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South Dakota Governor's Camp

32nd Annual South Dakota Governor's Camp

July 26 - July 31st, 2015

"The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice" 
Ernest Hemmingway

Andrea Wange Ed.S, Director
Dr. Bruce Milne & Dr. Carole Kasen, Founders

The mission of the South Dakota Governor's Camp is to provide an optimum learning experience for gifted children in a safe and supportive environment.

  • A summer adventure for gifted students, grades 7, 8, 9 as of the fall of 2015
  • Academic experiences with USD faculty and trained staff
  • Enrichment experiences under trained leadership
  • Recreational programs using campus facilities
  • Full schedule of challenging experiences with other gifted students
  1. Food and dormitory lodging
  2. Team building activities
  3. Educational exploratory sessions
  4. Primary focus follow-up project sessions
  5. Evening elective activities
  6. Competitive team festival
  7. 27th Annual Ambassadors of Excellence Performance
  8. Camper showcase:  culminating demonstration and performance events
  9. Camp closing ceremonies and awards 

SD Governor's Camp brochure

We are transitioning to an online format for application and registration

Recommendation Letter for School Official