Virginia Association for the Gifted (VAG)
For students K-12. Summer and school year activities.
Chart that provides a listing of opportunities for gifted and high ability students. Almost 50 programs included. Program name, grade levels, dates, and contact/websites are listed.
Contact Tim Hickey at Central Office.
National History Day
Contact Stephanie Hammer at WMMS.
Reflections Governor's Art School
Students 6th - 8th grade, Summer program in Charlottesville.
Contact Carla Masterson at WMMS.
Summer Residential Governor's Schools & Governor's Foreign Language AcademiesContact Tim Hickey at Central Office.
Please see Governor's Schools page on this website for more information and handbooks.
Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School (BRVGS)
Students apply in 8th grade and participate in the program 9th - 12th.
Contact Erin O'Leary at WMHS, Jordan Wilson at WMMS, Tim Hickey at Central Office or Marc Carraway with BRVGS.
Early College Program with PVCC
Cohorts begin in 10th grade and students can earn an Associates Degree upon graduation. See the WMHS Counseling page for more information.
Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS)
For 11th Grade Students (free program).
Contact Ian Cawthway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For 10th Grade Students (free program).
Contact Elizabeth Joyner at email@example.com.
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Talent Search
For students 2nd - 8th grade gifted or very high achieving students.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 735-6278.
University of Virginia Saturday Enrichment Program
For students K - 5th grade. 2 hour sessions for 5 Saturdays in January and February.
Contact email@example.com or 924-3182.
National Youth Science Camp
For students in 12th grade. 3 week residential experience in June and July, all expenses paid.
Contact Eric.Rhoades@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 786-2481.
Ferrum College Summer Enrichment Camp
Residential camp for gifted and academically motivated students ages 9 - 13.
Contact Chip Phillips at (888) 508-7822 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Wesleyan Summer Gifted Program
Two week residential camp for gifted students in grades 5 - 12.
Contact 304-473-8072 or email@example.com for more information.
New opportunities will be posted in the future, so please check back periodically. For additional information about opportunities at specific schools, please contact your child's School Gifted Coordinator (can be found on the Gifted Contacts page).