MAGC Announcement

MAGC is happy to announce that we will again be offering Student Summer Scholarships.  We are also offering, perhaps for the last time, the Nicholas Green Award.

Please note that the application process is done ONLY on line to facilitate a streamlining of the process. These applications are DUE Thursday, March 1, 2012.  All the information and links to the applications are on the opening HOME page of www.migiftedchild.org. (sneek preview below)

Camp? Haven’t thought that far ahead? Not sure where your child wants to go for summer enrichment?  Check out several locations—

Dreamcatcher, an online summer camp catalog available through a new, exciting website for gifted, www.mightymindz.com.

→NUMATS offers a listing of resources at http://programguide.ctd.northwestern.edu/location/mi/.
→Also in Grand Rapids Calvin College’s extensive and reasonable camp, http://www.calvin.edu/admin/pre-college/camps/academic/ .
→You have no doubt noticed the ads in our newsletters and e-news for the wonderful summer program though http://steppingstoneschool.org/ in the Farmington area, full camp details will be up on this site within a week.
→ In the Livonia area, check out Schoolcraft College, Kids On Campus, http://www.schoolcraft.edu/koc/, 18600 Haggerty Rd, between 6 and 7 Mile Rds.
→Have a daughter from grades 8-12? St Mary’s Summer Camps, Notre Dame, Indiana, www.saintmarys.edu/camps

Many school districts have their own summer enrichment programs—just look around to see what is in your own back yard.  Or why start your OWN Future Problem Solving Program group, or Math Pentathlon challenge group or get a warm up to Destination Imagination.  There’s LOTS to do.  Check out the MI Association for Gifted Children EVENTS calendar on line—there’s always something new going up!

CHECK OUT MAGC’s HOME page….
The Michigan Association for Gifted Children is pleased to announce that in 2012 it will once again offer Student Summer Scholarships. This year, two $300 scholarships will be awarded. New this year, scholarship applicants must fill out the application online, providing an easier, more streamlined process. The online application will be available from Wednesday, February 1, to the deadline date of Thursday, March 1. Scholarship recipients will be notified by Saturday, March 31. Also, nominations are being sought for the Nicholas Green Award.   We hope you appreciate the early “notification” that we established for the recipients. Thank you for your patience.

The Michigan Association for Gifted Children provides the resources and the know-how to help parents and educators improve the lives of Michigan’s advanced and accelerated children. We are THE source of information, education, advocacy, and support for this diverse community of learners, and the adults who love them.

Wishing you all the best in getting this great information out to your members and email contacts!

Thank you for supporting the Michigan Association for Gifted Children with your membership. The on line Membership forms and PayPal are working fine now!

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