Summer Programs

CIMARRON OFFERS 2 SUMMER PROGRAMS

GREAT STRIDES and COLTS CORRAL - please see schedule changes below due to COVID-19

ONLINE REGISTRATION

COLTS CORRAL OPEN BELOW via MySchoolBucks

Great Strides -

Summer School Program

*CANCELLED - refunds have been issued*

Monday - Thursday

Session 1 July 6 - 23 8:00 - 9:30am

Session 2 July 6 - 23 9:30 - 11:00am

Each session of Great Strides is $95.

Your student may enroll in one course in Session 1 AND/OR one course in Session 2.

COLTS cORRAL -

TRANSITION PROGRAM

*Registration for all sessions closed on July 30 at 6pm*

NEW DATES & TIMES

Session 1 is now Mon Aug 3 2:30 - 6:45pm (was July 6-8)

Session 2 is now Tues Aug 4 2:30 - 6:45pm (was July 13-15)

Session 3 is now Wed Aug 5 2:30 - 6:45pm (was July 20-22)

Colts Corral is $50.

You may register for one session.

(do not re-register if you have already paid)

GREAT STRIDES

This 12-day summer school program includes academic and elective courses.

Great Strides Summer School Course Descriptions

SESSION 1: 8:00-9:30AM

Cooking – All Grades (Session 1)

Join us for 12 fun-filled days of cooking around the States. From Southern Comfort food to Cali Cuisine, you'll enjoy every bite of this experience and have extra to bring home.

Claymation – All Grades (Session 1)

An animation process created by manipulating clay figures and small objects, taking photographs for every individual frame, to create a short film.

6th Grade – Language Arts (Session 1)

This course is for incoming 6th graders who have not yet mastered grade level reading and writing. In reading, students will understand and apply strategies in order to help them fully comprehend informational text as well as fiction. Students will also understand and apply grammar, usage, and mechanics to clearly communicate and support their thinking through writing.

6th Grade – Math (Session 1)

This course is for incoming 6th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

Math – 7th and 8th Grade (Session 1)

This course is for incoming 7th and 8th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

Success In The Middle – All Grades (Session 1)

Students will learn strategies to help them be efficient and effective learners: We will include tips for test taking, time management, test anxiety, note taking, setting goals, organization, advocating for self.

SESSION 2: 9:30-11:00AM

Cooking – All Grades (Session 2)

Join us for 12 fun-filled days of cooking around the States. From Southern Comfort food to Cali Cuisine, you'll enjoy every bite of this experience and have extra to bring home.

Goldberg Machines – All Grades (Session 2)

Put your creativity to use in this class by developing a Rube Goldberg Machine. Students will work in small groups constructing contraptions designed to do something simple in a very complicated way. Come test your engineering skills in this fun hands-on course.

6th Grade – Math (Session 2)

This course is for incoming 6th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

Language Arts - 7th and 8th Grade (Session 2)

This course is for incoming 7th and 8th graders who have not yet mastered grade level reading and writing. In reading, students will understand and apply strategies in order to help them fully comprehend informational text as well as fiction. Students will also understand and apply grammar, usage, and mechanics to clearly communicate and support their thinking through writing.

Math – 7th and 8th Grade (Session 2)

This course is for incoming 7th and 8th graders who have not yet mastered grade level math. The math block is designed to create learning opportunities with computation and problem solving. Computation will be taught using and applying real-life skills including number sense and reviewing grade level standards. Problem solving will be taught using various strategies while focusing on fractions, decimals, and percents.

Success In The Middle – All Grades (Session 2)

Students will learn strategies to help them be efficient and effective learners: We will include tips for test taking, time management, test anxiety, note taking, setting goals, organization, advocating for self.

Great Strides - Your student may enroll in one course in Session 1 AND/OR one course in Session 2.

COLTS CORRAL

This program is designed to ensure a positive and smooth transition by providing strategies for student success in middle school. Students will become familiar with Cimarron and meet new friends and staff members to ease the transition to middle school.

Colts Corral Transition Program Description

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive an early copy of their schedule and find their core and elective classes

  • Gain an understanding of a typical middle school day

  • Learn how to manage multiple classes and homework

  • Learn how to get around the building with ease

  • Learn about the middle school culture and expectations

  • Learn organization tips

  • Learn effective ways to use the required planner

NOTE - If your student is going into 7th or 8th grade and you are new to Cimarron, you are welcome to attend any Colts Corral Session; if you would like to be with grade level peers, we recommend Session 3.


Cost includes t-shirt. In the event Tri-County Health Department advice determines that Colts Corral should be cancelled, $40 refunds will be issued and the t-shirts will be distributed when school resumes.

Parents are invited to join their student during the last 15 minutes when your student can walk you through their daily schedule.


If you need scholarship information for Colts Corral, please contact Jill Bull, Summer Programs Coordinator, at jkbull@dcsdk12.org.