Enroll Now for 2023 Elementary Summer School

Enroll Now for 2023 Elementary Summer School
Posted on 03/22/2023
Free 2023 Elementary Summer School Four Heroes, Dower, Custer, Oakbrook, and Park Lodge

We are excited to offer FREE summer school from June 26 to July 21. 

Students from Four Heroes, Dower, Custer, Oakbrook and Park Lodge elementary schools will attend summer school at Four Heroes Elementary School (9101 Lakewood Dr SW, Lakewood). 

Class placement will be based on the order in which we receive electronic applications. In the event summer school enrollment fills up, students will be placed on a waiting list. Your student’s enrollment must be confirmed to attend. 

Enrollment is now open! Please fill out this Microsoft Office form to enroll:

We will communicate with you in late April or early May about the class your child has been enrolled in. 

Class Schedules

Monday-Friday, except July 3-4.

  • 7:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Power Scholars class runs until 1 p.m.

 Classes Offered 

Menu Option 


Grade Level

Program Details 

K-1 Early Literacy & Numeracy

ELA and Math


Students will engage in early literacy and numeracy learning experiences that foster language development and conceptual/skill readiness through collaborative synthesis, kinesthetic and tactile explorations.

2nd Grade Literacy & Math Boost 

ELA and Math


2nd grade 

Students will hone and extend second grade mathematical concepts and literacy skills through content integration. The class will engage with learning experiences tailored to promote listening, reading, speaking and writing the language of math. 

Math Enrichment 





5th grade  

Each day students will review a key fifth grade math skill and be introduced to new sixth grade math concepts.  Students will even get a head start in the sixth-grade math book and may become eligible for the sixth grade honors math program.                 

Power Scholars 

ELA and Math 



Power Scholars is a six-week summer boost involving reading, math and enrichment activities. This extended summer class is from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

STEM Camp 



STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The STEM Camp is a great place to experience fun, hands-on science during the summer to encourage year-round learning.

The Storytime Channel 



1-2 (PBL Literacy) 

Students build their reading fluency and comprehension skills as they create engaging video productions of fables and folktales from diverse cultures. 

The Art of Shapes 




Students learn about the different geometric shapes in the world around them. They keep an artist’s sketchbook to draw the shapes and their appearance.  

Welcome to the Neighborhood! 

ELA and Math 


Students work together to create a guide of important places in the community. After creating a class map of the community, students create maps that show a different feature, as well as a brief description and study illustration, of their favorite places. 

Mysteries, Solved! 




Students work to read and analyze mystery stories. The class creates a list of elements of good mysteries and then works in teams to write mystery stories that incorporate these elements.

Community Photojournalist



Students identify themes and topics related to their communities, interview local community members and take photos to develop a photo essay that visually tells local cultural and social stories.

Play at Your School  



We are excited to continue our partnership with Tacoma Arts Live to bring students the opportunity to participate in a summer school play led by professional teaching artists. Students will learn about acting and performing, culminating in a play performance for their families. 

Additional Information

Summer school will include:

  • Bus Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • School Supplies 

Bus transportation routes will be created after registration closes and will be shared with parents once they are available. Class confirmation emails will be sent to parents after registration closes. 

For more information, call 253-583-5143 or email [email protected].