Summer Programs

DPS Options –

Achieving Excellence Academy (AEA): The pilot AEA summer program is an immersive four-week cultural-identity and ethnic studies program on Black/African-American and Latinx experiences and ancestral histories. This space will also provide opportunities to unpack and explore varied racial, social, historic and modern civic complexities facing marginalized populations and communities in the 21st century.

·  Gen Teach Expansion: This program is a free, five-week Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) academic acceleration summer program for DPS students who are entering grades 6-8.

·  Ready for 202X: Ready for 202X is a four-week, interdisciplinary model that uses science as its base. Students will explore environmental science using a hands-on approach through investigations, literacy-rich activities and digital tools that engage students in analytical thinking and problem solving. Participating students receive 10 credits or one unit toward graduation requirements.

Summer Internship Opportunities
Mindcraft Makerspace
Summer 2023 Renewable Energy Academy
Launch Engineering Academy

Summer Opportunity from DU

2023 Generation Teach STEAM Academy (GTSA) (Middle School)
GTSA Flier English/Spanish

Mayor’s Youth Commission is Looking for You- Apply Today

CSU Summer Programs
Envision Summer Program
First Generation Business Summit

Additional programs offered through the City and County of Denver can be found here. For questions or assistance about DPS summer programs, please contact the Expanded Academic Learning department at or call 720-423-3629.