PK3 Through 8th Grade 

Summer options for PK3 through 8th grade.


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Extended School Year (ESY)

Grades PK3 (preschool)- Grade 12
July 7-August 1, 2014, Time TBD

Description: In ESY, students receiving special education services will work on the critical skills identified in their IEPs.  Instruction, services, and programming will be individualized to meet their specific needs to ensure they will be ready to start the school year in the fall. This program is only open to students who have been found eligible for ESY during their IEP meeting.

Breakfast and Lunch provided? Yes
Enrollment Fee: No
How to Register: Registration will open in March. Please check back here for further information. 

Contact: Sarah Scherer
              Office of Specialized Instruction, Inclusive Programming Division
              202-442-4800
              osi.esy@dc.gov

K-8 Summer School

Current DCPS students
Grades K-8
June 30- August 1, 2014, 8am -1pm

Description: Students will receive reading and math instruction.  The teachers will use curriculum materials and engaging technology to help improve your child’s reading, writing, and math skills.  Summer school will help your child get ready for the next school year.

Breakfast and Lunch provided? Yes
Enrollment Fee: No
How to Register: Online registration: February 10- April 30.  Visit dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/K8summer and register your child.  Spaces are limited, so please register as soon as possible to secure a space for your child

K-8 Summer School sites: The summer school program will operate at eight sites throughout DCPS. The K-8 Summer School Site Assignments shows you the site to which your child’s school and grade have been assigned. 

Serving grades K-5:

Beers ES: 3600 Alabama Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20020 
Afternoon Enrichment Programming

Bruce Monroe ES @ Parkview: 3560 Warder St. NW, Washington, DC 20010 
Afternoon Enrichment Programming
Afternoon Enrichment Programming SPANISH

Thomas ES: 650 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019 
Afternoon Enrichment Programming

Watkins EC (K-5): 420 12th Street SE Washington DC 20003
Afternoon Enrichment Programming
Afternoon Enrichment Programming SPANISH

Serving grades K-8:

Turner ES: 3264 Stanton Rd. SE, Washington, DC 20032 
Afternoon Enrichment Programming

School Without Walls @ Francis Stevens: 2425 N St. NW, Washington, DC 20037 
Afternoon Enrichment Programming
Afternoon Enrichment Programming SPANISH

Wheatley EC: 1299 Neal St. NE, Washington, DC 20002 
Afternoon Enrichment Programming

Whittier EC: 6201 5th St. NW, Washington, DC 20011
Afternoon Enrichment Programming
Afternoon Enrichment Programming SPANISH

For PK3 and PK4 families: Please check programs offered by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation: 
summercamps.dc.gov 

Contact: DCPS Chancellor’s Response Team
               202-478-5738
               Office of Out-of-School Time Programs
               202-442-5002

More Information: Please see the files below to get more information about the student registration:

Chancellor’s Parent Letter    Chancellor's Letter Chinese Chancellor's Letter French
School Registration Flyer Registration Flyer Chinese   Registration Flyer French
Chancellor's Letter Spanish  Chancellor's Letter Vietnamese Chancellor's Letter Amharic
Registration Flyer Spanish Registration Flyer Vietnamese Registration Flyer Amharic

 

Summer Enrichment Program

Rising middle school students (students who are currently in grades 5, 6, and 7)
July 7-August 1, 2014, 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Description: Students will have hands-on experience in engaging and challenging topics in which they have a strong interest with other students in classes of no more than 12-15 students. They will use technology and other resources to carry out creative investigations in science, math, creative writing, social studies in an enjoyable, learning-focused atmosphere.

Breakfast and Lunch provided? Yes
Enrollment Fee: NO
How to Register: Download and print student application. Deadline for applications to be received is June 2, 2014. Families will be notified of student acceptance on a rolling basis. Students must hand write their responses to the short answer questions.

Contact:  Matthew Reif
               DCPS, Office of Teaching and Learning
               202-731-7497
               Matthew.reif@dc.gov 

Amharic Student Application Chinese Student Application French Student Application 
Spanish Student Application  Vietnamese Student Application 

Camp Let's Go

Ages 3-6
July 7-August 1, 2014, 8am- 1pm

Description: Camp Let’s Go is a program designed to provide language, vocabulary and phonemic awareness development through a variety of hands-on activities including sensory motor and environmental experiences. Please see our flyer for further details.    

Breakfast and lunch provided?  Yes
Enrollment/Registration Fee: Yes - $30
How to register: Complete the application and send via mail to Tiffany White.

Contact: Tiffany White
               Office of Specialized Instruction, Related Services Division
               Payne Elementary School
               1445 C St SE
               Washington, DC 20003
               202-673-8363
               tiffany.white2@dc.gov

Lindamood-Bell Summer Learning Center

Grades 1-3
June 30-August 1, 2014, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Description: Students who attend the summer Lindamood-Bell Learning Center will receive intensive, small group instruction focused on developing reading and comprehension skills. This day-long program will focus only on developing students’ reading skills. 

Breakfast and lunch provided? Yes
Enrollment/Registration Fee: No
How to register: Select students participating in the current Lindamood-Bell program will be contacted about participation in summer instruction. Please see your child’s teacher for further information.

Contact: Jennifer Parker
              Office of Specialized Instruction, Inclusive Programming Division
              202-442-4800
              jennifer.parker2@dc.gov

Camp Believe

Grades 2-5
July 7-August 1, 2014, 8am – 1pm

Description: Camp Believe is a program designed to promote self-esteem, improve decision-making skills, and encourage peer relationships. This camp concentrates on providing students with strategies to cope and excel in a school or social setting. Please see our flyer for further details.
Spanish Flyer

Breakfast and lunch provided? Yes
Enrollment/Registration Fee: Yes - $30
How to register: Complete the application and send via mail to Tamara Dukes.

Contact:   Tamara Dukes
                Office of Specialized Instruction, Related Services Division
                Van Ness Elementary School
                1150 5th St SE
                Washington, DC 20003
                202-907-8056
                tamara.dukes@dc.gov                                

Summer Bridge

Rising 9th Grade Students
June 30 - August 1, 2014
9am - 2pm

Description: Students will make connections with future classmates and teachers, strengthen academic skills and learn practical strategies for high school success. Students who are part of the Summer Youth Employment Program can work while participating in Summer Bridge; others may earn 0.5 credits toward graduation or a stipend.

Breakfast and lunch provided? Yes
Enrollment Fee: No
How to Register: Register online at http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/studentsummerbridge

Contact: Kia Jones               
             Academic planning and Scheduling              
              202-442-5673

Summer Bridge FAQ     Summer Bridge Flyer

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