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Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)

Fall Semester 2015
October 24 - November 21, 2015
LCC East Campus
Click here to read Registration Steps

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) is an enrichment program that offers classes in the arts, science and technology to students 2nd through 9th grades who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability in a particular subject area.

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NOW HIRING - Part-Time Youth Support Positions

Lansing Community College is looking to hire eight (8) Part-Time Youth Support Staff for the Fall GATE Session.
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Lansing Community College - Youth Program
Phone: 517-483-1415

GATE Registration Steps

Help prepare your student for GATE by completing Steps 1-4 prior to  October 24.


Read Important Message to Parents here.

*Fall GATE session does not provide before or after care, lunch is provided for students with both morning and afternoon classes.


A Recommendation Form must be filled out by the student's teachers prior to registration. The form can be mailed, faxed, or emailed to:

  • Lansing Community College East
    Youth Program
    2827 Eyde Parkway
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    Phone: (517) 483-1415
    Fax: (517) 483-9750

Only 1 Recommendation Form will  be needed per year (not needed if submitted Spring & Summer 2015).

Additional Forms should be completed prior to class start date:

  1. PDF file Parent Contact and Release Form
  2. PDF file Internet Use Agreement
  3. PDF file Lab Safety Instructions


Full Scholarships are available for students in the Lansing School District. Please complete the Scholarship Application, if you wish to apply for this scholarship, and mail or fax it to the address on the form.

Scholarships are awarded to those that qualify on a first-come, first-serve basis. Recipients will be notified via email.

Step 4:

To enroll your child:

  • Visit our LCC Online Mall at: for convenient registration and payment processing using your debit, credit, pre-paid credit/debit card.
    • LCC Online Mall can only register one child at a time. If you would like to register two or more children, you will need to make multiple registrations.
    • For Scholarship and Tuition Waiver, a promotional code must be used in LCC Online Mall.

Step 5:

Once your student has completed the LCC Youth GATE program, please complete the Parent Evaluation and Student Evaluation (one survey per student), which will become available at the end of the program.

Questions: We are happy to assist you with questions regarding the GATE Program by phone at: (517) 483-1415.

Classes (Click on grade below)

Grades 2 - 3

Click on class title for description and registration.

Science Wizards (9:00AM - 12PM)

NEW LEGO Science (9:00AM - 12PM)

NEW Whimsical Art Palooza (9:00AM - 12PM)

Toy Stories (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

Geology Rocks (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

Grades 4 -5

Click on class title for description and registration. 

CSI: GATE Detectives (9:00AM - 12PM)

Scripting Graphic Novels (9:00AM- 12PM)

SCRATCH (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

NEW Athena, Thor, and More (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

Grades 4 - 6

NEW - Let the Hatching Begin! (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

ALL DAY - LEGO Robotics Camp with iTec (9:00AM - 4:00PM)

Grades 6 - 9

Click on class title for description and registration. 

Eeeek That's Gross - Microbiology (9:00AM - 12PM)

Extra, Extra! (9:00AM - 12PM)

NEW MAD Skillz (9:00PM - 12PM)

CSI: Blood, Sweat, & Tears (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

Flight and the Future (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

NEW 100% FUN STAT Projects (1:00PM - 4:00PM)

Grades 4 - 6

NEW - Let the Hatching Begin! (9:00AM - 4:00PM)

ALL DAY - LEGO Robotics Camp with iTec (9:00AM - 4:00PM)

LCC East


Park anywhere in the LCC East parking lot for free.


2827 Eyde Parkway
East Lansing, MI 48823

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(517) 483-1860

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With thirteen classrooms, excellent instructors, free parking and many amenities and services to help students be successful, LCC East is convenient for MSU guest students and those who live and work in the Haslett, Okemos, East Lansing, and Williamston areas. Visit LCC East for hours of operation and services.


Lifelong Learning
Phone: (517) 483-1415
Fax: (517) 483-9805

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