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Thank you for your interest in MPS Summer Enrichment Programs!  We provide a safe haven for youth in grades K5-12 at over 100 locations during non school hours, including the summer. Summer enrichment programs provide academic support, including academic enrichment, art and music, technology education, sports and fitness activities, and activities to develop a young person's leadership and social skills. Please see below for more information.

Community Learning Centers (CLCs):

The focus of the Summer CLCs is to provide expanded academic enrichment opportunities to help students bridge the academic gap between school years. Additionally, CLC programs provide youth development activities, technology education, art, music and recreation activities, and family programs. Milwaukee area community based organizations work collaboratively with the MPS to operate this program. Please view the following documents for more information:

Child Care Camps:

Schools work directly with the MPS Recreation Department to provide education and recreation enrichment activities for participants during the summer. Camps are designed to keep children safe, provide quality child care and relieve stress for working families. Youth are also given opportunities to participate in a variety of recreation activities designed to keep them active and socially engaged during the summer months. Click here for a list of Child Care Camps and hours of operation.

Safe Places:

Schools partner with Milwaukee area community-based organizations to provide students with academic enrichment, health and nutrition, social competence, recreation and family support. A nominal program fee is charged. Click here for hours and program locations.

Summer Recreation Enrichment Camps (SREC):

This summer Fairview, Hawley, and Lancaster will host SREC programs which are recreational day camps using weekly themes for children ages 3-12. Activities include reading and math enrichment, sports/games, arts/crafts, fine arts, outdoor education, educational field trips, clubs and more. A lunch and snack will be provided daily. Click here for more information.

Additional Summer Programs:

Be sure to check out our additional summer programs, including Free Summer Playgrounds, Summer Stars for Teens, and the classes listed in our Summer Recreation Guide.

See below for a map of our 2016 summer programs. Click on a marker for the name, address, hours, and site-specific information. Type your address, zip code, or a school/playground name in the search field to find the location nearest you.

View Milwaukee Recreation Summer Programs 2016 in a full screen map



Please call 475-8701 or send an email for further information.


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