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General Information

Introduction

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Summer Learning Programs offer students opportunities for acceleration, enrichment, credit recovery, or original credit during the summer. In Summer 2022, programs will be offered either in person, virtually, or hybrid and there are no fees to participate.  Use this guide to review the available options and learn how to apply. 

Information in this posting may be updated. Summer offerings may change, so please check for updates. For more details, consult with the listed program contact, your Professional School Counselor, or contact the Summer Programs Office by email at summerschool@pgcps.org.

Program Definitions

  • Bridge programs prepare students with the academic skills to successfully transition from middle to high school.
  • Enrichment programs provide students with an extended learning experience.
  • Original Credit programs offer credits that count toward fulfilling requirements for graduation that a student has not previously attempted.
  • Credit Recovery allows middle and high school students the opportunity to earn previously attempted credits to meet promotion or graduation requirements.

Final Grades - Credit Recovery and Original Credit Only

Grades for the credit recovery and original credit program will be posted to SchoolMAX one week after the summer program is completed. There are no grades for enrichment and bridge programs.

School-Based Programs 

Only students attending the individual school may register. The school contact will notify eligible students of logistics.

Students Not Enrolled in a PGCPS

Summer programs are not available for non-PGCPS students.

Contact Information

 Please send questions and concerns via email. All emails will be addressed within 48 hours.

 


High School Credit Recovery and Original Credit

Tamra Sease
high.summerschool@pgcps.org

301-952-6585


Middle School Acceleration Academy

Janice Briscoe
middle.summerschool@pgcps.org

301-952-6584


Elementary School Acceleration Academy

Gladys Whitehead
elementary.summerschool@pgcps.org

301-808-8240


Special Education Extended School Year

Beth Diaite or Marsie Torchon
ESY@pgcps.org

301-431-5675


Summer Support Office

301-808-1124

Elementary School


Acceleration Academy 

Program Description

This program will provide support for current K-5 students who will engage in interventions for reading and mathematics in a face-to-face environment to build their academic skills.  In addition, students will participate in Physical Education, STEM activities, and Art and engage in learning to provide strategies for social and emotional growth.

Who Should Apply

Students who have not been successful in reading and mathematics will be recommended by their schools to apply for the program.

How To Apply

Families will receive registration instructions that will be sent to their home address or email account.

Contact Information

Dr. Gladys Whitehead, Director of Early Learning

Please send all questions and concerns via email to elementary.summer@pgcps.org or contact (301) 808-8240. 

Class Sessions

July 5 - 29, Monday - Friday, TBD

Location(s)

Selected Community Schools will offer the program.  Students will be invited from other community schools within their hub.  Locations will be available in the Northern, Central, and Southern parts of the County.

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


Chesapeake Champions @ Camp Schmidt

Program Description

The William s. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center ( a.k.a. Camp Schmidt) is set on 450 acres in southern Prince George's County in Brandywine, MD. The center is offering a day program that targets rising 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade students who are interested in spending time outdoors and engaging with nature. The camp will include team building activities on the low and high ropes courses, environmental stewardship, eco-games, and arts & crafts. Most of the time will be spent outdoors. The camp can accommodate up to 25 students.

Who Should Apply

Rising 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade students

How To Apply

Registration form link: click here (English, French, and Spanish) 

Contact Information

        Steven Hartling, Outdoor Education Specialist, (301)-888-1185, steven.hartling@pgcps.org  

Class Sessions

July 11 - 15, Monday - Friday

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location(s)

William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center

18715 Aquasco Road, Brandywine, MD

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost. Transportation will be provided. Campers should bring a bag lunch, a refrigerator will be available.


Math and Reading Explosion

Program Description

Math and Reading Digital Explosion is a reading and mathematics supplemental readiness program to support learning recovery for children currently enrolled in Pre-K through 5th grade for the 2021-22 school year.  This will be done through an individualized targeted digital experience with the following programs: Ignite by Hatch, Waterford, Dreambox, iRead, i-Ready, and Literacy Pro platforms. A weekly planning guide will be provided for parents to know how students should utilize and schedule their time in each platform.

Who Should Apply

All prekindergarten through fifth-grade students currently enrolled already have accounts on the appropriate digital platforms. Platforms are available to students through the Clever platform.  All Elementary and Academy school students are invited.

How To Apply

There is no application needed for this program.   

  • Early Childhood: current prekindergarten students have access to Ignite by Hatch.
  • Mathematics: current kindergarten-fifth grade students have access to Dreambox.
  • Reading: current kindergarten-fifth grade students have access to i-Ready.
  •  Reading: current kindergarten-fifth students have access to Literacy Pro.

Contact Information

  • Login Information: Parents should contact their child(rens) school for login information.
  • Ignite by Hatch and Waterford Questions: Andreia Searcy, Early Learning Supervisor andreia.searcy@pgcps.org
  • Mathematics (Dreambox) Questions:  Joneida Nelson Generette, Elementary Mathematics Supervisor  jone.nelsongenerette@pgcps.org
  • Reading (IRead or IReady) Questions:  Simone McQuaige, Elementary RELA Supervisor alramez.mcquaige@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

Program Dates: July 5 – 29, Monday - Thursday

Hours: Self-paced 

Location(s)

The program will be virtual.

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.

