• Summer Programs

    RCPS offers summer programs for all ages to provide students with a way to remain connected to their school over the summer. Learn more about these programs:


    RCPS+ is a rich instructional program for elementary and middle school students designed to provide motivational, engaging, and hands-on activities in a supportive environment. The program engages students in relevant, problem-solving activities that promote critical thinking and creativity to enrich the learning experiences of all students.

    High School Summer School

    Credit recovery and summer enrichment opportunities are available for high school students.

    Community Builders

    Community Builders is a new summer program for rising 8th graders, which provides fun, hands-on experiences outside the traditional classroom. The program helps students prepare for life in high school and beyond through college tours, career exploration, job shadowing, academic support, and much more.

    Summer Reading Program

    Students who read 600 minutes over six weeks and submit a reading log receive free prizes! The Summer Reading Program is open to students in all grades. 

    Staying Safe by Staying Connected

    Roanoke City Public Schools offers athletics and fine arts programs for middle school students through RCPS' Staying Safe by Staying Connected Program.

    Career Exploration Camps

    RCPS is partnering with Virginia Western Community College to offer free week-long career exploration camps to rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students in summer 2024. More than a dozen career pathways are available. Students may participate in up to two camps. The deadline to register is June 15, 2024. Visit Virginia Western Community College's website to register.