Applications are now being accepted for the Gifted and Talented Maryland Summer Centers. The Maryland Summer Centers program, in partnership with public and nonpublic agencies, provides Maryland’s diverse gifted and talented student population with advanced, rigorous, experiential learning opportunities that nurture these students’ talents and abilities within unique learning environments.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 and interest. Many participants have reported these programs to be a life-changing experience, meeting for the first time others with interests and abilities like their own and forming lasting friendships.
If your child’s school does not identify students as gifted and talented, your child may still apply. He or she will have an opportunity to demonstrate outstanding ability through the Maryland Summer Centers application process.
The Student Essay is required of all applicant.Your essay will provide information about your interest and abilities in the subject offered at the Summer Center. Examine the Center descriptions carefully before writing your essay.Applications are due April 30 with the exception of the Centers for the Arts which has various deadlines.
http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/programs/giftedtalented/centers for more details and instructions.