UC Berkeley

Academic Talent Development Program

Academic Talent Development Program

UC Berkeley

Academic Talent Development Program

Academic Talent Development Program

Follow your curiosity in a community of like-minded peers


For 40 years, ATDP has brought together passionate students from all across the Bay Area, the nation, and the world. With the return of our acclaimed online programs in 2021, it's never been easier to join a rigorous summer course in an area of deep interest.

Follow your curiosity in a community of like-minded peers

For 40 years, ATDP has brought together passionate students from all across the Bay Area, the nation, and the world. With the return of our acclaimed online programs in 2021, it's never been easier to take a rigorous summer course in an area of deep interest.

Our 2021 online programs

  • Secondary Division

    June 21 – July 30, 2021
    for students completing grades 7–11

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  • Elementary Division

    July 12 – 31, 2021
    for students completing grades K–6

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  • Explorations

    June 21 – July 30, 2021
    for students completing grades K–11

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“ I love my teacher. I think the program is my favorite part of the summer. ”

Rainforests student

“ This should be a model for online learning at school. ”

ATDP parent

“ I have enjoyed learning and making new friends. ”

Analytical Writing student

“ This is our 5th year in the program and it continues to inspire and excite my son. He really enjoys the collaborative setting. ”

ATDP parent

ATDP's Mission

To enable all highly motivated and prepared students to pursue their academic passions through rigorous coursework in a community of like-minded peers.

Learn more about ATDP