Summer Learning Opportunities

Poudre School District summer school and enrichment programs information are available here, along with programs through PSD community partnerships. Information is posted when available so please check back often.


Summer Programs______________________________

2024 High School Summer School

alt=""Classes are free for PSD high school students. Those interested should check with their school counselor to make sure they sign up for the right courses and to sign out a laptop. 

PSD students completing the eighth grade this year may take classes for high school graduation credit.

Out-of-district students may attend PSD summer school classes for a flat fee. Please contact the Summer School office at 970-488-4970 or email for additional information.

2024 High School Summer School

  • Session 1:
    • Registration for Session 1 is available March 1 through May 20.
    • Registration for Session 1 Physical Education ends May 2
    • Classes available Monday, April 1, through Thursday, May 23.
  • Session 2: 
    • Registration for Session 2 is available May 21 through June 25.
    • Registration for Session 2 Physical Education ends June 6
    • Classes available Thursday, June 3, through Friday, June 28. 

Youth Police Academy flyer. Text is in the information on the web page. For information about courses and to register, visit the PSD High School Summer School website

Youth Police Academy June 3-6

The 2024 Youth Police Academy is open to all students currently in grades 9-12. Those attending will participate in interactive police scenarios, first responder demonstrations, team building and more. 

Interested students should connect with their school resource officer or call (970) 416-2388. Application instructions are available in the SRO office, counseling office or at Fort Collins Police Services.

Genius Week June 3-6Lesher Genius Week Summer 2024 - Text is in the linked document.

Genius Week, designed for highly-motivated students finishing grades 5-8 this year, will be held June 3-6 at Lesher Middle School, 1400 Stover Street, Fort Collins. Non-traditional, creative and challenging classes will be offered. Registration opens March 11. For more information about courses, registration, cost and additional details, visit the Lesher Genius Week website.


PSD Summer Music Program

The Poudre School District Summer Music Program is open to any student currently in fifth grade through graduating seniors. Classes are taught by professional music educators – often, the teachers students will have either in middle school or high school. Three class levels will be offered:

  • Advanced program: For students who will be in high school next school year.
  • Beginning and intermediate programs: For students who will be in middle school next school year. 

For more information, visit the PSD Summer Music Programs website. 



For information about 2024 STEM camps, visit the STEM-X website.


Community Learning Opportunities_______________

Resources listed are offered by community partners. If you have questions, please contact them directly. 


CSU Summer K-12 Programs

CSU Summer text - "Explore, Experience, Expand"Colorado State University is offering a wide-range of classes and camps for kindergarten through high school students. Categories include:

Visit the CSU K-12 Summer website for more information.


City Programs

  • Reduced-Fee Program for Family Activities

The City of Fort Collins offers a reduced fee program for qualified families to purchase passes and pay for activities (community centers, pools, Recreator activities, sports teams) at a significantly reduced price. Families who qualify for the PSD free or reduced meals program are eligible for the city program by submitting their PSD free or reduced meals notification letter from the current school year.

Families who did not keep their original PSD eligibility letter may get a replacement letter by contacting Linda Graham, PSD Child Nutrition office manager, at 970-490-3568 or Learn more about the program and how to apply on the city’s Reduced Fee Program web page. 


alt""Poudre Libraries Summer Adventure Program 

Sign up to begin your summer reading adventure (previously the summer reading challenge) with Poudre Libraries! 

Pre-registration starts May 1! Sign up on the Beanstack site or the download and use the Beanstack Tracker App for a convenient online way to track your progress. Or, go screen-free with a printed Summer Adventure guide available at the libraries or to download starting May 20. More details on the Poudre Libraries website. >>


Fourth Graders - Get Your Free alt""Pass and Explore!

Every Kid Outdoors Program gives all fourth grade students and their families free access to public lands. Go to the Every Kid Outdoors Program website to learn more!

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