• Parent and Student Organizations

    Center for Talented Youth
    Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, 410-516-0337. Offers summer residential program and school year distance learning courses for students in grades 1-8.

    Gifted Child Society
    190 Rock Rd., Glen Rock, 201-444-6530. 
    Non-profit organization offer Sat. morning workshops, summer programs, parent seminars and educator training.

    HEROES Academy for the Gifted
    317 George St., Suite 210, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 732-690-7991. HEROES Academy is an intellectually stimulating environment where students' personal growth is maximized by accelerated learning and critical thinking. Students, ages 6-16, study advanced topics in classrooms that move at an accelerated pace.

    International Ivy School-Year After-School Enrichment
    (previously Ivy Clubhouse) 
    908-899-1338, email info@ivyclubhouse.com
    • Summit: Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Ave.
    • Summit: HudsonWay Immersion School, 587 Springfield Ave.
    • Millburn: LearningRx Building, 150 Main St.
    • Basking Ridge: Congregation B'Nai Israel, 40 Whitenack Rd.
    • Scotch Plains: Language and Enrichment Center, 551 Park Ave.
    • Sparta: Hilltop Country Day School, 32 Lafayette Rd.
    After-school enrichment for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade including Lego robotics, computer coding, Minecraft, chess (beginner to advanced), competitive math clubs, 3D crafts, needleworks club, AdventureQuest leadership games, Great Treasure Hunt team building games, public speaking and debate club, entrepreneurs club and Ivy Kidz. The Ivy Kidz enrichment program was developed by gifted and talented teachers to enable young children to explore the sciences, arts, economics, world cultures and technology. Registration now open for the fall. Minecraft birthday parties.

    Montclair State University Academically Gifted/Talented Youth Programs
    Montclair State University, Center for Continuing Education, Upper Montclair, 973-655-4104. 
    Weekend and summer enrichment courses for gifted students in grades 1-11. POGO (Parents of Gifted Offspring) workshop series.
    Sept, Feb
         Open House in Sept. for fall, Feb. for spring semester.

    National Society for the Gifted & Talented
    Non-profit organization created to help identify and encourage gifted and talented youth provides information about educational resources, gifted programs, scholarships and more.

    New Jersey Association for Gifted Children
    PO Box 667, Mount Laurel, 856-273-7530. 
    Volunteer organization hosts student, parent and educator workshops, annual conference, supports advocacy and maintains website providing information and resources for gifted children in New Jersey.

    Raritan Valley Community College
    118 Lamington Rd., Branchburg, 908-526-1200 ext. 8404. 
    Gifted and talented classes are offered during the summer for ages 8-12. Before- and after-care available.

    Summer Institute for the Gifted
    866-303-4744. Day and residential programs for gifted students ages 5-17. New Jersey locations include Princeton, Lincroft and Hoboken.

    NJAGC - the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children
     Parent memberships available; Monthly newsletter; annual conference in March with parent workshops and activities for children

    Hoagies' Gifted Education Page  Gifted Advocacy/Resource Group

    NAGC - the National Association of Gifted Children Supporting the needs of our high potential learners

    SENG - Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted SENG is dedicated to fostering environments in which gifted adults and children, in all their diversity, understand and accept  themselves and are understood, valued, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, workplaces and communities. 

    Davidson Institute for Talent Development We are a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students 18 and under.

    HErOEs Higher Education, Resources and Opportunities for Exceptional Scholars ("HEROES") is committed to supporting the educational, social and emotional development of exceptionally gifted students

    NJ POGO For Parents/guardians of Gifted Offspring:  Learn about other "kids like mine"; perhaps some links or books that help. Join us for discussions, support, information sharing.   March is Gifted Child's month in NJ.

    MENSA Gifted Youth
    It can be tough to be the smartest kid in the room, and Mensa provides wholehearted understanding and support. 

    Central NJ MENSA