Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Summer School, Camps, and Enrichment

St. Vrain Valley Schools offers robust summer programming options to keep students engaged in their academic learning. Major summer programs are listed below. Many schools across the district offer various athletics, fine arts, and activities for students over the summer. Visit your school’s webpage or contact the main office for additional information.

Innovation Center SuperSTEM Camps

The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools’ SuperSTEM Camps offer innovative, hands-on learning experiences that engage and challenge students and incorporate human-centered design thinking. Camps are taught primarily by student designers and teachers from the Innovation Center, and offer a wide-range of fun STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) activities.

Innovation Academy

This summer program partners with IBM to host a highly interactive and collaborative learning environment where students tackle various community-related issues. Join us for one fun filled week (Mon-Thurs) at Blue Mountain Elementary to learn, discover, and identify problems in our world and brainstorm possible solutions. Families are invited to join us on the last day of camp to celebrate our students’ exhibition of learning!

Innovation Center Summer Classes 

The Innovation Center is offering extended for-credit learning opportunities to high school students this summer. Students can explore the various pathways available to them at the Innovation Center. Course options offer a hands-on introduction to various fields including aeronautics, augmented and virtual reality technologies, cybersecurity, and information technology.

Community Schools

Community Schools Summer Camps provide opportunities to enrich the lives of children in safe and welcoming environments, supporting them to realize their highest potential. The child care staff offer extended, enrichment, and recreation activities to support a well rounded experience. Summer Wraparound Pre-K Camp is open to 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Summer School Age Camp is open to 5 to 12 year olds.

eCredit Recovery for High School Student

eCredit Recovery will continue for high school students in an in-person learning environment. If your student is a behind on high school credits, your school will contact you with information about enrollment.

  • The 2023 Summer Session will run from June 5 to June 23, Mondays-Fridays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Registration will begin Monday, April 18 and close on Wednesday, May 25 or until seats fill.

Eighth to Ninth Grade Transition

Eighth to ninth grade transition is a 10-day summer program for incoming ninth grade students that provides an opportunity for them to transition to high school academics, extra-curricular programs, and co-curricular programs in a mentoring environment. Research shows that a successful transition to high school includes success in Algebra 1 and engagement in school activities. Students attend at no cost to families.

Program Features:

  • Strategic and focused instruction in key Algebra 1 concepts 
  • Language Arts instruction for English 9 preparation
  • Teambuilding and high school readiness activities
  • Breakfast snack and lunch 
  • Transportation provided upon request
  • 1.0 high school elective credit for successful completion
  • Available at no cost to families

Dates and times may vary by high school site. For more information or to register, please contact your high school by May 19, 2023.

Middle School Step Up

Through Middle School Step Up, incoming sixth grade students have the opportunity to advance and celebrate the transition to middle school through building relationships and community, creating comforts and connections, and developing familiarity with the school and environment while providing exposure to typical academic routines.

Program Design:
While every Step Up program will be specific to each middle school to showcase that school’s unique culture and traditions, highlights of programming include:

  • Team and Community Building
  • School Culture and Traditions
  • School Tours and Routines

Locations: All St. Vrain middle and PK-8 schools will host a Middle School Step Up program. Students will attend at the school they are enrolled in for the 2023-24 school year.
Dates:  August 7, 2023 and/or August 8, 2023 (dates vary by site)
Times:  8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

For more information or to register, please contact your middle school by May 19, 2023.

Extended School Year (Special Education)

St. Vrain will be providing in-person instruction for students who qualify for Extended School Year (ESY) through their Individualized Education Plan (IEP). If your student qualifies, a member of the special education team will contact you with more information.

Project Launch Elementary School

Through Project Launch, elementary students can strengthen their reading and math skills over the summer in a fun, friendly camp-like environment. They will receive small classroom instruction from high-quality St. Vrain teachers, allowing them to get extra support for a great start on the upcoming school year. Students exiting kindergarten thru fifth grade are eligible to attend at no cost to families.

Project Launch Middle School

Project Launch Middle School is a four-week, 16-day summer focus program for incoming sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. The program provides an opportunity for students to master grade-level content in math and language arts, and participate in STEM extension activities. Students attend at no cost to families.

Project Launch Accelerated 6th Grade Math

Through Project Launch Accelerated 6th Grade Math, rising 6th grade students have the opportunity to master key concepts in 6th grade math. This program will provide the opportunity for students to begin 7th or 8th grade math while in 6th grade.

Program Features:

  • 6th grade math curriculum focus
  • June 5-29, Monday – Thursday
  • Six hour days
  • Transportation provided from specific pick-up sites
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Students are able to enroll in this free program at the middle school they are enrolled in for the 2023-2024 school year 

Dates and times may vary by middle school site. For more information or to register, please contact your middle school.

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