includes Orange County
Welcome to the Orange Region of the California Association of the Gifted. This regional page is designed to keep educators, parents, and students aware of events and resources in the Orange Region and throughout California. Please contact your regional representatives if you have questions, have local resources to share, or would like to become more involved.
Membership in CAG supports advocacy efforts for gifted students in the state legislature, continued educator training opportunities, direct access to the Gifted Educator Communicator, and discounted conference fees.
Flyer for upcoming training on May 7th
We are a welcoming group of parents of gifted children and teens in Orange County and surrounding areas who come together to offer support, resources, and encouragement.
In addition to speakers at our monthly parent education meetings we offer opportunities for social interaction for our gifted kids through activities, field trips, classes and our weekly friday park days. Our children attend school in a variety of ways and all are welcome whether homeschooled, public, private or unschooled.
Parents of Gifted and Twice Exceptional Children and Teens Age 0-17 are welcome to join.
Kidseum is high-tech and interactive childrens museum with a focus on it's mission, "Igniting imagination through exploration," stressing the excitement of art, archaeology and world cultrues. Be sure to check out the new "Glow Cave" with its fun art making activities, ride the magical Wells Fargo stagecoach through time in the "Green Screen Time Machine," and explore archaeology like never before in our new Archaeology Lab. There is a lot of visual stimulation and engaging education with new smart tables, smart boards and computers.
Homeschool Days - Discovery Cube welcomes homeschool families to use the Cube as a teaching tool. We periodically offer special discounts, offer exclusive workshops and other unique opportunities for homeschool students and their parents.
Sleepovers - Grab your sleeping bags and flashlights and get ready to spend the night at Discovery Cube! Overnight Explorers sleepovers are great for groups of all ages! Many sleepovers incorporate programming that aligns with Boy Scout Merit Badge and Girl Scout Journeys requirements.