 


Rising PreK Stars

Program Description

     Rising Prekindergarten Stars is a grant-funded prekindergarten readiness program to support the skill development of students preparing to enroll in prekindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year through targeted instructional strategies, resources, and support. Rising Prekindergarten Stars aim to provide in-person explicit instruction in the domains of language and literacy, mathematics, and social foundations.  Family engagement strategies are also emphasized in this program to enhance children’s learning at home during the summer months.

Who Should Apply

Children who will be attending one of the Judy Centers located at Carmody Hills, Cool Spring, and Hillcrest Heights for the 2022-2023 school year.

How To Apply

Families will receive an application from the school.

Contact Information

       Andrea Hall, Judy Center Instructional Supervisor, 301-408-6860, andrea2.hall@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

Program Dates:  July 5 – 29, Monday - Friday

Hours: Full-Day, specific hours TBD

Location(s)

The Judy Center Learning Schools, Carmody Hills, Cool Spring, and Hillcrest Heights will offer the program.

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost. Transportation will be provided. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


Rising Stars

Program Description

Rising Stars is a grant-funded kindergarten readiness program to support learning recovery for children currently enrolled in prekindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year through targeted instructional strategies, resources, and support. Rising Stars aim to provide in-person explicit instruction in language and literacy, mathematics, and social foundations.  Family engagement strategies are also emphasized in this program to enhance children’s learning at home during the summer months.

Who Should Apply

Children who are currently enrolled in prekindergarten for the 2021 - 2022 school year.    Spaces are limited; children will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

How To Apply

Families will receive an application from the classroom teacher sent to the child’s PGCPS email account.

Contact Information

Andreia Searcy, Early Childhood Instructional Supervisor, (240) 724-1924,  andreia.searcy@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

Program Dates:  July 5 – 29, Monday - Friday 

Hours: Full-Day, specific hours TBD

Location(s)

    Selected Community Schools will offer the program. Students will be invited from other community schools within their hub. Locations will be available in the Northern, Central, and Southern parts of the County.

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost. Transportation will be provided. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


Television Intervention and Enrichment

Program Description

Opportunities will be extended for students in grades prekindergarten through fifth grade to continue distance learning via Distance Learning TV on channels 38 (Verizon) and 96 (Comcast). Lessons are aligned to 4th quarter instructional learning standards. The PGCPS Distance Learning TV schedule is provided within the newsletter for parents, Engage PGCPS.

Who Should Apply

All students may participate in Distance Learning TV on channels 38 (Verizon) and 96 (Comcast).

How To Apply

There is no application process for Distance Learning TV.

Contact Information

Parents should contact their child(rens) school for additional information.

Victoria Holmes, Coordinating Supervisor for Literacy

victoria.holmes@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

Program Dates:  July 5 – August 6

Distance Learning TV:  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location(s)

Offered on TV

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.

 


Middle School


Middle School Acceleration Academy

Program Description

The 2022 Middle School Intervention and Enrichment Summer Virtual Learning Program offer students an opportunity to participate in a virtual experience designed to provide two programs for 6th, 7th, and 8th students in Reading/English Language Arts (RELA) and mathematics. Additionally, a social-emotional learning component to support the wellness of students participating in the program. The one month session will allow for both intervention and enrichment.

The two Middle School programs are:
MS Digital Explosion-MyPath (Edgenuity)

The MyPath (Edgenuity) program will provide differentiated supplemental digital learning resources for current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students both Reading/English Language Arts (RELA) and mathematics.

MS Acceleration Academy-Targeted Blended Learning Program

The summer session will provide a virtual blended learning opportunity in reading and mathematics. The program is designed to support students with an "E" average in reading and mathematics for the first three quarters of 2021-2022 in preparation for advancement to the next grade level. Students will complete courses with instructional support from a certified content teacher.

Who Should Apply

Middle school students currently enrolled in Grades 6-8.

How to Apply

MS Digital Explosion-MyPath (Edgenuity)                                                                                                         

There is no application or registration process for MS Digital Explosion. All current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students will be automatically enrolled and receive access to reading and mathematics via the central office. Parents and students will receive program information, orientation, and log-in information from their school site prior to the start of the program.  Information will be placed on the summer school and each school’s website. Students will take a reading and math placement test on the first day of the program and receive their Reading and Math Individualized Learning Path based on the test results.

MS Acceleration Academy-Targeted Blended Learning Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

School-based administrators and Professional School Counselors will provide registration and enrollment guidance by email to parents and their students who meet the established criteria-an “E” average for the first three quarters of the 21-22 school year.  Parents of eligible students will receive information to complete the electronic application. Parents will confirm student participation via completion of the registration form. Information will also be posted on each middle and K-8 school’s website.  If students and/or their parents have any further questions regarding enrollment into the Middle School   Intervention and Enrichment Virtual Summer Program -Targeted Support Program-Program 2, please send an email to middle.summerschool@pgcps.org.

Contact Information

Janice Briscoe, 301-952-6584, middle.summerschool@pgcps.org 

Class Sessions

Program Dates:  July 5 - July 29, TBD

Location(s)

Online 

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.

 


High School


High School Summer Learning Program

Program Description

The PGCPS High School Summer Learning Program offers students an opportunity to earn original credits and/or recover failed credits towards fulfilling graduation requirements. Students will complete courses in-person and/or online with daily instructional support provided by a PGCPS certified content teacher.

