Summer Programs Applications 2023
Apply by May 21st!


Applications are now open for our summer programs!

Give your child the opportunity to participate in a meaningful and engaging summer learning experience. Students in our summer programs will learn skills to succeed in the 2023-2024 school year through collaboration, relationship building and social emotional learning. They will also enjoy enrichment activities that include music, dance, visual arts, theater arts, field trips, physical play and exercise. 

All students will be provided with a daily breakfast and lunch. Our Summer Matters@SCUSD sites will serve as community schools, allowing all district students to enroll at any site. Transportation to and from Summer Matters@SCUSD sites must be provided by the student’s caregiver. Please note that David Lubin Elementary will be the closest school site to host the program. Additional school sites are posted according to each program on the program website. 

Summer Matters applications must be submitted by May 21, 2023.

Parents will be notified of enrollment between May 30 and June 9. Space is limited, although we will try to accommodate all applications. Please note that the following groups will receive priority enrollment: foster youth, students experiencing homelessness, special education students, English Language learners and students on free and reduced lunch. 

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Summer Matters@SCUSD – Elementary

This is a 24-day summer learning program that will give your incoming TK/K through 6th grade child the opportunity to participate in a meaningful and engaging summer learning experience to accelerate classroom learning and equip them with the skills to transition and succeed in the 2023-2024 school year. 

Dates: June 26 – July 28

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm

Locations: 29 

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Freedom School Program

This is a 24-day program for incoming 1st through 6th grade students and focuses on the courageous efforts of youth to make a difference. 

Dates: June 26 – July 28

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 2:30 pm

Locations: 2 (John Still and Parkway)

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Summer Matters@SCUSD – Middle 

This is a 24-day program that gives incoming 7th and 8th grade students the opportunity to become agents of change in their new schools by completing student-led projects that incorporate both research and action through a human design thinking model.

Dates: June 26 - July 28

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 2:30 pm 

Locations: 5 (Fern Bacon, Sam Brannan and Will C. Wood, California @ McClatchy HS, and Albert Einstein @ Rosemont HS

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The S@CH program is a six-week summer learning experience that provides high school Juniors and Seniors the opportunity to learn about local government processes and how to become an active member of their community. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive five high school elective credits and a monetary stipend.

Dates: June 19 – August 2

Monday – Friday: See flyer

Location: Sacramento City Hall

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