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Catapult Learning’s K-8 Summer Journey program offers a comprehensive suite of programs that can be tailored to the unique needs of your schools and addresses the academic, social, and resiliency needs of your students and their families by incorporating instruction, enrichment activities, and our new EmpowerU life skills, resilience, and family support services. This turnkey program offers robust educational opportunities and engaging activities – in-person, virtually, or both – and is designed to prepare students for the fall….all while having fun!

Why Choose Summer Journey?

  • We have 20+ years of experience operating summer programs.
  • Summer Journey offers K-8 programming for up to 5 hours/day over 5 weeks.
  • We operate nation-wide programs, large and small, for public and nonpublic schools.
  • Summer Journey reinforces essential skills and continues to develop strengths to quickly close academic gaps.
  • During Summer Journey 2023 in the Baltimore City Public School District, 65% of students demonstrated gains in reading scores and 44% showed improvement in math scores.
  • During Summer Journey 2023 in the Polk County (FL) Public School District, 56% of students demonstrated gains in reading scores and 47% showed improvement in math scores.
  • Our program can be hosted on-site or operated from a distance using a virtual set-up.
  • The program and curriculum can be customized to fit the needs of specific schools and districts.
  • Summer Journey is incredibly popular with students and their families.
  • Students can participate in Summer Journey at no cost to their families. (Funding is provided through Title I for nonpublic schools and federal, state, or city funding streams for public schools.)
  • Field trips, snack, lunch, and transportation options available.
  • Summer Journey is a turnkey program with easy start-up.
  • All programs include teacher training (use your own staff or use our locally hired teachers), teacher lesson manuals, curriculum, student resource books, technology set-up, and virtual classrooms where applicable.
  • Our experienced local team provides ongoing feedback and on-site management.

We Are The Summer Learning Experts


Parent Approval

96% of parents are satisfied with Catapult’s Virtual Summer Journey Program (including 100% satisfaction in many programs)

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STEAM Summer Programs

Provide a hands-on, exploratory learning experience to your students. Our STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) summer programs to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills and draw connections to real-world application.

  • Based on the Engineering Design Process, to develop student critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Combines hands-on, project-based learning with a collaborative and engaging curriculum
  • Develops students’ 21st century skills students will use across academic disciplines and in real-world application
  • Can be run as stand-alone programs or in tandem with a district-run summer program

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