Program Detail:

Academic Camps for Excellence


Calvin College


3201 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546


Judi Jongekrijg
Phone: 616/526-8801
Fax: 616/526-6501


Calvin College Academic Camps for Excellence (ACE), along with support from the Grand Rapids Gifted and Talented Resource Network (GTRN), provide summer camp opportunities for students who enjoy academic challenges. Taught by talented Calvin professors and high school teachers experienced in their fields, these camps get students excited about science. The students use state of the art technology, laboratories, and instrumentation. If your student loves learning and is challenged by complexity, she or he will benefit from the individual attention given in ACE Camps.

Courses Offered

ACE Physics (entering grades 7-9): June 15-19, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
ACE Chemistry (entering grades 6-8): June 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
ACE Imaginary Worlds-BOYS (entering grades 6-12): July 13-17, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
ACE Imaginary Worlds-GIRLS (entering grades 6-12): July 20-24, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
ACE Advanced Science: July 27-31, 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.


Participation in Northwestern University's Midwest Academic Talent Search or scores in the 95th percentile or higher in at least one category on most recent, nationally normed, standardized achievement test or level 1on MEAP test; if no test scores are available, please e-mail teacher or parent comments.

Eligible Students

Entering grades 6-12; age varies with each camp

School/Program Type

Summer Program

Subject Areas



Financial Aid available? Yes

Please see "Courses" section for dates

Application deadline: June 8th, 2015