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Virtual Summer Learning

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Summer Academies

​In our effort to provide continued support to students over the summer, Fresno Unified School District will provide educational opportunities and enrichment resources to our family community through a distance learning format.​​ For current program information please visit the links below:​

Extended Learning Summer Program 2020 Overview
Summer Parent Letter: English, Spanish, Hmong
At Home Learning Guide: English, Spanish​, Hmong​​​

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Summer Camps​​​

​For more information about each camp, click on the camp name (live links launch June 15).

CART Camp​​​:​

Target Audience: Grades 6 – 8​
Dates: June 15 - July 26
Program Overview: Provides students with hands-on learning at CART; learning labs include: Science of Illusions, CART Kitchen Science, Builder’s Workshop, TinkerCad 3D Modeling & Circuits, Digital Storytelling with Spark Video, and Paper Aircrafts.
Virtual Face-to-Face Opportunities: Mini Showcase scheduled for Friday, June 26, from 2-3pm


Fresno Chaffee​ Zoo Camp​:

Target Audience: Grades K – 6
Program Overview: In partnership with the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Weekly modules will be developed and released focusing on ecosystems: wetlands, grasslands, rain forests, deserts, and oceans. All modules contains activities focused on literacy and math skill building and encourage exploration.
Virtual Face-to-Face Opportunities: Weekly live check-ins with Zoo staff.


STEAM Tunnels Camp:

Target Audience: Grades 3 – 5
Dates: June 15 - July 31​
Program Overview: In partnership with the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State, FUSD will host the virtual STEAM Tunnels Camp to increase Career Awareness, and use Career Technical Education by focusing on activities to promote literacy, creativity, and innovation through science, engineering, technology, art, and mathematics (STEAM). STEAM Tunnels stimulates innovative and creative thinking through 10 engaging at-home project activities. Students will learn how to be resourceful by finding materials around the home to assist them in their unique builds. During each activity students design models, make observations, record data, and communicate their ideas and findings, while thinking through real-world engaging problems.
STEAM Tunnels Activity Descriptions: English, Spanish, Hmong​


Industry Insight! Camp​:

Target Audience: Grades 9 – 12
Dates: June 15 - 19, 1pm-3pm
Program Overview: Interact with professionals from a variety of industry sectors and explore career options throughout the 5-day camp. Industry professionals will video chat daily, present job-related information, and explain how specific career readiness skills are used in their profession.
Virtual Face-to-Face Opportunities: Daily guest speakers from 1:45pm - 2:30pm.


Doctors Academy Camp​:

Target Audience: Current Doctors Academy Incoming Grade 11 Students
Dates:​ June 9 - 23
Program Overview: In partnership with UCSF and Sunnyside Doctor​s Academy. Doctors Academy students will earn industry-recognized certifications and complete a medical career project.
Virtual Face-to-Face Opportunities: Daily check-in from 8am - 11am.


Teacher Academy​ Camp​:

Target Audience: Current Teacher Academy Students, Grades 11 & 12
Dates: June 9 - 23
Program Overview: The Teacher Academy Program is for high school students aspiring to be teachers.  Students will participate in online professional learning and apply learning through distance learning opportunities with elementary students.​
Virtual Face-to-Face Opportunities: Daily check-in, and professional learning on June 9, 11, 16, and 18 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm, and June 23 from 12:30pm - 2:30pm.


​Additional Activities

​For a list of virtual tours, live cams, and educational activities provided by a variety of museums, national parks, zoos, and more, please click on the links below. Regularly updated with new activities.​

Virtual Tours and Activities for All Ages

Virtual Tours and Activities for Grades PK - 6​

Fresno State Department of Mathematics Virtual Summer Academy in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
​This 2-week workshop is designed for Middle and High School students who are interested in learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) concepts in more depth than they are discussed in the regular high school curriculum. Students will be learning these concepts through discussions, hands-on projects, and activities designed by college professors and expert teachers. Students will explore kinetic and potential energy through​ dynamic software, conduct experiments, solve problems using mathematical concepts, and learn Java coding.​​ The academy is free to attend. Space is limited and registration ends July 8th. The workshop will be held Monday, July 13th, through Friday, July 24thFor more information or to register,visit the ​2020 Virtual Summer Academy page.​

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