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Summer Youth Programs

Community Education offers a range of free and low-cost summer youth programs covering rocketry, sports, babysitting, theater and everything in between! 2020 registration will open at in March. Programs will be available for preview in February.

Super Summer Classes

Students can explore the great outdoors, use their imagination, create an artistic masterpiece, and gain technology skills all in the same day! Each class takes an in-depth look at a certain topic in these week long enriching opportunities. Classes include fine arts, STEM, science, outdoors, sports, imagination, and technology.

Offered at: Dowling, Hale, Justice Page, Southwest, Webster

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Math and Language Arts Correspondence Program for grades K-5.

Collaborate and learn with Hoots the owl, Boots the fox and Walter the elephant! Cahoots is a 8-week summer correspondence program created by Saint Paul Public School staff that is designed to reduce summer learning loss with an engaging, reflective approach to learning. Youth who follow the schedule and complete all weekly correspondence are invited to participate in a field trip at the end of the summer. More information:

Questions? Reach out to Krista Gustafson 612.668.3948 or email

Sports Arts Plus

Discover the summer with Sports/Arts Plus! Join our creative and innovative staff to build long lasting summer memories! Participate in your favorite summer pastimes in STEM, fine arts, sports and technology activities. Our Sports/Arts programs hit the road on Thursdays to explore the city. Trips vary by location; please check online for cost and trips offered. 

Offered at: Dowling, Justice Page, Webster

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Middle School Sports Arts (Grades 6-8) Hang out with fellow middle schoolers and design the program you want! Go on a local field trip that you decide every week, plus join in on the Sports/Arts Thursday field trips (register separately). You will have a chance to be a leader, hang out with peers and enjoy summer. 

Offered at: Dowling, Justice Page

Trek Program (Grades 6-8) The TREK program emphasizes environmental awareness through three activities: canoeing, hiking and biking. You’ll gain a better understanding of the environmental issues that affect personal, societal and global health and learn about sustainability efforts. 

Offered at: Southwest, Webster

Beacons Summer of Leadership at Franklin

Join Community Education Beacons for a summer of hands-on learning, enrichment activities and field trips. Free breakfast and lunch are served daily. Transportation will be offered from nearby park stops. Franklin programming is in partnership with YWCA Minneapolis. Program is 9:30-2:30 Monday-Friday. Register online or by calling Kayla at 612-668-1516. 



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As part of the summer school day, Community Education provides enrichment programs. 

Extended Learning Summer Session programs focus on Reading and Math, but also include subjects such as Science, Technology, Engineering, Social Studies, Art, Music, Physical Education and other classes. Students who qualify are notified by invitation and receive transportation to their home cluster site. 


Call 612.668.3939 or email with further questions.