From Lost Learning Time to Academic Gains

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 emotional needs of your students and their families by incorporating instruction, enrichment activities, and family support elements. 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!

  • Summer Programming Experts:

    • 20+ years of experience operating summer programs
    • K-8 programming for up to 5 hours/day over 5 weeks.
    • Nationwide programs, large and small, for public and nonpublic schools
  • Dedicated to Academic Achievement:

    • Catapult Learning’s Instructional model is designed to create Academic Learning Time for every student
    • Reinforce essential skills and continue to develop strengths to quickly close academic gaps
  • Committed to Program Success:

    • We operate a turnkey program with easy start-up
    • Customizable program and curriculum to fit the needs of specific schools and districts
    • Quality Assurance Program monitors and measures performance

Summer Learning Experts


Parent Approval

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

Programs with STEM Curriculum
District Partners

Why Schools Choose Summer Journey

  • Engaging: Students and their families love Summer Journey

  • Flexible: Host the program on-site or operate from a distance using a virtual setup.

  • Free for Families: Students can participate in Summer Journey at no cost to their families.

  • Effective: Students’ average scores increased by 9.3 points in reading and 8.5 points in math.*

  • Customizable: Create the program you want based on your school’s needs.

  • Turnkey: All programs include teacher training (use your own staff or use our locally hired teachers), teacher lesson manuals, curriculum, student resource books, and virtual classrooms where applicable.

Overall a great program and addition to [our school] curriculum. Would love for it to continue every summer.


A lot of times, people have regression during the summer, but we’re actually seeing progression.


The Catapult summer program was the best virtual program my daughter had….it far exceeded my expectations and the teachers were very engaging with the students.


Our Curriculum

*From a comparison of pretest and posttest iReady scores in a large, urban market during the summer of 2018.

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

Program Overview

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