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ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS for SUMMER 2019

3rd Grade Summer Reading Camp: Intensive reading camp is for 3rd grade students including ELL students, and students with disabilities receiving their reading instruction in the general education classroom who scored a level 1 on FSA ELA Reading. The focus of this program will include intensive reading instruction to develop foundational skills, oral language, vocabulary, and comprehension.  This camp provides an opportunity to work towards a reading portfolio and participate in the alternative reading assessment.

ESE 3rd Grade Reading Camp (Separate Class): This intensive reading camp is for 3rd grade students with disabilities receiving their reading instruction in a separate ESE classroom who scored a level 1 on FSA ELA Reading. The focus of this program will include intensive reading instruction to develop foundational skills, oral language, vocabulary, and comprehension.  This camp provides an opportunity to work towards a reading portfolio and participate in the alternative reading assessment.

ESOL – Grades K-5:  Students will enhance their English language skills and enrich their academic vocabulary while using a computer software program, conducting a variety of a science demonstrations while integrating math, language, and vocabulary development activities.

ESY:  Only students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) reflecting “ESY” may attend. The ESY Determination of Need form is used to determine eligibility by the IEP committee.  ESE and related services provided to students with disabilities beyond the regular 180-day school year are called extended school year (ESY) services. Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, school districts must provide ESY services if the student requires those services in order to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). 

Migrant:  Students will participate in the Summer Program that best meets their academic needs with additional support from a Migrant Advocate.  The Migrant Advocate will encourage participation, and communicate with parents, teachers, as well as program administrators to ensure student success.

Title I CSI (Comprehension and Science Investigation) – Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 : CSI (Comprehension and Science Investigation) is an engaging, hands-on integrated science and reading program. Curriculum is aligned to the Florida Standards.  This program prepares students to collaborate with their peers.  CSI is designed to strengthen science, reading, and math skills.  Hands-on experiments, iPad technology, problem-solving math questions, and writing are also incorporated.

VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten):  A child living in Volusia County may enroll if the parent has a valid 2019 Summer Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties. School district personnel cannot determine the eligibility for the VPK program. The child must be 5 years old by September 1st, 2019 and has not used their Certificate of Eligibility. The program’s instructional focus will address the following: physical development, approaches to learning, cognitive development, general knowledge, language communication, emergent literacy, and social/emotional development.   

Title I SEA (Summer Enrichment Adventure) Lab – Grades K, 1, & ESOL K/1:  SEA Lab is a math and reading enrichment program.  Students participate in hands-on math and science activities while researching informational text.  This program also provides the opportunity for teachers to participate in a model classroom under the supervision of a lead teacher.  Teachers will receive experience in small group instruction, center management, differentiated instruction, and technology integration.

NOTE: Parents must provide transportation.  The program takes place two weeks during the month of June at two elementary schools (one east and one west).

 

Secondary Programs:

Step Up 2 STEM: is a summer program opportunity for students finishing their 6th, 7th and 8th grade years.  The program aims for students to create STEM projects of real-world challenges as well as having exposure to coding and robotics.  Students will research and design solutions to problems.  This program is aimed at providing a high-quality STEM experience.   The program caters to all students with an emphasis on differentiation.

Driver Education:  Provide students the opportunity to complete the Driver Education class during summer programs. Students can earn .5 elective credits in Driver Education and possibly earn their Operators License test waiver upon successful completion of the course. 

Algebra I EOC:  Intensive camp for middle and high school students who scored a level 1 or 2 on the spring state Algebra I EOC test and passed the course during the regular school year. Instruction will include a review of the benchmarks tested on the spring EOC.

Jumpstart Biology: Engaging and hands-on seven-day camp to enrich and prepare students who will be entering Biology I in the fall.

Online Credit Retrieval Labs: Secondary sites will host online credit retrieval courses for students who failed language arts, math, science, and/or social studies.

Volusia Online Learning HS Credit Retrieval: will host two summer sessions for students in need of a high school course for credit recovery in order to be eligible to graduate with the student's class. Session A: June 10-26, 2019; Session B: July 1-25, 2019. A computer with an internet connection is required. Students are required to participate in proctored summative exams at a designated computer lab and will have access to face-to-face academic support, as needed. Students must submit an online application for each session. Students may only request one course per session. Go to www.volusiaonlinelearning.com for more detailed information.

ESY:  Only students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) reflecting “ESY” may attend. The ESY Determination of Need form is used to determine eligibility by the IEP committee.  ESE and related services provided to students with disabilities beyond the regular 180-day school year are called extended school year (ESY) services. Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, school districts must provide ESY services if the student requires those services in order to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). 

ESOL:  Students will enhance their English language acquisition skills and enrich their academic through Literature while conducting some variety academic activities that integrates Reading, Writing, Science, Math and Social Studies. 

Migrant:  Students will participate in the Summer Program that best meets their academic needs with additional support from a Migrant Advocate.  The Migrant Advocate will encourage participation, and communicate with parents, teachers, as well as program administrators to ensure student success.


For additional information, please email summerprograms@volusia.k12.fl.us or call ext. 33231.

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