EXPLORE! CREATE! HAVE FUN! Preview the wide variety of exciting summer programs for Akron Public Schools students. Summer offerings, or what we call The Summer Experience: Choose Your Adventure, are designed for students to have fun, be creative, solve mysteries, learn about careers, tinker with robots, and advance in high school credits.

The Summer Experience: Choose Your Adventure programs include in-person programs and remote self-directed activities.

Select a grade level area below to explore summer programming options!

Open only to Akron Public School students.

Need registration support? Call the Engagement Center at 330.761.2810.

Explore our family resources and summer opportunities!

Families - learn everything you need to know about The Summer Experience on this page created just for you. See why we feel this fun and enriching option for students may just be the very best way for children to spend some of their cherished summer months. They'll have fun, learn and create lasting memories.

Stay connected to what's going on by coming back to the family page to see what's new!

Summer Programs: Planning Help for Families

Virtual Summer Program Family Information

April 6, 2022 or April 13

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Learn about the many options APS has to offer this summer. We will be LIVE to walk you through our offerings and demonstrate the registration process.


Summer Programs In-Person Registration

April 7, 12, 14, May 3, 10

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Need help with summer online registration? Please join us at one of our in-person registration dates and meet with an APS staff member to assist you with summer program selection and summer enrollment. All in-person registration dates are held at 10 N. Main St., Akron, OH 44308.

You may wish to sign-up for an appointment slot using the summer in-person registration form to secure a time or you can just come in person.

Your Feedback is Valuable

Out-of-School Program Feedback

The purpose of this survey is to gain an understanding of parent and family perspective and experience on out of school programming offered by Akron Public Schools. The information gathered from these focus groups will inform any modifications or adjustments that may be made to out of school programs offered by the district.

2022 The Summer Experience Feedback

Let us know how your child enjoyed the summer programs. We value your feedback and use it to stregthen our programming.


Coming Soon

Other Family Events

Backpack Adventure

August 16 & 17, 2022

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


The Akron Zoo and Akron Public Schools will partner to offer the annual Backpack Adventure event. Over the course of two days rising K - 5th grade students will receive free backpacks filled with school supplies as they tour the zoo and meet the animals. Family members will have an opportunity to learn about the many community partners and the Akron Public School programs and supports offered to assist students and families during the school year. Join the animals, educators, our DJ and community partners for another year of family engagement at the Akron Zoo. Expect lots of family fun!

For questions about summer programs, call the Engagement Center at 330.761.2810.