Enrichment Program Listing
Educational enrichment programs can be an excellent opportunity for gifted students to develop a variety of skills and interests. Below you will find a list of summer camp, after-school and year-long programs, offered throughout the country, that focus on a wide range of subject areas. Click here if you are interested in listing your program!
American Robotics Academy
Our mission at American Robotics Academy® is to excite, inspire, and motivate young people, in a fun way, about importance and impact of robotics technology in today's world.Our classes teach students to understand "how things work" through hands-on activities that demonstrate the principles of simple and motorized machines. They gain experience with design and problem solving through the use of gears, motors, wheels and axles, pulleys, and remote control devices.
Aquatic Science Adventure Camp
During this week-long camp at Texas State University, campers will have the chance to learn through exploration and hands-on activities related to water and the environment. Caving, river rafting, scuba diving, snorkeling, and aquatic chemistry and biology labs are just some of the exciting opportunities for campers.
Austin Public Library Friends Foundation
The Library Foundation's Badgerdog Creative Writing Program allows kids and teens to work with professional writers in a creative, fun, and challenging setting. Our workshops introduce young writers to various genres, techniques, and strategies writers can use to create meaningful work. Students build confidence as writers, speakers, and thinkers, and become more versatile and skilled writers. We offer a creative writing summer camp, Spring Break workshops, the Badgerdog Book Crush, and a variety of writing workshops in schools and community settings.
Our summer camp is tailored to meet the intellectual, emotional and physical needs of bright and gifted children. Activities and instructional methods are focused on building problem-solving skills. The STEAMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Mathematics, Movement) keeps bodies and minds active and engaged all day.
Baylor's University for Young People
Baylor’s University for Young People (UYP) is a summer enrichment program for gifted and talented students during the month of June. Students (4th -12th) attend courses on Baylor campus, and primary students (1st -4th) meet at a Hillcrest Elementary.
WHERE BIG IDEAS BECOME THE NEXT BIG THING™
Camp Invention is the only nationally recognized, non-profit summer enrichment program for kindergarten through 6th-grade students that is inspired by the brightest thinkers around—the Inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame®. At Camp Invention children are empowered to question, brainstorm, collaborate and invent!
Club SciKidz Dallas
Club SciKidz Dallas is the best place under the sun for extraordinary summers! Club SciKidz was founded on the principle that parents want to provide their children with exciting, challenging, and life impacting academic enrichment experiences. We demonstrate how science works in the real world with thrilling hands-on activities!
Through hands-on, innovative and challenging games and activities, CraniaLogix offers after school and summer camp enrichment opportunities for children in 2nd - 5th grades. While academic in nature, fun is the name of the game! Students are invited to explore their creative side as well as their critical thinking abilities. Examples of camp themes include Candy Chemistry, Brain Games and Athenian Secret.
Creative Brick Builders
Our programs are designed for LEGO® enthusiasts! We offer exciting themes and building activities, motorized project kits, and original lesson plans. Students complete a new building challenge each day. We host our camps, after-school enrichment, and in-school events at locations throughout Greater Austin.
Davidson THINK Summer Institute
A three-week residential summer program where students take two university courses and earn six college credits. Since 2004, THINK has offered students, ages 13 to 16, the chance to have an exceptional academic experience, build confidence about attending college, and expand social connections.
Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP)
Duke TIP collaborates with educators and parents to identify academically talented students and support their academic and social development by providing them with advanced learning opportunities, challenging resources and programs, and special recognition of their achievements. We are a nonprofit organization and have served over 2.8 million gifted students since TIP's founding in 1980.
Energize Your Earth Science Curriculum
The Offshore Energy Center offers earth science/energy/STEM workshops on a continuous basis at the Ocean Star Museum in Galveston, at the Shell Woodcreek building and at various school districts in Houston and gear them to the level of the participants. All the workshops are hands-on and include a plethora of strategies for the GT teacher.
Explore Horizons Enrichment & Tutoring Centers
We provide individualized math, reading and writing enrichment for children in pre-k through 8th, designed to challenge gifted students with skills that go beyond the school curriculum. Our aim is to build fearless learners who are hungry for information, believe in themselves, and motivated to reach their full potential.
Game Worlds teaches kids the skills to make video games! Real game developers guide kids ages 9-18 through a crash course into how games are made, then students work as a team to create all of the code, design, and art for a video game of their very own!
The mission of the Gifted Education Resource Institute at Purdue University is to promote giftedness, creativity, and talents among individuals throughout their lifespan. This is accomplished through youth enrichment programs and summer camps, professional development and coursework for educators, and advancement through research.
IGNITE! Summer Intensives
IGNITE! Summer intensives are innovative summer enrichment programs for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade brought to you by E.A. Young, a private academy located in North Richland Hills that serves gifted, talented & high-ability scholars. Each half-day intensive meets Monday through Friday and includes something for everyone.
Kilby ScholarCHIPS Broadcasts "VISITS WITH VISIONARIES"
ScholarCHIPS is a live streamed experimental broadcast media program delivering world leaders (Kilby Laureates) as extraordinary role models from STEM/STEAM to students in public schools in inner cities, suburban and small town school districts. The purpose is to provide INSPIRATION for STUDENTS and QUALITY EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT for TEACHERS/EDUCATORS. *The Kilby International Awards, identified & recognized individuals who make significant contributions to society through STEM/STEAM and more. Those Kilby Laureates join us for the Kilby ScholarCHIPS live broadcasts every spring.
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Outstanding 4th-8th graders travel to Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Antonio, or Houston/Galveston to spend a week exploring significant Texas sites with facilitating educators and other distinguished students. Participants develop leadership skills, self-confidence, and independence, build friendships with like-minded students from across the state, and gain experience for their academic resumes.
MATHCOUNTS is a national math enrichment and competition program for 6-8 grade students focusing on problem-solving strategies and strengthening analytical thinking skills.
Mighty Minds Enrichment Programs
Mighty Minds Enrichment Programs offer fun and engaging enrichment opportunities specifically designed for little learners, ages 4-7. Our exciting camps, classes, and after-school programs focus on creativity, problem-solving, and other important 21st century skills. Programs include Mighty Programmer, Mighty Engineer, Mighty Reader, and Mighty Thinker.
Rainard Summer Incitement
Our camp centers around hands-on and experiential learning in a collaborative, multi-age environment. We use critical thinking and problem solving to encourage the complex and higher-level thinking on which gifted students thrive. Most importantly, we have fun!
Terra Forma Cards: Creative Ideation and Creativity Catalyst
Do your students struggle with creating meaningful and authentic products, papers and projects? If so, TerraForma Cards is your answer. The process allows teachers to manipulate the process or offer full autonomy (or somewhere in-between) as their students find connections within or across curriculums. Works with IB, TEKS, 4C and 5E models.
Threshold Summer Enrichment Program
Threshold at Hardin-Simmons University is a non-residential, summer enrichment program for gifted learners. Masters degree level teachers engage children in active learning through problem-solving and higher-level thinking in a safe, inviting environment with their intellectual peers. This year's theme, "Systems", will lead students to delve into real world problems and issues.