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Mom Revels in Choice of DPSCD Summer Learning Experiences

For Tracy Fergerson, the mother of DPSCD student Serenity Fergerson, DPSCD’s Summer Learning Experiences 2021 helped her daughter to stay smart by being in school last summer as well as providing fun, safe outlets for play, exploration, and artistic expression. 

“The teachers were nice and so was the principal,” said Tracy, reflecting on Serenity’s experience last summer, when she was in kindergarten at Edmonson Elementary. “Serenity took part in art as well as the after-school enrichment activities," Tracy recalled, noting that Serenity “really enjoyed” being in DPSCD’s Summer Learning Experiences in 2021. And that’s why Tracy decided to enroll Serenity again for Summer Learning Experiences 2022, which runs from July 11-August 4, 2022. 

Staying Smart while Staying Cool   

By registering your child, as Tracy did, for DPSCD’s comprehensive summer learning programming and activities, your student will get ample opportunities to stay smart this summer. How so? 

For K-8 students, this summer’s learning experiences will engage students in neighborhood face to face academic support/tutoring programming. For high school students, this year’s summer learning experiences increases the number of credit recovery courses students can take so they stay on track to graduate. 

With a four week, 16-day schedule (Monday’s-Thursday’s) from July 11 through August 4, 2022,  DPSCD’s Summer Learning Experiences will be held in 31 air-conditioned sites, 20 of which will be K-8 locations, six high school sites, one Virtual School and five center-based schools. Meals and transportation will be provided. Seats are limited! Hurry, registration for Summer Learning Experiences 2022 closes on Friday, June 24, 2022.  

Student’s Always First at DPSCD 

One of DPSCD’s Core Values is putting our Student’s First. And that applies to Summer Learning Experiences as well. Your student will have an opportunity to enhance their physical and social-emotional health this summer. Thanks to DPSCD’s wide-ranging partnerships, students can participate in activities that include dance instruction, sports camps, cooking classes, chess, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), visual and performing arts and more! The fun, enrichment activities will be held after school and are free! 

Kindergarten, Virtual School and ESE Students Included  

DPSCD provides educational programming to meet the needs of our entire community. Summer Learning Experiences 2022 follows that mantra, with opportunities for pre-K students through kindergarten boot camp, students in kindergarten, our enrolled Virtual School students as well as our Exceptional Student Education (ESE) students, formerly known as Special Education. To enroll your children at any of our Summer Learning locations, please visit  As noted, the enrollment window closes on Friday, June 24, 2022.  Don’t be left behind! Enroll now!   

DPSCD is prepared for your child to stay smart and #RISEUPwithDPSCD during our Summer Learning Experiences 2022 from July 11-August 4. When Students Rise, We all Rise!