West Hartford Summer 2017
Welcome to the 2017 Summer Education programs site.
West Hartford Continuing and Summer Education
offers tuition-based summer academic and enrichment options for pre-K thru
grade 1 students, and middle thru high school students. Popular Continuing and Summer Education programs
are outlined below. New this year are Maker It So and Summer Jazz Jam for students entering grades 7-9.
Ready At Summer Pre-School (G.R.A.S.P.) is a summer school offering for
children entering kindergarten in the fall. The program emphasizes
experiences in early learning skills including learning to pay attention,
follow instructions, taking turns, and completing tasks. Children enjoy music
and art projects and experience activities designed to improve small and large
motor coordination. This program runs Monday - Thursday, and there is no school on July 4.
On Up is a great way to get ready for first grade.
Children experience reading, math, science and listening skills.
Activities include puppetry, crafts, singing, dancing and videos. This program runs Monday - Thursday, and there is no school on July 4.
Fun for Preschoolers offer creative summer-fun activities which include a variety of
learning, outdoor, and nature experiences where sensory, motor, and language
skills will be specifically designed to meet the developmental needs of this
population of young children ages 3-5. This program runs Monday - Thursday, and there is no school on July 4.
The Summer Jazz Jam is a two-week jazz ensemble program for students entering grades 7, 8 and 9 and performing on traditional big band instruments (saxophone, clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet, bass, piano, guitar, drum set). This is a great opportunity for students to improve their jazz chops, as soloists and ensemble players, and all student are encouraged to take part. We are looking to fill up three big bands!
The West Hartford Inter-district Summer High School offers over forty
courses for "get ahead" credit; for skills development; credit
recovery and for enrichment experiences. The summer high school also
offers a variety of non-credit offerings for middle school students.
for the Summer PreK - Grade 1 program are June 26- July 23. The location
will be at Whiting Lane Elementary School.
· Dates for the 2017 Summer Jazz Jam are July 10 - July 21. The location will be at Conard High School.
for the 2017 Summer High School are Semester 1 - June 26 to July 14;
Semester 2 - July 17 to August 3. The location will be at Conard High
Click here for additional registration information.
Your reactions to all aspects of our summer programs are needed if we are to continue to improve our service to our community. Please drop a note or give us a call with your praise or criticism, 860-561-6900. Thank you. Remember, feedback is the breakfast of champions!
Once again the West Hartford Inter-district Summer High School will be joined by several other towns. In addition to the residents of Bloomfield, Hartford and West Hartford, the residents from the following towns pay the resident, rather than the non-resident rate, for all programs: Avon, Berlin, Canton, East Granby, Enfield, Glastonbury, Granby, New Britain, Newington, Region 10: Burlington/ Harwinton, Rocky Hill, South Windsor, Simsbury, Wethersfield, and Windsor. Residents from all other towns are welcome at the non-resident rate.
Course Cancellation Policy
Specific courses may be modified or cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Decisions on the cancellation of a course due to insufficient enrollment may be made up to 2 days prior to the start of the course and a full refund would be granted.