New to the group - Summer GT program questions

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New to the group - Summer GT program questions
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Mon, 03-26-2012 - 1:30pm

Hello All,

I wanted to introduce myself, although I recognize several signatures on here already.

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Registered: 04-16-2001
Thu, 03-29-2012 - 8:39am

Welcome!

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Registered: 09-13-1999
Wed, 03-28-2012 - 7:55pm

Hi Caren, welcome!

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Registered: 05-18-2005
Tue, 03-27-2012 - 8:21am

Hi Caren:

I would wait on the more academic-type summer programs until more like middle school.

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Registered: 12-06-2010
Tue, 03-27-2012 - 5:32am

Hi Caren, welcome aboard!

I'm afraid I can't tell you much about programs like these, as I've lived outside the US for 20 years now. Iwould tend to agree with turtletime that I'd focus more on activities that might attract kids with similar interests than on the academics offered at this point. It also depends on what you feel your son may be ready for.

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Registered: 05-13-1998
Mon, 03-26-2012 - 11:21pm

Hi there, I wanted to welcome you to the gifted board.

We do have such programs in our community. They are very expensive and offer more traditional style academics. My own kids were not attracted to that sort of structure in the summer nor have they had