Are you looking for fun, local, enrichment opportunities for your kids this summer? Does your student need extra help with math or English language arts? Explore the following learning opportunities and enrichment activities available this summer at Snoqualmie Valley schools and through community partnerships. Space is limited in some of the programs and registration deadlines vary, so interested families are encouraged to sign up now.
Programs with asterisks (*) denote assistance is available for students who qualify for free and reduced-price school meals.
Elementary School SVSD Summer Bridge Program*
The Elementary School Summer Bridge Program is for students currently in grades 1-5 (in the 2019-20 school year) who need extra support to meet academic standards in Math and/or English Language Arts. The District also offers a Kindergarten to 1st Grade Transition course which helps our youngest students move with greater ease into 1st grade in the fall. The Summer Bridge Program for elementary students is ideal for students who sometimes struggle to keep up. In a safe, friendly and supportive environment, children will learn to become better-prepared students. Cost is $250 for each 3-week course. For elementary school students, three sessions will run July 6-23 (Monday–Thursday), at Timber Ridge Elementary School:
Session 1: Kindergarten to 1st Grade Transition (8-10:30 a.m.)
Session 2: English Language Arts, for grades 1-5 (8-10:30 a.m.)
Session 3: Math, for grades 1-5 (10:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)
Middle School SVSD Summer Bridge Program* The Middle School Summer Bridge Program is designed for students who are currently in grades 6-8 (in the 2019-20 school year) who would benefit from extra support to meet academic standards in the Core Math Pathway and/or English Language Arts (ELA). Students from previous summer school sessions have enjoyed the smaller class sizes, the opportunity to make real improvements in their skills, and the more relaxed learning environment. Cost is $250 per course. For middle school students, two sessions will run July 6-23 (Monday-Thursday), at Timber Ridge Elementary School:
Session 1: English Language Arts, for grades 6-8 (8-10:30 a.m.)
Session 2: Math, for grades 6-8 (10:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)
Si View Summer School Add-on Camps The Si View Metropolitan Park District is offering enrichment summer school camp activities with scheduling that follows the School District’s Summer Bridge Program (referenced above). For parents who seek full-day care and activities for their children, this combination may provide an ideal option. Families must be registered for SVSD Summer School in order to attend these camps. Cost is $140/week. Si View Park summer program registration opens April 3. For students in grades K-8 (during the 2019-20 school year), three week-long sessions are available July 6-23 (Monday-Thursday), from 1:15-6:30 p.m., at Timber Ridge Elementary School.
Optional Friday Care for Kindergarten through 5th grade students only will be located at Si View Community Center in North Bend. Parents will need to provide transportation. Additional cost for Friday care: $73.50 (resident rate) Friday hours are 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mount Si High School Online Summer Program High School students have two options for summer learning through the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Registration opens May 1 at MSHS. For more information, visit the Online Learning Program webpage. Summer classes for students currently in grades 9-12 will run June 29 – August 7, 2020.
Diagnostic Credit Recovery: Several core academic subjects will be offered for credit recovery for students who failed a class and need to re-take a course required for graduation. Students work independently online for 2-3 hours/day (10-15 hours/week), with weekly online support and academic monitoring from a Washington teacher and MSHS mentor. Exams are proctored at Mount Si High School. Cost is $300.
Standard Credit Enhancement: For students who are motivated and self-directed, a variety of semester-long subjects will be offered online for credit enhancement. Students work independently online 3-4 hours/day (15-20 hours/week), with weekly online support and academic monitoring from a Washington teacher and MSHS mentor. Exams are proctored at Mount Si High School. Cost is $350.
Mount Si High School .5 PE Credit*
This outdoor adventure Physical Education course is an excellent opportunity for high school students, including incoming freshman, to earn a .5 credit that applies toward their P.E. graduation requirements. This course will feature Northwest fitness activities and diverse recreation opportunities in a variety of locations. Students will learn fundamental skills that promote outdoor activities (hiking, biking, rock climbing) and healthy fitness habits. Cost is $400, plus the cost of field trips. Registration closes June 5. For student in grades 8-11 (during the 2019-20 school year), the P.E. class is offered July 6-17, Monday-Friday, at Mount Si High School and various local field trip locations.
Camp Invention inspires confidence in curious children -- not only for a week, but for a lifetime. With this year’s all new program called Elevate, participants will spark their creativity and build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas. Cost is $260. For students entering grades K-6, the session runs July 27-31, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at Timber Ridge Elementary School.
*Course Fee Assistance is available to families who have qualified for free or reduced school meals. Qualified families may reference their eligibility on the online registration form. For information about the Free and Reduced Meal application process, click here.
For more information including how to register, please visit the Summer Schoolwebpage on the District website.