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  • Amazing Race (Gr. 6-9)

    Join a team as you travel country to country participating in exciting challenges. Begin by creating a passport to collect stamps for each challenge you complete. Grab your friends for the Amazing Race! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Anime & Graphic Novels (Gr. 3-5)

    Explore various forms of anime and look at examples of popular zines. Work together to design your own zine and print copies that you can share with your friends and family! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Anime & Graphic Novels (Gr. 6-9)

    Explore various forms of anime and look at examples of popular zines. Work together to design your own zine and print copies that you can share with your friends and family! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
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    Art and Nature Journals (Gr. 3-5)

    Create original works of art using watercolor, tempera and ink to make your own journal in nature. Learn a variety of techniques that use dry brushes, sponges, and tissue paper. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Art in the Park (Gr. 3-5)

    We will be looking for art outside and be creating art outside too! Create temporary art like mandalas made with things we find in nature, an art installation that can we can all enjoy outside this summer, and some fun projects to take home. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Babysitting (Gr. 6-9)

    Learn about leadership, safety, basic first aid and child development from a professional. Figure out what to do in an emergency and learn new activities to do with children. You will walk away with a babysitter's pack that includes everything you need to start your babysitting business. You will also gain hands-on experience caring for younger children. This class does not include CPR. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Babysitting (Gr. 6-9)

    Learn about leadership, safety, basic first aid and child development from a professional. Figure out what to do in an emergency and learn new activities to do with children. You will walk away with a babysitter's pack that includes everything you need to start your babysitting business. You will also gain hands-on experience caring for younger children. This class does not include CPR. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Babysitting (Gr. 6-9)

    Learn about leadership, safety, basic first aid and child development from a professional. Figure out what to do in an emergency and learn new activities to do with children. You will walk away with a babysitter's pack that includes everything you need to start your babysitting business. You will also gain hands-on experience caring for younger children. This class does not include CPR. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Bike the Trails (Gr. 6-9)

    Learn the basics of bike repair and bike safety before heading out on exciting adventures. See all the trails, lakes, and other destinations that are close by on bike. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Biking for Beginners (Gr. 3-5)

    Learn the basics of bike repair and bike safety before heading out on exciting adventures. See all the trails, lakes, and other destinations that are close by on bike. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Bubbles & Gunk (Gr. 1-2)

    Find the fun in gunk. Make cool gooey ooze, fizzy foaming liquid and batches of regular and colored bubbles. There could also be some slime-making! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Butterflies, Bees & Flowers (Gr. 1-2)

    Are you just fascinated by butterflies and bees? We will have some fun observing them as they flit from flower to flower and learn about how the live! We may also do some fun butterfly & bee themed art! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Cardboard Castles (Gr. 3-5)

    What could you make with cardboard? A castle? A suit of armor? A restaurant? Let your imagination go wild. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Caterpillar Habitats & Friends (Gr. K-2)

    Dive into different ecosystems of the many different animals of the world. Create your own ecosystem while learning all about butterflies, bugs and animals of your choosing. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • i can do you in any color, scott richard (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Chalk & Charcoal Art (Gr. 6-9)

    Discover different methods of using chalk and charcoal to make dazzling masterpieces big or small on different surfaces including paper and sidewalks. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
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    Ignacio Martínez Sodric (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Checkmate Chess (Gr. 3-5)

    Capture the fun and strategy of chess. Challenge yourself and improve patience, decision making, planning, imagination and focus. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Ignacio Martínez Sodric (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Checkmate Chess (Gr. 3-5)

    Sharpen your skills and surprise your opponent by calling "checkmate." Develop your analytical skills, concentration and memory, all while playing a classic game of chess. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Community Leaders (Gr. 6-9)

    Develop leadership skills and talk about how you can give back to their community through hands on Service Learning and Community projects. Students will be able to carry out some volunteer projects this week and learn what volunteer opportunities are available to them. Volunteering feels good and is great for your resume when applying for college scholarships! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Create Your Own Business (Gr. 6-9)

    Making clothes, selling things online, creating art, snow shoveling, pet sitting - what is your business idea? We will look at possible ideas for starting your own business and what it takes to make it happen! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Create with Clay (Gr. 1-2)

    Let your inspirations flow with clay! Come and see what you can create in this class. We will explore a variety of projects. No experience necessary! Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • DIY Games (Gr. 3-5)

    Unwind what goes into creating a game through a design-and-build process. Get inspired by scientific and mechanical challenges using everyday objects. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Dinosaur Discovery (Gr. 1-2)

    Your job is to excavate the bones of a dinosaur that roamed the Earth millions of years ago. Once all of the bones have been uncovered, assemble those bones to identify and create the skeleton of your prehistoric creature. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Dowling Trek: Connecting the Cities (Gr. 6-9)

    Middle School Treks get you out exploring the urban environment on bike while gaining a better understanding of our wonderful resources of your city. Beyond seeing the sights, you will learn more about bike maintenance and safety. Come with an adventurous spirit as you get around town under your own pedal power! Get to know some sites in St. Paul as you go to Crosby Farm and Meeker Island and cross back to Fort Snelling and Minnehaha Falls. See how the Cities formed alongside and often in competition with each other as you get to know the transit and trail connections between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.
  • Dowling Trek: Park Explorers (Gr. 6-9)

    Middle School Treks get you out exploring the urban environment on bike while gaining a better understanding of our wonderful resources of your city. Beyond seeing the sights, you will learn more about bike maintenance and safety. Come with an adventurous spirit as you get around town under your own pedal power! Get more familiar with the park system that many times has been the best in the country. See the different amenities and designs in different parts of our city. Grades are the year your student will be entering in the fall of 2022. A free hot lunch is available to all students and a snack will be served to all afternoon classes. Would you like a full day option? Register your child for a morning class and an afternoon class and choose the option “Stay for free lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.” This extra hour is free of charge! Community Education uses a sliding scale model for program fees so our summer programs can be financially sustainable and more equitable. The different prices reflect the average cost of offering a class as well as discounted options and options that help us cover our administrative costs. Families are asked to pick the price that they are able to pay. If you need further financial assistance, please contact the lead coordinator of the Super Summer Program at Dowling at amy.brockman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-512-1582.