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Registration opens Friday, April 19, 2024 at 12:01 a.m. For questions or concerns, please call the Summer School office at 719-234-1374.

Details

  • Summer programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Online registration and payment secure a spot in your chosen class.

  • Students must have attended a D20 school within the current school year and have a current student ID number before summer School registration.

Tuition

  • Register and pay for classes in the Infinite Campus Summer School Store. Summer school fees are paid via secure online payment and are nonrefundable unless the class is canceled due to low enrollment. Parents must have created a parent portal account and added a form of payment.

  • Tuition for Pre-K is $150 and Elementary is $117 unless otherwise noted. Tuition has increased this year, however still at a reduced rate as state funding has been procured to offset costs that are typical of Summer School.

    • If your family has been approved for free or reduced meals, the tuition amount will be automatically adjusted during the online registration process.

Session 1: June 10-27

  • Frontier Elementary School

  • Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m.

Preschool Class (June Only)

For students 3-5 years of age
Our preschool sessions incorporate an array of activities using children’s literature, art, science, math, and music.

Elementary Class Offerings

Students Entering Kindergarten and 1st Grade

  • ABC & 123 -Let's Learn and Explore Together - Come join me as we explore the following themes: All About Me, Number Week, and Summer Week. Students will learn through literacy, math, science and art. This will be a fun-filled learning experience.

  • Ready, Set, Vamonos! - We will read a different book each week with complementing art activities. Enjoy circle time with songs, numbers and letters in both Spanish and English and rotate through hands-on activities and fine motor skill work.

Students Entering 1st and 2nd Grade

  • Science Detectives - We will learn about Earth and space, plants and animals, and light and sound through reading, hands-on activities, crafts, and games. 

  • Science Meets Sports - Have you ever wondered why most soccer balls are black and white? Are you curious about how your muscles work together when you run? If you’ve ever been curious about how science works in the sports and outdoor activities you love to play, come join us to learn about the connections we can make through inquiry and the exploration of a variety of learning engagements. Let’s learn and play together this summer!

Students Entering 1st and 3rd Grade

  • Storybook Cooks - Cook up something special with some of your favorite storybook characters. Have tea with the king and queen and some friends from the zoo; make homemade bread like “The Little Red Hen”; make “Magic Muffins” for the “Very Hungry Caterpillar's” chrysalis; and more. Enjoy the fun side of literature as we cook, create projects, perform mini-plays, and write in response to our shared readings. 

Rising 2nd and 3rd Grade Students

  • See the World through Art & Food - Have you ever wondered how to make an Australian dot painting, use pastels to create the Northern Lights, or wondered what raclette or couscous tastes like? Come explore different countries, cultures, and customs as we virtually travel around the world through art and food! 

  • Adventures in Art - Jump into an art adventure to let your child's imagination and creativity come to life! From painting to printmaking, your kids will explore, experiment, play, and create their own masterpieces. Let your kids find their inner Picasso this summer!

Students Entering 3rd and 4th Grade

  • Nature Detectives - Join us as we explore, investigate, and discover the amazing natural world around us! Like Sherlock Holmes, we will be examining the clues to solve the puzzle. Become an owl searching for mice in one of our simulations. Or a deer in a herd struggling to survive the winter. Students will collect and study insects, identify trees and plants, dissect soil to learn what it's made of and learn about the huge impact that water has on an ecosystem. Much of this class will be outdoors, so wear your sunscreen and bring a water bottle.

  • Science Matters - Come join us for some hands-on science as we explore states of matter, animal adaptations, and the earth! We will learn about these areas of science through hands-on experiments, art, dance, and games. Whether you are making a tasty treat for the layers of the earth or playing pollination tag it’s going to be a fun-filled summer! 

  • Summer Games Sports Camp - Come on kids, put down those game controllers! Summer is here and so is the time to get moving. Start your day playing a variety of P.E. games that you love! A great way to work fitness and health into your summer schedule and maybe learn some new games!

  • It’s Show Time - Calling all singers, dancers, and performers! Together, we will put together a showcase based on Broadway and show tunes that encompass the theme: Empowerment. We will discuss the meaning of empowerment and promote it through song and performance. No musical experience is necessary – all are welcome to make meaningful music in this class.

Students Entering 4th and 5th Grade

  • Build it, Code it, Make it Move - Let’s build robots and explore programming options to make them move! We’ll use VexGo kits to create different robots and experiment with how block coding makes them move!

  • Sports and Agility Camp - Break a sweat, have some fun, and make some memories! Designed for boys and girls with all levels of ability, this camp is all about having fun while staying active. All campers will learn important values of being a great athlete, like teamwork, problem-solving, and good sportsmanship and will be introduced to basic conditioning, drills, strength/agility, and developing the skills and techniques of each sport. We will play four sports over three weeks: Basketball, soccer, flag football, and kickball. Each day will consist of stretching, light conditioning, game-specific drills, and gameplay. 

  • Wings Aerospace Science - Are you curious about the concepts of flight and space? If so, then the Wings Aerospace Science Program may be for you! In this class, you will learn to think like a scientist as you conduct experiments related to aerospace and learn about the forces of flight in an inquiry-based curriculum that integrates science, math, and literacy. You will build parachutes, paper airplanes, Balsa wood gliders, and simple rockets. So, grab your pilot’s license and join us where dreams take flight!

  • Don’t be 'board' this Summer - Students will play board games that use critical thinking and strategy. Games that we will play may include chess, checkers, Risk, Yahtzee, and word-building/spelling games. Sharpen your critical thinking skills in this game-oriented class.

