Denver Public Schools is moving its summer programs online, canceling camp

Additionally, all summer camps will be canceled and community use of DPS space will not be granted for June and July this year.

Bruce Randolph School during an extended COVID-19 spring break. March 19, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Bruce Randolph School during an extended COVID-19 spring break. March 19, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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On Monday, Denver Public Schools announced summer programming won’t happen in person this year, moving online. All summer camps are canceled, and community use of DPS space will not be granted for June and July of this year.

“This decision was made with the goal of protecting the safety, health and wellness of students, staff and families as the district works to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus,” the district wrote in a statement. “Amid the uncertainty this pandemic brings, DPS remains in close contact with public health officials, elected leaders and other school districts, and will continue sharing information as it’s available.”

Here’s more info from the district:

  • Summer Academy will be held remotely.
  • High school credit recovery will be held remotely.
  • Sixth and Ninth-Grade Academies will be held remotely.
  • Extended Year Services for Special Education will be held remotely.
  • All summer professional learning (including June and July Leadership Weeks, New Educator Welcome Week and Universal) will be held remotely.
  • Food services will continue grab-and-go distribution.

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