Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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Their Opportunity.

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GIPS Summer Activities & Islander Sports Camps


All students have the opportunity to take part in summer activities at Grand Island Public Schools! 

GIPS summer programming, sports camps, and extra learning opportunities are for different ages and grade levels — including Islander Athletics. Check the list below for details on dates, and times. Please note the High School level sports camps may carry registration fees. 

TRANSPORTATION: GIPS SUMMER SCHOOL BUS ROUTES

All routes include morning, noon, and afternoon routes. Note the times and pickup/drop-off locations for each route.


ISLANDER SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS - High School

  • Click the link above to explore all the opportunities for High School level sports camps led by Varsity and JV coaches.  Please note the Islander Sports Camps may carry registration fees.

  • 7th - 12th Grade Boys Youth Soccer Camp on June 27th & 29th:
    • For boys entering 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th Grade
    • 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for 7th & 8th Grade
      at Grand Island Senior High Memorial Stadium. Please enter through the West Stadium Gate.
    • 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. for 9th - 12th Grade
    • Cost: $20
    • Please submit completed form and payment at the registration table on June 27 at the West Stadium Gate.


MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS - (6 - 8)


FINE ARTS SUMMER CAMP - Grades 3 - 8 at Grand Island Senior High

  • June 6 - June 23 (Mondays to Thursdays)
  • 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.  and  1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • GIPS Fine Arts Camp is a free summer camp for students in grades 3-8 to expand their creativity in 3D and 2D art, show choir, music, theatr, and history of music.
  • Registration Form
  • Contact:  Kyle Beaman -


ARP HCY HOMELESS/UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH

  • June 6 - June 29, 2022
  • 1st-12 grades - Support for homeless families to connect to agencies, students to jobs, mental health supports, and summer activities.
  • pre-K - Support for homeless families to connect to agencies, mental health supports, and summer activities. 
  • CONTACT:  Amy Hanna -   (1st - 12th Grade)
    Nancy Jimenez -   (pre-K) 


OPEN LUNCH AVAILABILITY 

  • Breakfast & Lunch Times Flyers - English | Spanish
    • Barr Middle School
    • Dodge Elementary School
    • Howard Elementary School
    • Lincoln Elementary School - (Lincoln's breakfast will run Tuesdays - Thursdays)
    • Walnut Middle School

 

ELEMENTARY (K - 5) SUMMER PROGRAMMING


EVERY DAY A READER CAMP - Home Summer Reading Program

  • WEBSITE
  • CONTACT:  Dr. Brittney Bills -   


POWER CAMP - Starr Elementary

  • June 6 - June 30; 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Contact:  Hannah Luber -   
    Bre McDonald -   


TITLE I - West Lawn Elementary

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Contact:  Mikhail Happ -   
    Chandra Myers -    


ELEMENTARY ESY - Shoemaker Elementary

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Sack Breakfast Provided
  • Contact:  Morgan Wheeler -   


ENGLEMAN EARLY READING SUPPORT - Engleman Elementary School

  • June 1 - June 22; 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Contact:  Dr. Carrie Kolar -    
    Caitlin Jensen -      


E3:  EXTENDED EDUCATION EXPERIENCE - Stolley Park Elementary

  • June 6 - June 23; 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Contact:  Whitney Flower -


ELEMENTARY SUMMER SCHOOL

  • Dodge Elementary, CONTACT:  Melessia Rice -   
  • Howard Elementary, CONTACT:  Megan Ahrens -

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL (6-8) SUMMER PROGRAMMING:


BARR SUMMER ACADEMY - Barr Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
  • Contact:  Tina Sawyers -  


WALNUT SUMMER ACADEMY - Walnut Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
  • Contact:  Desere Erpenbach -    


WESTRIDGE SUMMER ACADEMY - Westridge Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
  • Contact:  Ashley Meyer -   


JUMPSTART6

  • Barr Middle School
    • July 26 - 27; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
    • CONTACT:  Shannon Ripp -   
  • Walnut Middle School 
    • July 26 - 27; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
    • CONTACT:  Jamie Finecy -   
  • Westridge Middle School 
    • July 26 - 27; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    • CONTACT:  Hannah Pogue -   


EL SUMMER - Barr & Walnut Middle Schools

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Contact:  Amanda Levos -   


SECONDARY ESY - Walnut Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Contact:  Molly Elge -  

 

HIGH SCHOOL (9-12) SUMMER PROGRAMMING:

 

GRIT ROBOTICS CAMP - Grand Island Senior High (Incoming Freshman)

  • Weekdays, June 13 - 24
  • Noon - 3:00 p.m.
  • GRIT Robotics is a FREE summer camp for incoming high school freshman to learn how to build and code robots.  Get more information on the flyer, HERE
  • REGISTRATION FORM
  • Contact:  Alex Kemnitz -

CREDIT RECOVERY - Wyandotte Learning Center

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • July 5 - July 28; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Contact:  Alex Niederklein -   


MIGRANT - Career Pathways Institute

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • July 5 - July 28; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Contact:  Alex Niederklein -   


EL & IMMIGRANT - Career Pathways Institute

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Contact:  Alex Niederklein -  

 

Media Inquiries
Mitchell Roush , Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.