Who Should Apply

Summer Classes in the PGCPS High School Summer Learning Program are for students currently enrolled in Grades 9-12 in Prince George’s County Public Schools only

How To Apply

Registration Dates

Students must complete registration forms with the assistance of the Professional School Counselor assigned at their 2021-2022 school year.

Session 1: March 14 - May 6 (current 12th grade students only) 

Session 2: March 14 - May 6 (all students enrolled in Grades 9-12)

In order to prepare for the online Summer Virtual Learning Program registration process, parents and students should do the following because email will be the primary mode of communication:

In order to prepare for registration, students must be familiar with their PGCPS email login credentials (username & password); Parents are asked to register for or update their Family Portal account.  Email will be the primary mode of communication.

Contact Information

Students should contact their Professional School Counselors for information regarding registration. Please send additional questions and concerns via email to high.summerschool@pgcps.org.

Tamra Sease

301-952-6585

Class Sessions

     Session One (PGCPS Seniors Only):

      May 31- June 24, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

     Asynchronous, Edgenuity Credit Recovery, and Original Credit 

    Maximum of two credits

  Session Two (PGCPS 9th-12th Graders):

July 5 - 29, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. , or 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Maximum of two credits only (across both day and evening)

Day Program:

       Credit Recovery only

       Synchronous, Face-to-Face Courses

       Students and staff physically report to a Summer School site for instruction

Evening Program:

    July 5 - 29, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

    Original Credit Only

     Maximum of One Credit Only

    Asynchronous, Edgenuity Courses Only

Location(s)

    Summer Session One: Virtual

    Summer Session Two: Day Program: Locations to be announced

    Evening Program: Virtual

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


Enrichment and Bridge


3D Scholars

Program Description

The 3D Scholars Bridge is a virtual program designed to acclimate our rising 9th-grade scholars with their new school community at Charles H. Flowers High School. The goal of the summer bridge program is to expose students to the three programs of study, which are Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Cybersecurity. Students will engage in meaningful workshops that involve Prince George’s Community College and the University of Maryland Global Campus professors and advisors as it relates to the programs of study. The 1-week session will encompass work-based learning activities around time management, organizational skills, and team building. Lastly, students will acquire the online tool Naviance to start them on the path to becoming college-ready.

Who Should Apply

Rising 9th grade students who have been accepted into the 3D Scholars program are automatic applicants.

How To Apply

Students accepted into the 3D Scholars program will receive notification from the program coordinator by June 30, 2022.

Contact Information

Ms. Tumisha Alao, 3D Scholars Program Coordinator, tumisha.alao@pgcps.org, Alonzo Bailey, College Readiness Specialist, alonzo.bailey@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

 August 1 - 5, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location(s)

Offered online through Google Classroom, Naviance, and Google Hangout

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology

Program Description

The First Steps to Success Summer Bridge is for new students entering into the Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology (AEAT) Program.  This summer opportunity is designed to assist incoming students with the transition from middle school to high school. Students will participate in science, mathematics, technology, and study skills sessions. The program will include hands-on activities and labs. Students will work together to complete a group project. Students will be able to make real-world science and engineering connections by attending a research institution.

Who Should Apply

Rising 9th & 10th grade students accepted into the AEAT program.

How To Apply

Students accepted into the AEAT program will receive notification from the program coordinator. 

Contact Information

Felicia Martin Latief, STEM Supervisor, STEM@pgcps.org

Christy McKinzie. AEAT Program Coordinator, christy.mckinzie@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

Class Sessions:  July 11 - 28, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location(s)

DuVal High School

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.

Transportation is not provided.


College Readiness Summer Bootcamp

Program Description

The College Readiness Bootcamp is a virtual experience designed to provide rising 11th and 12th graders with the opportunity to gain exposure to essential college readiness tools. The two-week session will assist with shaping and cultivating student career pathways and college programs of study. The summer session will consist of college exploratory activities where students learn critical steps to completing a college application, writing a personal statement, preparing for SAT and ACT testing, and financing college. Lastly, the College Readiness Bootcamp will include virtual college tours. Students must have access to a computer as well as internet access to participate.

Who Should Apply

Rising 11th and 12th graders who would like to become deeply entrenched in the college search and preparation experience. 150 spaces are available.

How To Apply

Students will apply through June 30, 2022, on the College Readiness website: 2022 College Readiness Summer Bootcamp using this registration form.

Contact Information

Olivia Pearson, College Readiness Supervisor, olivia.pearson@pgcps.org

Alonzo Bailey, College Readiness Specialist, alonzo.bailey@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

August 1 - 12, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location(s)

Offered online through Google Classroom, Naviance, and Google Hangout

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


CTE Career Explorers Summer Camp

Program Description

The CTE Explorers Camp provides rising 9th and 10th grade students with enrichment opportunities to explore and discover their passion in up to two industry concentrations of their choice.

CTE teachers and special educators will deliver real-time, virtual activities that are hands-on and engaging to help students match their career goals and interests and to increase awareness of related Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. This exposure will assist students in making a more informed decision regarding their future educational and career options. Over a 4-day period, students will be challenged to develop critical thinking skills during their enrichment experience and will learn the ultimate connection back to their academic journey.

Who Should Apply

Rising 9th and 10th grade students of PGCPS. To ensure that students with disabilities graduate college, career, and community-ready, this camp will provide a continuum of services, specialized instruction, and related services.

