Mensa is an international organization established to
promote friendship and communication between its
members. The sole requirement for membership is a score
at or above the 98th percentile on any of a variety of
standardized intelligence tests (for more details, see How to Join).
Mensa began in Britain in 1946, and American
Mensa, Ltd., founded in 1960, has become the
largest of the Mensa national organizations. Mensa has
three purposes, which are outlined in its constitution.
- To identify and foster human intelligence for the
benefit of humanity.
- To encourage research into the nature,
characteristics, and uses of intelligence.
- To provide a stimulating intellectual and social
environment for its members.
and Peaks Mensa has more than 200 members, covering the
area of Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and southeastern
Want to see what Mensa is all about? Join us for a local event. The Ultimate
Saturday Supper is a popular monthly event and frequent
Poker Tournaments and Games Nights are fun too.