Spots Still Available for Elementary and Secondary Summer Courses and Programs

Posted On Monday June 03, 2024

Archbishop Anthony Meagher Catholic Continuing Education Centre offers a number of summer courses and programs for students in elementary and secondary school. 

Elementary Programs and Courses

Are you a Grade 8 student starting high school in the fall? The Head Start Programis available to all Grade 8 students going into Grade 9 at one of our Durham Catholic District School Board high schools and will run August 19 - 22. The program involves a review of literacy and numeracy skills and provides students with a preview of the Grade 9 curriculum for Mathematics and English. Study skills and health and well-being are also integrated into the program.  

In-person camps with a focus on literacy and numeracy are filling quickly, but there are still spots available. Students who are completing Grades 6, 7 or 8 can register for the following camp offerings: CABS Multi-Sports, Digital Literacy, Recreation and Fitness, Summer Arts, and Math. Dates, times, location and registration details for each camp are available on the Continuing Education website ( Camp enrolment is determined on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Literacy and Math including French Immersion for Grades 6, 7, & 8online summer program is designed for students who would benefit from additional practice and assistance in literacy and/or math to ease their transition into the next grade.  Students will participate in engaging lessons to meet their individual needs and learning styles. This program is non-credit and available July 2 – 12 and/or July 15 – 26.

Students who are in Grade 8 and will be attending a DCDSB high school and wish to register for a Grade 9 summer credit can take one high school credit through the Reach Ahead Program (July 3 – 26). Visit our webpage to view course offerings.   

Interested in learning another language? Summer Elementary International and Heritage Language classes are for students in JK to Grade 8. There are 24 different languages to choose from! The classes will run from July 2 – July 26 (Session 1) at Archbishop Denis O’Connor CHS (Ajax) and Father Leo J. Austin CSS (Whitby). Session 2 classes will be offered between July 29 – August 16 at Notre Dame CSS (Ajax). Students who are currently enrolled in Kindergarten to Grade 3 are invited to register for French language classes.

Secondary Courses

Parents and students are asked to check out the summer school program offerings and registration details on the Archbishop Anthony Meagher Catholic Continuing Education website: Summer School Programs