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WHO WE ARE

Explore. Belong. Connect.

Learn more about our programs for gifted and talented youth.

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Looking for the Online Academy or Project A?
Visit MPS Center for Advanced Academics.

2019 Program Dates

GEM Winter (Grades 1-4): Feb 2-Mar 2
GEM Summer (Grades 1-4): Jun 17-21, Jun 24-28
YSSP (Grades 4-6): Jun 23-29
ALP (Grades 9-12): Jun 30–July 20
PACE (Grades 5-8): Jul 7-12
STEP (Grades 7-8): Jul 21-Aug 3

Statute of Abe Lincoln in front of Bascom Hall
Abe Lincoln statue and Bascom Hall
  

“Not only has WCATY provided me with an advanced learning experience
that I would not have at school, it has also given me a space where I can fit in and belong.”

Robin A., ALP Participant

2019 Registration Information

2019 GEM Winter Registration Information

Summer registration opens: first week of January 2019.

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WCATY – where challenges are worthy of your potential

Join us this summer for academic acceleration and enrichment.

Learn more about what WCATY success looks like.

decorative image: WCATY Lamp

WCATY Lamp

Every child has a spark of the WCATY lamp inside them, waiting to be ignited!

decorative image: gifted and talented WCATY students are excited about science
decorative image: gifted and talented WCATY students are excited about science

Why choose WCATY?

Experience a unique learning environment from one of the largest research universities in the world!

Learn more about why WCATY is a great fit for you and your child.