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Gifted and Talented Summer Camps

 

The 2017 Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented™ at Otterbein University offers rising high school juniors and seniors opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. Taking place in multiple venues throughout Otterbein’s campus, this residential program encourages social interaction and peer discussion so that students can be challenged intellectually and artistically and develop a better understanding of the role of their abilities and talents in their lives and in society. 
 

DATES: June 18-24, 2017 

LOCATION:
Otterbein University 

EVENT SCHEDULE: This residential camp will feature daily workshops and seminars as well as evening field trips and events.

WELCOME DINNER: (for parents and students): Sunday, June 18 at 5:30 p.m

PAST WORKSHOPS AND PROGRAMMING HAVE INCLUDED: Jeanne Marie Laskas' Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People who Make this Country Work (All students will get a copy); The Creative and Studio Arts (Drawing, Printmaking, Paper Engineering, etc.); Explorations in Science (Environmental Chemistry, NanoTechnology, The Chemistry of Dyes and Dyeing, etc.); Voice and Movement in Acting; Sustainability 

COST OF THE ESSEX SCHOOL:  $650.00 (Need-based financial assistance may be available)

FOR GENERAL INFORMATION: Call 614-823-1570 or visit www.otterbein.edu/essex


TO REQUEST REGISTRATION FORM, CONTACT: 
 
SUZANNE PALMER - CO-DIRECTOR, MARTIN W. ESSEX SCHOOL FOR THE GIFTED AT OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY; K-12 GIFTED EDUCATION COORDINATOR, WORTHINGTON CITY SCHOOLS, spalmer@wscloud.org
 
PATRICIA FARRENKOPF - CO-DIRECTOR, MARTIN W. ESSEX SCHOOL FOR THE GIFTED AT OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY; OHIO LIAISON, CENTER FOR TALENT DEVELOPMENT, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY,  essexgifted@gmail.com