Middle School Summer Programs

middle_school_Transition.jpg Middle School Jump Start
For all incoming 6th grade students. An increased academic workload and new ideas introduced can make the middle school transition a challenge.  These are important days for incoming middle school students to start developing the skills needed to be successful. In addition to receiving help finding classrooms, opening lockers, meeting teachers and navigating the cafeteria; student will learn important learning strategies they can use to start the school year strong!  Don't let your student miss out. All 6th grade students should plan on attending and are automatically enrolled for Jumpstart when they enroll in Middle School. 

Date: August 20-23, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

For transportation information (TBD for 2018), see Middle School Jump Start or choose your school: Baker, First Creek, Giaudrone, Gray, Jason Lee, Mason, Meeker, Stewart, Truman, Wainwright. 

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School-based & Special Programs. We offer a number of programs geared specifically toward individual student need. Teachers and schools identify students and send invitations. As a parent, if you see a program you think your child would benefit from but have not received an invitation, contact your child's school or the program for more information.

baker_05.jpgBaker Summer Camp  
This 5 week program is offered to incoming 7th and 8th grade students based on Math and Reading test scores. Afternoon enrichment and recreation will be provided through the YMCA Bulldog Center. Breakfast & Lunch will be provided to all participants. Transportation will be provided from local elementary schools. Baker Summer Program registration packets are available at Baker and they are not available via TPS website.

Location: Baker Middle School
Dates:  July 2 - July 26
Time: 8:45am - 1:30pm, M-TH
Contact: Baker Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick Up PM Drop Off
Larchmont Elementary 7:59
Fern Hill Elementary 8:08
Stafford Elementary 8:16
Birney Elementary 8:24


gms-applause.jpgHusky Summer Learning Academy (Giaudrone)
The Husky Summery Learning Academy will provide a mix of academic and enrichment activities to incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Giaudrone students in partnership with the YMCA. Breakfast & Lunch will be provided for all participants! Transportation to Giaudrone Middle School will be provided from Mann, Edison, Reed, and Whitman.  Every Thursday, sutdents will participate in a YMCA sponsored field trip. 


Location: Giaudrone Middle School
Dates: July 9 - August 2
Time: 8:45am - 2:00pm, M-TH
Contact: Giaudrone Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Mann Elementary 7:33
Edison Elementary 7:44
Reed Elementary 7:58
Whitman Elementary
Schatz Boys/Girls Club


firstcreek_03.jpg First Creek Summer Camp
This 5 week program is offered by invitation to incoming 7th and 8th grade students, to stay connected to learning through meaningful academic and social experiences, in partnership with the YMCA. Every Thursday, the students will attend a field trip that conicides with concepts taught during the week. Each student will receive an individualized academic program. Transportation will be provided from home elementary schools. Breakfast and lunch provided for all participants free of charge.

Location: First Creek Middle School
Dates: July 10 - August 2
Time: 8:30am - 2:00pm, T,W,TH
Contact: First Creek Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Blix Elementary 7:45
Roosevelt Elementary
Lister Elementary
Sheridan Elementary 8:09
Boze Elementary 8:20

Jason Lee Summer Academy

This 5 week program serves 150 Jason Lee students. This 5 week program serves 150 Jason Lee students. Students receive math, language arts, AVID (college prep) and physical education instruction. See video of program.                                                                                                                                                   

Location: Jason Lee Middle School
Dates: June 25 - July 19
Time: 7:45am - 2:45pm, M-TH
Contact: Jason Lee Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
McCarver Elementary
People's Center 7:15
Stanley Elementary 7:20
Franklin Elementary 7:28
Grant Elementary 7:34
Lowell Elementary 7:39

tpssummer18.jpg Gray Pilot Success Academy
This 3 week program is offered by invitation only to incoming 7th and 8th grade students to stay connected to learning through integrated, relevant academic experiences.  Students will participate in literacy, math, and AVID sessions that will be part of a project-based culminating activity, including enrichment opportunities.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all participants.

Location: Gray Middle School
Dates: July 9 - July 26
Time: 8:30am - 12 noon, M-TH
Contact: Gray Middle School

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Edison Elementary 8:08
Arlington Elementary 8:16
Manitou Park Elementary 8:25

gms-applause.jpg ​Truman Summer Academy

This program will serve students to improve their grades and/or earn Moving Up certificate after completing work. Students will prepare for next year's expectations by completing their summer school work. Breakfast and Lunch provided. 


Location: Truman Middle School
Dates: June 18 - June 28
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm, M-TH
Contact: Truman Middle School 

 ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation        

Location AM Pick up PM Drop Off
Oakland Alt Site 7:16
Wainwright Intermediate
Whittier Elementary 7:33
Delong Elementary 7:44
Hunt Site 7:49
Geiger Elementary 7:55
​Skyline Elementary 8:06
Downing Elementary 8:13
​​​​Pt. Defiance Elementary 8:22

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Stewart Panther Learning Academy

In partnership with the YMCA, the Stewart Panther Learning Academy is offering a well rounded experience for Stewart students which includes reading, science, investigations around gardens, habitats, biospheres and much more. There will be field trip experiences to compliment the learning. Breakfast and lunch are provided. 


Location: Stewart Middle School
Dates: June 2 - June 26
Time: 8:30am - 2:00pm, M-TH
Contact: Stewart Middle School 

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch    ✔ Transportation
Bus Stop AM Pick Up PM Drop Off
Blix Elementary 8:02
Lincoln HS
Fawcett Elementary 8:17
Sheridan Elementary

baker_05.jpgEnglish Language Learners
Serving middle school students with limited English skills. This programs helps students live successfully in an English-speaking culture and in a multilingual, multicultural world. Schools will identify and invite students to participate. 

Location: First Creek Middle Schoo, Truman Middle School 
Dates: June 25 - July 26
Time: 8:30am - 11:30am, M-TH
Contact: English Language Learners (ELL)

     ✔ Breakfast    ✔ Lunch     ✔ Transportation