Elementary Summer Programs

Our 2023 elementary summer programs offer learning opportunities for current students in grades K through five. This four-week program is offered at 6 of our elementary school campuses and SECEP. Our elementary summer program primary goals are to support learning gaps and provide enrichment opportunities.

Pre-K Express

Explore Pre-K Express is a summer program for rising kindergarten students. It is designed to provide experiences for children who have no preschool experience. Instruction will be provided in preparation for kindergarten.
To be eligible to participate in the program, students must be fully registered to attend kindergarten in Chesapeake Public Schools for the 2023-2024 school year. Proof of residency, physical, and immunization records will be required. Visit our student enrollment webpage to complete our online student registration.
📄 Explore Pre-K Express registration forms will be available at each elementary school in late April.

K – 5 Academy

This summer learning opportunity is a four-week program designed for students currently enrolled in kindergarten through grade 5 who require intensive intervention to prepare them for the upcoming school year.
The K – 5 Academy also includes specific programming for English learners and students receiving special education services.
Students who have been recommended to participate by their school will receive registration information in late April.

Elementary Enrichment Opportunities

The 8-day elementary enrichment program is offered at all of the summer learning sites for currently enrolled students in grades 1 through 5. The courses are designed to provide opportunities for students to explore concepts with greater depth and complexity. The Elementary Enrichment program includes:

  • Explore Value – Grade 1
  • Explore Relationships – Grade 2
  • Explore Music – Grades 3-5
  • Explore World Languages – Grades 3-5
  • Explore S.T.E.A.M. – Grades 3-5

Introduction to CTE

This 4-day program offers rising 5th grade students (students currently enrolled in grade 4) an opportunity to explore the Career and Technical Education elective classes that are available in middle school.

  • Session 1:
    Monday, June 26 – Thursday, June 29
    at Deep Creek Middle School (DCM)
  • Session 2:
    Monday, July 10-Thursday, July 13
    at Greenbrier Middle School (GRM)
  • Session 3:
    Monday, July 17- Thursday, July 20
    at Hugo Owens Middle School (HOM)
  • Session 4:
    Monday, July 24-Thursday, July 27
    at Western Branch Middle School (WBM)

📄 Registration forms for all enrichment opportunities will be available at the student’s school in late April.

Quick Facts: Summer 2023 Elementary Summer Learning Programs

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View our 2023 Elementary Summer Learning Program Guide

Student Hours:
7:35 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

Days of Operation:
Mondays-Thursdays. Schools will be closed on Fridays

Summer Learning Dates:

  • K-5 Academy:
    Elementary students report (all programs except enrichment)
    Monday, June 26 – Thursday, July 27
  • Monday, July 3 – Tuesday, July 4 – Holiday, all  schools closed
  • Elementary Enrichment:
    Elementary Enrichment students report
    Monday, July 17 – Thursday, July 27
  • Introduction to CTE:
    • Session 1:
      Monday, June 26 – Thursday, June 29 at DCM
    • Session 2: Monday, July 10-Thursday, July 13 at GRM
    • Session 3: Monday, July 17- Thursday, July 20 at HOM
    • Session 4: Monday, July 24-Thursday, July 27 at WBM


The following school campuses will host our 2023 elementary summer learning programs. Please note that the administrative staff and teaching staff have not yet been selected for these summer programs.

  • Crestwood Intermediate (CWI)
  • Butts Road Primary (BRP)
  • E. W. Chittum Elementary (CHT)
  • Grassfield Elementary (GFE)
  • Truitt Intermediate (TIS)
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary (TME)