How To Apply

Students can apply through the CTE Website

Contact Information

Keith Hayes, Instructional Supervisor - keith.hayes@pgcps.org

Tracy Walls, Instructional Specialist - twalls@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

June 27 - 30, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location(s)

Crossland High School

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


International Baccalaureate Summer Bridge

Program Description

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Summer Bridge Program will be a virtual learning experience for students in Grades 9-12 accepted into the IB program at Central, Frederick Douglass*, Laurel, Parkdale, and Suitland high schools. During this virtual experience, students will be introduced to the mission of the IB Program and discover what it means to be an IB student. 

     Students will participate in sessions consisting of the following topics:

  • What are the IB Learner Profile Traits?
  • What are the IB Core Principles?
  • How can IB assist with becoming college and career-ready?
  • How can I take principled action as an IB learner?

*Frederick Douglass High School summer program is open to ALL students entering Grades 9 and 10 as all of the students are considered IB Middle Years Programme students. 

Who Should Apply

Students in Grades 9-12 entering the IB Diploma Programme at one of the five authorized IB high schools or entering the IB Middle Years Programme at Frederick Douglass HS.

How To Apply

Students must register online at the PGCPS IB Website by June 17, 2022, as spaces are limited at each school site. Students must select the IB school they will attend in Fall 2022.

Contact Information

Further questions can be addressed by the Office of Advanced Programs via email at academics.ib@pgcps.org or with an IB Programme Coordinator. Please see the information for each site coordinator listed below: 

     School Site Coordinators are listed below: 

Class Sessions

Students registered for the program will receive an email confirmation of dates, times, and locations for the school program selected.

Location(s)

Students registered for the program will receive an email confirmation of dates, times, and locations for the school program selected.

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


JROTC

Program Description

Prince George’s County Schools’ JROTC staff and cadre will conduct a Hybrid 6-day summer leadership program for cadets pursuing positions of higher responsibility and/or assuming positions of greater responsibility within their units.

Who Should Apply

High School JROTC Cadets enrolled during the 2021 - 2022 school year at the discretion of their instructors.

How To Apply

JROTC instructors will provide applications to students in April 2022.

Contact Information

Contact the High School JROTC Instructor at your school for vCOLP details and requirements. 

If you have additional questions please contact Mr. Keith Hayes, Instructional Supervisor if you have additional questions. 

Keith Hayes, keith.hayes@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

June 25 - 30

Location(s)

To be announced

Cost/Accommodation

Contact your JROTC Instructor


Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) BizCamp

Program Description

This program delivers NFTE’s award-winning curriculum, activating students’ entrepreneurial mindset while they learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and create and pitch original business opportunities.  Students have the opportunity to win monetary prizes.

Who Should Apply

Rising 11th and 12th grade students.

How To Apply

The link to apply can be found on the Career and Technical Education website at www.pgcps.org/cte

Contact Information

Danielle Carter, Instructional Specialist,  Danielle.Carter@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

One session – July 5 - 14, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location(s)

Offered at Bowie State University - Transportation provided from Crossland High School to Bowie State University.

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


P-TECH

Program Description

The P-TECH Summer Bridge program is designed to support incoming ninth grade, P-TECH scholars, at Frederick Douglass High School with the transition from middle to high school and provide academic enrichment. Incoming students will participate in science, math, technology, English Language Arts, character education, and study skills sessions. P-TECH Summer Bridge also provides IB MYP personal project, academic, and ACCUPLACER preparatory support for continuing scholars.

Who Should Apply

Rising 9th grade P-TECH students who have been accepted into the program and continuing P-TECH students at Frederick Douglass High School participate in P-TECH Summer Bridge. No application is required.

How To Apply

Students will be contacted by the school program coordinator 

Contact Information

Kisha Dorch,  Kisha.Dorch@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

July 27 - August 5, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location(s)

Offered online through Zoom and Google Meet

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


Science and Technology

Program Description

The First Steps to Success Summer Bridge - Science and Technology (S&T) is designed to assist incoming S&T students with the transition from middle school to high school. Students will participate in science, mathematics, technology, and study skills sessions. The program will include hands-on activities and labs. Students will work together to complete a group project. Students will be able to make real-world science and engineering connections by attending a research institution. S&T students will participate in the summer bridge program at their assigned S&T school.

Who Should Apply

Rising 9th and 10th grade students newly registered in the Science and Technology Program.

How To Apply

Newly enrolled students will be contacted by the school program coordinator. 

Contact Information

Charles Herbert Flowers High School, Samantha Cotton, chflo.st@pgcps.org

Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Donald Walker, eroos.st@pgcps.org

Oxon Hill High School, Tameka Woodruff,  oxonh.st@pgcps.org

Felicia J. Martin Latief, stem@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

July 11 - 28, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location(s)

In person-Location will be shared by the program coordinator at the time of registration.

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost. Transportation is not provided.


 

TalentReady

Program Description

TalentReady Summer Bridge program is specific to the 20 student cohort selected through the application process. Students will gain basic knowledge of the four pathways in the program, take their first introductory PGCC Course, and interact with our program partners.

Who Should Apply

Rising 9th graders who have been accepted into the TalentReady program at Largo High School.

How To Apply

Students enrolled in TalentReady will be contacted by the Program Coordinator.

Contact Information

Keith Brice,  keith.brice@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

July 5- 8, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location(s)

Offered online through Google Classroom

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.


