2022 Summer School Program Student Application

If there are any questions, please contact the program director through your local principal.

Program: Extended School Year
Contact: Mrs. Kiana King
Audience: Student’s w/Disabilities (P-12)
Dates of Program: June 6 – July 7
Description: Extended school year (ESY) refers to special education and/or related services provided beyond the normal school year by a public agency for the purpose of providing a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) to a student with a disability in accordance with
the child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) at no cost to the family.
Program: Title III EL Summer Enrichment
Contact: Dr. Evelyn Hall
Audience: Grades 1-12
Dates of Program: June 13 – July 15
Description: The purpose of the ESOL (Title III) Enrichment Program is to provide an extended year opportunity for English Learners in grades 1- 12 to develop the academic language necessary to succeed in all content areas, with a special focus on the academic language of reading, mathematics, and science. The students will also participate in hands-on activities exploring culture diversity. This program is specific for Els in the Entering/Beginning level of language proficiency.
  • Note: Title III EL Summer Enrichment registration is automatically completed by the EL Department. English learners who meet the summer program eligibility criteria will be pre-registered and parents will be notified. For more information contact your local school or the EL Department at (678) 676-6602.
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Program: Microsoft Summer Passport
Contact: Ms. Andrea Wright
Audience: Grades K – 12
Dates of Program: June 6 – September 2
Description: Microsoft will facilitate a series of virtual workshops that will motivate students to stay engaged throughout the month of June. Scholars will participate in a wide range of digital-skill activities to learn, stay connected and have fun. Students can earn badges after learning content and completing challenges on a variety of topics (ex. coding, learning tools, virtual visits). Closed captioning options in other languages will be provided in all sessions.
Program: Virtual Literacy Camp
Contact: Dr. Myisha Warren
Audience: Grades K-2
Dates of Program: June 13 – June 30
Description: The Literacy Camp model is designed to incorporate not only literacy skills (fluency, comprehension, analysis) but also engagement skills. Students will be exposed to a variety of reading opportunities that will also include virtual read-alouds and independent reading time. Every student will have access to high quality fiction and non-fiction literature. This fun-filled camp is for our students who are currently enrolled in kindergarten, first, and second grades during 2021-2022 school year.
Program: Scholars Academy
Contact: Dr. Kimberlynn Weston
Audience: Grades 3-8
Dates of Program: June 13 – July 15
Description: Scholars Academy is designed to accelerate learning for current 3rd through 8th grade students through ELA/reading, mathematics, and enrichment.
Program: Reading Challenge
Contact: Mrs. Lummie Baker
Audience: Grades 3-5
Dates of Program: Session 1: May 31 – June 3 | Session 2: June 6 – June 9
Description: The Reading Challenge Summer Program is designed to motivate students to read for pleasure and share what they are reading by engaging with a community of readers. Students will use the Beanstack platform to record their participation by book title and minutes read. Students will participate in weekly thematic challenges.
Program: Serendipity
Contact: Mrs. Emmika Atkinson
Audience: Grades 1-6
Dates of Program: May 31 – June 3
Description: Serendipity is offered to all identified gifted students in grades 1-6 who currently attend a school in the DeKalb County School District. The goal of the summer program is to provide an enrichment opportunity that goes beyond the traditional class schedule. All grades will be able to participate in daily activities in visual/performing arts, physical and health education, culinary arts, world languages (Spanish), and STEM.
Program: Aviation Camp
Contact: Mrs. Vashonda Davis
Audience: Grades 4-6
Dates of Program: Session 1: June 20 – June 24 | Session 2: June 27 – July 1
Description: Lockheed Martin Aviation Camp (LMAC) at Fernbank Science Center is a week-long activity-based camp that provides
hands-on aviation experiences for rising 4th to 6th grade students. The camp is packed with activities that help future aviators understand science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and technology (STEM). More importantly, it will cultivate students’ sense of wonder, imagination, and creativity. The activities will be held in the state-of-the-art facilities at Fernbank Science Center and will be taught by expert instructors. Fernbank has a celebrated history of motivating and teaching the leaders of tomorrow and Fernbank’s aerospace programs have won national acclaim. There are three levels of aviation camp: Level 1 – Novice Aviators, Level 2 – Veteran Aviators, and Level 3 – Expert Aviators.
Program: Girls Who Game
Contact: Ms. Andrea Wright
Audience: Grades 6-8
Dates of Program: June 6 – June 17
