Lynchburg City Schools will be offering a variety of summer programming for students in grades PreK-12. All in-person summer programs will start June 15 and end July 16, 2021. Students will attend each week, Tuesday through Friday, and programs are at no cost unless otherwise specified in the program description below. Transportation will be provided as well as breakfast, lunch, and snack each day.

Elementary School

Invitations have already been sent to eligible students for elementary programs. If you have not received an invitation and you would like to have your student considered for one of these programs, please contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at (434) 515-5040.

LCS - YMCA Summer Power Scholars Program

Dates: June 15-July 16 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Locations: BHES, PES, HES 21st CCLC, LES 21st CCLC, RSP 21st CCLC, Bass 21st CCLC (at RSP)

The Summer Power Scholars Program will be offered for current LCS PreK-5th grade students. This program will operate 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and is designed to provide additional support to students in reading and math. Mornings will focus on academics and afternoons will be filled with enrichment activities, including virtual field trips. Program sites will include Bedford Hills and Perrymont as division locations with Heritage Elementary, Linkhorne Elementary, R. S. Payne, and W. M. Bass hosting 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Programs.

Elementary School Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program

Dates: June 15-July 16 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Locations: BHES, PES

The Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program will be offered for our rising 2nd-6th grade students who are recommended for acceleration in reading and math. This program will operate 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Mornings will focus on academics and afternoons will be filled with enrichment activities, including virtual field trips. Division sites will be located at Bedford Hills and Perrymont.

Middle School

Invitations for middle school programs will be coming soon, so stay tuned for more information about how to enroll.

Middle School Remedial Program

Dates: June 15-July 16 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: HHS

Current 6th-8th grade students will have an opportunity to prepare for success in the coming school year during this summer program. This program will operate 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Heritage High School. Students will engage in learning with an academic focus on literacy and math and additional opportunities will be provided for enrichment activities.

Middle School Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program

Dates: June 15-July 16 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: HHS

The Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program will be offered for rising 7th and 8th graders recommended for acceleration in math.

High School

Invitations for high school programs will be coming soon, so stay tuned for more information about how to enroll.

High School Remedial Program for Course Credit

Dates: June 15-July 16 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: HHS

This program is for current 9th-12th grade students needing to repeat a full year course for credit to meet graduation requirements. In addition, students who want to ensure mastery or gain better understanding of the course content may also attend. Students will engage in learning by using a combination of teacher facilitated lessons and Edgenuity.

High School Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program

Dates: June 15-July 16 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: HHS

The Promoting Excellence Through Accelerated Learning (PETAL) Program will be offered for current high school PETAL students needing a transitional course into their next accelerated math course.

SOL Academy

Dates: June 15-July 16 (Tuesdays-Fridays)
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: HHS

This program is designed for students in 11th and 12th grade who have passed a course but failed the associated SOL Test. There are designated weeks for specific content area remediation time with taking the SOL Test at the end of the week.

Focus areas may include: Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Earth Science, World History I & II, and Reading/Writing Work Keys.

  • June 15-18 (Reading/Writing WorkKeys)
  • June 22-25 (Algebra I, Biology, World History II)
  • June 29- July 2 (Geometry, World History I)
  • July 6-9 (Testing for high school credit recovery students, retake & makeups for all students)
  • July 13- July 16 (Testing for high school credit recovery students, retake & makeups)
Online Courses for New Credit

Dates: June 7-July 16
Hours: Students are expected to work at his/her own pace to ensure completion of all course requirements
Location: Virtual
Cost: $225
Registration: Online registration required; stay tuned for information

Foundations of Personal Fitness & Wellness #E931YS
Rising 9th grade students who want to take a new course for high school credit. Students will enroll in an online health curriculum aligned to 9th grade health standards. Students are required to develop and complete a personal fitness plan of at least 60 hours. This will include pre and post testing using Fitness-gram tests. In addition, students will complete CPR training as required by the state in order to graduate.

Personal Finance & Economics #E6151YS
Rising 10th-12th grade students who want to take a new course for high school credit. Students will enroll in an online personal finance curriculum that includes skills in money management, record keeping, and banking. Students are required to take the W!SE Financial Literacy Exam on site to meet requirements for this course.