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Summer Programs

Each summer, HCPSS offers learning experiences and educational opportunities through a variety of programs and classes. The summer classes and camps are open to both Howard County and out-of-county residents.


Registration for the HCPSS 2018 Summer Programs begins on February 1, 2019.

Information will be updated in December and January, and documents will be sent home to students as they are finalized.

2018 Summer Classes


For questions and updates, please contact Alice Giles, 410-313-6627 or

Innovative Pathways Program – High School

The HCPSS Comprehensive High School Summer Program is designed to provide diploma-bound students entering Grades 9 through 12 with opportunities to support academic achievement and acceleration. The program offers high school credit-bearing courses in a variety of content areas and levels.

The Summer and Evening School Programs, along with Digital Education and other beyond school day/year academic opportunities, will be merging under the Innovative Pathways (IP) Program. There will be many course opportunities available throughout the school year through the Evening School Program.

The program Snapshot Sheet provides information in regards to course offerings, tuition, and registration. This program is an opportunity for students to have access to courses for recovery or acceleration for student success.

Contact with questions.

Gifted and Talented Summer Institutes for Talent Development

The G/T Summer Institutes provide interested students with advanced-level instruction and enrichment experiences not regularly available during the academic school year.

For additional questions, please contact LaDonna Norjen, 410-313-7005

Summer Institute

This program provides acceleration, enrichment and learning opportunities for students entering Kindergarten–Grade 9.

Contact: Alice Giles, 410-313-6627 or

Career Academies

Middle and high school students will participate in activities that will help them relate their own interests to different career areas while exploring the Career Academies offered in the high schools.

Contact: Stephanie Discepolo,