• AACPS Summer Elementary

Academics & Activities Camps

  • Pre-K Summer Engagement Camp (Pre-K)

    Prekindergarten Summer Engagement Camp is being offered to current Prekindergarten and ECI students.  The camp will focus on essential foundational literacy and mathematics skills necessary for school readiness. Please click the link at the top of this page to register.

    The Pre-K Summer Engagement CAMP will run July 6-July 29, 2021, and kick off is July 12 - 29. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday for 4 hours each day.


    Pre-K Summer Kick Off Camp (Rising Pre-K)

    Prekindergarten Summer Kick Off Camp is being offered to incoming prekindergarten and ECI students that will be four years old on or before September 1, 2021. The camp will focus on essential foundational literacy and mathematics skills necessary for school readiness. Please click the link at the top of this page to register.

    The Pre-K Summer Kick Off CAMP will run July 6-July 29, 2021 and kick off is July 12 - 29. Classes meet 2 days a week for 4 hours each day.


    Virtual Camp Connect (K-5)

    Virtual Camp Connect is designed for students in grades K-5 to participate in fun and engaging virtual lessons that address social/emotional skills! The virtual lessons will be offered on a variety of topics and will be divided into two age groups: K-2 (up to 10 students in a lesson group) and grades 3-5 (up to 15 students in a lesson group). The lessons will be delivered by AACPS school psychologists and school social workers. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed.

    The Virtual CAMP Connect will run July 6-July 29, 2021.  Each lesson is 45 minutes and will be offered at 9:00 am, 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm. 


    CAMP ENGAGE (K-5th)

    Designed for students currently in Grades K-5 who require additional support in math or language arts; they will engage in learning throughout the month of July in a relaxed, positive setting with interactive, explorative, mindfulness activities in the afternoon. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed; however, if you click on the link above, you can place your name on a waitlist. 

    The ENGAGE CAMP will run July 6-July 29, 2021. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm or Virtually from 8:30 am- 11:30 am.


    CAMP SOAR (K-5th)

    Designed for students currently in Grades K-5 at schools that receive Title I funding who wish to maintain their reading and math skills throughout the summer in a relaxed, positive setting. Teachers or School Counselors will be reaching out to targeted students and families with invitations.  

    The SOAR CAMP will run July 6-July 29, 2021. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am- 3:30 pmInvitation Only. 


    SOARING to Success CAMP (2nd-4th)

    The Soaring to Success summer intensive program will be offered to identified students in the area of Foundational Literacy Skills (phonics) and Number Sense (number and operations) that are in an identified student group at a school that receives Title I funding.  Teachers or School Counselors will be reaching out to targeted students and families with invitations.  

    The Soaring to Success Camp will run July 6-July 29, 2021. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am- 3:30 pmInvitation Only. 


    inspire camp CAMP INSPIRE (Rising 4th-5th)

    Designed for current 3rd and 4th graders (rising 4th and 5th) students identified as gifted and/or advanced by AACPS.  Students will be engaged in literacy and math as well as project-based co-curricular programming Monday-Thursday for two weeks. Advanced Studies & Programs teachers will be reaching out to targeted students and families with invitations. 

    The INSPIRE CAMP will run August 2-August 12, 2021. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm. Invitation Only to identified gifted/advanced students from Chesapeake and North County elementary schools.


    ESY CAMP (K-5th)

    Designed for special education students currently in Grades K-5 who require additional support per their IEP; students will engage in learning throughout the month of July in a relaxed, positive setting. No registration required. Contact your Case Manager for questions regarding your student’s potential need for Virtual ESY programming.  Identified students who are eligible will be notified. 

    The ESY CAMP will run July 6-July 29, 2021. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am - 12:15 pm. Invitation Only. 

External Camps

  • Virtual Language Villages - Youth Programs (Age 8 - 18)

    Concordia Language Villages is excited to offer participants new opportunities to begin or continue their adventure in language and cultural learning! Villagers ages 8-18 (age ranges vary by language) can join one or more Virtual Village sessions — beginning to advanced language learners welcome! One-week sessions are offered in over 14 languages.  Please note: Virtual language camps are available beginning the week of 6/21/21 through the week starting 8/16/21.  Click HERE for more information about this experience. Please click the link at the top of this page to register.

