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In September, we'll review your prior evidence scores for free. Qualify the quick, easy way by sending us evidence of scores from prior intelligence tests you’ve taken. 

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Wondering if you’re Mensa material? With this test, you’ll know in 30 minutes the likelihood of success on our official admission test.

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Moonglow Road

Garth had always been proud of his cleverness in fooling people. In his teenage days, he had shoplifted frequently and gotten away with it. He had bragged to his friends about it. That was in another place and time. Now he was on to bigger and better things.

The Psychedelic ’60s Saved My Life

In the 1660s, I would have been burned at the stake for being a witch. In the 1760s, I would have been committed to Bedlam. In the 1860s, I would have been consigned to the role of old maid housekeeper (unpaid) for a male relation in need of domestic help. Mercifully, I grew up in the 1960s.

You Gotta Crawl Before You Can Fly

For 60 years, NASA's crawlers have rolled around their space vehicle cargo like a human standing on a short legged coffee table supported by four giant tortoises.

Life in Poland During a Humanitarian Crisis

Poland, a country familiar with the tragedies of war, welcomes its neighbors by the millions during the Ukraine crisis.

At-home Learning Resources for Kids

As the school season begins anew, here's a friendly reminder that the Mensa Foundation is here to help. MensaforKids.com features a curated lists of free and low-cost educational resources to enrich your child’s mind and ignite their excitement about learning.

Mensa Connect: A Robust Digital Community

There are many ways for Mensans to connect without the bother of putting on shoes. But what about an online venue that serves all of Mensa at once? That’s where Mensa Connect comes in.

You're Already on Zoom. Interest You in a Theodore Talk?

Local Group books compelling experts for monthly interactive series open to all Mensa members, including talks with Harlequin’s first Black author of historical romance, an authority on making neighborhoods more livable, a Modern Monetary Theory economist, and others.

2022 Annual Gathering Ticket Winner Announced

Congratulations to Marielle Kaarsgaren, who's taking home two free tickets to the 2022 Annual Gathering, including hotel accommodations and tickets to the Gala dinner with speaker Margot Lee Shetterly, courtesy of our friends at GEICO.

National Events

Mensa Foundation Colloquium: Giftedness Across the Lifespan: Twice Exceptionality

The Mensa Foundation continues to better understand and support giftedness across the lifespan, but it will focus on twice exceptionality or “2e” as it’s more commonly known. Colloquium 2023 will provide participants an opportunity to explore the unique challenges and abilities of 2e individuals being sure to account for the different contexts, ages, and stages throughout life.

Portland, Maine | April 28 - May 1

An annual tradition since 1990, Mind Games is a four-day board-game-judging marathon, during which the year’s five best new-to-market tabletop games are chosen and awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal. Join hundreds of tabletop fanatics for a long weekend of around-the-clock board gaming.

Annual Gathering | July 5-9, 2023

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, the American Mensa Annual Gathering started as a small, two-day meet-and-greet at the New York Belmont in 1963. The event now spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment unlike any other.

Local & Regional Events

The Phoenix Phiesta has "Risen From The Ashes" and is hosting its 2022 RG in November. Starting with a Thanksgiving Day buffet, there will be something for everyone.  Choose from 30+ programs, interesting speakers, games, parties (pack a bathing suit), endless debates, puns, kid-friendly activities, and an entertaining Saturday night banquet, and more!

The Phoenix Phiesta has "Risen From The Ashes" and is hosting its 2022 RG in November. Starting with a Thanksgiving Day buffet, there will be something for everyone.  Choose from 30+ programs, interesting speakers, games, parties (pack a bathing suit), endless debates, puns, kid-friendly activities, and an entertaining Saturday night banquet, and more!

The Phoenix Phiesta has "Risen From The Ashes" and is hosting its 2022 RG in November. Starting with a Thanksgiving Day buffet, there will be something for everyone.  Choose from 30+ programs, interesting speakers, games, parties (pack a bathing suit), endless debates, puns, kid-friendly activities, and an entertaining Saturday night banquet, and more!

The Phoenix Phiesta has "Risen From The Ashes" and is hosting its 2022 RG in November. Starting with a Thanksgiving Day buffet, there will be something for everyone.  Choose from 30+ programs, interesting speakers, games, parties (pack a bathing suit), endless debates, puns, kid-friendly activities, and an entertaining Saturday night banquet, and more!

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