SummerFun! 2021

Registration opens March 9 at noon.

Catalog will be posted for preview March 5. 

Join us this summer for in-person classes with some of your favorite APS teachers! Classes will include:

  • Creative, hands-on arts and crafts classes including drawing, painting, clay sculpture, collage, and glass art
  • STEM programs in programming, electronics, robotics, engineering, physics, Lego, and hands-on science
  • High-energy sports and games including parkour, ultimate frisbee, and rugby
  • Strategy games including Dungeons & Dragons and chess
  • Nature explorations including Audubon Habitat
  • DayTrippers full-day field trips
  • Summer Stock Musical Theater
  • 6 full weeks of LARP 

About SummerFun!

Grade Levels

SummerFun serves students in grades 1-9 (Fall 2021)


Classes are held primarily at Ottoson Middle School, 63 Acton St., Arlington.


2021 Dates

Week 1:  July 6-9 (Tu-Fr)

Week 2:  July 12-16

Week 3:  July 19-23

Week 4:  July 26-30

Week 5:  August 2-6

Week 6:  August 9-13


AM classes run from 9:00 am -12:00 pm

PM classes run from 1:00-4:00 pm

Full-day classes run from 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Supervised lunch/recess hour is included for students who do AM and PM programs. Staff will escort students to their afternoon classes.

Extended Day

Extended Day offers supervised activities and free-play from 8:00-9:00 AM and 4:00-5:30 pm (no PM program Fridays). Extended day is offered at Ottoson only.

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is available for some classes for APS students who receive free and reduced lunch. Please contact us before registering and have your letter from Food Services handy. 

 SummerFun! is a program of the Arlington Public Schools and Arlington Community Education.