 

Teen Kickback Camp

Program Description

Join us for a camp specially designed for teens with disabilities. This program, in partnership with M-NCPPC, provides activities including games, challenge courses, outdoor environmental education, arts, and crafts. The staff to participant ratio is 1:4 to allow campers independence for developing social skills and building confidence. We’ll also explore climate change and each person's ecological footprint. Program activities are held at the William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center.

Who Should Apply

High school students with special needs.  Ages 13 - 21.

How To Apply

Registration is through M-NCPPC, please visit: www.pgparksdirect.com http://www.pgparks.com/635/Day-Camp-Registration

Contact Information

Jhanna Levin, Environmental Literacy Outreach Teacher jhanna.levin@pgcps.org (301)-888-1185

Class Sessions

August 1 - 5, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with an aftercare option from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location(s)

In-person.  Students should be dropped off at Bowie Community Center and then they will travel to the William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center in Brandywine, MD

Cost/Accommodation

Camp fee: $130.00, paid to M-NCPPC Campers should bring a bag lunch, a refrigerator will be available.


 

Cross-Level Summer Programs


Positive D.A.Y. Summer Youth Academy

Program Description

The Positive D.A.Y. Summer Youth Academy is designed to enhance the lives of youth with a summer camp session that includes life enrichment skills, constructive behavior strategies, and motivational development techniques.  The Academy is conducted by the Sheriff’s Community Partnership Section Positive Deputies Assisting Youth (D.A.Y.) Corps along with Sheriff Explorers who will guide and mentor the Summer Cadets to a better understanding of law enforcement, citizenship, and most importantly themselves.  Through the use of hands-on Business and STEM related activities, students will be engaged in acquiring new skills, collaborating with community partners, and solving critical problems in real-world experiential settings.

Who Should Apply

Any PGCPS students aged 11-14 can apply.

How To Apply

The link to apply can be found on the Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff’s website at https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/622/Sheriff.

Contact Information

           Richard Johnson

          rljohnson@co.pg.md.us

         Roderick Adams

        roderick.adams@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

July 5 - August 4, Monday -Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location(s)

           In-person at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost.  However, students are responsible for the cost of bi-weekly field trips.


Special Education Extended School Year (ESY)

Program Description

This program is an individualized extension of specific services beyond the regular school year. It is designed to meet specific goals included in the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Who Should Apply

Students with current IEPs were determined eligible by IEP Teams during the Annual Review process. This determination is made by the team and includes parent(s)/guardian(s).

How To Apply

Students are identified and referred for ESY services by their respective IEP teams during a student’s Annual Review meeting.

Contact Information

Beth Diaite or Marsie Torchon, 301-431-5675 ESY@pgcps.org

Class Sessions

July 5 - 28, Monday -Thursday, 7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Please note - Services will be delivered between the identified hours. (Service hours are student specific and will be determined by each student’s IEP.)

There will be several models of service delivery - to be determined by the IEP teams.

Location(s)

*Locations are subject to change

  •     Berwyn Heights Elementary 
  •     Catherine T. Reed Elementary
  •     Dodge Park Elementary 
  •     Kingsford Elementary
  •     Montpelier Elementary 
  •     Rose Valley Elementary
  •     Samuel L. Massie Academy
  •     William Paca Elementary
  •     Oxon Hill Elementary
  •     Friendly High
  •     Walker Mill Middle  
  •     Northwestern High(@ Location to be determined)  

 Early Childhood Programs Regional Program Camp Sunshine

  •   Oxon Hill High (Oxon Hill MS/Stephen Decatur MS/Surrattsville HS)
  •   Chapel Forge ECC
  •   Frances Fuchs ECC
  •   H. Winship Wheatley ECC - (@location to be determined)
  •   Kenmoor ECC - (@location to be determined)
  •   James R. Randall ECC - (@location to be determined)
  •   Barack Obama Elementary
  •   Avalon Elementary (Panorama ES/Avalon ES)
  •   Woodmore Elementary
  •   Berwyn Heights Elementary School 
  •  James E Duckworth Special Center
  •  Margaret Brent (Dora Kennedy French Immersion) at Fairmont Heights HS
  •  C.E. Rieg
  •  Greenbelt Elementary(@location to be determined)  

Cost/Accommodation

This program is provided at no cost. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. Transportation will be provided.


ESSA & Title I Department Summer Camps

        The ESSA & Title I Department will host two (2) camps that target Title I students rising to grades 5 and 7.  All camps have a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) focus.

Program Description

  • Summer S.T.A.M.P. Camp (Science Technology Aerospace and Math Program) is designed for selected rising 5th graders.   Using the Engineering and Design Process through science, technology, aerospace, and mathematics evidence-based activities and experiences, the program is designed to build interest, knowledge, and STEM skills using NASA's BEST Curriculum, coding, and creative arts.  Learning will be enhanced through field trips, guest speakers, movement and fitness, and fun Space “learning” Stations.
  • ArchiTech game design program connects rising 7th graders’ prior experiences with gaming to a variety of disciplines through concepts such as programming, design, arts, marketing, and entrepreneurship.  Through hands-on, project-based learning, students (ArchiTechies) develop portfolios and skills needed to be successful in today’s global workforce. Students are prepared to pursue careers not only in the game industry, but a wide variety of fields that combine creativity and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM).

Who Should Apply

Rising 5th and 7th who have been identified by their Title I school.

How To Apply

           Students attending Title I schools will be identified to participate in the summer camps based on the selection criteria set by the ESSA and Title I Department.  The criteria will be used by the school for identifying students eligible for participation.

