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Summer at NPS 2023

NPS Summer 2023

Summer is a great time to have fun, relax and spend time with family and friends. It’s also a time when our scholars can receive additional help in supporting them to stay on course for academic success and to reach graduation.

Norwalk Public Schools and our community partners are offering tons of fun and educational opportunities this summer for all our students to stay active and thrive in the classroom when they return to school in the fall.

Keep up your child's math skills!

Over the summer, NPS encourages families to utilize the Governor's Math Challenge! In this challenge, families will find access to Khan Academy, which helps students prepare for third grade through high school. Information is also available for parents and tasks for different activities.

Summer is also a great time to practice math fluency. Families can accomplish this with board games and card games, flash cards, and many different websites. See below for some online math options.

High School Students - Test Your Stock Market Skills

Attention high school scholars!

  • Are you interested in Business?
  • Are you curious about the stock market and how it works?
  • Would you like to participate in a stock market investment simulation game?
  • Looking for your Capstone Experience inspiration?

If you answered Yes to any of these questions, then the FinTron Summer Enrichment Challenge 2023 with Gift Cards & Cash Prizes is for You! This stock market investing simulation game will allow you to make financial decisions so you can learn more about and participate in the field of stock market investing. Each participant game player will be given $100,000 in simulated cash to start your investment portfolios.

For more information and to get started today, click below.

CSDE x FinTron Summer Enrichment Challenge (English)

CSDE x FinTron Summer Enrichment Challenge (Spanish)

Summer Academy K-3

Summer Academy will take place July 5 through August 4. NPS educators will engage qualifying K-3 students in summer learning experiences. Students will engage in learning that will build knowledge, provide opportunities to explore marine life and increase reading and math proficiency.

Students in Summer Academy eligible for Carver’s After the Summer Bell.  

Extended School Year (ESY) - Grades Pre-K-12

Extended School Year will take place from July 5 through August 4. Students who qualify for ESY as determined by the Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meeting will attend at one of the elementary or middle school sites. Special education and related services will be provided as outlined in the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).   

For high school students, additional special education staff will be available to provide assistance to students who are attending credit recovery

Credit Recovery - Grades 9-12

Summer courses for high school students will take place July 5 through August 4, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. These courses are available to qualifying high school students entering grades 10 and 11, and those students who are seeking to complete grade 12. Students have a variety of options to help them earn missing credits and engage in enrichment and support opportunities.

Credit recovery courses provide the opportunity for students to re-engage with the core curriculum. The curriculum model will include a compacted standards-based design to ensure that students successfully master core learning prior to their transition to the next course in a given trajectory. For many students, successful completion in these courses will provide the necessary credits to graduate.

Twilight Academy

The NPS Twilight Program supports high school students who have alternative schedules and may work to support their families in multiple ways during the daytime. Summer Twilight is open to current Future Ready students, and August graduates who cannot fulfill their credit recovery needs in the credit recovery day program. Courses will be held in-person at Norwalk High School during the evenings from 3 to 7 p.m.

MLL Accelerated Summer Program - Grades 9-12

The MLL Accelerated Summer Program is designed for MLL students who need a course to meet graduation requirements. Students may take up to 2 courses. The program will run for 5 weeks at Norwalk High School from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Please click on the following link for the MLL Accelerated Summer Program schedule (ENGLISH); Horario del programa de verano acelerado de MLL (ESPAÑOL)

Keep Your Student Moving This Summer

Summer programs provide children with the opportunity to gain self-confidence, create bonds through friendship, and learn important life skills.

NPS Athletic Camps

Registration for NPS Summer Athletic Camps 2023 opens on March 1. The fun-filled camps are open to students in grades K-12 and engage them in a variety of activities. The camps run between June 26 and Aug. 4.

To sign up, register on or send a check made payable to “NPS Summer Athletic Camps” along with the registration form (find below in the brochure) to Beth Pearce at Brien McMahon High School, 300 Highland Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854.

For complete list of camps available and to download a copy of the registration form, click the link for the Brochure below.

For any questions, please contact Camp Director Joe Madaffari at or 203-981-3005.

NPS Athletic Camps (English)

NPS Athletic Camps (Spanish)

Summer Fun with NPS Community Partners

Norwalk Recreation & Parks Summer Play & Learn Beach Camps

Click here to visit the Recreation & Parks website for more information about how to register for the camps.

Summer with Carver

  • Carver Community Center Summer Camp
  • SoNo Summer Camp
  • After the Summer Bell (students in Summer Academy only)
  • After the Bell Enrichment
  • Carver Middle School Transition Programs
    • Nathan Hale Middle School
    • Ponus Ridge STEAM Academy
    • Roton Middle School
    • West Rocks Middle School
  • Carver High School Transition Programs
    • Brien McMahon High School
    • Norwalk High School
    • P-TECH Norwalk

Click here for more information about the Carver summer programs

Norwalk ACTS Out of School Time Program Locator!

Norwalk ACTS designed an Out of School Time Program Locator as a resource for families to find local out-of-school time programs that meet the needs of their children. The Out of School Time Program Locator features after School and summer programs that exist in Norwalk. Families can search for programs and filter by age, price, type, time, and days. Each Program has its own profile page with additional program and contact information. It is accessible by both desktop and mobile, and it is available in Spanish and Haitian-Creole.