Looking for summer enrichment opportunities for your elementary, middle, or high school-aged child? Registration is still open for a local program that seeks to provide students with fun, unique experiences to challenge their abilities and help them grow.
West Suburban Summer School (WSSS), which is part of Intermediate District 287 serving Eden Prairie and other area school districts, offers summer classes to students entering grades 2-12 in the fall of the upcoming school year.
WSSS serves students who demonstrate an intense interest/passion about a topic, and are comfortable moving at a faster pace or pursuing a topic in depth.
Classes are fee-based and designed to challenge the unique abilities of gifted and talented students. Students typically must be invited to apply by their schools; however, the program is also open to applications from students who have not been pre-identified.
Just a few of the course topics that currently still have availability include: 3D printing and design; podcasting; STEM; art; acting; writing for film, television, and video games; cinema production; and health and wellness.
All classes run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are taught at Maple Grove Middle School, Wayzata East Middle School, South Education Center – District 287 Richfield, and Brooklyn Center School.
Interested families can find the 2023 summer program information here and watch a short video about the program here.
Families can fill out a course request form and will then be contacted by WSSS with more information.
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