Theme: Cultural Journeys
During Guadalupe Centers Summer school students study several different locales; First grade will focus on their hometown, its history and professions while grades 2 through 8 will explore cultures around the world as they embark on a cultural journeys voyage. Program tourist will travel the globe from Egypt to Rome, Greece to Africa, and down through Latin America. While journaling their adventures, students will be immersed in rich literature and fluency practice.
Math focus during the summer aims to prepare students for their upcoming grade level by practicing daily the foundational skills needed to understand new concepts they will be introduced to upon returning to regular school.
There are also new and exciting opportunities for enrichment. Students will explore science, complete hands on experiment’s, create cultural art, be active in physical education, enjoy music, participate in cultural diverse book clubs, write poetry, journal, learn to play classic board games, and participate in dance classes.
The Summer program runs annually for 7 to 8 weeks, from 7:30am until 6:00pm at both Westside and Villa Guadalupe locations. The program is free of charge and accepts students who reside within the Missouri boundaries of the Kansas City Missouri school district. All morning instructions is taught by certified teachers and afternoon activities are planned and facilitated by experienced youth workers. There are exciting weekly field trips organized for participants and even a $100 cash stipend for those who qualify.
Applications for summer school enrollment come out in April.