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Summer Adventures

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Summer Adventure field trips and presentations offer enrichment experiences for Summer Academy students. The trips include hands-on experiences that focus on Wisconsin’s unique heritage, natural environment, geology, ecology, ecosystems, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) activities.

School-based programs include

  • hands-on activities related to STEM, nature, nutrition, gardening, and/or design;
  • arts programming (theater, music, spoken word); and
  • social skills (problem solving, communication, goal setting, and cooperation).

Field trip programs include

  • nature centers (Lakeshore State Park, Lapham Peak, Oak Ridge Farm, Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, Urban Ecology Centers, and Wehr Nature Center),
  • community libraries,
  • museums,
  • recycling centers and businesses, and 
  • STARBASE Wisconsin.
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  Who can participate in Summer Adventures?

Students enrolled in Summer Academy sites can participate in Summer Adventures.

  How do I register my child for a Summer Adventure?

Students enrolled in Summer Academy are automatically enrolled for Summer Adventures that may be planned for their grade level. Summer Adventures vary by site and grade level and are rotated yearly to various locations.

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