Description: Offered through a partnership between Dell, Microsoft and Intel, the “Girls Who Game” program encourages girls to get
into the world of gaming, exposing them to new ways of applying STEM learning. This is an engaging technology-based program designed to captivate female students in learner-driven experiences to build their technology, leadership, and communication skills.
Program: FLEX Restore
Contact: Ms. Keatra Wright
Audience: 8th Graders taking HS courses only and Grades 9-12
Dates of Program: June 1 – June 17
Description: FLEX Restore classes provide students an opportunity to recover credit over the summer in a class that they have previously attempted and failed. Students who do not successfully complete these courses or fail to login daily may be dropped from the course. All courses follow the district’s curriculum at-a-glance and academic calendar for consistency and equity.
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Program: FLEX Ahead
Contact: Ms. Keatra Wright
Audience: Seniors
Dates of Program: June 1 – June 24
Description: FLEX Ahead classes provide students an opportunity to receive initial credit over the summer in a class needed to complete graduation requirements. All courses follow the district’s curriculum at-a-glance and academic calendar for consistency and equity.
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Program: AP Bridge Camp
Contact: Dr. Martha Donovan
Audience: Grades 9-12
Dates of Program: June 6 – June 10
Description: AP Bridge is designed for rising 9th-12th grade students planning to enroll in one or more AP courses while in high school. This engaging camp will offer learning experiences in reading, writing, and thinking critically in a variety of academic disciplines.
Students will expand their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to help them succeed in their AP courses and exams and become lifelong learners.
Program: VEX Robotics Camp
Contact: Mr. Eric Knapp
Audience: Grades 9-12
Dates of Program: June 6 – 10
Description: During the VEX Robotics Camp, students will have fun exploring and learning about STEM ideas and concepts with VEX V5 robot kits and the virtual VEX code VR platform! Students will ignite their love of learning as they code a virtual robot to score points. Then, they will complete engaging activities that blend creativity and imagination with computer science and engineering as they build and operate a physical robot in the Tipping Point robotics competition.
Program: Re_IMAGINE ATL Film and TV Camp
Contact: Mr. Tom McFerrin
Audience: Grades 9-12
Dates of Program: Session 1: June 6 – June 9 | Session 2: June 13 – June 16
Description: re:IMAGINE Atl along with AVTF (Audio Video Technology and Film) teachers will host a Film and TV camp for all students currently enrolled in the AVTF pathway.
Program: Culinary Camp
Contact: Mr. Tom McFerrin
Audience: Grades 9-12
Dates of Program: Session 1: June 6 – June 9 | Session 2: June 13 – June 17
Description: C.H.E.F camp: Culinary and Hospitality Entrepreneurs of the Future will provide students with learning experiences addressing hospitality, international cuisine, southern soul, and industry explorations.
Program: Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program
Contact: Marilynn Hollis
Audience: Grades 9-12
Dates of Program: June 17 – August 12
Description: The Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is a live, virtual, 2-week introductory computer science course for current 9th-11th grade students.
Program: GWC Self-Paced Program
Contact: Marilynn Hollis
Audience: Grades 9-12
Dates of Program: June 17 – August 12
Description: The Self-Paced Program is a flexible computer science course for current 9th-11th grade students who prefer not to adhere to a set schedule. Self-Paced Program participants can choose to earn beginner-level badges in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for web development or an intermediate-level badge in Python for cybersecurity.
Program: Magical Moments with Microsoft
Contact:  Terri Webb
Audience: Grades 2 – 8
Dates of Program: June 20– June 23
Description: The purpose of Magical Moments with Microsoft is to introduce and expand the knowledge of our digital tools with our Digital Dreamers for grades 2-8. This free virtual program will focus on utilizing the key features of Microsoft as a cloud-based tool. The program will be held June 20-23, 2022.
Program: My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Summer Academy

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Audience: My Brother’s Keeper Summer Program is offered to all identified MBK participants in grades 5-9 who currently attend a school with an active MBK Chapter in the DeKalb County School District.

Dates of Program: June 13 – 16, 2022

Description: The My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Summer Program will allow our young men and boys of color to boost their confidence and positive social assertiveness while engaged in learning new academic, social, and leadership skills becoming independent, critical thinkers.

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Note: Please contact your local school to determine status of the MBK Chapter.