    Students with all language backgrounds may apply. Cost is $395/week per student

DoDEA Cyber Camps

  • Exploring Eagles Camp (2nd-3rd)

    Students will develop social-emotional and cooperative learning skills through STEM based activities! We will practice cooperative problem solving through indoor and outdoor games, as well as working together to solve STEM mystery problems! Students will participate in activities that develop healthy habits for the mind and body, such as daily walks, planting our own vegetables, and yoga/mindfulness. We will also develop as global citizens by learning how to care for our community, ourselves, and each other. This camp is only available for students who attend Manor View Elementary School.  Please contact your school for the registration information.  

    The Exploring Eagles Camp will run twice: July 12 - July 15 and July 19 - July 22, 2021. Classes meet in person Monday-Thursday from 8:00 -11:30am. 


    Full STEAM Ahead! Camp (2nd-5th)

    Students will develop social, emotional, and cooperative learning skills through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math)  based activities! We will practice cooperative problem solving through indoor and outdoor games, as well as working together to solve STEAM problems. Students enrolled in camp will participate in creating roller coasters, robots, towers, LEGOS, podcasts, drumming, board games, and MORE! We will also focus on healthy habits for the mind and body like exercise, nutrition, and yoga/mindfulness. STEAMS turned up, let’s blast off into fun and learning together! This camp is only available for students who attend Manor View, Maryland City, and West Annapolis Elementary Schools.  Please contact your school for the registration information.  

    The Full STEAM Ahead! Camp will run three times: July 12 - July 15, July 19 - 22, and July 26 - July 29, 2021. Classes meet in person Monday-Thursday from 8:30 -3:30pm. 


    Robotics Camp (3nd-5th)

    Students will engage in the exploration and understanding of robotics and drones in a variety of ways. Students will dig into history in order to discover all of the how, why, when, and where's of robotics and drones. Students will use engineering and math skills to create an obstacle course for their robot and drone. There will be plenty of opportunities for students to apply hands-on skills to build and operate robots and drones on their own! This camp is only available for students who attend Pershing Hill Elementary School.  Please contact your school for the registration information.  

    The Robotics Camp will run July 12 - July 22, 2021. Classes meet in person Monday-Thursday from 8:00 -3:30pm.  


    Ciphers & Codes: Oh My! Camp (3nd-5th)

    Students will engage in the exploration and understanding of codes and ciphers in a variety of ways. Students will dig into history in order to discover all of the how, why, when, and where's of coding and ciphering. Students will use reading skills to uncover more clues about ciphers and codes through fiction and non-fiction texts. There will be plenty of opportunities for students to solve ciphers and a chance for students to create their own! This camp is only available for students who attend Pershing Hill Elementary School.  Please contact your school for the registration information.  

    The Ciphers & Codes: Oh My! Camp will run twice: July 12 - July 15 and July 19 - July 22, 2021. Classes meet in person Monday-Thursday from 8:30 -3:30pm. 

Art & Dance Camps

  • MD Hall Art Camps (Ages 6 - 15)

    MD Hall is offering a plethora of art camps for various age groups.  From Arts & Crafts to Dance to Painting Workshops.  These full or half-day camps are open to all students who attend AACPS schools in the Annapolis Cluster.  Please click the link at the top of this page to register.

    The MD Hall Art Camps will run as one-week sessions all throughout the summer from June 21 -August 9, 2021.   


    Dancing figuresVirtual Master Dance Classes (3rd-5th)

    Virtual Master Dance Classes focus on advancing a dance's artistic skills with instruction in Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Tap, Yoga, Conditioning, and Improvision.  Please visit the dance website for more information.  Please click the link at the top of this page to register.

    The Virtual Master Classes will run July 6 -July 8, 2021.   


    Chesapeake Arts Center Camps (Ages 9 - 13)

    The Chesapeake Arts Center has partnered with AACPS to offer a variety of in person Art Camps for our students this summer free of charge.  The names of the art camps are (1) Anime Camp, (2) Superhero Camp (3) Dance Camp (4) Art and Nature Camp (5) Ceramics Camp, (6) Theater Camp and (7) Maker Camp. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed. 

    The Chesapeake Arts Center Camps will run in-person either mornings or afternoons on June 21, 2021 - August 27, 2021.  Invitation is open to schools from the North County, Glen Burnie, and Meade Clusters. 


    color palette w/brushArtTrek CAMP @ Arlington Echo (2nd-5th) 

    Designed to challenge and encourage students with aspiring interests and emerging skills in art.  Taught by County Visual Arts teachers, the Art Trek experiences offer drawing, painting, sculpture, as well as other activities.  Students will have the opportunity to become acquainted with new friends with similar artistic interests. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed. 

    The ArtTrek CAMP will run July 12 - July 15, 2021. Classes meet in-person at Arlington Echo Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am- 3:30 pm.


