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Beyond the Classroom


Center for Talented Youth (Johns Hopkins University)

Identifies top academic students in grades two through eight and provides fun and challenging educational programs through their 10th grade year.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Student Leadership Courses

Provides resources and opportunitites for motivated middle and high school students, to improve students' confidence and prepare them to make sustainable and environmentally friendly decisions that will impact their communities.  

Destination ImagiNation

Helps kids build important, lifelong skills, such as problem solving, teamwork and divergent thinking through an extracurricular program.  

Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge

Fosters the exploration, understanding and communication of science through a contest for students in grades 5 through 8.  

Final Frontiers

Space-related competition for high schools, sponsored by the Maryland Space Business Roundtable.  

Hands-on Science

After-school science enrichment programs for students, preK to Grade 6.  

Maryland Summer Centers

Summer Programs for Gifted and Talented Students.

Math Counts

Coaching and competition program for middle school students nationwide. 

Mathematical Olympiads

Inspires students in Grades 4 to 8 to intensify their study of math through structured math club activities and competitions. 

Montgomery College Saturday Discoveries

Provides opportunities for students to participate in a variety of one-day workshops. 

Montgomery County Science Fair

Provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their interest in science and their understanding of scientific methods.


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