Sign up for summer programs: Youth Police Academy, Explore Enrichment, Summer in the City, and High School Summer School

See below for information about high school summer school and enrichment programs this summer.


Youth Police Academy application deadline is April 26

The Youth Police Academy is open to students grades 9-12 and will be held June 3-7. The application deadline is Friday, April 26.

 Learn more about the program in the Youth Police Academy brochure.

Interested students should contact their school resource officer or Fort Collins Police Services Sergeant Laura Lunsford at


Explore Enrichment application deadline is April 30

The two-week 2019 Explore Enrichment classes for elementary students will be offered June 10-21 at Beattie Elementary School, 3000 Meadowlark Ave. 

The one-week sessions give students an opportunity to explore a topic they are interested in. Students may sign up for one week or both. Sessions for students in the primary grades (K-2) will be offered 9 a.m. to noon and sessions for students in intermediate grades (3-5) will be offered 1 to 4 p.m. Grade levels are determined by the grade of the current school year (2018-19).

Classes cover topics like cooking, yoga, fitness, art, theater, science, computer programming and more.

Information about classes and cost are listed in these applications:


STEM-X 2019 summer programs - apply now for June sessions

(formerly the STEM Institutes)

STEM-X sparks passion, builds confidence, inspires action. Courses offered in summer 2019 will include:

  • oceanography
  • how animals communicate
  • music and beat production
  • aerospace exploration
  • underwater robotics
  • science of Harry Potter
  • technical theater and more!

STEM-X programs will be offered at these schools:

  • Poudre High School: June 3-7 (for students entering grades 1st-9th)
  • Shepherdson Elementary: June 10-14 (for students entering grades 1st-3rd)
  • Webber Middle School: June 10-14 & June 17-21 (for students entering grades 4th-5th)
  • Preston Middle School: June 10-14 & June 17-21 (for students entering grades 6th-9th)

For complete details and registration, visit the STEM-X website at


Summer in the City deadline is May 15 (or when spots are filled)

Summer in the City is open to students in grades 9-11 and will be held June 10-13. Applications will be accepted until May 15 or until all spots are filled. 

This short-term summer camp and service learning program offers high school students the chance to learn more about how their city works, explore possible career paths and learn about ways to be civically engaged. Students get behind-the-scenes tours of City Hall, Fort Collins Police Services, and Water Treatment Facilities. They also get to meet the mayor, city council members and other city leaders. 

Interested students can apply on the City of Fort Collins website. They can also contact Amy Resseguie at 970-416-2738 and, or Heather Cox  at 970-416-2358 or


High School Summer School at PHS Begins June 10

Students taking online courses can start May 1

The Summer School website has complete forms and information regarding classes, registration and payment. Students can pay and register at their school's counseling office. Students should check with their counselor to make sure they are taking the correct class. 

  • In class courses will be held June 10-July 3 at Poudre High School, 201 Impala Drive.
  • Online courses can begin May 1. 

Registration dates and locations:

  • March 21-June 5: Students should register at their home school counseling office after speaking with their counselor about their course needs.
  • June 5-10: Students should visit Centennial High School, 330 E. Laurel Street, to register for summer school classes. 
  • June 10: Students may register on the first day of summer school classes at Poudre High School. Be sure to arrive before 8 a.m.

2019 Tuition

• Cost per class = $175
• Free and reduced students = $135  (Request to Reduce Tuition Form required)
• Out-of-district students = $215
• All payments are due at the time of registration.
• Payment must be made before online classes will be activated.