“Just as you would not toss a child that could not swim into the deep end of a pool because it is inhumane, you would not want to make an Olympic swimmer stay in the shallow end while everyone else learns to swim.”   (Unknown)


Maryland Summer Centers Program The Goal of the Maryland Summer Centers is to provide opportunities for Maryland’s gifted and talented students to work with like-minded peers in an area of ability or interest.

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Talent Search, Testing, and Summer Programs.  The Center for Talented Youth (CTY) identifies and develops the talents of the most advanced K-12 learners worldwide.

Cornell Summer College Programs for High School Students  One of the nation’s longest running and most highly regarded precollege academic programs, offering high school students three- and six-week summer residential programs that earn college credits.

Davidson Young Scholars program for highly to profoundly gifted youth.  The Davidson Young Scholars Program provides FREE services designed to nurture and support profoundly gifted young people.

Hand In Hand Educational Services  Hand In Hand Homeschool specializes in helping families create unique educational plans for their special learning situation.

HEROES  Gifted Programs (Higher Education, Resources, & Opportunities for Exceptional Scholars

Purdue University GERI Summer Residential Camp  The Talent Development programs at GERI help talented students explore their areas of interest in a college atmosphere where they study topics typically not offered in school.

SIG Summer Institute for the Gifted.  Programs for gifted & talented youth ages 4-18.

Towson University College for Kids Camp  The courses allow children with exceptional intellectual ability to extend their existing fund of knowledge through first-hand experimentation and creative experiences.

University of Maryland Young Scholars Program  The Young Scholars Program invites high school students with exceptional ability and promise to an outstanding pre-college experience at the University of Maryland.


Online Programs:

CTD’s Gifted Learning Links Program (GLL)  Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development combines gifted education expertise with advanced technology to provide an exceptional online experience in a variety of subjects at a pace that is convenient for you.

CTY Online  Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth’s unique distance learning program that offers challenging courses throughout the year.  Online courses are varied, demanding, and very appropriate for gifted students.

Education Program for Gifted Youth at Stanford University (EPGY)  Combining technical and instructional expertise, EPGY provides high-ability students of all ages with an individualized educational experience, optimized in both pace and content. Through EPGY, students have access to courses in a variety of subjects and levels.


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