ETIP Summer Experience

The Early Talent Identification Program (ETIP) is a rigorous summer enrichment experience for academically gifted and socially conscious PK – 8th grade students.

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Program Overview

Prepare students for above-level academic coursework.

Improve equitable and diverse admissions processes at academically competitive schools.

Inspire student leadership, community engagement and social advocacy.

Support the expansion of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at academically competitive schools.

Beliefs & Values


We strive for excellence.


We solve problems creatively.


We do not give up during trials or hardships.


We celebrate each other’s successes - a win for one is a win for all.

The ETIP Summer 2023 Program

Students engage in morning athletics followed by afternoon academic core classes and electives. Courses include subjects such as Agriculture, Black History & Culture, Collaborative Problem-Solving, Etiquette & Presentation, Writing, Poetry & Critical Thought, Mathematics, ISEE Exam Preparation and more!

June 19th – 30th

ETIP Core Session I: A two-week academic program focusing on the ETIP Core Courses: Black History, Language Arts & Mathematics.
Grade PK-8

July 10th – 21st

ETIP Core Session II: A two-week academic program continuing the foundational core courses begun in Session I.
Grade PK-8

July 24th – 28th

Writing & Public Speaking Intensive: A week-long boot-camp focusing on level appropriate writing and presentation skills.
Grade PK-8

ETIP Summer 2023 Admissions Details

The ETIP Application opens March 1st, 2023 and closes June 1st, 2023. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis.

Students will be required to submit academic performance reports from their current school, a teacher letter of recommendation, standardized test score reports and a writing sample.

An admission file is not complete without proof of Covid-19 Vaccination (two-doses). Proof of vaccination must be submitted by June 1, 2023.

For more information, please email etip@pqc.edu.