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Summer Programs

Mark your calendar for 2024! Summer Quest enrollment opens March 11; Expanded Learning Summer Camp Academy enrollment is open.

This summer, D63 invites you to join us on a journey of learning!  From our invitation-only morning programs and Summer Quest enrichment program in the afternoon - to Expanded Learning Summer Camp and Summer Music, there's something for everyone. Here's an overview of each program. 

Summer Quest. June 24-July 18, 1:15-3:30 p.m.  Participants choose one of two sessions during this time period. 

Join us on a quest for learning! Through this free program, all students entering PK-8 in the 2024-2025 school year (and graduating 8th graders) can choose to spend their afternoons enjoying two enrichment classes - from art and creative writing to engineering, food science, and more! Click the link to learn more and check back in early March for the Summer Quest 2024 class options. 

Multilingual Learner (ML) Summer Scholars (Invitation Only). June 24-July 18, 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 

Students who qualify for Dual Language classes, or English language/bilingual services, are eligible to participate in this free program that provides language instruction and academic support for English learners. Free breakfast provided every day. Materials and transportation are provided free of charge. Students entering grades 1-4 in the 2024-2025 school year will attend Melzer; students entering grades 5-8 in the 2024-2025 school year will attend Apollo. Contact Lindsay Sudol at 847.493.8537 with questions.

Escuela de Verano para Estudiantes Multilingües (ML)
Los estudiantes que califican para clases de lenguaje dual o servicios de idioma inglés/bilingües son elegibles para participar en este programa. Todos los días se sirve un desayuno gratuito. La escuela de verano será gratuita este año, esto incluye transporte. Los estudiantes que ingresen a los grados 1-4 en el año escolar 2024-2025 asistirán a Melzer; los estudiantes que ingresen a los grados 5-8 en el año escolar 2024-2025 asistirán a Apollo. Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con Lindsay Sudol al 847.493.8537.  
 

Extended School Year (ESY) (Invitation Only). June 24-July 18, 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 

Free morning program for students who qualify based on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Free breakfast provided every day. Materials and transportation are provided free of charge.

  • ESY PreK-K Program: Students will attend the Early Learning Center. Contact Marykaye Roycroft at 847.745.6487 with questions.

  • ESY 1st-8th Program: Students entering grades 1-4 in the 2024-2025 school year will attend Melzer; students entering grades 5-8 in the 2024-2025 school year will attend Apollo. Contact Margie Scanlon at 847.493.8420 with questions.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten (RSK) (Invitation Only). June 24-July 18, 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 

Free morning kindergarten readiness program that strengthens students' literacy, math, and social-emotional skills.  In addition, participants have opportunities to apply language through listening, speaking, reading, and writing; and engage in dramatic play and academic centers.  Held in person at the Early Learning Center, RSK is specifically designed for multilingual learners and/or students with limited preschool experiences.  Free breakfast provided every day. Materials and transportation are provided free of charge.

  • If you would like your child to attend RSK, complete this Interest FormPLEASE NOTE:  completion of this form DOES NOT enroll your child in RSK.  

  • If your child is selected to attend, you will be notified and provided instructions on how to enroll via email by March 29.  RSK participants must be registered for kindergarten at D63 and parents must respond by the deadline noted in that invitation. Contact Lindsay Sudol at 847.493.8537 with questions. 

Expanded Learning Summer Camp Academy. June 4 - August 13. 

Fee-based all-day enrichment programs for students entering grades K-8 in the 2023-2024 school year. Registration is open!

Sounds of Summer Instrumental Music Camps. August - check back for dates. 

Free to all participants. Beginning and intermediate band and orchestra students may enroll in one 55-90 minute class. 

Summer Reading Books

This summer, current D63 students will receive their own collection of books to read - for free!