Gifted and Talented Programs

Good article: Having A 'Gifted' Kid Is More Complicated Than It Seems

QUEST is a program for gifted and talented students, providing challenging work for students in grades 3-5.

For information and schedules for the 2015-2016 QUEST Program, please contact Seth Messier, our school district's coordinator at and visit the district's webpage.

The Garden City Friends of STEAM (GCFS) is a non-profit organization established in 2015 to promote and support robotics and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) education programs and activities for the students of the Garden City School District and Garden City community.

Click the below for Gifted & Talented and STEM/STEAM Opportunities in our area:

Check here first: The Connectory

The Connectory makes the connections that inspire young people to explore, discover, and create. By offering the most comprehensive collection of STEM opportunities and programs, The Connectory is the go to place for families to discover local STEM opportunities for the children in their lives and for program providers to find partners with which to collaborate.

Advocacy for Gifted and Talented Education - Port Washington

American MENSA - Gifted Children

The Children's Sangha

Council for Exceptional Children

Code Ninjas

Cradle of Aviation STEM & Space Camp

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Advocating for Exceptionally Gifted Young People: A Guidebook - Davidson_Guidebook_Advocating

Destination Science - Long Island

Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP)

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars

Hofstra University Science Education Camp & STEM/STEAM camps

iD Tech Camps

Institute of Creative Problem Solving For Gifted and Talented Students

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Long Island School for the Gifted

L.I. University Center for Gifted Youth

Mad Science Long Island

National Association for Gifted Children

Ross Program in Mathmatics for PreCollege Students

SENG - Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Science Museum of Long Island

Twice Exceptional(Defined)

Twice Exceptional Children's Advocacy

Village East Gifted

Please be sure to visit the district's page on parent and student resources for further information.

The Ultimate Stem Guide for Kids (239 cool sites)