Contact Information

             Summer STAMP! - Terri Jefferson, Terri.Jefferson@pgcps.org

            ArchiTech - Hampton Conway, Hampton.Conway@pgcps.org 

            ESSA & Title I Office | 301-618-8390

Class Sessions

July 11- August 5,  Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location(s)

          Summer STAMP - Mary Harris Mother Jones, Panorama, Judge Sylvania Woods

           ArchiTech - Bladensburg HS

Cost/Accommodation

    This program is provided at no cost. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Transportation will be provided.


School-Based Programs

Only students attending the individual school may register. The school contact will notify eligible students of logistics.


Academy of Health Sciences @PGCC

The Summer Bridge program at the Academy of Health Sciences @ Prince George's Community College is for incoming Year 1 students who have been accepted and registered at our school. Our program is not open to the public. The Academy of Health Sciences' Summer Bridge program prepares students for the transition from middle school to college.

Who should Apply: Incoming Academy of Health Sciences @ PGCC

Class Sessions: July 11 - 22, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location(s): PGCC Largo Campus, Lanham Hall, 3rd Floor

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost. 

Contacts: Andria Nungesser andri.nungesser@pgcps.org 301-546-7247 ext. 7776


Benjamin Stoddert Middle School

Benjamin Stoddert Middle School's Building Bridging Transition Program is designed to be a transition program for incoming 6th graders transitioning to Benjamin Stoddert Middle in the fall of 2022. Students will benefit from learning opportunities in Reading and Math along with supporting organizational skills that will orient them with the expectations of transitioning from elementary to middle school.

Who should Apply:  Rising 6th graders from Benjamin Stoddert Feeder Elementary Schools

Class Sessions: July 18 - 28, Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location(s): In person at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contacts: Monica Miller, Monica2.Miller@pgcps.org 301.702.7500 ext 70071


Bladensburg High School

Bladensburg High School’s Summer Bridge Program will offer Rising 9th graders the opportunity to gain exposure to the standards taught during Quarter 1 of their four core classes: Algebra I, English 9, United States History, and Biogeochemical.  Students will also engage in discourse and questioning activities to help them achieve higher order thinking skills.  In addition, students will participate in an advisory block that will assist with the acclimation into high school.

Who should Apply:   Incoming 9th Graders to Bladensburg High School 

Class Sessions:  July, Monday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location(s): Hybrid (Classes will be offered online and in-person)

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contacts:  Dameshia Donald, Dameshia.donald@pgcps.org


Buck Lodge Middle School @ Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Students will engage in various reading, math, writing activities with rockets, robotics and legos. The program is for incoming, 6th, 7th and 8th grade Buck Lodge students.Students will be selected based on their Reading Inventory and Benchmarks data. All students apply to the program will be accepted. Students will be identified and grouped according to their data

Who should Apply:  Rising 6th, 7th, 8th  grade students

Class Sessions: July 5th -July 28th, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location(s): Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contacts:  Maria Thebaud-Leonard, mtleo@pgcps.org


Carmody Hills Elementary

Carmody Hills Rising Stars program will provide support for current K-5 students who will engage in interventions for reading and mathematics in a face-to-face environment to build their academic skills. In addition, students will participate in Physical Education, Art and engage in learning to provide strategies for social and emotional growth.

Who should Apply:  Rising first through Fifth graders (Must be a student at Carmody Hills)

Class Sessions: July 5 - 28, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday

Location(s): Virtual

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contacts: Christina Parker, Christina.morse@pgcps.org (301) 808-8180


Carrollton Elementary School

Carrollton’s Summer ELO program will provide support for current K-4 students who will engage in interventions for reading and mathematics in a virtual learning platform to build their academic skills.

Who should apply: Rising First through Fifth graders (Must be a student at Carrollton)

Class sessions: July 5 - 28, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Monday-Thursday

Location(s): Virtual

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Jamilah Byrom, Jamilah.Byrom@pgcps.org (301) 918-8708


Catherine T. Reed Elementary School

Catherine T. Reed Rising Roadrunners Summer Program is a school-funded summer school program for rising primary students (rising 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders). This program is intended to offer low teacher-to-child ratios for high-quality instruction. The program's main focus is on Multicultural Reading and Math Integration, Leadership Skills in addition to social-emotional learning. Contact your child’s current teacher if you are interested. Students will be selected based on their assessment scores, academic performance, and teacher recommendations.

Who should apply: Current Catherine T Reed - kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade students

Class sessions: July 12 - 28, Tuesday to Thursday 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Location(s): In person at Catherine T. Reed Elementary School, Parents are responsible for transportation

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Breakfast, and lunch will be provided

Contact: Bela Tayal, 301-918-8716, btayal@pgcps.org


Charles Carroll Middle School

Charles Carroll Middle School's Transition and Enrichment Program is designed to be a transition program for incoming 6th & 7th graders transitioning to Charles Carroll in the Fall of 2022 and an enrichment program for our current rising 7th and 8th graders. All students will benefit from learning opportunities in Reading and Math.

