MCGT Picnic Sunday 17 July 2016 West Bush Lake Park, Bloomington

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The 2016 annual Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (MCGT) summer picnic is at West Bush Lake Park in Bloomington, 9401 W Bush Lake Rd, Bloomington, MN 55438, Picnic Shelter #1 from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm, welcoming MCGT members and their guests. This event is co-sponsored by statewide MCGT and the MCGT Minnetonka Chapter. MCGT provides: burgers (meat and veggie), hot dogs, buns, condiments, and paper products. Participants bring potluck items to share and their own beverages. 2. MCGT will collect a donation ($1/person or $5/family maximum) at the picnic; feel free to come in any event. 3. The picnic will include a drawing for some giveaway items of interest to families of gifted children. 4. Volunteers are welcomed for setup, grilling burgers, organizing games for the children, and cleanup. The annual picnic is a great way to make new friends among the Minnesota community of families of...
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Welcome to MCGT!

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Welcome to MCGT!

The Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (MCGT) is a support and advocacy organization for parents and educators of gifted children. MCGT publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, hosts a member-only email discussion list, sponsors an annual state conference with special children’s programs, conducts monthly CHAT Nights and occasional topical seminars, promotes advocacy at all levels for gifted and talented children, is active in legislative efforts on behalf of kids, and supports local chapters. MCGT’s Mission The Minnesota Council for the Gifted and Talented (MCGT) is a state-wide non-profit support and advocacy organization of parents, educators, and other professionals who live or work with gifted children and are interested in their education and well-being. MCGT also strives to educate its membership, as well as the general public, about the importance of meeting the educational and social emotional needs of gifted children. Our mission is to promote better understanding of, and educational...
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Snazztastic – Star Wars! June 10, 2016

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MCGT Snazztastics

TLC is happy to announce our upcoming Snazztastic event! Date: Friday, June 10th, 2016 Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm Location: Room 350 Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424 Email:[email protected] On June 10, Snazztastic will be exploring a galaxy far, far away! We will take part in Jedi Trials and pod racing, as well as designing our own ship and more! These events are in Edina and targeted at elementary aged children THEME: Star Wars FEE: We recommend a $5 donation per child attending. DETAILS: At this event, we will be exploring a galaxy far, far away! We will take part in Jedi Trials and pod racing, as well as designing our own ship and more! This event will take place on Friday, June 10th at the Edina Community Center from 6:30 – 8pm. We recommend a five dollar donation per child, as these donations help TLC afford the necessary supplies...
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MCGT Homeschool Chapter Meeting May 2016

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Homeschool chapter

Please join the MN Council for the Gifted & Talented Homeschool Chapter on Monday, May 16, as we host special guest speaker Luci Byrne, talking about what Ivy League schools are looking for and how important or unimportant the interview can be. The meeting will also include elections for the homeschool chapter’s 2016-2017 board. The meeting also will include time for general information sharing, socializing, and meeting current and new families. The meeting will be in Room 350 at the Edina Community Center. All MCGT Homeschool Chapter members, as well as those interested in finding out more about the Homeschool Chapter, are welcome to attend the meeting. Come and meet old and new friends, who are there to support you in your homeschool and gifted journey with your children! DETAILS OF THE MEETING: DATE:        Monday, May 16 TIME:         6:30 – 7:00 greeting and social time MCGT HS Resource library will be open in room 315 7:00 –...
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Snazztastic Event Friday, March 11th, 2016

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MCGT Snazztastics

TLC is happy to announce our latest event! EVENT SUMMARY: DATE:  Friday, March 11th, 2016 TIME:  6:30 – 8:00pm LOCATION:  Room 350 Edina Community Center                   5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424 THEME: Pirates FEE:  We recommend a $5 donation per child attending. EVENT DETAILS: At this event, we’ll be learning all about pirates! We will play games, design pirate flags, and even hunt for pirate treasure! This event will take place on Friday, March 11th at the Edina Community Center from 6:30 – 8pm. We recommend a five dollar donation per child, as these donations help TLC afford the necessary supplies to keep these events running in the future. These events are targeted at elementary aged children. Please RSVP to [email protected] with your child(ren)’s name(s) and age(s). For more information and questions, please contact us at [email protected] Thanks, and hope to see your kids there!
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