2017 Summer Centers


Welcome to the 2017 Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students


APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
See table at bottom of page and click on Center name in RIGHT column.

Contact Center Director, not MSDE, for information about acceptance or application updates.

Please see the chart below for registration deadlines, as each Center sets its own.

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GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATION IN MARYLAND:
CONTINUING THE COMMITMENT


MARYLAND SUMMER CENTERS: FACTS AT A GLANCE


2017 ONLINE Brochure


We thank you for your interest in the Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students. We encourage you to visit this site regularly for updated information.


2017 Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted & Talented Students

Click on the Name of the Center in the LEFT Column for a Center description

Maryland Summer Center
Content Area
Location
Fall 2017 Age or Grades
Dates
Residency

Special Notes or Information

Parent Flyer


REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL   JUNE 30
Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.
Leadership
Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School and the Appalachian Trail
Grades 
8 - 9
August
21-27
Residential
REQUIRED:
EL Students with English Proficiency Levels 4-5 (SY2015-16 ACCESS for ELLs 2.0)

Student must have been enrolled in an ESOL program in 2016-2017


ALL meals & outdoor 
equipment 
provided

Camp Summit East: The Center for Creativity and Exploration

(NO ESSAY REQUIRED)

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL   JULY 31

Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.

Environmental Science, General Creativity and Exploration 
North Bay Adventures, 
Cecil County
Ages (not grades) 9 - 14
August 20-27
Residential
Gifted and Twice-Exceptional Students
Should Apply
ALL meals & lodging provided

JHU/APL Center for Space Science

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.

Space Science Mathematics
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Howard County
Grades
6 - 8
July
10-21
Non-Residential
Giftedness in Science and/or 
Mathematics Preferred

RAMS Center for Chesapeake Bay Ecosystems Research

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL   JULY 1

Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.

Environmental Science and Bay 
Ecosystems Research
University of Maryland Lab at
Horn Point, Dorchester County

Grades

6 - 8

Grades

9 - 10

July
16-21


July
23-28
Residential



Residential
Giftedness in Science Preferred

ALL meals & lodging provided

Center for Global Languages

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL   JUNE 30

Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.

Arabic, Chinese, French, and Spanish
Meade Middle School, Anne Arundel County
Grades
4 - 6
July
10-20
(Monday- Thursday Only, No Fridays)
Before & After Day Care Available
Non-Residential
Verbal, 
Linguistic, and/or Written Giftedness Preferred

Breakfast & lunch provided daily

NOTE: EXTREMELY LIMITED funding is available for financial assistance through a generous grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

Application and Directions
WHAT TO DO IF YOU DO NOT HAVE INTERNET

Welcome to the Maryland Summer Centers online application! Please apply to each Center separately. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email regarding Step #2 of the application process. Please contact Bruce Riegel, bruce.riegel@maryland.gov or the Center CONTACT listed on each Center's page, if you have questions or need assistance.

Click on Center name in RIGHT column for the APPLICATION
Click on Center name in LEFT column for CENTER INFORMATION

Please see the chart below for registration deadlines, as each Center sets its own.



Maryland Summer CentersApplication Links
Outward Bound Center for Leadership for English Learners (EL)

Parent Flyer (English)
Parent Flyer (Spanish)
Outward Bound Center
REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL JUNE 30
Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.

Camp Summit East: The Center for Creativity and ExplorationCamp Summit East Center
NOTE: Link will take you to Camp Summit registration-you will not be registering through the MD Summer Center site.
REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL JULY 31
Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.
JHU/APL Center for Space Science​JHU/APL Space Science Center
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.
RAMS Center for Chesapeake Bay Ecosystems ResearchRAMS Center for Ecosystems Research
REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL JULY 1
Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.
Center for Global LanguagesGlobal Languages Center
REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL JUNE 30
Contact Center Director for information about acceptance or application updates.

                                                                                                               Page updated: 05.30.2017


Contact Information
Dr. Bruce D. Riegel
Lead Specialist for Gifted and Talented Education
Maryland State Department of Education
200 W. Baltimore Street, 5th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595
410-767-0527 (office)
Email: bruce.riegel@maryland.gov