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outside of the classroom.

Welcome to Launch! We’re excited to kick off Summer 2021 together. Use this page as a guide to learn more about Launch’s summer offerings, including our complete high school catalog and our new themed programming opportunities for rising grades 1-5. You can download our summer catalog below, or visit our courses page to see course descriptions.

Have questions about getting started with your courses? Read through our FAQ to find answers to commonly asked questions.

Summer 2021 CatalogCourse Lists & Resources
Important DatesStart, Drop, Finals, etc.

LAUNCH OFFERS COURSES
FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 1-12

Elementary

  • Engaging, theme-focused course offerings for grades 1-5
  • Adaptive summer learning academies that develop Reading, Math and Coding skills

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Middle School

  • Multiple Summer Enrichment and Course Remediation opportunities
  • Extended Learning Programs for Math/ELA
  • Adaptive summer learning academies that develop Reading, Math and Coding skills

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    High School

    • Expansive catalog of over 80 Traditional Virtual courses
    • A full suite of Credit Recovery offerings
    • Adaptive summer learning academies that develop Reading, Math and Coding skills

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    Mark Your Calendar

    Launch sessions: 
    Session 1: June 7–30
    Session 2: July 7–30

    All Launch full-credit courses can be taken during one-month only (for example, June only or July only) or over the course of two months (semester 1 in June; semester 2 in July). Half-credit courses must be taken in a one-month session. Districts who choose to allow students to earn credits in both June and July will need to note this in their DESE summer application.

    What's New

    Expanded Programming for Grades 1-8

    Elementary Offerings:

    Launch invites students in grades 1-5 to participate in engaging summer programming and theme-focused courses for both June and July! All elementary enrichment and academy offerings provide remediation services and extended support for elementary learners.
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    June OR July: Route 66 Road Trip!
    Fill up on fuel, hop into your favorite virtual vehicle and join us on a journey across the Main Street of America in this engaging month-long course. As learners in grades 1-5 make their way from Chicago to L.A., they’ll engage in reading, research and science activities, visit historical sites and take time to play at some prominent pit stops. Targeted, grade-level science, social studies, math and reading instruction help pave the path of this virtual road trip, and fine arts and physical education activities provide off-screen engagement. Ready for a rip-roarin’ road trip? Enroll now, and prepare for four weeks of touring and exploring along the miles of America’s Mother Road.

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    June OR July: Your National Park Adventure
    This engaging month-long course invites students in grades 1–5 to lace up their (virtual) hiking boots and head out to explore four of America’s most-popular national parks. Visits to Yellowstone, the Everglades, the Grand Canyon and Hawai’i Volcanoes are in store, and virtual field trips, engaging readings, hands-on projects and riveting research will ensue. The action-packed content is designed to allow students to work their way through targeted, grade-level science, social studies, math and reading instruction as well as fine arts and physical education activities.

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    July ONLY: Earth Explorers
    Grab a shovel, roll up your sleeves and dig into a month of discoveries as you examine the earth from the inside out. Students in grades 1-5 enjoy layers of learning as they explore the earth’s geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere, and lessons on water conservation, recycling and other environmental issues educate explorers on how they can do their part to preserve the planet. As targeted grade-level science, social studies, math and reading instruction keep students engaged, fine arts and physical education activities provide fun off-screen. Eager to be educated on all things that make the world go round? Enroll today, and prepare for four weeks of eco-friendly facts, figures and fun.

    Middle School Offerings:

    SUMMER ENRICHMENT COURSES:

    Escape: Students in this course are tasked to create the best digital breakout and escape room to be an Escape! champion! Content covers Google suite applications and engages students with word games and various challenges, including the task to design an escape room.

    Game On!: Students will learn to write code using several different platforms and languages and design their own video games—no experience necessary!

    Operation Innovation: Are you ready to rise up and be the voice of innovation for a cause? Join us as we explore your leadership potential and take action to make a meaningful impact on our world!

    Outdoor U: Learn about the many ways you can experience nature and acquire the skills you need to thrive in the great outdoors as you experience archery, fly-fishing, hiking, survival skills and more—all online!

    EXTENDED LEARNING PROGRAMS:

    Launch’s Extended Learning Programs (ELPs) are offered for both Reading and Math and are designed for students who need extensive recovery in select content areas.

    • Focused extended learning options in Math and Reading
    • Recommended for students identified as two or more grade levels behind
    • One-on-one and small group support
    • New content for Summer 2021
    REMEDIATION:
    Launch's Remediation courses are designed to provide additional opportunities for learners who need focused support in grade-level skills.
    • Remediation available in all four core areas (ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies)
    • Content is divided into semesters (Semester 1 = June; Semester 2 = July)
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