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About Family Academic Programs

CTY offers some 90 programs each year to Talent Search participants in grades 2–12. Our one-day, overnight, weekend, and week-long academic programs give families an inside look at museums, aquariums, research institutions, science and nature centers, and colleges and universities around the country. Our programs are tailored to the unique needs of academically advanced students and are offered exclusively to CTY families.

All CTY Talent Search participants are eligible to attend Family Academic Programs. There are no minimum qualifying scores required, so there's no need to wait for test scores to sign up.

Grades 2–4: Creative Connections Series 
Grades 5–7: Discovery Series 
Grades 7–10: Odyssey Series 
Grades 7–10: Science and Technology Series 
Grades 9–12: Pathways to College Series 
Grades 5–12: Educational Travel Programs

Questions? Please call 410-735-6115, 8:30 a.m.5 p.m. EST, or email