Summer Opportunities


FREDERICKSBURG REGIONAL GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL (FRGS)
FOR STUDENTS IDENTIFIED AS GIFTED 2022 SUMMER PROGRAM
 


The Summer Fredericksburg Regional Governor's School is a program offered to students identified as gifted through their school division. The tuition for this program is free. The programs are supported by our business community, the participating school divisions and a grant from the Virginia Department of Education, Programs for the Gifted. Seats are limited and school divisions are awarded seats based on school division size.   

King George County Schools will offer transportation to programs held at James Monroe High School. Students participating in the mentor program will need to provide their own transportation. Students should bring a bag lunch and beverage (water) each day.

Students identified as gifted who would like to participate must have all parts of their application turned in by March 25 to their school’s counseling office. Questions about the programs may be directed to the Director of the FRGS.  (540) 372-1120.

PICTURE SLIDESHOW FROM PAST PROGRAMS

 

Mentorship Program
Rising 11th and 12th Grade Students

June 6-17, 2022

Download Application Here            Due March 25, 2022

Important Information

  • Times are approximate and will vary according to availability of the mentor. An informational meeting will be scheduled and you will be notified of the date and time by the mentorship coordinator.
  • The location of mentorships will be in the Fredericksburg area at local businesses and/or government facilities.
  • The Fredericksburg Regional Governor’s School is open only to students who have been identified by their school system as gifted. For placement, students need to have a completed application and two strong teacher recommendations. The mentorship coordinator will contact each applicant who has been selected for participation. Please do not apply if you and your child are not prepared to follow through with the time and placement offered to you by the area business.
  • Students selected to attend this program must provide their own transportation to and from the mentor sites.

Wetlands Ecology
Rising 7th Grade Students

Session 1: June 6-10, 2022, 9:00-3:00
Open House June 10, 2:15 James Monroe High
Session 2: June 3-17, 2022, 9:00-3:00
Open House June 17, 2:15  James Monroe High


Download Application Here            Due March 25

Important Information

  • Students should bring a bag lunch and beverage (water) each day.
  • This program will be held at James Monroe High School with field trips to the Snowden Wetlands, the Rappahannock River, and other locations. There will be variations in the times due to field trips. A schedule will be mailed prior to the beginning of the class.
  • Students must be identified as gifted within their school division and must be selected by their school division. Seats are limited.
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate your session preference. However, your school cannot guarantee your time slot. Please await confirmation from the Fredericksburg Regional Governor's School program.

Our Fascinating World: Mines, Minerals and Caves
Rising 8th Grade Students

Session 1: June 6-9, 2022, 9:00-3:00
Open House June 9, 2:15 James Monroe High
Session 2: June 13-16, 2022, 9:00-3:00
Open House June 16, 2:15  James Monroe High

Download Application Here         Due March 25

Important Information

  • Students should bring a bag lunch and beverage (water) each day.
  • This program will be held at James Monroe High School with field trips off site. There will be variations in the times due to field trips. A schedule will be mailed prior to the beginning of the class.
  • Students must be identified as gifted within their school division and must be selected by their school division. Seats are limited.
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate your session preference. However, your school cannot guarantee your time slot. Please await confirmation from the Fredericksburg Regional Governor's School program.

Environmental Technology– A Study of the Relationship Between Technology and Environmental Resources
Rising 9th Grade Students

 June 6-10, 2022, 9:00-3:00
Open House June 10, 2:15 James Monroe High

                                Download Application Here       Due March 25

Important Information

  • Students should bring a bag lunch and beverage (water) each day.
  • This program will be held at James Monroe High School with field trips off site. There will be variations in the times due to field trips. A schedule will be mailed prior to the beginning of the class.
  • Students must be identified as gifted within their school division and must be selected by their school division. Seats are limited.
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate your session preference. However, your school cannot guarantee your time slot. Please await confirmation from the Fredericksburg Regional Governor's School program.

Hands-On Chemistry OR Exploring Engineering
Rising 10th -12th Grade Students
June 6-10, 2022, 9:00-3:00|
Open House June 10, 2:15 James Monroe High

Download Application Here                Due March 25

Important Information

  • Students should bring a bag lunch and beverage (water) each day.
  • This program will be held at James Monroe High School with field trips off site. There will be variations in the times due to field trips. A schedule will be mailed prior to the beginning of the class.
  • Students must be identified as gifted within their school division and must be selected by their school division. Seats are limited.
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate your session preference. However, your school cannot guarantee your time slot. Please await confirmation from the Fredericksburg Regional Governor's School program.

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