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15 Jul Yunasa West 2014

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. In June, 39 campers from across the country came...

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15 Jul Yunasa West 2014

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. In June, 39 campers from across the country came...

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15 Jul Yunasa West 2014

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. In June, 39 campers from across the country came...

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13 Aug Yunasa 2013!

By Jessica Houben IEA’s pioneering Yunasa summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. “Know Thyself” was at the core of all of...

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25 Jun Yunasa West 2013!

IEA’s pioneering Yunasa and Yunasa West summer camps unite highly able youngsters with experts in the social and emotional development of gifted children. Campers explore and grow the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical aspects of their lives. 2013 was the 2nd year for Yunasa...

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16 Oct 7 Questions with Jessica Houben

Jessica Houben is a Program Coordinator with IEA. She will be working most closely with the Yunasa camps this program season. 1. What are you most passionate about in working with the gifted community? I am most passionate about working with gifted youth in a non-traditional educational...

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21 Aug Why We Do What We Do: Portfolio-Based Applications

By Jessica Houben IEA’s programs – Academy, Apprenticeship, the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship, Yunasa, and Yunasa West – are geared toward gifted children ages 5-18, who think and learn differently from the norm. Every year we receive numerous applications for each program, and every applicant is...

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27 Mar Imagine the Impact of Gifted Programs

By Jessica Houben Emily was six years old and a first grader in elementary school. Most of her classmates were still learning to read. Emily had read all of the Harry Potter books before she began first grade. Every time she would sit through reading lessons,...

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