Who should apply: For the Transition Program- New & incoming 6th and 7th graders of Charles Carroll Middle School for SY22-23. For the Enrichment Program- Current Charles Carroll Middle School rising 7th and 8th graders who will attend for SY22-23. Space is limited and is first-come, first-served Application link

Class sessions: Tuesday, July 12, 2022- Thursday, July 28, 2022, from 9:00 am-1:00 pm (Program runs Monday through Thursday, except the first day begins on a Tuesday and there is no session on July 19)

Location(s): In person at Charles Carroll Middle School

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Contact: Ashley Lewis-Jones, Summer Program Coordinator, Ashley2.lewis@pgcps.org

Cherita Hogan, Assistant Principal Cherita.hogan@pgcps.org


Cora L. Rice Elementary School

Our Summer School program is designed to help students in grades K-4 improve their academic foundations in both Reading and Math, using research-based interventions.

Who should apply: Kindergarten - 4th grade students that attend CLRES

Class sessions: July 11 - August 4, Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. 

Location(s): In person at Cora L Rice Elementary

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Erin King erin.king@pgcps.org 301-636-6340


EXCEL Academy Public Charter

The EXCEL “Level Up” Math Camp is for current EXCEL Academy scholars in grades 2-7 who could benefit from additional support with mathematics fluency and proficiency.  Scholars who are invited to participate in the program are identified based on selection criteria/student needs.

Who should apply: Rising 3rd- 8th grade students who attended Excel Academy Public Charter School in SY22

Class sessions: July 5 - August 2, 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., (Half Day)

Location(s): (tentative, awaiting approval) Lake Arbor Elementary School, 10205 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville, MD 20721

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Fay Rogers fay.rogers@pgcps.org


Francis Scott Key Elementary School

Students currently in Grades 1st - 4th, who have been identified as in need of additional support in core academics, will be invited to participate in a summer school program. In Reading, the focus will be in phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, and comprehension. In Mathematics, the focus will be on operations and algebraic thinking, number and operations, measurement and data, and geometry.

Who should apply: Current 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students

Class sessions: July 5 - 28,  Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location(s): Francis Scott Key Elementary School

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Diana Tynes diana.tynes@pgcps.org

 


G. James Gholson Middle School

The G. James Gholson's virtual mathematics summer program offers rising 7th and 8th grade students the opportunity to engage in challenging academic work virtually with their peers who share their exceptional abilities and love of learning. While the focus is on rigorous academics and learning (PSAT Prep), the virtual experience that results from bringing these students together is an integral part of the program.

Who should apply: Selected students entering the 7th and 8th grade (rising 7th  and 8th  graders).

Class Sessions: June 27 - July 1, Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location(s): Offered online 

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Colby White, cwhite@pgcps.org , (301)-883-8390


High Point High School

High Point High School Summer School

High Point Advanced Placement Summer Program (ELO)

High Point ESOL Summer Bridge Program (ELO)

High Point Ninth Grade Bridge Program (ELO)


High Point High School Summer School

This summer program offers High Point High School students an opportunity to earn original credit and/or recover failed credits towards fulfilling graduation requirements. Students will complete coursework with regular instructional support provided by a certified content area teacher. 

Who should apply: High Point High School Students who need to acquire credits in the following courses: Biology, Biogeochemical Systems, Environmental Science, English 9, English 10, English 11, English 12, ESOL Beginner, ESOL Intermediate, ESOL Advanced, US History, LSN, World History, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Spanish 1, Spanish 2, French 1, Health, Physical Education, Art 1, Foundations of Technology

Class Sessions: July 5 - 29, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location(s): On-site; in-person if allowed

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

      Contact: Ms. Taryn Washington, tary.washington@pgcps.org

     Details and registration information will be on High Point’s Website: https://schools.pgcps.org/highpoint/


High Point Advanced Placement Summer Program (ELO)

This summer program offers High Point High School students, who are enrolled in AP courses for the 2022-2023 school year, the opportunity to receive instruction on content and skills that will prepare them for the rigor of college-level coursework. 

Who should apply: High Point High School Students who are enrolled in AP courses for the 2022-2023 school year

Class Sessions: July 5-11, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location(s): On-site; in-person 

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Mr. Casey York, benjamin.york@pgcps.org

Details and registration information will be on High Point’s Website: https://schools.pgcps.org/highpoint/


High Point ESOL Summer Bridge Program (ELO)

This summer enrichment program offers High Point High School ESOL students an opportunity to receive academic and language support to provide a bridge between ESOL course levels. 

Who should apply: High Point High School Students ESOL students

Class Sessions:July 18 - 29, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location(s): On-site; in-person 

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Mrs. Prudence Kono, prudence.kono@pgcps.org

Details and registration information will be on High Point’s Website: https://schools.pgcps.org/highpoint/


High Point Ninth Grade Bridge Program (ELO)

This program is for incoming ninth grade students, who will be attending High Point High School during the 2022-2023 school year. This will be a two-week enrichment program for students to engage in a variety of hands-on and interactive activities that will prepare students for a successful ninth grade school year. Additionally, this program will support students in academic enhancement and support.

Who should apply: Incoming/New Ninth Grade Students to High Point HS

Class Sessions: July 18 - July 29, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location(s): On-site; in-person

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

      Contact: Ms. Kristen Lennon, kristen.lennon@pgcps.org 

     Details and registration information will be on High Point’s Website: https://schools.pgcps.org/highpoint/


Imagine Andrews Public Charter

The Summer’s Edge Program will be using an online self-paced program aimed to help students catch up, keep up, and get ahead in mathematics and reading.  Students are required to complete 1 hour of math and 1 hour of Reading/English Language Arts daily Monday - Thursday until the end of the program.  It’s very important that students are engaged and on task while logged in. Identified students will also receive small group instruction.  75 students will be the maximum enrollment for the program. The program is offered to students enrolled at Imagine Andrews.

