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2024 Course Offerings

Click here to register your student. Registration is open April 15 - May 29, 2024. 

Students will participate in daily Math and English Language Arts courses, along with two elective courses. The elective courses will be rotated on a weekly basis, ensuring that students experience at least one week of each elective during Summer Learning Institute, as per the master schedule.

Post Elective courses offered: STEM, Art, PE, and Music. 

Town Elective courses offered: STEM, Art, PE, Music, and Essential Skills. 


Students learning in Math

This is a one-hour class where students will explore mathematics through hands-on, problem-based learning experiences. Our goal is to get students excited about math while providing them with effective strategies to solve any real-world problems. 

English Language Arts

Student learning in ELA

This summer, children will dive into literacy through engaging read-aloud, strategic vocabulary development, and purposeful instruction in effective comprehension strategies. High-quality literature will spark thoughtful conversation and learning from which all students will benefit. 


Student in Art class

Elementary Art is a one hour class. Students will have an opportunity to explore their artistic and creative side. This is a hands-on class with many opportunities to learn new and exciting ways to creatively think. Projects will vary with grade level participation. If your student has a desire to learn new and exciting ways to express himself/herself, then sign them up today for this inviting class! 


Student in PE class

Physical Education is a one hour class. Students have additional opportunity this summer to participate in movement games and exercises that will stretch their bodies and give them a great mental break this summer. This class will ensure that students grow both academically and physically. 


Student in Music class

Music is a one hour class. Students will learn to read music,       play instruments, understand rhythmic patterns, and express themselves through creative movement and signing.  


Students hard at work in STEM class

S.T.E.M. is a one hour class. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics uses a blended learning environment. Hands-on activities will be provided. This is a fun and interactive class that will show students how the scientific method can be applied to everyday life.  

Essential Skills (Town Only)

Photo of a student in class

Welcome to Essential Skills, a dynamic class designed to nurture students' holistic development by focusing on key attributes crucial for success in both academic and personal spheres. In this class, we will delve into four essential skills: Mindfulness, Communication Skills, Team Work, and Social Skills, with an added focus on conflict resolution and problem-solving. Much like the invigorating Physical Education class, Essential Skills aims to engage students actively, but this time, we'll exercise the mind and social abilities. Students will learn mindfulness for increased self-awareness, improve communication through interactive exercises, develop teamwork with collaborative problem-solving, and enhance social skills through engaging activities. Join Essential Skills this summer for a unique experience promoting personal and academic growth in a fun setting.

Literacy Clinic

Elementary student reading a book

Fountain-Fort Carson School District is offering a free literacy clinic this summer for students in Kindergarten – 3rd grade.  This targeted reading intervention is only available to students through teacher recommendations during the Summer Learning Institute.  Through Literacy Clinic participation, children receive 55 minutes of reading intervention in a small group setting that targets decoding, comprehension, and fluency skills. 

Students participating in the Literacy Clinic may also sign-up to participate in SLI, however, this is not required.