Summer learning for your bright kids at CTY

Dependent children of JHU employees eligible for tuition remission

A young boy and a teacher work on a science project.

Image caption: CTY's Summer Programs offers three weeks of challenging coursework in a wide range of subjects.

Want to keep your bright child engaged this summer? The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is now accepting applications for its 2019 summer and online programs.

Every summer, thousands of academically advanced kids go to CTY to have fun, learn about subjects they love, and meet other students who share their interests. CTY's day programs for students in grades 2–6 and residential programs for students in grades 5–12 offer three weeks of challenging coursework in a wide range of subjects, including computer science, international politics, linguistics, robotics, and writing. One-week programs are also available for students in grades 2–4.

CTY has more than two dozen Summer Programs sites in the U.S. and Hong Kong. Baltimore sites include a day program at Gilman School for students in grades 2–6 and a residential program at JHU for students in grades 7–12.

Other area sites include Sandy Spring Friends School in Sandy Spring, Maryland; St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia; Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania.

CTY also offers summer options for online learning through 170-plus courses in flexible formats guided by expert instructors who specialize in teaching advanced concepts to bright elementary, middle, and high school students. Subject areas include computer science, critical reading, writing, world languages, math, science and engineering, and Advanced Placement.

JHU's tuition-remission benefit covers 50 percent of the tuition costs for JHU employees whose dependent children attend CTY's summer and online programs. CTY programs fill quickly, so act soon to take advantage of this opportunity.

Students can become eligible for CTY's summer,online, or family programs by participating in the Talent Search, through which they take an above-grade-level test to determine their academic abilities.

New to CTY and don't know where to begin? Start here.

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