Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)

The registration period for our 2024 Summer Enrichment Programs is now closed. We are excited to welcome registered participants this summer! For all other interests, please keep our programs in mind for future summers. The 2025 Summer Enrichment Programs information is anticipated to be available February 2025!

Summer Enrichment Programs At-A-Glance

Summer Enrichment Program Dates: July 2-31, 2024; no classes will be held on July 4-5, 2024.
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade 4th-7th Grade PreK
Location Romona Elementary Highcrest Middle School Romona
Days Monday through Friday Monday through Friday Tuesday - Friday
Period 1 8:30 - 9:20 8:40 - 9:30 9:00 - 11:00
Period 2 9:25 - 10:15 9:35 - 10:25
Period 3 10:20 - 11:10 10:30 - 11:20
Grade levels are based on your child's enrollment grade during
the 2023-24 school year.

Important Dates: Summer Enrichment Program 2024

January 29:
An online brochure is available for viewing. We continue to offer a variety of academic and hobby-based courses for students currently enrolled in kindergarten through seventh grade.

February 19:
The online registration window begins! The online brochure will become active, and registration for summer classes will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end on March 22.

March 22:
The online registration window ends! This is the last day to register online. This is also the last day to cancel or adjust your registration for a full class fee and materials fee refund. Waitlists will be maintained through April. As seats become available or new sections of classes are made, we will invite waitlist participants to the summer fun!

April 30:
Final day to cancel your registration for a partial refund (materials fees only). The standard class fee of $200 will not be refunded.

May 1:
Final admittance of any available summer class seats will be communicated this week.

July 1:
Summer Enrichment Programs Open House event 10 am - Noon at school locations. More details will be communicated with registered families.

July 2:
First day of the Summer Enrichment Programs!

July 4-5:
No programming will occur on these days in observance of the holiday weekend.

July 31:
Last day of the Summer Enrichment Programs!

Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the D39 Summer Enrichment Programs (SEP)?
We offer a series of courses that span a variety of hobbies and interests to academic intervention programs to encourage learning all through the summer. The two specialized programs students qualify for are Review & Reinforcement and Extended School Year. Families who qualify will have received a letter with a passcode to register. Families can register for all other courses, including academic and hobby-based class offerings.

When do the programs take place?
SEP 2024 will occur Monday through Friday from July 2 through July 31, 2024. No classes will be held on July 4 - 5 in observance of the federal holiday. Students participating in the early childhood offering attend Tuesday-Friday from 9:00 - 11:00. Please see the chart above for more details.

Where will the programs take place?
Current D39 Kindergarten through 3rd grade students will attend the programs at Romona Elementary School, while current D39 4th through 7th grade students will attend the programs at Highcrest Middle School. Students who qualify for the Early Childhood classes will also be located at Romona Elementary School.

Do I have to attend the entire half-day program?
No, you are welcome to register for any and all periods offered.

Is transportation offered?
Yes! For District 39 residents, you can purchase transportation for a flat fee. This can be done on our registration website, which will become available on February 19. Please note D39 transportation is only offered before period 1 and after period 3. There is no transportation available between periods. Please view the 2024 SEP Transportation Options document for more specific details.

What is the refund policy for the summer programs?
For Summer Enrichment Programs 2024:

  • March 22, 2024 is the final day to receive a full refund of your registration (class fee and materials fee).
  • April 30, 2024 is the final day to receive a partial refund (materials fee only). The standard class fee of $200 will not be refunded.
  • May 1 - July 31, 2024 no refund is provided unless documentation of emergency medical circumstances or permanent relocation is evidenced.

We are so excited to welcome your family to our fun in the sun this summer!

Anthony Haduch
Director of Summer Enrichment Programs

More questions? We’ve got answers!

For questions regarding registration, payment, and general information about the summer enrichment programs, please contact our Program Specialist Gayle Garrou.

For questions regarding qualifications for Review & Reinforcement or program policy, please contact Anthony Haduch.

For questions regarding Extended School Year (ESY), please contact Taylor Harvey.

For questions regarding D39 summer transportation, please contact Michelle McGregor.

For questions regarding registration and transportation for Avoca School District 37 families, please contact Dawn Scaramuzza.