Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity / The Center for Gifted


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See some of our classes in action!
Stop-Motion Animation | Ukulele | Computer Graphic Design | LEGO Robotics

Ensure Creativity Thrives!


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Summer Wonders in Glenview

Grades K-5
One Week Sessions
June 15-August 14

Glenview Flyer

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Elmhurst Programs June 8-August 14, 2020


Grades PreK-6


Flyer for classes

June 8 - July 10

Flyer for classes

July 13 - August 21

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Summer 2020 Live Online Classes and Guided Videos


Classes begin June 26th!
No Teacher Rec Required


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Project 20 in Elmhurst


Grades 6-12

Session 1: July 13-17

Session II: July 20-31

Elmhurst College Flyer

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Build Tour Own Computer

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2019 International Torrance Creativity Awards


See the Winning Entries!


Creative Writing

Visual Arts

Music Composition


2020 Information

Summer 2020 Innovate

Issue 6: Summer 2020
Issue 5: March-April 2019
Issue 4: April-May 2018
Issue 3: Aug-Sept 2017
Issue 2: April-May 2017
Issue 1: November 2016

Gifted Identification and Assessment

Click HERE for more information


Volume 1: Read it Online!

2020 Torrance Journal for Applied Creativity

Volume 2: Read it Online!


Outreach and Enrichment

We can help design educational programs and workshops to fit your specific needs!


Photo Gallery

Highlights of recent programs throughout the Chicagoland area.


Resource Center

Links to services and resources of interest to advanced learners, their parents, and teachers


Joan's Book Nook

Selected titles of interest to advanced learners, their parents, and teachers.


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The Center for Gifted is a not-for-profit organization under IRC Section 501(c)(3). The Center for Gifted reserves the right to change without notice any statements on this website or in its brochures concerning but not limited to rules, policies, tuition, fees, courses, locations, or staff. It is the policy of The Center for Gifted not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, or national or ethnic origin in matters of admissions or services relating to its programs.
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