Growing Early Minds (GEM)
Grades 1-4 | Day Program GEM exposes students to advanced concepts and encourages development of growth mindset.
- Format: Day academic program
- Instruction Hours: 12 hours of class time
- Program Dates: 2021 dates coming soon
- Location: UW–Madison campus
- Grade Level: For students finishing grades 1-4
- Financial Aid available
Growing Early Minds (GEM) offerings:
GEM Class examples
- Adventures in Coding
- Artful Architecture
- Get Charged
- Inside Out/Upside Down
- Mayor Madness
- Mystery Detectives
- Secret Agents
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Why Choose GEM?
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