    Dance Intensive CAMP @ Old Mill Complex (3rd-5th)

    Summer Dance Intensive is a specialized, four-day program that focuses on advancing a dance's artistic skills with instruction in ballet, modern and jazz technique as well as performance choreography.  Our mission is to support well-rounded dancers and individuals.  Please visit the dance website for more information. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed.

    The Dance Intensive CAMP will run in-person July 12 -July 22, 2021 and classes meet Monday - Wednesday from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm and on Thursday from 8:00 - 8:30 pm due to the final performance. 

At Home Learning Resources

  • online learning w/computer screenVirtual Learning Buffet (K-5th) 

    There will be an open ten-week Virtual Learning Buffet of exciting and engaging K-8 core and encore learning challenges, virtual fieldtrips, games, creative writing opportunities, arts experiences, and more available this summer for all interested students and families.  The weeks will open starting June 21, 2021 and run through August 2021.  For a sneak peak of the Learning Buffet website, please click HERE. 

    Please come back to our site closer to June 21st to access the summer activities.  


    Family Supported Student Learning Resources (K-5th)

    Due to the pandemic we all understand that there is unfinished learning.  These family friendly academic resources in mathematics and literacy will be available to help families engage their children in learning at home.  Please stay tuned as more information will be forthcoming. 

    AACPS Family Supported Student Learning Resources will be available July 1, 2021.  

    MSDE-Provided Parent Support Resources for Students

Outdoor Education Camps

  • Outdoor CampArlington Echo SUMMER Camps (K-5th)

    Camp Arlington Echo is a free outdoor environmental day camp for AACPS students entering grades K - 5 who have an interest in the environment, making new friends, adventure, and personal growth!  Following current COVID-19 guidelines, campers will experience 4 fun filled days at AACPS's Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, Maryland immersed in the natural wonders of Chesapeake Bay ecosystems!  Traditional camp activities provide opportunities to explore, investigate, and experience a variety of nature-based activities including ecology, hiking, canoeing, swimming, archery, arts and crafts, songs, games, and fun!  Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  Camp spaces are limited and will be filled through a selection process.  Limited bus transportation may be available but is not guaranteed. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed.

    The SUMMER CAMPS will run July 19 - 22, August 9 - 12, and August 16 - 19. Campers will meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. 

World Languages Camps

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    Global Languages Summer CAMP @ Old Mill Middle North (4th-6th)

    Students select one of four languages to explore during this two-week, immersive experience.  Languages being offered include Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish.  A highly qualified language instructor will engage in authentic language exploration to teach students the basics of communication.  Students will have an opportunity to try cultural foods and learn about the customs, cultural backgrounds, and practices of those who speak the language.  No prerequisite of prior second language knowledge necessary. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed.

    The Global Languages Summer CAMP will run July 19-July 29, 2021. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.


    Campo del bosque (1st-5th) 

    You will find yourself immersed in an exciting world where you will experience Hispanic culture and speak the Spanish language through word games, skits, music, art, and outdoor activities.  Children gain an introduction or enhance their existing Spanish speaking skills while learning about the cultures in which Spanish is spoken.  Children will have the opportunity to go canoeing, seining and swimming, along with taking nature walks.  No prerequisite of prior second language knowledge necessary. Unfortunately, at this time, registration is closed. 

    The World Language CAMP will run August 2 -August 5, 2021. Classes meet in-person Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

NEW OFFERINGS

  • Please check back often as new offerings will be posted weekly. 

Contacts

Summer Meals Food Program - 2021

  • Summer Meals for Kids - food that's in when school is out View the Summer Meal Menu & Schedule (update for summer 2021-2022 coming soon)AACPS Mobile Meals school bus

    AACPS provides free breakfast and lunch to children ages 2-18 during the summer as part of the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program. There are no income or registration requirements. COME AND ENJOY A HEALTHY MEAL!

  • AACPS Summer Programming Key Partners include:

    • Annapolis Maritime Museum
    • Annapolis Police Department
    • Anne Arundel Community College
    • Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks
    • Center of Help/Centro de Ayuda
    • Chesapeake Arts Center
    • Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

     


    List of Additional Summer Offerings from School System Partners

Reminders

  • Secondary Summer School: Summer School is free for AACPS students. Students outside of AACPS may register; however, there will be a fee associated per course.

    Summer Camps: AACPS Summer 2021 Camps are free for AACPS students. Federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief [ESSER] funds are being used to support summer camps and programming. These funds cannot be used to support non-AACPS students, hence these camps are only open to AACPS students.