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Chicago Gifted Community Center

Creating connections - Creating community

In Chicago and the suburbs            

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Benefits for Our Community

  • Public blog providing information on giftedness to educate the public at large
  • Private member portions of our website with discussion boards and a database for facilitating connections among families with gifted children
  • Speakers on topics related to gifted children such as asynchrony, intensity and difficulty in finding fit

Benefits for Our Children

We aim to provide information and resources that support gifted children's social, emotional and academic needs.  This might include, but certainly isn't limited to:

  • Child support programs and activities such as discussion groups or events of interest to gifted children
  • Educational field trips to museums, planetariums, zoos, arboretums, forest preserves, local businesses, FermiLab, government centers, etc.
  • Social time playing games, skating, bowling, scavenger hunts, creating art, building  or just plain hanging out
  • Special interest classes before, during or after school hours or in the summer
  • Facilitating mentor connections between adult experts and special needs gifted children

Benefits for Us Weary Parents

  • Create opportunities for gifted children and their families to create self-help and self-support networks
  • Parent support programs and activities such as discussion groups or book series relating to raising gifted children
  • Topical speakers and workshops about giftedness, intensities, exceptionalities and advocacy
  • Lunch with an Expert Series


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About cgcc

The Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is a member-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by parents to support the intellectual and emotional growth of gifted children and their families. 

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We  are an all volunteer-based organization that relies on annual memberships from parents, professionals, and supporters to provide organizers with web site operations, a registration system, event insurance, background checks, etc. 

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