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Kindergarten Summer Scholars Academies
Explore Animals Summer STEAM
Program for Incoming Kindergartners

Are you looking for something fun for your incoming Kindergartner* to do this summer?

Register in the Spring of 2023 for Kindergarten Summer Scholars! 

* Your child turns 5 by September 1st, 2023 and is entering Kindergarten in Minneapolis Public Schools

Students will participate in a topic study: Amazing Animals and their Habitats! Experiences will integrate science, literacy, technology, engineering, art and math learning through hand's on activities. The full day of talking, reading, writing and playing includes breakfast and lunch, read aloud, small groups, outdoor recess and active learning time in centers. Meals and transportation provided for eligible students!

Classrooms include a maximum of 20 incoming Kindergartners, Teacher, Assistant Teacher and Step Up Intern!

Summer Session runs June 26, 2023 through August 3, 2023 Monday through Thursday (closed June 29, July 3, July 4)

  • Dates: June 26, 2023-August 3, 2023 Monday through Thursday (closed June 29, July 3, July 4)
  • Schedule: Mondays through Thursdays, times to be determined
  • Location: See chart below
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch included for all students 
  • Transportation: Included for eligible students and eligible programs
  • Cost: Free! 
  • Bus transportation information will be available from the MPS Transportation Department around mid June once routes have been created. 

Discovery and Learning/GEMS/GISE/STEM Sites:

Student’s current school or Incoming Kindergarten School:

Discovery and Learning Academy or GEMS/GISE/STEM Location:

ARMATAGE, BANCROFT, BARTON, BURROUGHS, DOWLING, ELLA BAKER, FIELD, FOLWELL, HALE, HIAWATHA, HOWE, KENNY, KENWOOD, LAKE HARRIET LOWER, LAKE HARRIET UPPER, LAKE NOKOMIS KEEWAYDIN, LAKE NOKOMIS WENONAH, LYNDALE, NORTHROP, SEWARD, WHITTIER, WINDOM

 

FOLWELL ELEMENTARY (DISCOVERY & LEARNING)

8:00am-2:30pm

ANISHINABE, ARMATAGE, BANCROFT, BARTON, BURROUGHS, DOWLING, ELLA BAKER, FIELD, FOLWELL, HALE, HIAWATHA, HOWE, KENNY, KENWOOD, LAKE HARRIET LOWER, LAKE HARRIET UPPER, LAKE NOKOMIS KEEWAYDIN, LAKE NOKOMIS WENONAH, LYNDALE, NORTHROP, SEWARD, SULLIVAN, WHITTIER, WINDOM

ANISHINABE/SULLIVAN

(GEMS/GISE/STEM)

8:00am-2:30pm

EMERSON, GREEN, LAS ESTRELLAS

 

GREEN CENTRAL

(BILINGUAL GEMS/GISE/STEM)

9:15am-3:45pm

BETHUNE, BRYN MAWR, CITYVIEW, HALL, HIA, JENNY LIND, LORING, LUCY LANEY, MONA MOEDE, NELLIE STONE

LUCY LANEY

(GEMS/GISE/STEM)

8:00am-2:30pm

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL FOR INCOMING KINDERGARTNERS

MARCY, PILLSBURY, PRATT, WAITE PARK, WEBSTER

WAITE PARK

(GEMS/GISE/STEM)

8:00am-2:30pm