TCS Summer Enrichment Academy
Students – Are you ready for an adventure? Are you ready to take a journey at SEA? Come explore with us as your guides (teachers) take you to explore new topics. Dive deep into the world of learning and discover something new! Topics such as music, drama, dance/movement, science, literature, math, social studies, and technology are just some areas that are available to explore. Along this SEA journey, you will take field trips to exciting places and participate in special extracurricular activities! Find out below how to jump in and make this the best summer yet!Open to only current Tuscaloosa City Schools' students.
Online registration for the Summer Enrichment Academy is now closed.
Date & LocationThe 2018 Summer Enrichment Academy (SEA) will be held at the Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools, located at 315 McFarland Boulevard East. Students will participate in a full-day (7:15am – 5:15pm), four-week program (divided into two sessions), exploring four different topics over the course of the SEA program.
- SEA Journey Session I is June 4th – June 15th
- SEA Journey Session II is June 18th – June 29th.
At the end of each two-week session, students will participate in a Showcase Event in which parents and the community will be invited to view products created by the students. This will be a wonderful opportunity for students to share their two-week SEA adventure with others. Showcase dates are June 15th (for Session I) and June 29th (for Session II).
Registration DetailsStudents will register for the entire four-week camp, which runs Monday through Friday. Each day of camp activities will build successively on the previous day; so no late registrants will be accepted into the program once it begins. Fees for the program are $50/week and include breakfasts, lunches, and two snacks daily during the week.Scholarships are available for students attending Title I schools or eligible for free/reduced meals through the Child Nutrition Program. Cost should not be a barrier for any student interested in participating.
- 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Arrival / Breakfast in cafeteria
- 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Board Games/Structured Free Play in the Classroom
- 8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Morning Interest Course
Students will also have a 30-minute P.E., library, or other special course during this time.
- 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Lunch
- 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Recess/Board Games/Structured Free Play in Classroom
- 1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Afternoon Interest Course
* Students will also have a 30-minute P.E., library, or other special course during this time.
- 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Recess/Board Games/Structured Free Play in Classroom
- 5:00 p.m. - Dismissal
Who Should ApplyStudents who are currently in Kindergarten through 5th grade in the Tuscaloosa City Schools during the 2017-2018 school year are eligible apply. Students will be divided into groups based on the grade they just completed. Grade bands are as follows:
- Kindergarten and 1st Grade
- 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade
- 4th Grade and 5th Grade
All students looking for an amazing summer SEA adventure are encouraged to apply!
How to ApplyOnline registration for the Summer Enrichment Academy is now open. Links can be found at the top of this webpage.