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Summer K–5 Enrichment

Virtual Virginia’s Summer K–5 Enrichment program gives learners high-quality synchronous and asynchronous enrichment instruction during the summer in the following subjects:

  • Core academics + STEM
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Computer science coding
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Through this program, Virtual Virginia provides asynchronous enrichment content and synchronous instruction via the VVA learning management system (LMS). Enrichment instruction is offered in one-week sessions throughout the summer, and learners may participate in multiple courses.

Enrichment Courses

Virtual Virginia offers nine online enrichment courses:

Skills & STEM (Grades 3–5)

The Skills & STEM courses offer enrichment instruction in reading, writing, math, and STEM for grades 3–5.

  • Skills & STEM Camp, Grades 3–5
  • Skills & STEM Olympics, Grades 3–5

World Tour: Chinese, French, Spanish (Grades K–5)

The World Tour courses offer enrichment instruction in Chinese, French, or Spanish to develop vocabulary and communication skills.

  • World Tour: Chinese, Grades K–2 (July cohort only)
  • World Tour: Chinese, Grades 3–5 (July cohort only)
  • World Tour: French, Grades K–2
  • World Tour: French, Grades 3–5
  • World Tour: Spanish, Grades K–2
  • World Tour: Spanish, Grades 3–5

Coding Camp (Grades 3–5)

The Coding course gives students in grades 3–5 an introduction to computational thinking and coding. Students will develop an understanding of basic computer science principles, such as events, algorithms, loops, inputs, outputs, and sequencing, and will use an iterative design process to create computer models and block-based programs.

Enrollment

The enrichment program is open to all learners in grades K–5 and may be especially appealing to students who are new to online learning or will be enrolled in online instruction through VVA for the upcoming school year.

Enrollment fees for 2023 Summer K–5 Enrichment courses will be announced in March 2023. Learn more about summer enrollment fees, payment, and refunds.

For more information about Summer K–5 Enrichment, please contact [email protected].

Daily Schedule

TimeContent AreaLearning Activities
9:00–9:10 a.m.Morning MeetingDaily Welcome, Team-Building
9:10–9:40 a.m.ContentWhole-Group Instruction, Application, and Activity (30 min.)
9:40–9:50 a.m.BreakStretch and Movement Activity (Independent or Teacher-Led)
9:50–10:20 a.m.ContentWhole-Group Instruction, Application, and Activity (30 min.)
10:20–10:30 a.m.Closing MeetingDaily Closing, Team-Building