Growing Early Minds (GEM)

Grades 1-4 | Day Program

GEM exposes students to advanced concepts and encourages development of growth mindset.

GEM At-A-Glance

  • Format: Day academic program
  • Instruction Hours: 12 hours of class time
  • Program Dates:
    • Winter: Feb 2-Mar 2, 2019
    • Summer: Jun 17-21, 2019
    • Summer: Jun 24-28, 2019
  • Location: UW–Madison campus
  • Grade Level: For students finishing grades 1-4
  • Application Opens:
    • Winter: Oct 22, 2018
    • Summer: Jan 3, 2019
  • Application Deadline:
    • Winter: Jan 18, 2019
    • Summer: Apr 30, 2019
  • Cost:
    • Winter:
      $230
    • Summer full day:
      $330 through Mar 1; $350 after
    • Summer morning only:
      $230 through Mar 1; $250 after
  • Application Fee: $30 (Nonrefundable)
  • Financial Aid available

Growing Early Minds (GEM) offerings:

Adventures in Coding: Exploring Math (GEM)

February 2 - March 2, 2019
June 17-28, 2019

Artful Architecture (GEM)

February 2 - March 2, 2019
June 24-28, 2019

Get Charged! Exploring Electrical Engineering (GEM)

February 2 - March 2, 2019
June 17-28, 2019

Inside Out/Upside Down (GEM)

February 2 - March 2, 2019
June 17-21, 2019
June 24-28, 2019

Mayor Madness (GEM)

February 2 - March 2, 2019

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