Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth

1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul , MN , 55105
Phone: 651-696-6590
44° 56' 16.5264" N, 93° 10' 8.67" W
Contact name: 
Erica Brewinski
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MITY’s day, residential and online programs build skills and attitudes for lifelong success. MITY empowers eager 1st - 12th grade students to recognize and grow their unique talents through innovative classes and a welcoming environment. Our interdisciplinary, hands-on curriculum challenges students to collaborate with diverse peers to generate creative solutions to real-world issues. MITY ignites curiosity, expands knowledge, and nurtures future leaders.

For over 50 years, MITY has attracted bright students in grades one through twelve from throughout the Twin Cities and around the world, inviting them to embrace their intellectual curiosity in a stimulating environment.  Our mission is to inspire and challenge intellectually curious students to pursue their passions within a diverse, inclusive community and empower them by building skills and relationships for lifelong success.

MITY offers unique STEM, Humanities, and Fine Arts courses in three exciting academic programs, each taught by master teachers.  Students dig into new topics, stretch their thinking, develop non-cognitive skills, and meet a diverse group of people who share their love of learning.  MITY’s safe, inclusive climate fosters a feeling of family among students and staff, empowering participants to be themselves and shine in new ways.

MITY offers over 50 unique STEM, humanities and fine arts courses that are specifically designed to meet the needs of advanced learners. Classes cover topics not typically taught in schools within a fun and challenging environment.

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Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth Online Programs

Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth is offering engaging online learning experiences for gifted and talented students in grades 1 – 12. 

Similar to our in-person programs, these classes have been specifically designed for bright, motivated and curious students. Each course provides an intensive, inquiry-based curriculum that challenges students to explore new topics, generate creative solutions to real-world issues, and apply their knowledge in unique ways. MITY’s online programs also enable students to meet like-minded peers and socialize through non-academic fun activities. To learn about specific opportunities and how to apply, click on the program that matches your student’s current grade level.

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