Opportunities For Students

Did you know that there are many opportunities for TAG children to participate in fast paced, enriched learning programs in Oregon?  There are courses both on and off of university campuses.  Here are a few of them! 

The Gifted and Talented Academy

The gifted and Talented Academy is the new premiere educational summer camp for advanced learners located in Springfield, Oregon.
Our Mission:
To enhance the Knowledge of students through Project Based Learning, Peer to Peer, Direct Instruction, and On the Job Training. To promote Vision through teaching students to take their dreams and visions and turn them in to reality. Enhance learning through all technology and to create quality leaders who will take ownership in their work. 
** The camp is held on a local university campus and is for grades 6th - 11th. 
** The Leadership Course is for age 17 - 19+.

Session one beginning July 2014 TBA
** We are residential and non-residential camp. Payment options are available for families.

For more information: 
2014 Summer Camp Programs will be announced Spring 2014 TBA
Website: http://academy.engr.oregonstate.edu

Oregon State University

STEM Academy AWSEM (Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering, and Math) Clubs for 6th-12th grade girls.

** Middle School Club meets Tuesdays, 5:00-6:30 pm, from January 21 - February 25, 2014.
** High School Club meets Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30 pm, from January 22 - February 26, 2014

Topics this year will include physics, K'NEX engineering challenge, anatomy, computing, information evaluations & visualization, and chemistry.  Undergraduate women studying science at OSU will lead and be mentors for the clubs. To register, please visit http://academy.engr.oregonstate.edu
For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email STEM.academy@oregonstate.edu

STEM programs are not just limited to TAG students.  For information about our 20 different summer camps, please click on this link, and then on then on the left pick your child's grade level. Most camps are open to boys AND girls.

Summer Camp Registration for STEM Academy @ OSU comming in March 2014

To read a description of each camp or to register online, please visit our website:  http://academy.engr.oregonstate.edu.

Programs for TAG and High-Ability Students at Oregon State University
Mondays through Fridays, July, 2014 TBA
Applications are still being accepted for Oregon State University’s Precollege Programs for TAG and High-Ability Youth. These programs offer a unique opportunity for academic enrichment and social interaction with peers of similar abilities. Participants choose from a wide selection of exciting, challenging, and stimulating courses not typically available in the usual school setting. Courses are designed to meet the special needs of enrolled learners and are taught by experts in their fields.  Qualified students are those who are identified as TAG or have a total battery test score at or above the 90th percentile.

Expeditions for students currently in grades 3 & 4
oregonstate.edu/precollege/expeditions or 541-737-2670

Adventures in Learning for students currently in grades 5 & 6
oregonstate.edu/precollege/ail or 541-737-2403

Outside the Box for students currently in grades 7 & 8
oregonstate.edu/precollege/box or 541-737-3735

A limited amount of financial assistance funds are available. Visit the program’s website for details at oregonstate.edu/precollege.

En Español

Oregon State University
Programas de verano para los estudiantes de TAG y de alta habilidad
De lunes a viernes, julio, 2014 TBA 

Se aceptan las solicitudes para los programas preuniversitarios de Oregon State University para los jóvenes de TAG y de alta habilidad. Estos programas ofrecen una oportunidad única para el enriquecimiento académico y la interacción social con sus compañeros con las mismas habilidades.   Los participantes pueden elegir entre una amplia selección de cursos interesantes, desafiantes y estimulantes, que no están disponible en la escuela regular.  Los cursos están diseñados para las necesidades especiales de los estudiantes matriculados y que son enseñados por expertos en sus campos. Los estudiantes que califican son los que son identificados como TAG o que tienen un puntaje total en la prueba en conjunto de 90 por ciento o más alto.

Expediciones para estudiantes que están actualmente en los grados 3 y 4
oregonstate.edu/precollege/expeditions o al 541-737-2670

Aventuras de aprendizaje para estudiantes que están actualmente en los grados 5 y 6

oregonstate.edu/precollege/ail or 541-737-2403

“Fuera de la caja”para estudiantes que están actualmente en los grados 7 y 8
oregonstate.edu/precollege/box or 541-737-3735

Hay una cantidad limitada de fondos de asistencia financiera.  Para obtener más detalles, visite el sitio de la red del programa.

Precollege Campus Programs

 Oregon State University

For more information on OSU's precollege programs, visit oregonstate.edu/precollege.

Winter Wonderings  

3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th graders

Expeditions 3rd & 4th graders
Adventures in Learning 5th & 6th graders
Outside the Box 7th & 8th graders
TAG Workshops Teachers/Parents

University of Oregon

Welcomb to the Youth Enrichment and Talented & Gifted Programs www.uoyouth.org
For more information about U of O's Youth Enrichment, and Talented and Gifted programs, please
visit  www.uoyouth.org. or call 541-346-3084

Super Summer  (K-5 Flyer) K through 5th graders

Summer Enrichment Program Brochure 

Summer Enrichment program (residential) 

6 through 10th graders

Junior Counselor Leadership Program  (residential) 11th & 12th graders, under 18 

Southern Oregon University

For more information on SOU's summer Academy, please visit their website.


5th & 6th graders
5th - 8th graders
Junior Counselor Program 10th - 12th  graders

 Other Opportunities

Talent Identification Program
Duke University
Grades 4-12
Talent Identification Program
Johns Hopkins University
Grades 2-8
Saturday Academy Varies
National Spelling Bee Grades 6-8
National Geographic Bee Grades 4-8
Math Counts Grades 6-8
Mock Trial High school
Destination Imagination Grades 3-12
Pacific NW College of Art
For information on classes in drawing, painting
and sculpture, call (503) 226-0462
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
For information on science camps and classes,
call (503) 797-4545
Ages 6 to Adult
Young Musicians and Artists
Willamette University
Grades 4-12
A.C Gilbert's Museum and Discovery Village Preschool to Adult
Concordia Language Villages
Concordia College
For more info, call (800) 222-4759
Ages 7-18
Cyber Camps
Oregon courses offered on Lewis & Clark campus
Varies, 10+

Financial Aid

Financial aid may be available for some of these programs, for qualified families.   Please contact the director of the program you are interested in to inquire.

Contact Us

Phone: 541-766-4857
Fax: 541-757-5726
Address: 1555 SW 35th St., Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Staff: Kevin Bogatin,  Assistant Superintendent