• The Great Learning Adventure

      Elementary Learning Opportunities

      • Elementary Summer Banner

        Select elementary schools will host the Great Learning Adventure (GLA) for Summer 2022. GLA is a three-week (11 day) learning experience for students. The purpose of summer learning is to support and enrich students’ learning in math and literacy through a problem-based curriculum. 

        Transportation and meals (breakfast and lunch) will be provided.

        Conway, Widewater, and Rockhill Elementary will host different programs.

        Please contact your school for enrollment or more information. 

        Dates: June 13-16, June 22-24, and June 27-30
        Time: 8:00am - 12:15pm

        Elementary Sessions
        Kindergarten: Summer - Buddies, Bugs, and the Beach
        Grade 1: Travel - National Parks, Carnival, Museums, or Space
        Grade 2: World Travel
        Grade 3: Travel around Virginia
        Grade 4: Spies
        Grade 5: Crime Solvers

        Additional Opportunities Available

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      Middle School Learning Opportunities

      • Middle School Summer Learning Banner

        Two sessions of "The Great Learning Adventure" (GLA) will be offered to students this summer. The purpose of summer learning is to support and enrich students’ learning in math and literacy through a problem-based curriculum. Students may attend just one session but have the option to attend both. 

        Transportation and meals (breakfast and lunch) will be provided.

        Please contact your school for enrollment or more information.

        Middle School Session 1
        Dates: June 13-16, June 22-24, and June 27-30
        Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm

        6th grade - Cross-Country Competition: US Tour
        7th grade - Ticket to Ride: Planning a World Tour
        8th grade - Around the World in 8th Grade

        Middle School Session 2
        Dates: July 5-8, July 11-14, and July 18-20
        Time: 9:00am - 2:30pm

        6th grade - Designing a Restaurant
        7th grade - The Game of Life
        8th grade - Mission to Mars
         

        The program day totals 5.5 hours. Each session is 11 days of learning, with 3.75 hours of GLA instruction each day, a 30-minute lunch, and an additional 1.25 hours of programming (art, athletics, dance, community service, etc.)

        Additional Opportunities Available

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      High School Learning Opportunities

      • High School Summer Learning Banner

        During the summer months, high school students may repeat a course or take a new course to earn high school credit. This summer program may help students take an additional course to get ahead, improve their overall GPA, or repeat a course for full credit to meet graduation requirements, and graduate on time.
         
        Rising 9th graders can boost their mathematics skills this summer by participating in a PowerUp for Algebra I experience. This hands-on learning approach focuses on essential mathematics and strategies for success in Algebra I. 

        Registration for new credit AND credit recovery courses opens on April 25. The deadline for registration for new credit courses is May 20; the deadline for registration for credit recovery courses is June 20

        Credit Recovery and New Credit courses will be held at North Stafford HS and Phoenix Center for Innovative Learning. If students do not plan to use bus transportation from their base school, they may attend the summer school site of their choice. If students use bus transportation from their base school, feeders are as follows:

        • North Stafford HS: Brooke Point, Mountain View, North Stafford
          • Bus departure times:
            • Mountain View to North Stafford: 8:40am
            • Brooke Point to North Stafford: 8:25am
        • Phoenix Center: Colonial Forge, Stafford HS
          • Bus departure times:
            • Stafford High to Phoenix Center: 8:30am
            • Colonial Forge to Phoenix Center: 8:20am

        Power-Up for Algebra I (non-credit courses) will be held at Stafford HS and Mountain View HS. Feeders are as follows:

        Stafford HS: Brooke Point, Stafford HS
        Mountain View: Colonial Forge, Mountain View, North Stafford

        Lunch will be provided. Transportation is provided from each student's base school to one of the "feeder" sites as listed above. There is no charge for credit recovery, new credit, or Power-Up for Algebra I. 

        Please contact your school for enrollment or more information.

        Additional Information and Opportunities Available

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      • Summer Athletic Camps
        Summer Athletic Camps