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:
- 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
- Summer full day:
$330 Jan 3-Mar 1; $350 Mar 2-Apr 30
- Summer morning only:
$230 Jan 3-Mar 1; $250 Mar 2-Apr 30
- Application Fee: $30 (Non-Refundable)
- Financial Aid available
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