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Welcome to SPARKS 

SPARKS is a summer enrichment program sponsored by the Jeffco Schools Gifted & Talented Department designed to SPARK the imagination and creativity of learners. 

SPARKS welcomes all Jeffco students.

Through a stimulating and supportive learning environment, students are nurtured as they experience unique intellectual challenges, leadership development, artistic opportunities, creative expression, as well as critical and creative problem solving. 

  • Wheat Ridge High School, 9505 W. 32nd Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.
  • June 17 - 28, 2019
  • 8:30 am - 3:30 pm    (Before and After care is not available)
  • Lunch is NOT provided, and there is no food available for purchase. If your child is staying more than half the day, you must provide a cold lunch - microwaves are not available.  
  • Lunch is from 11:30 - 12:30 and is supervised.

In order to participate in SPARKS Camp:

  • Your child must be 5 by June 17, 2019.

  • If your child has significant social/emotional needs, please contact the GT office at 303-982-6650 or by March 30, 2019 so we can work with you to create a plan to support your child during camp.


Registration - Opens on February 1, 2019 at 6:00 am and closes on March 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

SPARKS Registration 

Registration Guidelines - Please read prior to registering!

  • Use one slot per student and enter the student's name (please don't enter parent name or initials, we need to know the name of the student)

  • Be aware of the age requirements

  • Be aware of the courses that require a pre-requisite course (pre-requisite courses can be found on the 2019 SPARKS Course Schedule/Course Descriptions - (see tabs at the bottom of the Google spreadsheet) 

  • Be aware of the courses that have an additional fee

  • Do not sign students up for multiple classes at the same time

  • If a class is full, please call the GT office at 303-982-6650 to be put on the waitlist.


Course Information

For 2019 SPARKS Course Schedule/Course Descriptions click here. (See tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet)

Classes are every day for the full two weeks 

Friday,  is a half-day Share Fair.  A schedule will go home the first week of camp.

SPARKS Schedule

Session 1

8:30 – 10:00

Session 2

10:00 – 11:30

Session 3  (AM 1/2 Day)

8:30 – 11:30


11:30 – 12:30

Session 4

12:30 – 2:00

Session 5

2:00 – 3:30

Session 6 (PM 1/2 Day)

12:30 – 3:30


Scholarship Application - Due by April 1, 2019

Scholarships are limited and not guaranteed.

Proof of financial need (this is optional and will not lesson your chances of receiving a scholarship if documentation is not provided).

Decision notifications will be sent to all applicants via email by April 16, 2019.

Click here for the Scholarship Application.

Fees for the 2-week camp

1.5 Hours (1 class) $160
3 Hours (1/2 Day) $275
4.5 Hours + Lunch(3/4 Day) $350
6 Hours (Full Day) $425

Some courses have an additional fee or materials request.  Please see the 2019 Course Schedule for additional fee amount.

Full payment is due by May 31, 2019. Please pay online using the Jeffco Student Fee Payment program on Jeffco Connect. You will be notified by email once fees have posted to Jeffco Student Fee Payment program. You can access Jeffco Student Fee Payment here.  
There are no refunds 

For students who are not enrolled in a Jeffco Public School, please call 303-982-6650 to pay by credit card or send a check or money order payable to Jeffco Public Schools GT by May 31, 2019 to:

GT Dept
Jeffco Public Schools
1829 Denver West Dr., #27
Golden, CO 80401

Medical Concerns

If your student has medical issues or requires daily medications, please fill out the appropriate form below.  These are the same forms used at Jeffco schools during the school year. SPARKS has a Health Aide and Health Room available during camp hours.

Email completed form to or you can mail to:  

GT Dept
Jeffco Public Schools
1829 Denver West Dr., #27
Golden, CO 80401

Health Forms

Medication Agreement

Anaphylaxis Plan

Asthma Care Plan



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