Summer Learning / Activity Guides

Summer learning helps students do better in school and they will be more likely to graduate and be prepared for college. Learn what the achievement gap is, and how you can help.

Denver Public Schools’ Resources

It’s important to keep your children engaged, active and learning over the summer months. Below are several resources you can use to help your children continue learning to be better prepared when school begins in the fall.


Summer Learning Guide

Summer Learning Guide

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More Summer Learning Resources
Electronic Tools / Apps
Diverse Summer Reading Suggestions
Find Afterschool and Summer Programs Now
Children’s Literacy Resources
Think Stretch
Read to Fly: Online Summer Reading Program


FREE Access to City Recreation Centers and Swimming Pools

Mydenver Card your key to the cityAll Denver students ages 5 to 18 now have FREE, year-round access to the city’s 23 recreation centers and 29 pools with the MY Denver Card.

The MY Denver Card, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare, will also serve as your child’s Denver Public Library card, giving Denver’s children the keys to learning and staying active.

 New Benefits Offered
Cultural institutions throughout the city have partnered with MY Denver to give youth and their families discounted admission to enjoy and learn more about what makes Denver great. Go to to register your child for the MyDenver Card…



A special thank you to the following teachers who helped in the development of the Summer Learning Toolkit:
Park Hill Elementary School: Mary Beth Carlson, Kathleen Isberg, Cheryl Kling, Chris Ando
West Leadership Academy: Diego Romero, Kristin Repaci, Bronwen Forrestal, Margarita Colindres
Summer Academy: Lorenza Lara & Alejandra Estrada

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