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Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students sponsors learning opportunities offered across the state. These are for Maryland residents.

Summer Programs at Maryland Summer Centers

These are academically rigorous programs, but students need not have been identified as gifted by standardized testing and home school students are welcome to apply.

Locations include the following:

  • Salisbury University
  • Washington College
  • Community College of Baltimore County – Essex Campus
  • Frostburg State University
  • The Howard B. Owens Science Center
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • The Benjamin Banneker Museum and Historical Park
  • University of Maryland
  • Horn Point Environmental Laboratory and Meade Middle School (Anne Arundel County)

Topics covered are the following:

  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Environmental Science
  • Filmmaking
  • Global Languages (Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French)
  • Music
  • Musical theater
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects

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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Camp Summit East, ages 9-14
(Environmental Science)
(Environmental Science)
Baltimore, MD
08/20/17 to 08/27/17 N/A $0
Center for Global Languages - Meade Middle
(French,Spanish)
(French,Spanish)
Fort Meade, MD
07/10/17 to 07/20/17 $300 N/A
Ecosystems Education-University of Maryland
(Environmental Science)
(Environmental Science)
Cambridge, MD
07/23/17 to 07/28/17 $385
Ecosystems Education-University of Maryland
(Environmental Science)
(Environmental Science)
Cambridge, MD
07/16/17 to 07/21/17 $385
Outward Bound for English Learners, grades 8-9
(ESL)
(ESL)
Baltimore, MD
08/21/17 to 08/27/17 N/A $0