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Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)

This webpage is under construction.

Our Summer Enrichment Program is fundamentally based on intentional learning. Our Scholars embark on a multicultural journey focusing on a different region of the world each week. Creative, S.T.E.A.M.-based enrichment activities are designed to complement current skills and to cultivate new ones. Scholars develop new friendships; advance academic and literary achievement; release some energy outdoors; create service learning projects; and incorporate leadership skills through our diverse, adventure-filled curriculum. In the past, Scholars have created cultural masks, headdresses, and drums; cooked a variety of ethnic foods; participated in traditional dances and martial arts; recreated culture-specific games; and learned new languages, including sign language. Exciting field studies have included the Community FabLab, UI Pollinatarium, Krannert Center, the Holocaust Museum, Navy Pier, American Obstacle for zip lining, and much more!

Summer Enrichment Program Schedule (Sample)

Each program coordinator is empowered to design the specific activities that provide the enriching multicultural program for our scholars. A sample schedule for the Summer Enrichment Program showcases the major grouping of the activities in our program.


8:00-8:30 Breakfast 12:30-1:10 Enrichment Activities
8:30-8:45 Community Circle 1:10-1:20 Transition
8:45-9:00 Transition 1:20-2:00 Enrichment Activities
9:00-10:00 Leadership & Language 2:00-2:30 Transition/Snack
10:00-11:30 CILC 2:30-4:20 Enrichment Activities
11:30-11:45 Transition 4:20-4:30 Transition
11:45-12:15 Lunch 4:30-4:50 Passport Page
12:15-12:30 Transition 4:50-5:00 Dismissal/Dinner
SEP 2016 Scholars at the Spirit of Chicago

Tap In Leadership Academy’s 2016 SEP Scholars in Chicago, following our boat cruise aboard the Spirit of Chicago.

Arcola Summer 2018 Program – Flyer & Registration Form

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