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Registration is now open for summer Gifted & Talented Institute

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Community Education will host the 16th summer Gifted & Talented Institute (GTI), which is provided through a partnership of south metro school districts.

GTI is open to students entering grades 1-8 in September of 2017 in any school district, who are either identified as gifted or exhibit a high talent or interest in an area.

There are many new class offerings in 2017 including (but far from limited to):

  • Quiz Bowl Camp,
  • Environmental Concerns: Explore Minnesota, Explorations in Ecology, Solar Technology Camps,
  • Global Competency- Explore the World, French and Spanish Language,
  • Songwriting, Kung Fu and Mixed Martial Arts and much more!  

All classes will take place at Gideon Pond Elementary School, 613 E. 130th St., Burnsville.

Dates for the summer institute are June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21 and July 24-28. Classes are three hours in the morning or afternoon, or six-hour full-day classes. Project KIDS school-age care will once again offer care before and after classes at an affordable rate for GTI students. There is a supervised free hot lunch program for all students participating in a full day of class.

To register, visit or call (952) 707-4150.

The institute is a collaboration of these school districts: Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191, Lakeville Area Schools, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District 196 and Prior Lake-Savage District 719.

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 08:49