GIPS Summer Activities & Islander Sports Camps


All students have the opportunity to take part in summer activities at Grand Island Public Schools! 

GIPS summer programming, sports camps, and extra learning opportunities are for different ages and grade levels — including Islander Athletics. Check the list below for details on dates, and times. Please note the High School level sports camps may carry registration fees. 

TRANSPORTATION: GIPS SUMMER SCHOOL BUS ROUTES

All routes include morning, noon, and afternoon routes. Note the times and pickup/drop-off locations for each route.


ISLANDER SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS - High School

  • Click the link above to explore all the opportunities for High School level sports camps led by Varsity and JV coaches.  Please note the Islander Sports Camps may carry registration fees.

  • 7th - 12th Grade Boys Youth Soccer Camp on June 27th & 29th:
    • For boys entering 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th Grade
    • 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for 7th & 8th Grade
      at Grand Island Senior High Memorial Stadium. Please enter through the West Stadium Gate.
    • 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. for 9th - 12th Grade
    • Cost: $20
    • Please submit completed form and payment at the registration table on June 27 at the West Stadium Gate.


MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS - (6 - 8)


FINE ARTS SUMMER CAMP - Grades 3 - 8 at Grand Island Senior High

  • June 6 - June 23 (Mondays to Thursdays)
  • 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.  and  1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • GIPS Fine Arts Camp is a free summer camp for students in grades 3-8 to expand their creativity in 3D and 2D art, show choir, music, theatr, and history of music.
  • Registration Form
  • Contact:  Kyle Beaman -


ARP HCY HOMELESS/UNACCOMPANIED YOUTH

  • June 6 - June 29, 2022
  • 1st-12 grades - Support for homeless families to connect to agencies, students to jobs, mental health supports, and summer activities.
  • pre-K - Support for homeless families to connect to agencies, mental health supports, and summer activities. 
  • CONTACT:  Amy Hanna -   (1st - 12th Grade)
    Nancy Jimenez -   (pre-K) 


OPEN LUNCH AVAILABILITY 

  • Breakfast & Lunch Times Flyers - English | Spanish
    • Barr Middle School
    • Dodge Elementary School
    • Howard Elementary School
    • Lincoln Elementary School - (Lincoln's breakfast will run Tuesdays - Thursdays)
    • Walnut Middle School

 

ELEMENTARY (K - 5) SUMMER PROGRAMMING


EVERY DAY A READER CAMP - Home Summer Reading Program

  • WEBSITE
  • CONTACT:  Dr. Brittney Bills -   


POWER CAMP - Starr Elementary

  • June 6 - June 30; 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Contact:  Hannah Luber -   
    Bre McDonald -   


TITLE I - West Lawn Elementary

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Contact:  Mikhail Happ -   
    Chandra Myers -    


ELEMENTARY ESY - Shoemaker Elementary

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Sack Breakfast Provided
  • Contact:  Morgan Wheeler -   


ENGLEMAN EARLY READING SUPPORT - Engleman Elementary School

  • June 1 - June 22; 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Contact:  Dr. Carrie Kolar -    
    Caitlin Jensen -      


E3:  EXTENDED EDUCATION EXPERIENCE - Stolley Park Elementary

  • June 6 - June 23; 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Contact:  Whitney Flower -


ELEMENTARY SUMMER SCHOOL

  • Dodge Elementary, CONTACT:  Melessia Rice -   
  • Howard Elementary, CONTACT:  Megan Ahrens -

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL (6-8) SUMMER PROGRAMMING:


BARR SUMMER ACADEMY - Barr Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
  • Contact:  Tina Sawyers -  


WALNUT SUMMER ACADEMY - Walnut Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
  • Contact:  Desere Erpenbach -    


WESTRIDGE SUMMER ACADEMY - Westridge Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
  • Contact:  Ashley Meyer -   


JUMPSTART6

  • Barr Middle School
    • July 26 - 27; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
    • CONTACT:  Shannon Ripp -   
  • Walnut Middle School 
    • July 26 - 27; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
    • CONTACT:  Jamie Finecy -   
  • Westridge Middle School 
    • July 26 - 27; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    • CONTACT:  Hannah Pogue -   


EL SUMMER - Barr & Walnut Middle Schools

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Contact:  Amanda Levos -   


SECONDARY ESY - Walnut Middle School

  • June 6 - June 30; 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Contact:  Molly Elge -  

 

HIGH SCHOOL (9-12) SUMMER PROGRAMMING:

 

GRIT ROBOTICS CAMP - Grand Island Senior High (Incoming Freshman)

  • Weekdays, June 13 - 24
  • Noon - 3:00 p.m.
  • GRIT Robotics is a FREE summer camp for incoming high school freshman to learn how to build and code robots.  Get more information on the flyer, HERE
  • REGISTRATION FORM
  • Contact:  Alex Kemnitz -

CREDIT RECOVERY - Wyandotte Learning Center

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • July 5 - July 28; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Contact:  Alex Niederklein -   


MIGRANT - Career Pathways Institute

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • July 5 - July 28; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Contact:  Alex Niederklein -   


EL & IMMIGRANT - Career Pathways Institute

  • June 6 - June 30; 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Contact:  Alex Niederklein -  

 

Media Inquiries
Mitchell Roush , Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
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