades 1-2 end at 1:00 p.m., and grades 3-5 classes will end at 3:00 p.m.
What’s unique about Fall Super Saturday?
Our Fall Super Saturdays offer an informal academic setting where caregivers bond, learn, and conquer academic challenges alongside their children. No other program in our area provides this kind of meaningful interaction between children and the adults who care for them. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity!
Registration is Open!
Pricing varies by grade level. For information on course pricing, view our 2023 Fall Super Saturday Brochure!
If any classes are canceled due to insufficient enrollment, students will be contacted
Payment and refunds
Checks should be made payable to Purdue University. Tuition may also be charged to Discover, VISA, American Express or MasterCard.
You will receive a confirmation notice after all application materials are received. If you do not receive notice at least three days prior to the first class, please call our office to check class assignment and location. If any classes are canceled due to insufficient enrollment, students will be contacted. Purdue is not responsible for costs due to cancellation.
If paying by check:
Please make check out to Purdue University.
The University Street Parking Garage has parking spaces available that are free to the public on the weekends. A tunnel connects the garage to Beering Hall at the basement level. This is convenient for those with younger children or strollers.