The Gifted Child Society - CAMP STEAM
Welcome to the Gifted Child Society (TGCS)
A special Cyber Super Stars Camp STEAM Virtual Summer 2020 experience for children with giftedness, in Pre-Kindergarten through 9th grades. We have redesigned our regular Camp STEAM program to a new virtual format, with TGCS-signature curricula tailored for the unique learning styles and needs of gifted children. Registration is OPEN! Visit our website, www.gifted.org for more details
The Gifted Child Society (TGCS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing unique enrichment programs and services to gifted children in preschool, elementary school, middle school, and beyond. Since its inception in 1957, TGCS has served nearly 70,000 gifted children in New Jersey and its surrounding areas. The United States Department of Education has named TGCS a national demonstration model.
Our Mission: To Inspire!
The mission of The Gifted Child Society is to encourage and further the overall well-being of gifted children, through each stage of their development, and to provide them with the inspiration and means by which they will achieve their full potential.
Referred to by our students as “the gifted child’s Hogwarts”, TGCS offers an extraordinary learning environment that balances intellectual exploration with social and emotional development. TGCS designs its curricula based on the unique needs of gifted learners, for whom we are deeply committed. TGCS students learn with like-minded peers, participating in TGCS-signature programs such as The Saturday Workshop (Winter/Spring and Fall) and Summer Super Stars Camp STEAM summer day camp. With TGCS programs, gifted children are given the opportunity to delve into endless intellectual pursuits and activities, to discover for the first time or to master for a lifetime.
Our students grow up with TGCS, beginning as early as three and four years of age. TGCS students often make lifelong friends and participate in programs together, year after year. Our teen graduates may take their first job with TGCS, as a TGCS Ambassador Teaching Assistant, Camp Counselor, Tutor, and even Junior Instructor. TGCS offers specialized learning opportunities for every stage of a gifted child’s development.
We are very proud of our accomplished and dedicated staff. TGCS designs and delivers courses for all grade levels using true STEAM disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. Unique courses such as virtual reality, 3-D printing, fencing, coding, astronomy, equine science, applied art, imaginative literature, robotics - and many, many more! - are delivered by our nurturing, TGCS-trained instructors.
Extraordinary Facilities For Gifted Learners
TGCS runs The Saturday Workshop and Summer Super Stars Camp STEAM in state-of-the-art high school facilities, with advanced technology and specialty classrooms including labs, culinary kitchens, and even a planetarium. With private access to a nearby park and a scenic lake, TGCS students in our Summer Super Stars Camp STEAM program take daily walks to the lake for fun afternoons of swimming and recreation, after spending academic mornings in our air-conditioned classrooms.