Who should apply:  Current enrolled  K-8 students at Imagine Andrews in the 2021-2022 School Year

Location: Offered virtually through Google Classroom and Zoom

Class Sessions: July 5 - July 26, 2022, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Bonita Gunn, bonita.gunn@pgcps.org


International High School

International High School - Langley Park

International High School - Largo at Community Based Classroom

      Mastery Summer Program:  Students who attend an International High School and who earned grades of 1.5-1.9 in a core content course will have an opportunity to continue to work towards standards mastery in core content areas which include            Reading/English Language Arts 9, 10, 11, 12, science, social studies, mathematics, physical education/health, and selected electives by completing mastery projects using a distance learning format. Each school will be offering a limited number of            credit recovery courses for students who need to retake a course.

Who should apply: International High School students

Class Sessions: July 5 - 29, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 

Location(s): Offered in-person

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

IHS Langley Park Contact: Billy Shulman, william.shulman@pgcps.org 

IHS Largo Contact: Regena Williams, regena.williams@pgcps.org


John H. Bayne Elementary

John H. Bayne Elementary School will provide a Summer program that helps bridge the reading and math gaps using the Freedom School approach to learning. The program is sponsored as a component of a memorandum of understanding with Community Builders Ltd.

Class Sessions: June 27 - August 26, Monday- Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location(s): John H. Bayne Elementary

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Ebony McSwain, ebony.mcswain@pgcps.org


Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary

Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School will provide a summer bridge program for selected students entering 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade.

Class Sessions: July 12 - August 4, Tuesday-Thursday, 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location(s): Judge S Woods Elementary

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Stephanie Barber - Wehrman, stephanie3.barber@pgcps.org


Nicholas Orem Middle School Bridging

Nicholas Orem Middle School's Bridging Transition Program is designed to be a transition program for incoming 6th & 7th graders transitioning to Nicholas Orem Middle in the fall of 2022. Students will benefit from learning opportunities in Reading and Math along with supporting Organizational Skills that will orient them with the expectations of transitioning from elementary to middle school.

Class Sessions:  August 1 - August 11, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location(s): In person at Nicholas Orem Middle School

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Annyce Dey,(301)-853-0840 annyce.dey@pgcps.org

 


Panorama Elementary School

Students currently in Grades 1st - 4th, who have been identified as in need of additional support in core academics, will be invited to participate in a summer school program. In Reading, the focus will be on phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, and comprehension. In Mathematics, the focus will be on operations and algebraic thinking, number and operations, measurement and data, and geometry.

Who should apply: Current 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students

Class Sessions: July 11 - 29, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location(s): Offered online through Google Classroom

Cost/Accommodations:

Contact: Marivit M. Gamboa marivit.mariano@pgcps.org


Ridgecrest Elementary

Ridgecrest Rocket Academy is a summer program for rising Kindergarten to 4th graders.  The program will focus on foundational skills in reading,  such as phonics, phonemic awareness, and reading comprehension.  Students will be selected based on assessment scores, and teacher recommendations.

Who should apply: current Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders.

Class Sessions: July 5 - August 11, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. 

Location(s): Virtual

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Shannon Rice shanno.peterson@pgcps.org


Seat Pleasant ES Summer Literacy Camp

Rising 1st - 4th grade students will receive interventions in Math and Reading to support learning recovery for children currently enrolled at Seat Pleasant Kindergarten through 3rd grade for the 2021-22 school year.  This will be done through an individualized targeted digital experience with the following programs: Dreambox, iRead, i-Ready, and Literacy Pro platforms. Students will also receive face to face small group instruction in areas of need.

Who should apply: Identified Seat Pleasant ES students will receive an application to attend

Class Sessions: Program Dates:  July 5  – 28, Monday - Thursday Hours: Half Day, specific hours TBD

Location(s): Seat Pleasant ES 6411 G Street, Seat Pleasant, MD

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Transportation will be provided beginning July 11, 2022.

Contact: Dr. Dawn Martin, dawn.martin@pgcps.org

               Ms. Dyeva Foster, deva.foster@pgcps.org

              301-925-2330


Springhill Lake Elementary

Springhill Lake Elementary Soaring Eagles Summer Scholars will offer a program to support educational opportunities to currently enrolled kindergarten through 4th grade students in reading and mathematics during the month of July. The program will support any of our student's academic needs as well as provide enrichment opportunities.

Who should apply: Currently enrolled kindergarten through 4th grade students

Class Sessions: July 5 - 8, 11-14, 18-21 and 25-28, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Location(s):  Springhill Lake Elementary School, There will be no busing provided therefore parents are responsible for transportation to and from school.

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Breakfast, and lunch will be provided

Contact: Lawrence Williams (301)513-5996,  lawrence.williams@pgcps.org


Suitland Elementary

Promising Panthers summer program is for Rising 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students at Suitland Elementary. The program will focus on small group instruction in Reading and Math. Students will be selected for the program based on iReady, MCAP scores below grade level.

Who should apply: Rising 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade students

Class Sessions: July 11 - August 4, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location(s): Virtual

Cost/Accommodations: This program is provided at no cost.

Contact: Winona Tyler  winona.tyler@pgcps.org