  • Do you want to be an architect? - Are you interested in constructing buildings? Do you know how to find the perimeter of your garden? Could you find the area for a painting? Join us as we start to think about the skills needed to become a real-life architect by using math skills such as finding the perimeter, area, and volume of different rectangular prisms. Help be part of designing an amazing summer! 

  • Adventures in Spanish - Explore the language basics and Hispanic culture through games, music, storytelling, and art! This is an introduction to the language, no prior knowledge is necessary. Come and see if this is your preferred foreign language to study in middle school.

  • Book Bytes - Do you love to read? How about creating and playing video games or videos? This is the class for you if you love to do both! We will be reading “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen, and then you have the choice to create a video game or a video recreating the events of the book! At the very end of the class, parents are invited in for you to showcase your creation. Let your love of reading and digital creativity out in Book Bytes!

  • Spanish Explorers - Discover the sights and sounds of Spain as you explore festivals and other cultural experiences of Spain in the spring and summer. Learn a bit of the language, taste the food of Spain, and travel virtually to this diverse and beautiful country.

Session 2: July 8-25

  • Mountain View Elementary School

  • Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m.

Students Entering Kindergarten and 1st Grade

  • ABC & 123 - Let's Learn and Explore Together - Come join me as we explore the following themes: All About Me, Number Week, and Summer Week. Students will learn through literacy, math, science and art. This will be a fun-filled learning experience.

  • Ready, Set, Vamonos! - We will read a different book each week with complementing art activities. Enjoy circle time with songs, numbers and letters in both Spanish and English and rotate through hands-on activities and fine motor skill work.

Students Entering 1st and 2nd Grade

Science Detectives - We will learn about Earth and space, plants and animals, and light and sound through reading, hands-on activities, crafts, and games. 

Students Entering 1st and 3rd Grade

  • Storybook Cooks - Cook up something special with some of your favorite storybook characters. Have tea with the king and queen and some friends from the zoo; make homemade bread like “The Little Red Hen”; make “Magic Muffins” for the “Very Hungry Caterpillar's” chrysalis; and more. Enjoy the fun side of literature as we cook, create projects, do mini-plays, and write in response to our shared readings. 

Students Entering 2nd and 3rd Grade

  • Pirate’s Cove Adventure - Ahoy Mateys! Come join our crew for seafaring adventures. Students will embark on thrilling adventures and learn the ways of the sea. Using reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills, students will participate in pirate-themed activities. Set sail for an unforgettable summer of discovery, friendship, and fun!

  • Story Making & STEAM with Legos - Create an animal habitat, a scene from a fairy tale, or a cool machine, and then use your imagination to build a story. Lego task cards, challenges, and inspiration will help students to further explore their creativity through storytelling.

Students Entering 3rd and 4th Grade

  • Writing Around the Zoo - “Writing Around the Zoo” is a fun class to help students practice multiple different writing genres using a fun, animal-related curriculum. Students will participate in animal-themed writing topics, reading, and activities as they learn the steps of pre-writing strategies, editing/revising, and publishing of final drafts each week. Come join the fun!

  • Science Matters - Come join us for some hands-on science as we explore states of matter, animal adaptations, and the earth! We will learn about these areas of science through hands-on experiments, art, dance, and games. Whether you are making a tasty treat for the layers of the earth or playing pollination tag it’s going to be a fun-filled summer! 

  • Nature Detectives - Join us as we explore, investigate, and discover the amazing natural world around us! Like Sherlock Holmes, we will be examining the clues to solve the puzzle. Become an owl searching for mice in one of our simulations. Or a deer in a herd struggling to survive the winter. Students will collect and study insects, identify trees and plants, dissect soil to learn what it's made of and learn about the huge impact that water has on an ecosystem. Much of this class will be outdoors, so wear your sunscreen and bring a water bottle.

  • Science Meets Sports - Have you ever wondered why most soccer balls are black and white? Are you curious about how your muscles work together when you run? If you’ve ever been curious about how science works in the sports and outdoor activities you love to play, come join us to learn about the connections we can make through inquiry and the exploration of a variety of learning engagements. Let’s learn and play together this summer!

Students Entering 4th and 5th Grade

  • Build it, Code it, Make it Move - Let’s build robots and explore programming options to make them move! We’ll use VexGo kits to create different robots and experiment with how block coding makes them move!

  • Don’t be 'board' this Summer - Students will play board games that use critical thinking and strategy. Games that we will play may include chess, checkers, Risk, Yahtzee, and word-building/spelling games. Sharpen your critical thinking skills in this game-oriented class.

  • Do you want to be an Architect? - Are you interested in constructing buildings? Do you know how to find the perimeter of your garden? Could you find the area for a painting? Join us as we start to think about the skills needed to become a real-life architect by using math skills such as finding the perimeter, area, and volume of different rectangular prisms. Help be part of designing an amazing summer! 

  • Adventures in Spanish - Explore the language basics and Hispanic culture through games, music, storytelling, and art! This is an introduction to the language, no prior knowledge is necessary. Come and see if this is your preferred foreign language to study in middle school.

  • STEAM Challenge - STEAM Challenge integrates Science, Technology (Coding), Engineering, Art, and Mathematics through several hands-on and coding projects that allow students to develop critical thinking skills, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. They are also encouraged to explore real-world problems and come up with unique solutions through these challenges.

  • Spanish Explorers - Discover the sights and sounds of Spain as you explore festivals and other cultural experiences of Spain in the spring and summer. Learn a bit of the language, taste the food of Spain, and travel virtually to this diverse and beautiful country.