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2022 GPPSS Summer Connection FAQ

What is Summer Connection?

Summer Connection is an 8-week 4-session summer enrichment program designed to re-connect students in grades K-12 with in person learning. Summer Connection has two (2) parts Kickoff and Enrichment. The program is free for any student enrolled in GPPSS in fall of 2022.

The Kickoff program focuses on kinesthetic learning and physical activities.

The Summer Connection K-5 Enrichment Program will include project-based enrichment in core content areas as well as a special each day.  Each Enrichment Session is designed to be unique from the others. 

The Summer Connections program at the 6-8 and 9-12 grade level focuses on a la carte course offerings. Students may take up to two (2) courses per session offered at 8:30am-9:55am and 10:05am-11:30am

When is Summer Connection?

Summer Connection includes four (4) two week sessions that will run Tuesday-Thursday from 8:30am-11:30am Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday on the following dates;

  • Kickoff June 21-23 and June 28-30 
  • Enrichment Session #1 July 5-7 and July 12-14
  • Enrichment Session #2 July 19-21 and July 26-28
  • Enrichment Session #3 August 2-4 and August 9-11

The 2022 Summer Connection programs will be held at Richard Elementary School (Kickoff and K-5 enrichment) and Parcells Middle School (6-12 enrichment).

Who is eligible for Summer Connection?

All students in grades K-12 may participate in the Summer Connection program depending on staffing, enrollment, and interest. Students may choose to enroll in as many sessions as they wish. It is not required that a student register for all sessions. 

Is there a list of courses for Summer Connection?

Please see the course description for more details.

Is bus transportation available?

Transportation will be available for the students who are also enrolled in Camp O’Fun at Ferry.  This transportation will take students to the Summer Connection program and back to Ferry.

General transportation will not be provided this summer.

How and when do I register for Summer Connection?

Priority registration for students invited by their building principal, teacher, or counselors will take place from Tuesday, April 5-Thursday, April 7.  Registration for all will open on Friday, April 8 at 8 a.m.   Click here to register for the Summer Connection Program.