Welcome to the Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia and a Happy New Year to all!
GTCASA is a volunteer organisation committed to enhancing the social, emotional and intellectual development of children and adolescents with high intellectual potential.
We organise events for gifted children, their carers and teachers.
GTCASA is always looking for energetic volunteers who understand giftedness and believe in helping to unlock the potential of these special needs children.Please email us at email@example.com if you have a couple of free hours to assist us with our plans! Or contact us if you wish to observe at one of our meetings with a view to joining us!
Forthcoming GTCASA events include:
TERM 1 2018
The theme for the term is “Practical Life”. Each session has been designed to grow whole of life skills that will help our children navigate some of the more practical aspects of life from emotions to responding to an emergency.
Anger/Anxiety/Disappointment: Saturday Feb 10th, 24th and March 24th
How to Manage Emotions for 5-8 year olds. Join Britta Jureckson in this series of 3 sessions to recognise and manage these emotions.
Sessions back by popular demand and identical to Term 1 2017.
First-Aid: Saturday February 24th
Aged 7-12. Learn a range of age appropriate First Aid skills delivered by St. John Ambulance South Australia
Resilience – Breaking the Cycle : Saturday 17th March
Helps children identify and respond to the issue of bullying in their life. Session by Scouts SA and suitable for ages 5-10.
Maps, Compasses and Getting from A to B: Saturday 10th February
Suitable for ages 7-12. Come and join Scouts SA for a practical look at how to exist without a GPS or iphone to depend on.
Knots, Lashing and Building a Catapult : Saturday 17th and 24th March
Learn about knots, ropes and making a raft then apply these skills to making a catapult. Suitable for 6 to 12 year olds.
Do you know a bright child? SBS wants you to contact them!
A Casting Assistant at Warner Bros is currently on a nationwide search to find Australia’s brightest children for a brand new SBS series, Child Genius.
To explain a little more…! The show will be an exciting competition series, judged by members of the Mensa Society, that will celebrate the incredible talents of gifted children aged 7 to 12 who have extraordinary IQ levels. If you know of some young bright minds for the show contact us and I wondered if you would be kind enough to help us spread the word within your community. You can make application here