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Our summer program provides an environment for rising K-Grade 8 students which strengthens core academic skills, teaches students to become active learners, and promotes positive social skill development.

UCA is committed to offering a safe, in-person summer program. If you are registered for our in-person program, see below the list of our safety procedures:

  • Mandatory masks (teachers and students) 

  • Temperature taken upon arrival 

  • Limited class sizes 

  • Restricted areas (not crossing over rooms) 

  • Social distancing, students spaced apart 

  • Time spent outdoors in fresh air 

  • Hourly handwashing 

  • Frequent and strict cleaning routines


Option 1   On Site at 3033-3039 S. Normal Ave.


MARVELous Foundations

Reading Theme: Marvel-ous Stories                                       Science Theme: Marvel at Your Brain (3 weeks)

Writing: Marvel Researchers                                                   Social Studies Theme: Marvel at U.S. History (3 weeks)

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1st - 6th Grades

Class sizes are small and taught by qualified teachers. Our instructional focus is on strengthening core reading, writing, and math skills. Reading instruction includes informational non-fiction text in the areas of science and history or social studies to increase students’ knowledge in these areas. In addition, students will have opportunities for enrichment such as foreign language, art, and music. Students will also enjoy regular physical activity and several fun excursions throughout the program.



The transition to kindergarten can be a big step for any child. Our summer kindergarten program is designed to help prepare children for the academic and social activities that will be expected of them in kindergarten.


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Option 2  Online Classes (Choose from Six Weeks)

Grade Level (In Fall)
Dates and Times
Grade 3 & 4
Mondays - Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00noon (8 hours per week)
Math skills and Bible Class, The Brain and Nervous System, Mindfulness & Memory Activities, Scientific Method, American Symbols & What They Stand For, Important Immigrants & Biographies, Who I Am & What I Stand For
$50 per week OR $250 for 6 weeks total
Grade 5 & 6
Mondays - Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00pm (8 hours per week)
Brain Rules, Fixed/Growth Mindset & Creativity, Scientific Method - A Brain Experiment, American History Highlights, Immigrants in America & Biographies, What Can I do -Write a personal Narrative
$75 per week OR $400 for 6 weeks total
Grade 7 & 8
Mondays - Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00pm (8 hours per week) Focus of Classes will be on Reading, Writing, Note Taking Skills Needed for High School
Brain Rules, Fixed/Growth Mindset & Creativity, Scientific Method - A Brain Experiment, Basic Civics - What is a citizen?, Three Branches of Government, Documents: Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights
$75 per week OR $400 for 6 weeks total
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7th-8th grades 

Selected half-day classes offered in Reading Comprehension, Writing, Fine Arts and Humanities such as Mandarin, Spanish, Art and Music.

Note: UCA reserves the right to cancel a class if enrollment is low. Fees will be refunded.

Flexible Scheduling


Our flexible schedule allows families to mix and match to fit their summer plans.  You can select all 7 weeks or mix and match the weeks above. 

Classes held from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Lunch is included. Before and after school care is also available for a modest additional fee. And we offer scheduling flexibility to accommodate the needs of families during the summer months.

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*A nonrefundable $50 deposit per child is required at the time of registration to guarantee your spot.
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