Clayton Summer Programs 2021UPDATED: APRIL 2021
Clayton Summer Academy (CSA) will offer credit recovery classes in four core areas - Math, English, Science and Social studies. These courses will also be open to students who would like to develop their academic skills in these areas to help with their courses for next year. In addition, credit acquisition classes will be available in American Government, Personal Finance, P.E. and Health. The dates for all courses are June 7 - July 2. Click here for information about CSA or contact your student's counselor for more questions and registration information.
CSA Program Director - Dr. Paul Hoelscher
The District's new strategic plan has created an opportunity to re-imagine summer learning opportunities for middle school students. Wydown Summer Academy (WSA) will situate fundamental literacy skills, writing and mathematics in real world experiences to empower adolescent learners. With an emphasis in project based learning, student activities will be focused on developing leadership skills, civic engagement and equity, public speaking and improving students' ability to collaborate with others. WSA will be hosted at Clayton High School from June 10 - July 8. The program meets from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. daily. Students are expected to attend every day of the four week session. Students recommended for WSA will receive emails on or before April 16. All applications must be submitted by April 30.
If you are interested in an online learning experience through Springfield Public School District's Launch program, please contact your program director.
WSA Program Director - Dr. Christopher Petty
Elementary Summer Academy (ESA) will take place at Meramec Elementary School June 10 - July 8. Students will have the opportunity to deepen their learning in math and literacy as they delve into a project based Learning experience. Registration for ESA closed on April 16, 2021.
Virtual Summer Programming through LAUNCH: We are excited to offer LAUNCH, a virtual program available through Springfield Public Schools. Students entering grades 1 - 5 in the Fall can participate in engaging course offerings. Summer-themed courses include Route 66 Road Trip (offered in June or July), Your National Park Adventure (offered in June or July), and Earth Explorers (offered in July only). Summer-themed courses are four-weeks long and start June 7 or July 7. Students can sign up for one summer-themed course in June and another in July if they choose. The LAUNCH brochure provides more details about each option. If you would like to register your child for a summer-themed adventure, complete the LAUNCH Registration Form by 6:00 pm on Friday, June 4, 2021. Please contact Julie Engelhard at 314-854-6023 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any registration questions.
ESA Program Director - Yorba McQueary
Extended School Year (ESY) enrollment forms have been sent to families with students who qualify for ESY through their IEP. Please complete the ESY enrollment form and return to your child's case manager by April 9. Elementary ESY will take place at Meramec Elementary School from June 10 - July 8. Middle School ESY will take place at Clayton High School from June 10 - July 8. Clayton High School ESY will take place at Clayton High School from June 7 - July 2.
The Special School District of St. Louis County will be providing Universal Summer Supports (USS) during the summer of 2021. These enrichment activities are intended to augment the educational experience of children in grades K-12 with disabilities whose typical learning opportunities were impacted by unexpected school closures due to COVID-19.
- Elementary USS will be held at Meramec Elementary School from June 10 - July 8 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
- Middle School USS will be held at Clayton High School from June 10 - July 8 from 11:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
- High School USS will be held at Clayton High School from June 7 - July 2 from 11:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Due to COVID-19, SummerQuest and Family Center Summer Camp is canceled for the 2021 summer season.
SummerQuest and Family Center Summer Camp have been canceled for summer 2021. This was a difficult decision as we understand the disappointment and hardship this decision brings to many of our families and staff members who have been long-time members of our Family Center and SummerQuest community. We encourage families to visit the Center of Clayton's website for future recreational opportunities in 2021.
Many CHS sports programs are offering high school and youth sports camps this summer. Browse through the presentation below to read through all the amazing offerings: