MSU GATE summer programs info 2020. Michigan State University Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) summer programs are located on Michigan State University’s campus, in East Lansing, MI. GATE offers 4 SUMMER PROGRAMS geared towards academically gifted students in elementary, middle, and high school. The programs are for students currently in grades 2-11. Participating students work side-by-side with MSU students, faculty, and professionals to advance their interest and knowledge in specific fields of study.
UPDATE 5/27/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this camp is currently offering virtual summer camps for the summer of 2020..
Please visit www.gifted.msu.edu to learn about the eligibility requirements, application process, program tuition, and other important details. Online applications will be available January, 2020 and the deadline is May 7, 2020.
MSU GATE Summer Programs 2020
MSU GATE Summer Programs – GUPPY
GUPPY is a weekend long program that offers students a variety of accelerated and exploratory educational presentations and hands-on experiences. Each GUPPY track offers a variety of STEAM-based classes that expose students to topics beyond those typically explored in traditional classroom curriculum. Classes are taught by Michigan State University faculty and staff in MSU’s classrooms and laboratories. Participants are provided a taste of the collegiate lifestyle by traveling to and from classes, and eating at the MSU dining halls. Parents of participating students are invited to attend GUPPY’s Parent University: an informational presentation conducted by experts in gifted education on various topics pertaining to raising children who are gifted. Although GUPPY is a day program, out-of-town families are welcome to attend and stay locally.
- GUPPY 2 – Grade 2 – June 26 – June 28, 2020 (3 days)
- GUPPY 3-4 – Grades 3 and 4 – June 19 – June 21, 2020 (3 days)
- GUPPY 3-4 – Grades 3 and 4 – June 26 – June 28, 2020 (3 days)
- GUPPY 3-4 – Grades 3 and 4 – July 20 – July 24, 2020 (8:30a–12p)
- GUPPY 3-4 – Grades 3 and 4 – July 24 – July 26, 2020 (3 days)
- GUPPY 5-6 – Grades 5 and 6 – June 19 – June 21, 2020 (3 days)
- GUPPY 5-6 – Grades 5 and 6 – June 26 – June 28, 2020 (3 days)
- GUPPY 5-6 – Grades 5 and 6 – July 20 – July 24, 2020 (8:30a–12:00p)
- GUPPY 5-6 – Grades 5 and 6 – July 24 – July 26, 2020 (3 days)
MSU Gate Summer Programs – MST@MSU – Mathematics, Science, & Technology
The Mathematics, Science, and Technology (MST) program at Michigan State University is a one-week summer, commuter or residential, program for academically talented students who are currently in grades 7 and 8. The program is held at the MSU campus and offers a variety of topics that focus on real-world applications in mathematics, science, and technology. The goal of this program is to match the intellectual abilities of talented students with rigorous and challenging course work, which provides enrichment to, but does not duplicate or accelerate, course work that is part of the regular middle school curriculum. Students will participate in two classes and one workshop. Students must be a minimum age of 12 years old to sign-up for the residential option.
2020 MST@MSU Classes – Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, Math Olympiad, Media Creation, Nuclear Astrophysics, Raspberry Pi and Water, Water Everywhere.
2020 MST@MSU Workshops – Archery and Air Rifle, Composing Electronic Music, Fun with Physics, The Chemistry of Cooking, and Visual Arts
MST@MSU – Mathematics, Science, & Technology – Grades 7 and 8 – Residential or Commuter – July 12-17, 2020 (1 week)
MSU GATE Summer Programs – MSTL – Mathematics, Science, Technology & Leadership
The Mathematics, Science, Technology, and Leadership (MSTL) program at Michigan State University is a two-week summer, commuter or residential, program for academically talented students who are currently in grade 9 and 10. The MSTL program offers advanced curriculum in STEM areas, as well as a leadership workshops pertaining to STEM careers. Students take two STEM-based classes that expose students to new developments in mathematics, science, and technology, and related career fields. Students will also take one leadership workshop which will introduce them to the concepts and skills required to be a leader in STEM fields.
2020 MSTL Classes – Capture your Story on Social Media, Fascinating Physics, Molecular Biology, Mathematics of Machine Learning, and Number Theory.
2020 MSTL Leadership Workshops – Entrepreneurial Leadership, High School to College: Fit and Facts to Becoming a Leader and Navigating Learning, Lessons, and Leadership: The Road to College.
MSTL – Mathematics, Science, Technology, & Leadership – Grades 9 and 10 – Residential or Commuter – July 12-24, 2020 (2 weeks)
MSU GATE Summer Programs – IS4GT – Intensive Studies for Gifted and Talented
Intensive Studies for Gifted and Talented (IS4GT) is a one-week advanced program in a specific concentrated curriculum for gifted students grades 6-11. Each IS4GT immerses students in a particular subject during the week of June 21-26, 2020, the week of July 5-10, 2020 or July 19-24, 2020.
June 21-26, 2020
Grades 8th-10th – Intensive Study in Mathematical Machine Learning
Grades 8th-11th – Intensive Study in Aircraft Piloting Course
Grades 7th-11th – Intensive Study in Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story Writing
Grades 8th-11th – Intensive Study in Scales of Justice: Pre-Law
July 5-10, 2020
Grades 7th-9th – Intensive Study in PRE-MED ED
Grades 8th-11th – Intensive Study in Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence
Grades 9th-11th – Intensive Study in Aqueous and Environmental Geochemistry
July 19-24, 2020
Grades 6th-9th – Intensive Study in Animation: A Digital Artistry Experience
Grades 7th-11th – Intensive Study in Sustainable Agriculture and Remote Sensing
Grades 7th-11th – Intensive Study in Technical Writing in GIS, Data Visualization, and Immersive Displays
Please contact the GATE office with questions
Gifted and Talented Education
University Outreach and Engagement
Michigan State University
219 South Harrison Road, Room 8
East Lansing, MI 48824
E-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 517-432-2129
Fax – 517-884-5927
For more info on MSU GATE Summer Programs, please visit their website.