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Summer Programs

Each summer, HCPSS offers learning experiences and educational opportunities through a variety of programs and classes.

Contact Information for Summer Institute

Phelps Luck ES – 410-750-8179
Howard HS – 410-750-8176

Contact Information for Innovative Pathways High School Summer Program

Atholton HS- 410-750-8181
Hammond HS – 410-750-8210


Many programs have already reached capacity and are unable to take any more registrations. Wait Lists may be available for those programs.

2019 Summer Classes and Camps Catalog

Gifted and Talented – 2019 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.

Registration by mail only. Registration forms are available in the catalog. Completed registration forms can be mailed to the GT Office beginning February 1.

  • Session I: July 1–July 12, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Tuition: $288 per student

  • Session II: July 15–July 26, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Tuition: $320 per student

Location: Wilde Lake Middle School

Before and After Care available for additional cost.

  • Howard County Recreation and Parks Fun Zone at Wilde Lake Middle School, learn more →

GT Summer Institutes Withdrawal Form

For additional questions, please contact LaDonna Norjen, 410-313-6671

Registration and Information – Innovative Pathways Summer High School Program

See the Innovative Pathways page for an update regarding to Health and Lifetime Fitness Course Registration.

Register Online

Registration for Non-HCPSS students

For more information regarding the program, payment, financial assistance, and other concerns, see the catalog above or go to the Innovative Pathways page.

Online registration will be available for course requests from the 1st–15th of each month. In-person registration will be held at the Homewood Center only on the dates and times listed:

  • April 3, May 15, and June 22 — 6–8:00 p.m.
  • June 15 and June 22 — 9-11:00 a.m.

Location: Atholton High School

Dates: June 26 – August 2

Tuition: $550 per credit

8:00 a.m.–12:45 p.m., five days a week

  • Mathematics, Science, Lifetime Fitness and Health

1:30–4:00 p.m., three days a week

  • All Blended Digital Courses

Location: Hammond High School

Dates: June 26 – August 2

Tuition: $550 per credit

7:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Art, English, ESOL, Social Studies, World Language

If you have any questions regarding the program please contact the Summer School office at 410-313-6627.

Registration and Information – Summer Institute

The Summer Institute has reached capacity and we are accepting no new registration or wait list requests. If and when space does become available, we will contact existing families on the wait list.

  • Dates: July 1–July 26
  • Times: 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

If you have completed your full registration, the following documents provide information on payment :


  • Students entering grades K-4, Phelps Luck Elementary School
    Summer Institute Phone 410-750-8179
    Summer Institute Secretary:
  • Students entering grades 5-9, Howard High School
    Summer Institute Phone 410-750-8176
    Summer Institute Secretary:
  • Before and After Care available for additional cost.

Career Academies Summer Programs


  • Dates: June 24–28
  • Times: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Tuition: $200

Location: Applications and Research Lab

Before and After Care available for additional cost.

You can mail payment to:

Applications & Research Lab
Attn: Stephanie Discepolo
10920 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Contact: Stephanie Discepolo, 410-313-7493