Practicing Kindness at Yunasa

By Qiao Li, Program Coordinator  Yunasa camps are designed to work with gifted and highly gifted children to nurture balance and stimulate growth in the whole self.  At Yunasa, we […]

Finding Balance at Yunasa

By Samantha Outcalt, Yunasa Volunteer Gifted kids spend a lot of time in their heads. They devote considerable energy to thinking, wondering, analyzing, drafting, problem-solving, inventing, calculating, composing, planning, investigating, […]

Yunasa West: A Week of Self-Discovery and Fun

Institute for Educational Advancement - Connecting bright minds; nurturing intellectual and personal growth

By Qiao Li, Yunasa Coordinator Yunasa West this year was yet another fun-filled week that’s packed with self-discovery and growth at YMCA Camp Shady Brook! Campers ventured out to try […]

Why I Love Yunasa

Institute for Educational Advancement - Connecting bright minds; nurturing intellectual and personal growth

By Emily Vesper, Yunasa West Camper Whenever I try to tell my friends back in California about the week I’ve spent in Colorado every summer for the past three years, […]

Stopping by Woods on a [Sunny] Evening

by Hillary Jade, Program Manager Robert Frost’s 1923 poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening has spoken to me more times than I could even begin to count – […]

Thank You, Teachers!

by Alexis Hopper, Program Coordinator In celebration of National Teacher Day, we would like to extend a thank you to all the educators who shape the lives of students across […]

Yunasa: On My Way Home

by Hannah, Yunasa Camper Do you fit in? Do you have friends? Do you filter your feelings, your thoughts, your ideas or your words when around others? Have you “played […]

Finding and Cultivating Your Voice

by Jennifer de la Haye, Program Coordinator This year, IEA’s theme for both the Bradley Seminar and Yunasa Summer Camps was “Finding and Cultivating Your Voice.” In a culture that […]

Gifted Community

by Qiao Li, Coordinator Why is Community Important? Community is the foundation of our social life. A healthy community provides support, encouragement, affirmation, and a sense of belonging to all […]

Summer is Here!

We have officially kicked off our summer programming at IEA! We are looking forward to meeting new gifted kids and welcoming back familiar faces. Check out a summary of what […]