15 Online Summer Learning Opportunities

10 Online Summer Learning Opportunities

Summer is an opportunity for students to catch up or supplement their remote learning, or even pursue additional opportunities. These summer online learning programs also fill a gap that sometimes occurs over the summer months, and best of all, can be done at the comfort of home. 

15 Online Summer Learning Opportunities 

  • BoomWriter Haunt (opens in new tab) - A summer writing club that relies on an interactive story-writing process to create entertaining collaborative stories. 
  • Brain Chase (opens in new tab) - A five-week program for grades 2 to 8 featuring a treasure-hunt adventure that  includes work in math, reading, writing, and more, through watching animated episodes and solving education-based problems. 
  • Coding With Kids (opens in new tab) - A live interactive summer camp program that teaches kids of all ages how to code using Scratch, Minecraft, and Python, among other tools.
  • CodeWizardsHQ (opens in new tab) - Teacher-led instruction over a three-week course focused on coding and related activities.  
  • Connected Camps (opens in new tab) - Learn STEM-based skills such as coding, problem-solving, and collaboration through activities such as esports, game design, and Minecraft. 
  • Connections Learning (opens in new tab) - A collection of technology-related online courses from Pearson for math, reading, ELA, science, and social studies for grades K-8. 
  • Edgenuity (opens in new tab) - A summer learning program for students K-12 that can be tailored for a district’s needs, including course expansion, credit recovery, intervention, and test readiness. 
  • Fueleducation (opens in new tab) - Hundreds of classes in dozens of subjects for grades 6-12, including Advanced Placement and CTE electives such as veterinary science, fashion and interior design, game design, sports and entertainment marketing, and culinary arts. 
  • GoNoodle (Camp GoNoodle) (opens in new tab) - A fun and free online program that offers learning through play and other movement or mindfulness activities. 
  • ID Tech (opens in new tab) - An online STEM-focused program that teaches skills such as coding, game development, and robotics. 
  • K5 Learning (opens in new tab) - An interactive reading and math program for grades K-5 that also provides real-time results, feedback, and detailed reports. 
  • K12 (opens in new tab) - A robust online summer school program with dozens of core electives (history, science, literature, etc.) for students grades 6-12. 
  • Outschool (opens in new tab) - More than 15,000 video classes led by qualified teachers on subjects ranging from core subjects to life skills, health and wellness, music, and international languages. 
  • Time4Learning (opens in new tab) - A fun online program for grades PreK-8th in core subjects with a detailed curriculum in each area. 
  • Treca (opens in new tab) - An eight-week course for grades 9-12 in a range of online courses such as math, science, and social studies. 

David Kapuler is an educational consultant with more than 10 years of experience working in the K-12 environment. For more information about his work, contact him at dkapuler@gmail.com and read his blog at cyber-kap.blogspot.com.