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Extended Learning Adventures

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Adventure Information

  • Extended Learning Opportunities is sponsoring several adventures with community partners for students.
  • Most adventures are FREE of charge for MPS students and city of Milwaukee residents (MPS students receive priority registration).
  • Adventures may be held during non-school days, winter, spring, and/or summer breaks.
  • Some adventures require parent drop-off and pick-up as well as a bag lunch.

Registration Reminders

  • Space is limited. If submitting more than one registration, it may be necessary to limit one opportunity per child based on availability. 
  • MPS students receive priority registration. Non-MPS students will be notified via email if spots become available only if all necessary forms are completed. Priority registration is also given to students who have never participated in an extended learning adventure through ELO. 
  • PLEASE NOTE: When completing forms, make sure to select the grade based on the criteria listed.
  • Families will receive an email communication confirming enrollment status. Email addresses should be current and accurate on registration forms.
  • Registration will close either when full or one week prior to the start date.
  • If it becomes necessary to cancel your child's registration, please contact (414) 475-8238 or email Non-attendance may affect future participation. 

Non-School-Day Adventure Descriptions

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  Urban Ecology Center (grades 1–6) FULL, REGISTRATION CLOSED

Location: Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park (1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee, WI 53211) 
Title: MLK Adventure Day 
Date: Monday, January 17, 2022 
Time: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Description: Sign up to join us for a special day as we learn more about Martin Luther King Jr. and follow his lead of service. Kids will have an active day of hiking and outdoor exploration at the Riverside Park Urban Ecology Center. 


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