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Summer Learning Opportunities

Summer University

Summer University is an intensive 6-week program from July 6 – August 13 designed to expand professional and  academic interest using culturally relevant curriculum to stimulate learning.

Summer University Details

  • When: July 6–August 13, 2021 at 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Where: Garfield High School
  • Who: Open to all high school students in Seattle Public Schools

Courses include:

  • Career exploration
  • College prep
  • Video production
  • SharkTank Business Competition
  • Netflix & Learn
  • Health & Wellness
  • Fun Friday Activities (half day)
  • and much more!

Questions? Contact Rob Jones at

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Summer Bridge Program (incoming freshmen only)

Incoming Freshman Bulldogs learn about the history and culture of the school and the neighborhood. We work to keep a balance between fun, summer camp type activities and authentic, high school level work.

Summer Bridge Details

  • When: July 6-30, 2021 at 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Where: Garfield High School
  • Who: Incoming Garfield ninth graders

The main objective is for GHS students to leave with:

  • New relationships
  • Familiarity with the structures of high school
  • A good sense of the community and his- tory they will be a part of.

Limited space available for this FREE program! Applications due June 25. Acceptance notifications sent the week of June 28.

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