DPS 61 Summer Camps
Decatur Public School District 61 has been on the forefront of a national movement toward providing meaningful, experiential summer learning in “camp” style programs. DPS61 partners with leading local organizations like the Decatur Park District, the Decatur Family YMCA, Millikin University, and Richland Community College to provide summer programs for youth and adults alike.
Step Up to Middle School 2020
Available to all incoming 7th graders that will be attending SDMS
DPS Smash Camp 2020bit.ly/SMASHCamp20
Available to all current students 1-7 that can benefit from enrichment support in Reading and Math
Summer School at Baum 2020
Available to all current students 1-7 that can benefit from additional support in Reading and Math
Step Up to Kindergarten 2020
Available to all incoming Kindergarten students that will be attending DPS in the fall
Summer programs are all intentionally designed with the following core values:
- Create meaning
- Inspire action
- Build community
- Smile often
Summer is an important, transformational time in everyone’s life. We play, learn, grow and succeed unconstrained by traditional structures. We want our entire community – regardless of age – to continue to grow and be the best citizens they can be.