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Fourth through Sixth Grade Summer Camp

All RPS students entering grades four through six for the 2022-2023 school year will have the chance to participate in the RPS Summer Camp. This fun, unique, and FREE opportunity will have a variety of activities for students focused on building and enhancing reading and math skills. These activities will be provided by community partners and Ralston High School coaches and student leaders.

In addition to these community partner activities, the second hour of each week will focus on the areas of reading and math in conjunction with our Makerspace Lab and staff from ESU #3. RPS Summer Camp will also have building reading challenges, opportunities to check out and win books, and so much more! And remember, this is all FREE for Ralston Public Schools students!

Dates and Times

  • Blumfield & Meadows: Tuesdays - June 14, 21, 28

  • Wildewood & Karen Western: Wednesdays - June 15, 22, 29

  • Seymour & Mockingbird: Thursdays - June 16, 23, 30
    (** Due to the construction at Mockingbird, summer camp for Mockingbird students will be held at Blumfield. **)

  • Times: Weeks 1 & 2 will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 pm and Week 3 will be from 1:00 - 4:15 pm.

Programming Schedule

  • Week 1 (June 14-June 16): RHS Mini-Sports Camps. Coaches and players from several of Ralston High School’s athletic programs will lead students through several mini-sports camps. They will work with the students on skill development and proper sportsmanship through fun games and drills (Please sign up for each session you would like to attend). The 2nd hour will involve a makerspace activity with stomp rockets.

  • Week 2 (June 21-23): Ralston’s Baright Public Library. The Youth Services Librarian, will be on-hand as she highlights library resources, programs, leads several fun activities, and helps students apply for a library card. The 2nd hour will involve an activity with Spheros robots led by Derek Gangwish and Laurie Kerr from ESU 3.

  • Week 3 (June 28-30): Prairie STEM & Spark Positivity. Students will participate in marble run engineering led by Prairie STEM Staff as well as social/emotional learning (SEL) lessons on perseverance. **

** Walk-In Attendance Available During Weeks One and Two **
If your child did not register for summer camp but would still like to attend, they are able to do so during weeks one and two only.  For the special guests for week three, certain materials had to be ordered for the activity.  Materials were only ordered for those who registered.   Thank you for your understanding.