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2024 Summer Camp U & SLA

Camp U and Summer Learning Academy enrollment is starting!

Camp U

“We want our students to come to school and learn, but have fun.
They need an array of rich experiences, especially after such a hard year.
Camp U really is an extension of Learning Reimagined, and we are excited to rethink summer school so it better serves our students.” 
- Superintendent Sharonica Hardin-Bartley

The School District of University City is excited to announce that its free Camp U program is returning this June for its fourth consecutive summer for students in grades 1-8. The high school will also continue with Summer Learning Academy, a program offering credit recovery and online learning.

Camp U runs Monday through Friday beginning June 5, 2024
- Elementary School Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pershing Elementary School
- Middle School Hours: 8 a.m. to Noon at Brittany Woods Middle School

UCHS SLA runs Monday through Thursday beginning June 5, 2024 (closed on Fridays)
- High School Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University City High School
- UCHS SLA Registration is open until May 15, 2024, at

There will be no camp on Wednesday, June 19 in honor of the federal Juneteenth holiday. 

Camp U and UCHS SLA end on July 3, 2024.

Free Summer Meal Program click for specific times at schoolsOver the years, Camp U has coupled hands-on academic learning with enrichment experiences in partnership with signature St. Louis learning institutions, including The Magic House at MADE, St. Louis Science Center, The Saint Louis Zoo, The Missouri History Museum, COCA and many others. It is intended to prevent the “summer learning slide” and build academic skills, while giving all students opportunities to be a part of the many great St. Louis summer experiences offered by our fun learning institutions.

Watch for more details to come!

If you have questions regarding Camp U,
please contact Susan Hill at or call 314-290-4079. 

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