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NJ Gifted & Talented Summer Camps for Kids & Teens in New Jersey

The Summer Camps for Gifted & Talented Students listed below invite you to visit their websites (use the convenient links in each listing), call for info, schedule a visit and inquire about upcoming open houses and enrichmnent programs offered throughout the school year.

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Careers in Aviation Summer Academy at the FAA
William J. Hughes FAA Tech Center (by AC Airport), Pomona, NJ, 856-582-7000. 8am-4pm. Full week daily camp offers tours behind the scenes at the FAA, AC Airport, U.S. Marshals and air towers plus a day of rocket making, launches and tour of the Cape May Air Museum.
Jul 27-31, 2015

Center for Talented Youth
Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, 410-516-0337. Offers summer residential program and school year distance learning courses for students in grades 1-8.

Fractal Science & Math Academy
206 Bellevue Ave., Montclair, NJ, 973-783-5767. Full service tutoring and enrichment academy for levels K-college. Programs are offered over the summer and throughout the school year, including Lego robotics, Kangaroo Math Competition, unique STEM enrichment courses, science and math condensed short-courses, AP prep and premier SAT/PSAT/ACT/ISEE prep.

HEROES Academy for the Gifted
317 George St., Suite 210, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 732-690-7991. Email:
Weekend, after school and summer camp accelerated enrichment programs for students 6-17. Class placement is based on reading and math ability rather than age or grade in school. Programs include: laboratory science, engineering, robotics, computer science, math, language arts.

International Ivy Summer Enrichment Programs
908-899-1338, email
• Short Hills: The Pingry School, 50 Country Day Dr.
• Chatham: Chatham Day School, 700 Shunpike Rd.
• Caldwell: Caldwell College, 120 Bloomfield Ave.
• Edison: Wardlaw-Hartridge School, 1295 Inman Ave.
• Far Hills: Far Hills Country Day School, 697 Rt. 202.
• Oakland: Barnstable Academy, 8 Wright Way.
• Paramus: Ridgewood Montessori School,
  70 Eisenhower Dr.
• Ringwood: Papillon Montessori School,
  One Carletondale Rd.
• Scotch Plains: Language and Enrichment Center,
  551 Park Ave.
• Somerset: Rutgers Preparatory School, 1345 Easton Ave.
• Sparta: Hilltop Country Day School, 32 Lafayette Rd.
Mon.-Fri.: Full day 9-5; half-day 9-12:30 or 1:30-5pm. $720-780 per week for full day; $360-390 per week for half day.
   The spirit of International Ivy is to learn and explore while having fun. We have over 50 classes to select from, including video game creation, robotics, arts and science. Learn more online or come to an open house. SAVE $50 using code KIDGD, expires 5/31/15.
Open House Dates
Tour the facilities and get your questions answered. Fun activities include racing robots, playing Minecraft, seeing examples of work by students from last year and speaking with teachers and counselors. Free admission. RSVP requested, but not required.
Feb 22
         Open House at Ringwood, 1 Carletondale Rd., Ringwood, NJ. 12-3pm.
Feb 28
         Open House at Short Hills, 50 Country Day Drive, Short Hills, NJ. 11am-3pm.
Mar 7
         Open House at Sparta, 32 Lafayette Rd., Sparta, NJ. 12-3pm.
Mar 8
         Open House at Scotch Plains, 551 Park Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ. 12-3pm.
Mar 14
         Open House at Paramus, 70 Eisenhower Dr., Paramus, NJ. 12-3pm.
Mar 15
         Open House at Far Hills, 697 Mine Brook Rd. (Rt. 202), Far Hills, NJ. 12-3pm.
Mar 22
         Open House at Chatham, 700 Shunpike Rd., Chatham, NJ. 12-3pm.
Mar 28
         Open House at Oakland, 8 Wright Way, Oakland, NJ. 12-3pm.
Mar 29
         Open House at Caldwell, 120 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ. 12-3pm.
Apr 26
         Open House at Somerset, 1345 Easton Ave., Somerset, NJ. 2-4pm.

Montclair State University Summer Camp for Academically Gifted Youth
Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, 973-655-4104. Summer camp enrichment experiences for qualified youngsters in grades 4-10. Math, science, cultural, recreational and humanities courses.

Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd., Branchburg, 908-526-1200 ext. 8404. Gifted and talented classes are offered during the summer for ages 8-12. Before- and after-care available.

Robot Revolution LLC
Summit: 34 Maple St., 973-951-1376.
South Orange: 19 Scotland Rd., 973-951-1376.
    We are a premiere robotics school with the focus of getting kids involved in the exciting world of competitive robotics. Robotics marries computer science, mechanical engineering and general problem solving with ingenuity and creativity. We offer two levels: VEX IQ 4th-8th grade and VEX 7th-12th grade.

Summer Institute for the Gifted
River Plaza, 9 W. Broad St., Stamford, CT, 866-303-4744. Day and residential programs for gifted students ages 4-18.

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